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Micajah Thomas Cooper[1]

Male 1806 - 1874  (67 years)


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  • Name Micajah Thomas Cooper 
    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.
    Residence Jun 1838  Coffee Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Possessions 14 Jun 1838  Rutherford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    extended a mortgage to Richard Jacobs for $92.83 for a term of 5 months 
    Census 1840  Coffee Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Enumeration: 0110010001-21000101, 1 slave, 10 people
    Possessions 1840  Coffee Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    1 slave 
    Misc 17 Feb 1841  Fairfield, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    lost his business partner in an accident with horse and buggy. 
    • M.T. Cooper's business partner, Samuel Gibson, was killed when the horse on his buggy became tangled in the gear as it came loose and upset the buggy. He was killed almost instantly.
    Residence Mar 1842  Coffee Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Deed from Baxter to Cooper says M.T. Cooper is from Coffee County.
    Possessions 19 Mar 1842  Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    purchased 124 acres along the Duck River 
    • Purchased from Baxter H. Ragsdale for $2600
    Possessions 3 Aug 1842  Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    loaned money against a parcel of land to Jesse Eaton 
    • Loaned money on a deed of trust, with $175 due 25 Dec 1843, and other considerations. If the debt was paid on time, the deed was void. Otherwise, M.T. Cooper and Eli Eaton could claim the land.
    Possessions 28 Nov 1842  Coffee Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    sold two slaves to William Ashley 
    • Sold two negro boys, aged 10 and 9, named Wilson and Maxwell, to William Ashley for $700.
    Possessions 3 Jan 1843  Coffee Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    sold four slaves to Charles Moore 
    • Sold four negro slaves, Martha, William, Milly, and an infant, for $950 to Charles Moore.
    Census 29 Aug 1850  Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation 29 Aug 1850  Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Possessions 29 Aug 1850  Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    5 slaves 
    Address:
    District 1 
    Misc 20 Oct 1854  Fairfield, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Misc 20 Oct 1854  Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    checked into the City Hotel 
    Census 4 Jun 1860  Wartrace, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Possessions 4 Jun 1860  Wartrace, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • real property valuded at $8000, personal property valued at $15000, and 11 slaves
    Misc 22 Mar 1867  Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    checked into the Commerical Hotel 
    Residence 22 Mar 1867  Christiana, Rutherford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Died 16 Feb 1874  Bakersport, Hopkins Co, 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 19 Jul 2019 

    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  [19, 20, 21
    • In Rowan County, North Carolina, there are other Cooper marriages around this time:
      Henry Cooper & Rebecca Hollis - 1794
      John Cooper & Lidia Johnston - 1762
      John Cooper & Sarah Riddle - 1789
      David Cooper & Ann Miller - 1798
      Thomas Cooper & Elizabeth Smith - 1798
      Samuel Cooper & Margat McBride - 1786
      Nebimiah Cooper & Susannah Michael - 1802
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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, 22, 23, 24
    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 19 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lavinia Manor,   b. 10 Oct 1815, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1891, Christian Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1865  Rutherford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F3590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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 MapsResidence - Jun 1838 - Coffee Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - extended a mortgage to Richard Jacobs for $92.83 for a term of 5 months - 14 Jun 1838 - 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 MapsMisc - lost his business partner in an accident with horse and buggy. - 17 Feb 1841 - Fairfield, Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1842 - Coffee Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchased 124 acres along the Duck River - 19 Mar 1842 - Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - loaned money against a parcel of land to Jesse Eaton - 3 Aug 1842 - Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - sold two slaves to William Ashley - 28 Nov 1842 - Coffee Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - sold four slaves to Charles Moore - 3 Jan 1843 - 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,Address:
    District 1 - 29 Aug 1850 - Bedford Co., Tennessee
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    Link to Google MapsMisc - 20 Oct 1854 - Fairfield, Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - checked into the City Hotel - 20 Oct 1854 - Nashville, Davidson 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 - 4 Jun 1860 - Wartrace, Bedford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Dec 1865 - Rutherford Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - checked into the Commerical Hotel - 22 Mar 1867 - Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee 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. [S1527] Tennessee, Bedford, Deeds 1804-1964; Trust deeds 1797-1963; General indexes, 9 July 2019; Deed book W, page 723, Mortgage from M.T. Cooper to Richard Jacobs.

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

    8. [S1518] Tennesseean, Awful Casualty; 20 February 1841; 2 June 2019.

    9. [S1526] Bedford County, Tennessee deed books and index, 1808-1966 : including the typed index to the burned vols. (extinct) made from the register's notebook, 9 July 2019; Deed Book LL, page 301, Baxter H. Ragsdale to M.T. Cooper.

    10. [S1526] Bedford County, Tennessee deed books and index, 1808-1966 : including the typed index to the burned vols. (extinct) made from the register's notebook, 9 July 2019; Deed Book LL, page 413, Deed of Trust from Jesse Eaton to M.T. Cooper and Eli Eaton.

    11. [S1528] Tennessee, Coffee Co, Deeds, 1836-1901; deed index, 1836-1910, 9 July 2019; Deed book B, page 593, Bill of Sale, M.T. Cooper to William Ashley.

    12. [S1528] Tennessee, Coffee Co, Deeds, 1836-1901; deed index, 1836-1910, 9 July 2019; Deed book B, page 658, Bill of Sale, M.T. Cooper to Charles Moore.

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

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

    15. [S1531] Newspapers.com Nashville Union and American, Arrivals at the Hotels; 20 October 1854; M.T. Cooper at City Hotel; 19 July 2019.

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

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

    18. [S1532] Newspapers.com The Tennesseean, Hotel Arrivals; 22 March 1867; 19 July 2019.

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

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

    21. [S1781] Marriages of Rowan County, North Carolina 1753-1868, p. 83, Henry Cooper and Rebecca Hollis.

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

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

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

    25. [S1004] Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950, 7 July 2019; Rutherford County, Marriage Records 1863-1870, page 182, license 1567, M.T. Cooper to Lavinia Minter.


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