The Shemwell Family

Douglas CooperAge: 85 years18931979

Name
Douglas Cooper
Given names
Douglas
Surname
Cooper
Birth September 13, 1893 42 32
Birth of a sisterNellie Uzeed Cooper
September 18, 1895 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterSusan Catherine “Susie” Cooper
December 7, 1897 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 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 5 years)
Census June 29, 1900 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Fay Cooper
August 5, 1901 (Age 7 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 16 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Sharp Givens
August 14, 1910 (Age 16 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Cook “Willie” Cooper
April 6, 1911 (Age 17 years)
Cause: Nerves Trouble
Death of a brotherWilliam J “Willie” Cooper
March 30, 1914 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 23 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 24 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/
Census January 19, 1920 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 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
Census April 16, 1930 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Peggy Ann Cooper
January 26, 1931 (Age 37 years)
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 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 53 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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
Death of a brotherJohn Robert Cooper Sr.
September 9, 1957 (Age 63 years)
Death of a daughterPeggy Ann Cooper
February 22, 1959 (Age 65 years)
Cause: Hodgkins
Death of a brotherDon Edward Cooper
1974 (Age 80 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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 August 1979 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Memorial Park Cemetery
Last change April 28, 202217:15:00

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
elder brother
John Robert Cooper SrJohn 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
Harriett & the girlsMargaret Louise Cooper
Birth: January 29, 1887 35 25Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 4, 1899Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
Don & William CooperWilliam J “Willie” Cooper
Birth: February 25, 1889 38 27Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 30, 1914Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
Don & William CooperDon Edward Cooper
Birth: September 8, 1891 40 30Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1974
2 years
himself
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-HerronAnna Fay Cooper
Birth: August 5, 1901 50 40Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 20, 1983Brentwood, Williamson, Tennessee, United States
Family with Myrtle Irene Bryant - View this family
himself
Douglas Cooper
Birth: September 13, 1893 42 32Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 1979Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
wife
daughter
Private
daughter
Peggy Ann Cooper
Birth: January 26, 1931 37 26Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 22, 1959Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

Douglas Cooper has 6 first cousins recorded

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