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Cooper, John T.

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/20/1880
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Obituary

DEATH TODAY OF JOHN T. COOPER
Occurred in Home of Daughter, Mrs. Marshal D. Grout – Was Civil War Veteran and Farmer.

John Tyler Cooper, 77, died at 1 o’clock this morning at 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 age.

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

On Aug. 29, 1862, Mr. Cooper married Lorinda Lazelle, who died in July, 1897. During their married life they lived n Dummerston hill and 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.

His second marriage took place Oct. 29, 1897, to Mrs. Emmeranca Adams. They lived in Wilmington, off the Dover road, and in t his home Mrs. Cooper died Jan. 27 of this year.

Besides the sons and daughters Mrs. 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.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, August 2, 1919.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.