Erastus R. Cooper

Erastus R. Cooper
January 13, 1845 – May 17, 1935

Alternate Spelling: Erastus Cooper, E. R. Cooper
1860 Residence: Owensville, Sampson County, NC

Military Record
July 10, 1863 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
2nd Battalion North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company B
Rank:  Private
January 1, 1864 – Transferred to
2nd Battalion North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company F
March 30, 1864 – Returned to Company B after failing to procure a horse.
Present or Accounted for through December 1864

Parents
Dixon Cooper 1799 – 1887
Mary Crumpler 1809 – 1886

Siblings
Sarah Ann Cooper 1834
Elizabeth Cooper 1838
James Cooper 1838 – 1862        20th NC Co F
Thomas Cooper 1839 – 1910        46th NC Co I
Margaret Cooper 1840 – 1919
Martha Jane Cooper 1842
Adolphus Cooper 1844-1895
Alman F. Cooper 1850 – 1935
Mary Elmyra Cooper 1851 – 1931
Leonidas Cooper 1857 – 1943
Algenon Cooper 1858

Wife
Mary Eliza Howard 1849 – 1888

Children
Bessie Elizabeth Cooper 1870 – 1934
Lela J. Cooper 1875 – 1900
Mollie Tate Cooper 1878 – 1953
Maggie Cooper 1883 – 1920

Wife
Lou S. Duncan 1867 – 1943

Children
Viola Inez Cooper 1893 – 1974
Henry Erastus Cooper 1898 – 1979
Allie Gulmyre Cooper 1900 – 1968
William Cornelius Cooper 1903 – 1988
David Thomas Cooper 1907

Burial
Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
Falcon, Cumberland County, NC

Erastus R. Cooper Grave

Erastus R. Cooper Grave