DESCENDANTS OF HIRAM COOPER

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                           Don Norman

 

1.HIRAM COOPER

 

    Hiram Cooper was born in Greenbrier County VA about 1780 and died in

Harrison County VA about 1827. His first wife is unknown. He married a

widow, Drusilla (-----) Thompson, about 1817.

 

Children of Hiram Cooper. (first marriage)

 

  2.  (1). Thomas

 

  3.  (2). Samuel

 

  4.  (3). John                          

 

  5.  (4). Hannah

 

  6.  (5). Raeme

 

  7.  (6). Rebecca

 

  8.  (7). Hiram King              b.       1811   d.       1892

         m.Mary Davis

 

  9.  (8). Rachel

 

Children of Hiram and Drusilla (-----) [Thompson] Cooper.

 

 10.  (1). Penia

         m.James Hess

 

 11.  (2). Jeremiah

 

 12.  (3). Eugene

 

 13.  (4). William

 

 14.  (5). Jacob

 

8.HIRAM KING COOPER    1.HIRAM COOPER

 

    Hiram King, a son of Hiram Cooper, was born in Monongalia County VA (WV) in May 11, 1811 and died there Febraury 3, 1892.  He married Mary "Polly" Davis.  Mary, a daughter of Robert and Mary (Koon) Davis, was born May 7, 1813 in Monongalia County VA and died March 29, 1881 in Harrison County WV.  The family was listed in the 1850 census of Marion County VA (WV) and moved to Calhoun County VA (WV) before 1860.

     

Children of Hiram King and Mary "Polly" (Davis) Cooper.

 

 15.  (1). Robert                   b.Aug 14 1830     d.Mar 24 1904

         m. Rebecca Davis Aug 16 1860

 

 16.  (2). Sarah                    b.       1832

 

 17.  (3). Samuel                   b.Jan  9 1834     d.       1908

          m. Minerva Marvin

 

 18.  (4). Rebecca                  b.Mar 18 1836

 

 19.  (5). Roanna                   b.       1838

 

 20.  (6). Arminta                  b.Jun 17 1841

 

 21.  (7). William K.               b.       1843

 

 22.  (8). Mary                     b.Nov    1846

 

 23.  (9). James                    b.       1848

 

 24. (10). John R.                  b.Jan 23 1854     d.Feb 18 1938

   m. Rebecca Starcher Feb 27 1873

 

 

15.ROBERT COOPER     8.HIRAM KING COOPER    1.HIRAM COOPER

 

    Robert Cooper, a son of Hiram King and Mary (Davis) Cooper, was

born August 14, 1830 in Monongalia County VA and died March 24, 1904 in Calhoun County WV. He married Rebecca August 16, 1860 in Wirt County VA. Rebecca was born March 14, 1843.

 

 

Known children of Robert and Rebecca (Davis) Cooper.

 

 25.  (1). Sarah                   b.Sep 14 1863

 

 26.  (2). Elizabeth               b.       1867

 

 27.  (3). William                 b.       1870

 

 28.  (4). Alice                   b.       1873

 

 29.  (5). George W.               b.Dec    1877

 

17.SAMUEL COOPER     8.HIRAM KING COOPER    1.HIRAM COOPER

 

    Samuel Cooper, a son of Hiram King and Mary (Davis) Cooper, was

born in Harrison County VA (WV) in 1834 and died in Calhoun County WV

in 1908.  He married Minerva Martin.  Minerva, a daughter of Jesse and

Elizabeth (Franklin) Martin, was born in Harrison County in 1834 and

died in Calhoun County in 1899.

 

Children of Samuel and Minervia (Martin) Cooper.

 

 30.  (1). David Edward            b.Feb  2 1857   d.Apr  6 1919

         m. Hulda Elizabeth Wright Aug 3 1879

 

 31.  (2). Hiram Blackburn         b.       1859   d.       1909

         m.Elizabeth Wright

 

 32.  (3). Daniel                  b.       1865   d.       1933

         m.Sally Hildreth

 

 

24.JOHN COOPER    8.HIRAM KING COOPER    1.HIRAM COOPER

 

      John Cooper, a son of Hiram King and Mary (Davis) Cooper, was born January 24, 1854 and died in Calhoun County WV February 18, 1938. He married Rebecca Starcher in Calhoun County February 27, 1873. Rebecca, a daughter of Isaac and Mary (Tanner) Starcher, was born February 25, 1855.

 

Children of John and Rebecca (Starcher) Cooper.

 

 33.  (1). Artemesa "Artie"               b.    1874  d.    d     1956

         m. Francis Marion Stutler Oct 16 1890

 

 34.  (2). King K.                        b.    1876

 

 35.  (3). Alza E.                              b.Jul 1885

 

 36.  (4). Francis M.                     b.Mar 1890

 

 37.  (5). Ester                          b.Jun 1891

 

 38.  (6). Martha S.                      b.Dec 1893

 

30.DAVID EDWARD COOPER     17.SAMUEL COOPER     1.HIRAM KING

COOPER

 

    David Edward Cooper, a son of Samuel and Minerva (Martin) Cooper,

was born in Marion County VA (WV) February 2, 1957 and died n Calhoun County WV April 6, 1919.  He married Hulda Elizabeth Wright in Calhoun County August 3, 1879.  Hulda, a daughter of Andrew Jackson and Emeline (Norman) Wright, was born in Roane County VA (WV) February 19, 1860 and died in Calhoun County Febraury 25, 1939.

 

Children of David Edward and Hulda Elizabeth (Wright) Cooper.

 

 39.  (1). Arthela                  b. Aug 16 1880    d.Jul 16 1919

        m. Samuel Moore Aug 14 1904

 

 40.  (2). William Homer            b. Apr 30 1883    d.Dec 30 1947

         m.Estella Essie Nutter

         m.Bessie Ball

 

 41.  (3). Blanche                  b. May 19 1885    d.Feb 16 1965

         m. Joseph Kerby Sep 23 1923

 

 42.  (4). Grover Cleveland         b. Dec  7 1886    d.Mar 12 1932

         m. Julia Starcher Jan 9 1918

 

 43.  (5). Minerva                  b. Jun  1 1890    d.Feb 18 1960

         m. Charley E. Harden

 

 44.  (6). Lucy                     b. Oct 12 1891    d.Jun  8 1966

         m. Webster Stallman Feb 4 1911

 

 

 45.  (7). Delbert C.               b. Dec 18 1894    d.    1969

         m. Bessie M. Nichols Jul 11 1915

 

 46.  (8). Edward                   b. Nov 10 1896    d.Jun  5 1960

 

 47.  (9). Roxettie                 b. Sep  7 1899    d.Sep 11 1980

         m. Park Riggs May 15 1918

 

 48. (10). Roy Edwin                b. Dec 16 1902    d.Apr    1978

         m. Edna Starcher

 

 

33.ARTEMESA COOPER   24.JOHN COOPER    8.HIRAM KING COOPER    1.HIRAM COOPER

 

Artemesa "Artie" Cooper, a daughter of John and Rebecca (Starcher) Cooper, was born in 1874 in Calhoun County WV and died there in 1956. She married Francis Marion Stutler in 1891 in Calhoun County. Francis, a son of William and Melissa (Davis) Stutler, was born in June 1869 in Calhoun County and died there August 1, 1943.

     

Children of Francis Marion and Artemesa (Cooper) Stutler.

 

49. (1). Ralph

 

50. (2). Howard

 

51. (3). Ray

 

52. (4). Della Mae                           b.Feb 21 1906  d.Feb 4 1977

       m. Ray Wells

       m. Burl Herron

 

52. (5). Hiram

 

 

40.WILLIAM HOMER COOPER     30.DAVID EDWARD COOPER     17.SAMUEL

COOPER     8.HIRAM KING COOPER    1.HIRAM COOPER

 

    William Homer Cooper, a son of David Edward and Hulda E. (Wright)

Cooper, was born in Calhoun County WV in 1883 and died in Roane County

WV in 1947.  He married Estella Nutter.  Estella, a daughter of John

Levi and Louisa (Wright) Nutter, was born in 1885 and died in 1916.

    William married Bessie Ball.  Bessie, a daughter of C.B. and

Louverna (Taylor) Ball, was born in 1879 and died in 1969.

 

Children of William and Estella (Nutter) Cooper.

 

 53.  (1). Carl Walter             b.       1912   d.       1978

         m.Mabel Price

 

Children of William Homer and Bessie (Ball) Cooper.

 

 54.  (1). Earl                    b.       1918   d.       1982

 

 55.  (2). Dorothea

         m.Walter M. Kopec

 

 56.  (3). Jack Allen

         m.Joyce Casto

 

53.CARL WALTER COOPER     40.WILLIAM HOMER COOPER     30.DAVID

EDWARD COOPER     17.SAMUEL COOPER     8.HIRAM KING COOPER    1.HIRAM

COOPER

 

    Carl Walter Cooper, a son of William and Estella (Nutter) Cooper,

was born in 1912 and died in Roane County WV in 1978.  He married

Mabel Price.  Mabel, a daughter of Roscoe and Alta (Clevenger) Price,

was born in Roane County in 1893 and died there in 1969.

 

Children of Carl Walter and Mabel (Price) cooper.

 

 57.  (1). Steven Lowell           b.       1936

         m.Wanda Carol Taylor

 

 58.  (2). David Winton            b.       1944

         m.Martha Martin

 

 

57.STEVEN LOWELL COOPER   53.CARL WALTER COOPER     40.WILLIAM HOMER

COOPER     30.DAVID EDWARD COOPER     17.SAMUEL COOPER     1.HIRAM KING

COOPER

 

    Steven Lowell Cooper, a son of Carl Walter and Mabel (Price)

cooper, was born in 1936.  He married Wanda Carol Taylor.  Wanda, a

daughter of Sigel and Margaret (Wilt) Taylor, was born in 1933.

 

Children of Steven Lowell and Wanda Carol (Taylor) Cooper.

 

 59.  (1). James Richard

         m.Sandra Chambers

 

 60.  (2). Anita

         m.J. Franklin Harden

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Cotrill, Stella and Elizabeth, "Descendants of Jacob Starcher"

Cotrill, Stella, "Descendants of William David Davis"

Hess, Charles, letter to Don Norman Jan 6 1997

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Jacob Starcher", “Descendants of Basil Wright”

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" pp.119,120,342

Wiseman, Alma, Andrew Jackson Wright family group records

1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 Calhoun County WV census

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