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5GF: Cooper

http://www.censusfinder.com/illinois7.htm Johnson County (formed 1812 from Randolph)

1820 Census: Hardy Cooper: 2 males age 10-15; 1 males age 16-25 & HoF; 1 males age 45-up & HofF. 1 females age <10; 1 females age 10-15; 1 females age 16-25 & HoF; 1 females age 26-44 & HofF; 1 females age 45-up & HofF. page 78, line 30. VIENNA Township, JOHNSON Co.; Illinois. http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/johnson/c1820pg78.html

1830 Census: Hardy Cooper: 1 males age <5; 1 males age 5-9; males; 1 males age 10-14; 1 males age 15-19; 1 males age 20-29; 1 males age 50-59. 1 females age 5-9; 1 females age 10-14; 1 females age 15-19; 1 females age 20-29; 1 females age 40-49. page 66, line 45, JOHNSON Co.; Illinois. http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/johnson/c1830pg66.html; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iljohns2/cen1830pg66.html

1830 Census: Markom Cooper: 1 males age <5; 1 males age 20-29. 1 females age <5; 1 females age 30-39. page 66, line 48, JOHNSON Co.; Illinois. http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/johnson/c1830pg66.html; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iljohns2/cen1830pg66.html; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iljohns2/census/cen1840pg409.html

1830 Census: William Cooper: 2 males age <5; 1 males age 20-29. 1 females age 10-14; 1 females age 15-19. page 68, line 87, JOHNSON Co.; Illinois. http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/johnson/c1830pg68.html

1820 Census: John L. Cooper: 1 males age <10; 1 males age 16-25 & HoF. 1 females age <10; 1 females age 16-25 & HoF; . page 79, line 112, JOHNSON Co.; Illinois. http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/johnson/c1820pg79.html; 1820 US Census: COOPER; JOHN L.

1830 Census: John Cooper: 1 males age <5; 1 males age 5-9; males; 1 males age 10-14; 1 males age 20-29; 1 males age 30-39. 1 females age 10-14; 1 females age 15-19. page 72, line 214, JOHNSON Co.; Illinois. http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/johnson/c1830pg72.html

1855 IL Census: Name: John Cooper; Event: Census; Event Date: 1855; Event Place: Massac, Illinois; Total in Household: 3; Page: 25; Film Number: 976670; Digital Folder Number: 004541959; Image Number: 00559; https://familysearch.org/search/records/index#count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3Ajohn%20%2Bsurname%3Acooper%20%2Bresidence_place%3Aillinois%20%2Bresidence_year%3A1840-1870~

1830 Census: Aaron Cooper: 1 males age <5; 1 males age 10-14; 1 males age 20-29. 1 females age 30-39. page 73, line 218, JOHNSON Co.; Illinois. http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/johnson/c1830pg73.html

1850 Federal Census Records Transcription (partial) : no Coopers listed.

1860 Federal Census Extracts : no Coopers listed.

Massac Co., IL Cemeteries Book Two Inscriptions for Barrett, Seven Mile Baptist, Kingston, Bryan, Leech, Kennedy, Riepe, Mt. Pleasant, Buzzard's Roost (aka: Old Hall, Mt. Olive), Reed, Wallace, Mitchell, Wilkins, Crow, Steele, Hebron, Bigbey, Cooper, Gurley, Cannon, Morse, Lynn, Frocklin. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmcgs/books.html

ix. Jonathan Ward WATERS was born 7 APR 1835 in Charlotte, Dickson, Tennessee, and died 6 NOV 1914 in Blaine, Oklahoma. He married Amanda COOPER 13 JAN 1855 in Johnson, Illinois, daughter of John COOPER and Elizabeth HARRELL. He married Winney Elmira COOPER 17 OCT 1860 in Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, daughter of John COOPER and Elizabeth HARRELL. She was born 11 OCT 1842 in Illinois and died 17 OCT 1915 in Blaine, Oklahoma. http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=AHN&db=boicourtbylines&id=I49636 Marriage: Herrell, Betsey Cooper, John 03 Dec 1835 http://genealogytrails.com/ill/johnson/bride.htm

ebook: The Biographical review of Johnson, Massac, Pope ...www.ebooksread.com/...johnson-massac...illinois.../page-46-the-biog before Illinois had been admitted to the sisterhood of States, Mr. Copland emigrated to ... wife of John L. Cooper, also deceased; .Samuel, who was a farmer in Johnson County and a ... tober, 1855, and in the following year our subject ...

Johnson County Illinois 1830 Census Index: Cooper Hardy 66 Cooper Ma*kem? 66 Cooper William 68 Cooper John 72 Cooper Rosan 73 http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iljohns2/cen1830index.html

4GM: Sarah J. Cooper Potter.

Sarah J. (Cooper). Born: about 1826 or 1828 in IL. Married: 9 FEB 1845, IL. Died: in AR.

Spouse: Joel Claborn Potter. Born: 1821 in TN (maybe IL). Died: after 1880? Parents: unknown (William?) Potter and Elizabeth Potter

Children:
4.1) William M. Born: 25 DEC 1846;
4.2) James Christopher. Born: about1848 to 1852?;
4.3) Joel C. (Claborn). Born: about 1852?;
4.4) Emailine E. (aka Nancy?). Born: about 1853?; Buried: New Bethel Cemetery? Nancy E., d/o Jacob, 5 Jan 1849, 5 Aug 1878?
4.5) Christopher C. "Tobe". Born: about 1855?;
4.6) David S. Born: about 1858? (deaf & dumb per notation on census)

Marriage Record: Joel C. Potter & Sarah Cooper: 9 FEB 1845, Volume/Page NO: OMB/0002, Massac Co., IL, http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/marrsrch.html. NOTE: Massac Co., IL was formed in 1843 from Pope and Johnson counties. Massac Co., IL: state map. Found by June Potter. POTTER, JOEL C married 9 Feb 1845 in MASSAC COUNTY, ILLINOIS, U.S.A. a bride named SARAH COOPER. 1,732,088 http://sortedbyname.com/pages/p101732.html

1850 Census: Joel C. Patten (Potter). age 25, POB: TN; Sarah, age 21, POB: TN; William Potter, age 4, POB: TN; James, age 2, POB: TN; Joel C., age 2M, POB: IL. Census Location: Massac Co., IL. Source: Heritage Quest Online. Found by Chris Potter.

1855 Census: Massac County, IL: Joel C Potter: 4 males under 10, 1 male 30 to 40, 1 female under 10, 1 female 20 to 30. Illinois State Census 1825-1865: Joel C Potter, Census Year: 1855, County: Massac. email from Chris Potter

1860 Census: Joel C. Potter. age 39, POB: TN; Sarah J. Potter, age 32, POB: IL; William Potter, age 14, POB: IL; James Potter, age 12, POB: IL; Joel C. Potter, age 8, POB: IL; Emaline E. Potter (aka Nancy?), age 7, POB: IL; C.C., age 5, POB: TN; David S. Potter, age 2, POB: IL. Census Location: 6th Civil District, Hickman Co., TN. Source: Heritage Quest Online.

1870 Census: Joel C. Potter. age 59, POB: TN; Sarah J. Potter, age 44, POB: IL; James Potter, age 19, POB: IL; Joel C. Potter, age 18, POB: IL; Nancy E. Potter (aka Emaline?), age 17, POB: IL; Christopher, age 14, POB: IL; David S. Potter, age 12, POB: IL. Census Location: Ward Township, Yell Co., AR. Source: Heritage Quest Online.

1880 Census: Claborn Potter. age 60, POB: IL; Sarah J. Potter, age 50, POB: IL; David Potter, age 20, POB: AR. Census Location: Irons (Ions) Creek Township, Yell Co., AR.

Massac Co., IL: state map