The Shemwell Family

John Robert Cooper Sr.Age: 74 years18831957

Name
John Robert Cooper Sr.
Given names
John Robert
Surname
Cooper
Name suffix
Sr.
Birth April 12, 1883 32 22
MarriageJanie Malone AndersonView this family
unknown

Birth of a sisterHarriet Hazel “Hattie” Cooper
January 19, 1885 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Louise Cooper
January 29, 1887 (Age 3 years)
Death of a sisterHarriet Hazel “Hattie” Cooper
July 28, 1887 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam J “Willie” Cooper
February 25, 1889 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherDonald E Cooper
September 8, 1891 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherDouglas Cooper
September 13, 1893 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterNellie Uzeed Cooper
September 18, 1895 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterSusan Catherine “Susie” Cooper
December 7, 1897 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a sisterMargaret Louise Cooper
August 4, 1899 (Age 16 years)
Census June 29, 1900 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Fay Cooper
August 5, 1901 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Sharp Givens
August 14, 1910 (Age 27 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Cook “Willie” Cooper
April 6, 1911 (Age 27 years)
Cause: Nerves Trouble
Death of a brotherWilliam J “Willie” Cooper
March 30, 1914 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Robert Cooper Jr.
1915 (Age 31 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 33 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 34 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 46 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 58 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a motherHarriet Henry Givens
March 27, 1947 (Age 63 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 66 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 62 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death September 9, 1957 (Age 74 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Memorial Park Cemetery
Last change July 25, 201913:51:35

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1879
3 years
elder brother
J P Cooper
Birth: October 7, 1881 30 20Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 18, 1883Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
18 months
himself
John Robert Cooper Sr.
Birth: April 12, 1883 32 22Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 9, 1957Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
21 months
younger sister
Harriet Hazel “Hattie” Cooper
Birth: January 19, 1885 33 23Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 28, 1887Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Margaret Louise Cooper
Birth: January 29, 1887 35 25Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 4, 1899Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
William J “Willie” Cooper
Birth: February 25, 1889 38 27Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 30, 1914Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Douglas Cooper
Birth: September 13, 1893 42 32Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 1979Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Anna Fay Cooper
Birth: August 5, 1901 50 40Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 20, 1983Brentwood, Williamson, Tennessee, United States
Family with Janie Malone Anderson - View this family
himself
John Robert Cooper Sr.
Birth: April 12, 1883 32 22Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 9, 1957Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
wife
Janie Malone Anderson
Birth: February 19, 1891Madison, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 9, 1967Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
son

John Robert Cooper Sr. has 6 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Cook “Willie” Cooper - Household

Henry, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Cooper, William CheadWMFeb185050MTNNCTNFarmer
Cooper, HarrietwifeWFMar186139M96TNTNTN
Cooper, John RsonWMApr188317MTNTNTNFarm Laborer
Cooper, William JsonWMFeb188911STNTNTNAt School
Cooper, Don EsonWMSep18919STNTNTN
Cooper, DouglassonWMSep18927STNTNTN
Cooper, NelliedaughterWFSep18954STNTNTN
Cooper, SusiedaughterWFDec18972STNTNTN