S: Cooper Family Geneology
FC: Our Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
2: "Do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them slip from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your children's children." Deuteronomy 4:9
4: Grandmother | Grandfather | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Eva Pearl Cooper | Catherine Smith | John Cooper | Eva Ann Locket | Walter Smith | Eddie Anderson | Tyrone Cooper | Father | Mattie Anderson | Great Grand Mother | John Cooper was in the Military Records have not been located due to common name and lack of information
5: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.
6: 1945 Florida State Census Eddie Anderson Age: 20 Estimated birth date 1925 City of Fort White, Florida Columbia County
7: Walter Smith Great-Great Grandfather Eva Ann Locket 1893-1975 Born in Valdosta, Georgia Great-Great Grandmother Children: Catherine Smith Homer Smith Lacy Smith Eva Ann (re-married) Lonnie Joe Paxton Children: Murray Paxton Tony Paxton Emanuel Kine Paxton Floyd Paxton Bertha Mae Paxton Ladion Paxton Jonnie Paxton Charlie N Paxton | Nancy Locket Great-Great-Great Grandmother Born 1854 in Alabama Children: Eva Ann Locket Mamie Marnie Locket John Locket John Locket was a professor at Albany State College in Georgia | Parents of Lonnie Joe Paxton: Warren James Paxton Jane E. Paxton Family Members in Military Walter Smith John Cooper Murray Paxton Charlie N Paxton Jonnie Paxton Emanuel Kine Paxton Eddie Anderson
8: Catherine Smith 1912-2005 Born in Thomasville, Georgia Married John Cooper 1907-1948 Children: Eva Pearl Cooper Willie B Cooper Peggy Davis (father Henry C. Davis) Re-married to become Catherine Reddice Eva Pearl Cooper Born 1933 in Ft. White, Florida Children: Tyrone Cooper (Father- Eddie Anderson) Vernon Neal Reginald Neal Married to Willie James Neal | Tyrone Cooper Married to Ruth Trusty Children of Hardine Richard & Tyrone Cooper Micheal Anthony Cooper Tonda Cooper | Hardine Richard Born March 9, 1951 St. Louis, Missouri Parents: Oneal Richard Army Private at Jefferson Barracks -Enlisted July 25, 1942 in Missouri January 10, 1916 (Alabama) - September 11, 1968 (St. Louis, Missouri) Bernice Wilburn September 6, 1916 (Little Rock, Arkansas)- December 9, 1968 (St. Louis, Missouri) Siblings: Keith Richard April 15th James Caston December 15, 1956 - March 1980
9: Children: Devin Micheal Cooper Born in Marietta, Georgia March 17, 2000 Maya Catherine Cooper Born in Marietta, Georgia April 30, 2001 Kyra Elizabeth Cooper Born in Royal Oak, Michigan June 10, 2004 Zoey Anne Cooper Born in Commerce, Michigan October 25, 2006 | Tonda Cooper Married to: Darnell Butler Children: Essence Cooper Dantez Butler Darnell Butler | Micheal Cooper Born in St. Petersburg, Florida March 5, 1971 Married to: Natalie Snider Born in Okinawa, Japan August 4, 1970 Married May 2, 1998
10: 2009 St. Petersburg, Florida
11: U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Name:Oneal Richard Birth Year:1916 Race:Negro, Citizen (Black) Nativity State or Country:Alabama State of Residence:Missouri County or City:St Louis City Enlistment Date:25 Jul 1942 Enlistment State:Missouri Enlistment City:Jefferson Barracks Branch Code:Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade Code:Private Term of Enlistment:Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component:Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source:Civil Life Education:1 year of high school Civil Occupation:Unskilled occupations in manufacture of tobacco products Marital Status:Married Height:72 Weight:153 Cemetery: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Cemetery Address: 2900 Sheridan Road St. Louis, MO 63125 Buried At: Section H Site 1802 Name: Bernice Richard Relation: Wife of Richard, O'Neal Cemetery: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Cemetery Address: 2900 Sheridan Road St. Louis, MO 63125 Buried At: Section H Site 1802
12: Name: John A Cooper Birth Year: 1907 Race: Negro, Citizen (Black) Enlistment Date: 8 May 1941 Enlistment State: Florida Enlistment City: Jacksonville Army Air Field Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: Grammar school Civil Occupation: Semiskilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehicles Marital Status: Married Height: 73 Weight: 172
14: Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories.
15: Micheal & Natalie May 2, 1998
16: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers
17: The Cooper children will carry on the traditions and historical information for generations to come...