Biography of John A. D. Cooper
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Cooper, John A. D., was born in Olive, Ulster county, March 21, 1815. His father, Charles, was a native of Connecticut, who came to Ulster county, and was a nail maker by trade, though he chiefly followed farming. He married Betsey North, by whom he had eight children, Of these John was the fifth child. He lived with his parents till nearly the time of his father's death, and married Mandana, daughter of Luther Heath, of Dryden in 1854.. He continued tolive in a house on the same farm with his father, he buying the place, and later selling his father four acres, where he lived till within a year of his death. Our subject has one child by his first wife, a daughter, who is married and lives in Brookton. His wife died in 1859 and he married second Mrs. Emily L. Hill, of Candor. He has been a member of the Baptist church for fifty years, and an active worker therein. He is a Republican.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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