The Shemwell Family

Susan Catherine “Susie” CooperAge: 81 years18971979

Name
Susan Catherine “Susie” Cooper
Given names
Susan Catherine
Surname
Cooper
Nickname
Susie
Married name
Susan Catherine Whittington
Married name
Susan Catherine Antis
Birth December 7, 1897 46 36
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 months)
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 19 months)
Census June 29, 1900 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Fay Cooper
August 5, 1901 (Age 3 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Sharp Givens
August 14, 1910 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Cook “Willie” Cooper
April 6, 1911 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Nerves Trouble
Death of a brotherWilliam J “Willie” Cooper
March 30, 1914 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 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 19 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 20 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 22 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 31 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 6, 1930 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 43 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 49 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 52 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 59 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 48 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 of a brotherDouglas Cooper
August 1979 (Age 81 years)
Death October 13, 1979 (Age 81 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Riverside National Cemetery
Last change December 9, 201712:29:39

by: Barry Shemwell
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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 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
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
Douglas Cooper
Birth: September 13, 1893 42 32Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 1979Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
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
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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

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Cook “Willie” Cooper - Household

Dresden & Parir Road Henry, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Cooper, WilliamheadMW59M131TNVAVAFarmerGeneral Farm
Givens, HarrietwifeFW49M131107TNTNTN
Cooper, William JrsonMW21STNTNTNFarm LaborerHome farm
Cooper, DouglassonMW16STNTNTNFarm LaborerHome farm
Cooper, NelliedaughterFW14STNTNTNFarm LaborerHome farm
Cooper, SusiedaughterFW12STNTNTNFarm LaborerHome farm
Cooper, FaydaughterFW8STNTNTN

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

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Cooper, Harriet HheadFW69WdTNTNTN
Cooper, Don EsonMW38STNTNTNLaborerAuto factory
Cooper, Susie CdaughterFW32DTNTNTN
Cooper, Fay AdaughterFW28STNTNTNStenographerHospital