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Richard Cooper

Richard Cooper

Male Abt 1935 - 1951  (~ 16 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Richard Cooper was born about 1935 (son of Earl Henry Cooper and Ruth Arlene Butterworth); died on 31 Oct 1951.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Earl Henry Cooper was born on 7 May 1913 in Richland Township, New York (son of Charles Melvin Cooper and Emma McCotter Hay); died in Aug 1979.

    Earl married Ruth Arlene Butterworth. Ruth (daughter of Horace Percy Butterworth and Eva R. Tousley) was born on 3 Jun 1918 in Albion, New York; died on 5 Jun 2011. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Ruth Arlene Butterworth was born on 3 Jun 1918 in Albion, New York (daughter of Horace Percy Butterworth and Eva R. Tousley); died on 5 Jun 2011.

    Notes:

    Ruth Arlene Butterworth Cooper - June 3, 1918 - June 5, 2011. Daughter of Horace Percy and Eva R. Tousley Butterworth. Wife of Earl H. Cooper.

    Newspaper Obituary - Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Syracuse Post-Standard - Syracuse, New York - Ruth Arlene Cooper, age 93, resident of County Route 28, Pulaski, passed away, on June 5th at the Pontiac Nursing Home in Oswego, where she had resided for the past two years. Ruth was born in the township of Albion on June 3, 1918, and she was a lifelong resident of Pulaski. She was a homemaker and attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Pulaski. Surviving, one daughter, Marie Cooper of Pulaski and one son, Richard Cooper of Sandy Creek, and three cousins. Private Graveside Services will be held at the convenience of the family, in Riverside Cemetery, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association or the Northern Oswego County Ambulance. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.

    Ruth Arlene Butterworth Cooper - June 3, 1918 - June 5, 2011. Daughter of 'unknown' and Eva R. Tousley Butterworth. Wife of Earl H. Cooper.
    Newspaper Obituary - Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Syracuse Post-Standard - Syracuse, New York - Ruth Arlene Cooper, age 93, resident of County Route 28, Pulaski, passed away, on June 5th at the Pontiac Nursing Home in Oswego, where she had resided for the past two years. Ruth was born in the township of Albion on June 3, 1918, and she was a lifelong resident of Pulaski. She was a homemaker and attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Pulaski. Surviving, one daughter, Marie Cooper of Pulaski and one son, Richard Cooper of Sandy Creek, and three cousins. Private Graveside Services will be held at the convenience of the family, in Riverside Cemetery, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association or the Northern Oswego County Ambulance. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.

    Children:
    1. Richard Earl Cooper
    2. Marie Ellen Cooper
    3. 1. Richard Cooper was born about 1935; died on 31 Oct 1951.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Charles Melvin Cooper was born on 22 Mar 1875 in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, United States of America (son of Harrison T. Cooper and Azelia Celia Loretta Trumbull); died on 8 Nov 1964 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America; was buried in DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America.

    Charles married Emma McCotter Hay on 29 Dec 1897 in Canton, St Lawrence, New York. Emma (daughter of Unknown Hay) was born on 10 Aug 1878 in Vermont, United States of America; died on 18 Dec 1968 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America; was buried in DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Emma McCotter Hay was born on 10 Aug 1878 in Vermont, United States of America (daughter of Unknown Hay); died on 18 Dec 1968 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America; was buried in DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Article - Wednesday, December 22, 1897 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Local Notes - Invitations have been issued by Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Harmon, of Richland, to the marriage of their niece Miss Emma Hay to Charles Cooper, Wednesday, December 29, at five o'clock.

    Newspaper Article - Wednesday, January 5, 1898 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland - The home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Harmon was the scene of a very pretty wedding, at 5 o'clock on the afternoon of December 29, when their niece, Miss Emma Hay was united in marriage to Charlie Cooper, of Pulaski, in anticipation of the event the home was prettily decorated with evergreens and potted plants. Soft strains from the organ at which Miss Anna Joyce presided were heard as the bridal couple descended the stairs, led by Bert Cooper, brother of the groom and Harold Hall, of Pulaski, as best man and Misses Perl Cooper, sister of the groom, and Miss Grace Stewart as bridesmaids led by the bride and groom. They took a position under an arch of evergreens where Rev. Lathrop, of Brewerton, pronounced them man and wife. After congratulations, the company went to the dining room where a fine collation was served. The bride was dressed in blue and wore a bouquet of white carnations and smilax. The presents were useful and pretty, among them we saw silver knives and forks, teaspoons, dessert spoons, sugar shells, butter knife, water set, rocking chair, dining room chairs, carpets, center table, a beautiful lamp and many other things. They took the evening train for Syracuse amid showers of rice and good wishes of all their friends.

    Children:
    1. 2. Earl Henry Cooper was born on 7 May 1913 in Richland Township, New York; died in Aug 1979.
    2. Harry Augustus Cooper was born on 30 Jan 1899 in Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States of America; died on 26 Dec 1968 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America; was buried in DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America.

  3. 6.  Horace Percy Butterworth was born on 11 Apr 1892 in Oswego County, New York, USA (son of Deforest A. Butterworth and Ida May Smith); died on 5 Oct 1968 in Mead, Spokane, Washington, USA; was buried in Peone, Spokane County, Washington, USA.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Article - Thursday, April 14, 1892 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Albion - Born to D. A. and Mrs. Butterworth, April 11th, a son.

    Town Of Albion Native Dies

    Word has been received here of the recent death of Horace Percy Butterworth, 75.

    He was born in the Town of Albion, the son of DeForest and Ida Smith Butterworth, and spent most of his life in the township.

    He spent his late years in Spokane, Wash, where he was employed on the railroad.

    He is survived by a brother, Isaac Butterworth of Syracuse; a daughter, Mrs. Earl Cooper,Pulaski; and several cousins.
    Burial was at Spokane

    Source: The Pulaski Democrat, Pulaski NY, Nov 21, 1968

    Horace married Eva R. Tousley. Eva (daughter of William H. Tousley and Genevieve Jennie French) was born on 21 Mar 1898 in New York; died in Feb 1974. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Eva R. Tousley was born on 21 Mar 1898 in New York (daughter of William H. Tousley and Genevieve Jennie French); died in Feb 1974.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - February 13, 1974 Pulaski Democrat - Eva Butterworth Of Pulaski Dies - Eva R. Butterworth, 75, of 7601 North St., Pulaski died on February 4 in the Oswego Hospital where she had been a patient for 10 days. She was born on March 21, 1898 in the Town of Albion, the daughter of William and Jennry French Tousley. She attended schools in the Town of ALbion and lived in the township until she moved to Pulaski five years ago. Surviving are: one daughter, Mrs. Earl (Arlene) Cooper of R. D. 3, Pulaski, 2 grandchildren, 2 sisters, Mrs. Elsie Jewett of Pulaski and Mrs. Edna Bellinger of Chittenango and one brother Howard Tousley of Pulaski. Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 6 at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronald Jones officiating. Spring burial will be in Pineville Cemetery.

    Children:
    1. 3. Ruth Arlene Butterworth was born on 3 Jun 1918 in Albion, New York; died on 5 Jun 2011.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Harrison T. Cooper was born on 25 Aug 1849 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York (son of Stephen Harrison and Mary Watson); died on 29 Sep 1910 in Pulaski, New York, USA.

    Harrison married Azelia Celia Loretta Trumbull on 2 Jul 1875 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States. Azelia (daughter of Melvin Levi Trumbull and Cornelia Rosette Campbell, daughter of Henry Lyman Trumbull and Rosamond Irene Maltby) was born on 17 Sep 1850 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 21 Feb 1938. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Azelia Celia Loretta Trumbull was born on 17 Sep 1850 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA (daughter of Melvin Levi Trumbull and Cornelia Rosette Campbell, daughter of Henry Lyman Trumbull and Rosamond Irene Maltby); died on 21 Feb 1938.
    Children:
    1. 4. Charles Melvin Cooper was born on 22 Mar 1875 in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, United States of America; died on 8 Nov 1964 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America; was buried in DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America.
    2. Herbert Harrison Cooper was born on 29 Jan 1877 in New York, United States; died on 17 Apr 1964; was buried in Orwell, Oswego County, New York, United States of America.
    3. Pearl Cornelia Cooper was born on 9 Jun 1880 in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, United States of America; died on 9 Nov 1966.
    4. Clarence Stephen Cooper was born on 8 Jun 1884 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, United States; died on 5 Jul 1967 in Orwell, Oswego County, New York.

  3. 10.  Unknown Hay
    Children:
    1. 5. Emma McCotter Hay was born on 10 Aug 1878 in Vermont, United States of America; died on 18 Dec 1968 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America; was buried in DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America.

  4. 12.  Deforest A. Butterworth was born in 1852 (son of William Horace Butterworth and Samantha Wright); died on 12 Feb 1937 in Oswego County, New York, USA; was buried in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    DeForest A. Butterworth - September 1, 1852 - February 12, 1937. Son of William H. and Samantha Wright Butterworth. Husband of Ida May Smith Butterworth. Married February 20, 1884.

    Newspaper Obituary - Saturday, February 15, 1937 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Survives Wife Only 48 Hours ¬Deforest Butterworth, 84, Dies at Home in Town of Albion - Pulaski, February 15 - Deforest Butterworth, lifelong resident of the town of Albion, died at his home there at midnight Friday, about 48 hours after the death of his wife, Mrs. Ida May Butterworth. He was 84 years old and had been ill about a week. Mr. Butterworth was born in Albion, September 1, 1852. He had been engaged in farming all his life. His parents were the late William H. and Samantha Wright Butterworth. During his earlier life he attended the Methodist church. Surviving are two sons, Carlton and Isaac Butterworth of Albion. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Foster funeral home, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside cemetery, Rome road. Funeral services for Mrs. Butterworth were held Friday afternoon.

    Deforest married Ida May Smith. Ida (daughter of Isaac P. Smith and Annis Louisa Burdsell) was born on 21 Apr 1864 in Westchester County, New York, USA; died on 10 Feb 1937 in Oswego County, New York, USA; was buried in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 13.  Ida May Smith was born on 21 Apr 1864 in Westchester County, New York, USA (daughter of Isaac P. Smith and Annis Louisa Burdsell); died on 10 Feb 1937 in Oswego County, New York, USA; was buried in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Ida May Smith Butterworth - April 21, 1864 - February 10, 1937. Daughter of Isaac P. and Artois Louisa Smith. Wife of DeForest A. Butterworth.

    Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, February 17, 1937 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Albion Cross Roads - Our community was greatly shocked last week by the sudden deaths of two of its oldest residents. Deforest A. Butterworth, who passed away at midnight, Friday, February 12 and Ida Smith Butterworth, his wife, who passed away at midnight Wednesday, February 10. Both Mr. and Mrs. Butterworth were ill only a few days and confined to their bed only since Tuesday night. Knowing that the elderly couple had quite a cold, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Butterworth, near neighbors, went to their home Tuesday night and found them both in a serious condition, although both were up and continuing their daily work. They were assisted to bed and Dr. A. B. Thompson of Pulaski was summoned. Their condition grew steadily worse until death claimed Mrs. Butterworth Wednesday night at the age of 75 years and again Friday night death entered the home and took Mr. Butterworth at the age of 86. Mrs. Ida Butterworth was born April 21, 1861 in Westchester County. In 1884 she was married and for fifty-two years she lived in the community. She leaves to mourn her passing three sons, Percy, Carl and Isaac and a half-sister, Mrs. Sophie Clement of the Hicks district. Mr. Butterworth, a life- long resident of this town spent all but a few years of his earlier life on the place where he passed away. He is survived by his three sons and a half-sister, Mrs. Frank Ewart of Syracuse. A host of friends and neighbors are also left to mourn the loss of Mr. and Mrs. Butterworth.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Article - Thursday, February 28, 1884 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Albion - Married, at the residence of Mr. W. H. Butterworth, February 20, 1884, by Rev. D. P. Brown, Mr. DeForest A. Butterworth, of Tecumseh, Nebraska, and Miss Ida M. Smith, of Albion, New York. Although the storm was rough and roads bad, a company of about thirty assembled with the determination to enjoy themselves as well as possible. Mr. Arthur D. Smith, of Sandy Creek, acted as groomsman and Miss Lucie Fuller, of Fulton as bridesmaid. The bride received quite a number of nice presents, which will be highly prized as tokens of friendship and love. Their many friends wish them a long life of happiness. Mr. and Mrs. Butterworth spared no pains to make the occasion a pleasant one.

    Newspaper Article - Thursday, February 28, 1884 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - In Albion, February 20, 1884, by Rev. E. P. Brown, Mr. DeForest Butterworth, of Tecumseh, Nebraska, to Miss Ida M. Smith, of Albion.

    Children:
    1. Carlton Butterworth was born on 28 Aug 1885; died on 24 Dec 1962; was buried in Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA.
    2. Isaac Tompkins Butterworth was born on 31 Aug 1897 in Ablion, Oswego, New York; died in Jun 1972 in Syracuse, New York.
    3. Harold Clayton Butterworth was born on 3 Feb 1894 in Oswego County, New York, USA; died on 11 Nov 1918 in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA; was buried in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA.
    4. 6. Horace Percy Butterworth was born on 11 Apr 1892 in Oswego County, New York, USA; died on 5 Oct 1968 in Mead, Spokane, Washington, USA; was buried in Peone, Spokane County, Washington, USA.

  6. 14.  William H. Tousley was born in Dec 1860 in New York (son of Thomas Jefferson Towsley and Phoebe Miranda Brown); died on 9 Jun 1943 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    might be Newspaper Article - Thursday, May 5, 1881 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Hymeneal - Towsley-Calkins - On April 27th, at 1 o'clock, p.m., one of as pleasant gatherings is ever assembled was held at the resident of Nelson Calkins, Perch River, New York, to witness the marriage of their only daughter, Jennie, to Dr. W. D. Towsley, of Holmesville, New York. Between sixty and seventy guests were assembled at the appointed time, the bridal party entered, headed by Miss Frankie Moore, of Pulaski and Mrs. Hattie Calkins, sister-in-law of the bride, accompanying the bride, followed by the groom accompanied by Messrs. Frank and Marcellus Calkins, brothers of the bride. The Rev. Phelps of Taberg, offered prayer, and the Rev. S. F. Danforth of Plessis, in his most excellent and appropriate manner, joined the happy pair in holy matrimony. Then followed the congratulations, wishing the happy pair a long, prosperous journey through life with great happiness. Letters of congratulation and regret were received from others. The presents were beautiful and appropriate. The doors were shortly afterward thrown open and a long table spread with the riches of delicacies presented which was soon surrounded. The Rev. A. M. Woodruff returned thanks to "the giver of every good and perfect gift." All sped on with a true ring of a marriage bell. The bride and groom were accompanied by friends to the 5:10 train, and left for the self with best wishes and a Godspeed. The newly married couple is well and favorably known in Pulaski, both having been students in Pulaski Academy.

    William married Genevieve Jennie French in 1894. Genevieve (daughter of Gould French and Rosealtha Towsley) was born on 14 Apr 1874 in Albion Twp, Oswego County, New York; died on 22 May 1952. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  7. 15.  Genevieve Jennie French was born on 14 Apr 1874 in Albion Twp, Oswego County, New York (daughter of Gould French and Rosealtha Towsley); died on 22 May 1952.

    Notes:

    The Pulaski Democrat., May 29, 1952, Page 6, Image 6

    Children:
    1. Howard L Tousley was born about 1907 in New York; died in Jan 1987 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA.
    2. Harold Towsley
    3. Edna Katherine Tousley was born about 1903 in United States; died before 1974.
    4. Elsie Genevieve Tousley was born on 31 Mar 1911 in Albion Town, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 27 Sep 1981 in Oswego County, New York, USA.
    5. 7. Eva R. Tousley was born on 21 Mar 1898 in New York; died in Feb 1974.
    6. Pearl Towsley was born in Nov 1895 in New York; died on 26 Sep 1900.
    7. Floyd William Tousley was born on 12 Aug 1898 in New York; died in Oct 1959.