W. P. COOPER, manufacturer, McComb, was born in Portage Township, this county, July 6, 1851, son of Judge James
and Jane Eliza (Cusac) Cooper, former a pioneer of Hancock County. Our subject was reared on the farm; received
a common school education in his native county, and followed agricultural pursuits till 1881, when he embarked
in the business of manufacturing hardwood lumber, and is now doing a general lumbering business. He was married
in 1871 to Anna E. Marshall, of Scotch origin, and daughter of James Marshall. This union has been blessed with
nine children, eight of whom are now living: H. J., Lena V., Phebe E., Ettie J., Thomas S., James, Nellie and John.
Mrs Cooper is a member of the Presbyterian Church. In politics Mr. Cooper is a Democrat. He has served as trustee
of Portage Township.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
Hancock County, Ohio Biographies
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