Sterling T. Cooper

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Family Group Record                 0022
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Husband's Name   Sterling T. Cooper
 Born:    05 May 1824    Place: South Carolina
 Died:    14 Jan 1890    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
 Married:    Abt 1844    Place: Georgia
 Father:         John C. Cooper
 Mother:         Nicy Malinda .......
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Wife's Name      Nancy E. Hamilton
 Born:    25 Jul 1826    Place: Georgia
 Died:    18 Oct 1894    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
 Father:         
 Mother:         
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Children               14 children 10 lived to maturity
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 1. Sex Name
     F  Martha Ann Cooper
        Born:       Abt 1846    Place: Cobb County, Georgia
        Died:                   Place:
        Married:                Place: 
        Spouse:  
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 2. Sex Name
     M  John T. Cooper
        Born:    11 Dec 1848    Place: Cobb County, Georgia
        Died:    10 Jun 1909    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Married: 05 Jan 1881    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Spouse:  Martha (Mattie) J. Dyre
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 3. Sex Name
     M  William Hamilton Cooper
        Born:       Abt 1849    Place: Cobb County, Georgia
        Died:                   Place: 
        Married:    Abt 1869    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Spouse:  Iris .......
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 4. Sex Name
     M  Mark Allen Cooper
        Born:    02 May 1851    Place: Cobb County, Georgia
        Died:    20 Mar 1915    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Married: 18 Oct 1885    Place: Nevada County, Arkansas (C-358)
        Spouse:  Mylie (Miley) Delana Hopper
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 5. Sex Name
     M  Matthew Thomas Cooper
        Born:    17 Feb 1853    Place: Cobb County, Georgia
        Died:    25 Dec 1925    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Married: 13 Aug 1890    Place: Nevada County, Arkansas (E-118)
        Spouse:  Alice J. (Jo) McLaughlin
        Married:    Abt 1904    Place: 
        Spouse:  Martha .......
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 6. Sex Name
     F  Mary (Mollie) E. Cooper
        Born:           1854    Place: Cobb County, Georgia
        Died:           1920    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Married: 23 Dec 1874    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Spouse:  James P. Dunn
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 7. Sex Name
     F  Sarah M. Cooper
        Born:       Abt 1857    Place: Cobb County, Georgia
        Died:                   Place: 
        Married:                Place: 
        Spouse:  
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                  Moved to Pike County, Arkansas in 1859
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 8. Sex Name
     M  Charles L. Cooper
        Born:       Abt 1859    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Died:                   Place: 
        Married:                Place: 
        Spouse:  
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 9. Sex Name
     M  Clark E. Cooper
        Born:       Abt 1866    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Died:                   Place:
        Married: 16 Jul 1891    Place: Nevada County, Arkansas (E-296)
        Spouse:  Mattie Carman
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10. Sex Name
     F  Emily Eliza (Pinkie) Cooper
        Born:       Abt 1869    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Died:    07 Feb 1960    Place: Hope, Hempstead, Arkansas
        Married: 10 Oct 1884    Place: Nevada County, Arkansas (C-196)
        Spouse:  James Christopher Cook
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Sources of Information: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern
Arkansas, (The Goodspeed Publishing Company: Chicago, Nashville and St.
Louis), Pike County, page 323; Census Records: Cobb County, Georgia 1850,
Pike County, Arkansas 1860, 1870, 1880; Tombstones, inscriptions of:
Delight Cemetery, Pike County, Arkansas (S.T. Cooper, Mrs. N.E. Cooper,
John T. Cooper, M.A. Cooper, M.T. Cooper); Records of the Antioch Church of
Christ 1833-1916, Delight, Arkansas; Tombstone, inscriptions of: Antoine
Cemetery, Pike County, Arkansas (Mary E. Cooper Dunn); The William Weldon
Cooper Family Home Page (FTM), William Weldon Cooper, Corpus Christi, Texas
 Copyright 1996-99, Broderbund Software, Inc. All rights reserved; Nevada
County, Arkansas Marriage Book C, page 196, 358; Book E, page 118, 296;
Cemetery Records, Pike County, Arkansas 1986, page 109, 110; Lineage Charts
and Family Group Records, Volume II, Hempstead County (Ark) Genealogical
Society, Hope, Arkansas (December 1990), page 165; Tom Pat Cook, email (16
Dec 1999); Christina K. Glover, email (16 Dec 1999).
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J.T. Cooper ... Pike County, Wolf Creek Township, Antoine post-office ...
one of a family of fourteen children, ten of whom grew to maturity ... 
(the remaining nine) ... William H., Mark A., Matthew T., Charley L., Clark
E., Mary E., Martha A., Sarah and Pinkie ... His parents, Sterling T. and  
Nancy E. (Hamilton) Cooper, were born in South Carolina in 1824 and 1827
... the former, a farmer by occupation, emigrated from Georgia to Arkansas
in 1859, and located in Pike County, where (he) resided until (his) death
... which occurred January 14, 1890. The mother is still living at the old
home place, at the age of sixty-three. Mr. Cooper, Sr. ... took ...
interest in the building up of churches, schools ... He and his wife were
both ... members of the Christian Church ... Biographical and Historical
Memoirs of Southern Arkansas, (The Goodspeed Publishing Company: Chicago,
Nashville and St. Louis), 1890, Pike County, page 323.
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Update 03.07.00              David Kelley 1999                 FGR-0022.HTM
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