Madeline Myrl Van Matre

1883–1960 (Age 77)
Mason, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Madeline Myrl

Madeline Myrl Van Matre was born on 12 April 1883, in Mason, West Virginia, United States. She had at least 1 son with James Rigdon Cooper. She lived in Kansas City, Clay, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 17 November 1960, in Pike, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77.

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Madeline Myrl Van Matre
James Rigdon Cooper
Robert L. Cooper

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  • Robert L. Cooper


World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Myrl Cooper in household of Robert Cooper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrle Cooper in household of Robert L Cooper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Madie M Cooper in household of James R Cooper, "United States Census, 1910"

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