The Shemwell Family

Donald E CooperAge: 88 years18911980

Donald E Cooper
Given names
Donald E
Birth September 8, 1891 40 30
MarriageEmma View this family

Birth of a brotherDouglas Cooper
September 13, 1893 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterNellie Uzeed Cooper
September 18, 1895 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterSusan Catherine “Susie” Cooper
December 7, 1897 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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 -
Death of a sisterMargaret Louise Cooper
August 4, 1899 (Age 7 years)
Census June 29, 1900 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Fay Cooper
August 5, 1901 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Sharp Givens
August 14, 1910 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Cook “Willie” Cooper
April 6, 1911 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Nerves Trouble
Death of a brotherWilliam J “Willie” Cooper
March 30, 1914 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
WW1 Draft
June 5, 1917 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 26 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 -
Census January 19, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 6, 1930 (Age 38 years)
Census April 5, 1940 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 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 -
Death of a motherHarriet Henry Givens
March 27, 1947 (Age 55 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 58 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 -
Death of a brotherJohn Robert Cooper Sr.
September 9, 1957 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 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. -
Death of a brotherDouglas Cooper
August 1979 (Age 87 years)
Death of a sisterSusan Catherine “Susie” Cooper
October 13, 1979 (Age 88 years)

Death 1980 (Age 88 years)

Last change December 2, 201710:06:58

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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
elder brother
John Robert Cooper Sr.
Birth: April 12, 1883 32 22Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 9, 1957Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
21 months
elder 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
elder sister
Margaret Louise Cooper
Birth: January 29, 1887 35 25Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 4, 1899Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
William J “Willie” Cooper
Birth: February 25, 1889 38 27Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 30, 1914Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
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 Emma - View this family

Donald E Cooper has 6 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

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

Henry, Tennessee

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

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Harriet Henry Givens - Household

Coleman Ave Shelby, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Cooper, Harriet HheadFW58WdTNTNTN
Cooper, Don EsonMW28STNTNTNMerchantMotor Car Co.
Cooper, DouglassonMW26MTNTNTNMechanicAutomobile
Cooper, Susie CdaughterFW22MTNTNTNOperatorTelegraph
Cooper, Anna FdaughterFW18MTNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Harriet Henry Givens - Household

3238 Coleman Ave Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee

Cooper, Harriet HheadFW69WdTNTNTN
Cooper, Don EsonMW38STNTNTNLaborerAuto factory
Cooper, Susie CdaughterFW32DTNTNTN
Cooper, Fay AdaughterFW28STNTNTNStenographerHospital

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Donald E Cooper - Household

3232 Coleman Ave Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee

Cooper, Don EheadMW48MTNSame houseGen MaintFord Motor Co.
Cooper, EmmawifeFW44MTNSame house
Womble, Mary Fstep daughterFW19TNSame houseSecretaryWholesale Gro.