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Micajah Thomas Cooper

Male 1806 - 1874  (67 years)


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  • Name Micajah Thomas Cooper  [1
    Born 28 Dec 1806  Rowan Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Rutherford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Enumeration 10001-00001, 0 slaves

      Based on this enumeration, Lunsford would be the only child in the family.
    Residence 1837  Rutherford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Micajah paid just 1 poll in 1838.
    Census 1840  Coffee Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Enumeration: 0110010001-21000101, 1 slave, 10 people
    Possessions 1840  Coffee Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1 slave 
    Census 29 Aug 1850  Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 29 Aug 1850  Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Possessions 29 Aug 1850  Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    5 slaves 
    Address:
    District 1 
    Census 4 Jun 1860  Wartrace, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Possessions 4 Jun 1860  Wartrace, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    real property valuded at $8000, personal property valued at $15000, and 11 slave 
    Died 16 Feb 1874  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Some sources note the death in 1873 instead of 1874.
    Buried Fairfield, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery 
    Headstone - Micajah and Sarah Vincent Cooper - 1
    Headstone - Micajah and Sarah Vincent Cooper - 1
    Headstone - Micajah and Sarah Vincent Cooper - 2
    Headstone - Micajah and Sarah Vincent Cooper - 2
    Person ID I2071  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2017 

    Father Henry L. Cooper,   b. Abt 1770, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1836, Cannon Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Hollis,   b. Bef 1775, Rowan Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855, Cannon Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 80 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1794  Rowan Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah A. Vincent,   b. 31 Mar 1809, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1864, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1829  Rutherford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13, 14, 15
    Children 
     1. Lunsford Pitts Cooper,   b. 8 Jan 1830, Rutherford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1902, Tate Springs, Grainger Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Alexander Alvin Cooper,   b. 12 Jan 1832, Rutherford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1915, Fairfield, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Rebecca Cooper,   b. 10 Sep 1834, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1840, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 5 years)
     4. Elizabeth Cooper,   b. 10 Sep 1834, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1901, Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Temperance Palistine Cooper,   b. 11 Nov 1836, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1888, Wilson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     6. Mary W. Cooper,   b. 11 Dec 1838, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Henry Vincent Cooper,   b. 24 Feb 1841, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841
     8. Sarah Allen Cooper,   b. 18 Nov 1843, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Micajah Thomas Cooper,   b. 8 Apr 1845, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Robert Treat Cooper,   b. 13 Sep 1847, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Susan Love Cooper,   b. 12 Oct 1849, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Nancy Soaps Cooper,   b. 14 Feb 1852, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F261  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Dec 1806 - Rowan Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Mar 1829 - Rutherford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Rutherford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1837 - Rutherford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Coffee Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 1 slave - 1840 - Coffee Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Aug 1850 - Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 29 Aug 1850 - Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 5 slaves - 29 Aug 1850 - Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 4 Jun 1860 - Wartrace, Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - real property valuded at $8000, personal property valued at $15000, and 11 slave - 4 Jun 1860 - Wartrace, Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 1874 - Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery - - Fairfield, Bedford Co., Tennessee
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  • Notes 
    • MARRIAGE: Cooper5

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      Called: IGI lists him as Micajah S. Cooper

      Micajah died in Kentucky while on a visit.

      In the 1860 census, Micajah Cooper is listed as owning 9 slaves,living in 3 slave houses.

  • Sources 
    1. [S138] Goodspeeds's Biographical & Historical Memoir of M.

    2. [S800] Merritt Graves Genealogical Notes, Descendants of Micajah Thomas Cooper and Sarah Vincent - Cooper files, Bedford County, Tennessee.

    3. [S641] Find A Grave, 26 November 2014; Macajah Thomas Cooper; Macajah Thomas Cooper; 46464195; flgrl.

    4. [S461] 1830 US Federal Census, Rutherford Co, TN, Rutherford Co; page 317; M.T. Cooper.

    5. [S1186] Tennessee, Early Tax List Records, 1783-1895, 29 April 2017; Rutherford County, 1838, p. 40, Micajah S. Cooper.

    6. [S763] 1840 US Federal Census, Coffee Co, TN, Not Stated; page 154; M.T. Cooper.

    7. [S499] 1850 US Federal Census, Bedford Co., TN, District 1; page 6; dwelling 45, family 45; Micajah Cooper.

    8. [S748] 1850 US Federal Census, Bedford Co., TN, Slave Schedule, District 1; page 3; M.T. Cooper.

    9. [S522] 1860 US Federal Census, Bedford Co., TN, District 2, Wartrace; page 9; dwelling 70, family 70; McCajer Cooper.

    10. [S562] 1860 US Federal Census, Bedford Co., TN, Slave Schedule, District 21; page 3; M.T. Cooper.

    11. [S149] Henry Cooper Rebecca Hollis Marriage Return 19 Jan.

    12. [S1059] North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011, 26 February 2017; Rowan Co, Marriage Bonds - Abstracts (1790-1900), Cooper, Henry to Rebecca Hollis.

    13. [S142] Marriages of Rutherford County, Tennessee 1804-187.

    14. [S700] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, 29 December 2014; Micajah T Cooper to Sarah Vinson, 31 Mar 1829, Rutherford Co., Tennessee.

    15. [S1004] Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950, 16 January 2016; Micajah T Cooper and Sarah A Vinson, 31 Mar 1829.


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