Barbara Cooper

24 August 1833–24 July 1871 (Age 37)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Cooper was born on 24 August 1833, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Archibald Cooper Sr., was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Hodges, was 33. She married Fantley Roy Garner on 23 June 1852, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Warren Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Putnamville, Warren Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 24 July 1871, in Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Old Bethel Cemetery, Putnamville, Warren Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fantley Roy Garner
1827–1917
Barbara Cooper
1833–1871
Marriage: 23 June 1852
Arabelle Garner
1853–1939
Willam Archibald GARNER
1855–1888
Fauntleroy Smith Garner
1858–1932
George Willard Garner
1861–1939
Levi Lawrence Garner
1864–1952
Charles Escobena GARNER
1866–1962
Robert Garner
1870–
Ellen Garner
1871–

Spouse and Children

    Fantley Roy Garner

    Male1827–1917Male

    Female1833–1871Female

MARRIAGE
23 June 1852
Putnam, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Female1853–1939Female

    Willam Archibald GARNER

    Male1855–1888Male

    Fauntleroy Smith Garner

    Male1858–1932Male

    George Willard Garner

    Male1861–1939Male

    Levi Lawrence Garner

    Male1864–1952Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Archibald Cooper Sr.

    Male1798–1872Male

    Female1800–1868Female

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 2

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 3

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1846

Age 13

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker and repairer of wooden vessels such as barrels, tubs, buckets, casks, and vats, from Middle English couper, cowper (apparently from Middle Dutch kūper, a derivative of kūp ‘tub’, ‘container’, which was borrowed independently into English as coop). The prevalence of the surname, its cognates, and equivalents bears witness to the fact that this was one of the chief specialist trades in the Middle Ages throughout Europe. In America, the English name has absorbed some cases of like-sounding cognates and words with similar meaning in other European languages, for example Dutch Kuiper .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Kupfer and Kupper ( see Kuper ).3 Dutch: occupational name for a buyer or merchant, Middle Dutch coper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Barbra Garner in household of Tantly Garner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Barbara Garner in household of Fantly Garner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Barbara Cooper in household of Archibald Cooper, "United States Census, 1850"

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