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Cooper, John T.

Age: 21, credited to Dover, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. F, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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Birth: 09/03/1841, Dover, VT
Death: 08/02/1919

Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: 736
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 121551469
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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John Tyler Cooper, 77, died at 10 o'clock this morning, in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Marshall D. Grout of 28 Washington Street, where he had been living the past three months Death was due to a general breaking down incident to his advanced years.

Mr. Cooper was the only son of Lucinda (Hall) Cooper, and was born in East Dover, Sept. 3, 1841. His parents died when he was very young and then lived with an uncle. He attended the schools in his native town and had been a farmer all his life. He was a member of a Grand Army Post, having served in the Civil War, as a nine-month man, enlisting in 1862.

On August 26, 1862, Mr. Cooper married Lorinda Lazell, who died in 1897. During their married life they lived on Dummerston Hill, in this town. Four children were born to them, Melvin E. and Darwin H. Cooper, and Emma, wife of Marshall D. Grout, all of this town, and Stella, wife of Herbert O. Harding of Allston, Mass.

The second marriage took place Oct. 29, 1897, to Mrs. Emmerance Adams. They lived in Wilmington, off Dover Road, and in this home, Mrs. Cooper died Jan. 27 of this year. Besides the sons and daughters, Mr. Cooper leaves seven grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at the Grout home Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev, E. Q. S. Osgood officiating, and the burial will take place in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Brattleboro Daily Reformer, August 2, 1919

Courtesy of Deanna French.