Name: Henry COOPER
Birth: ABT 1674
Death: BEF 1716 in Pennsylvania
Change Date: 8 JUN 2009
HENRY COOPER/Couper, baptized by Anglican rites in Low Ellington, Yorkshire, Jan. 13, 1674/5. Evidently his parents became Quakers soon after his baptism.
Bucks County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 17th and 18th Centuries, Vol 2, Quaker Records: Falls and Middletown Monthly Meetings. by F. Edward Wright, 1993.
Henry Cooper, of Middletown Tp., m. 30th day of 9th month, 1703, Mary Buckman, dau. of William, of Newton Tp., co. aforesaid, at the house of William Twining, in Newtown Tp.
Henry was a Quaker and a blacksmith; will dated 1709, Philadelphia Co.says he is of Newtown, Pa.
Henry died in 1710 (age about 35) and Mary was left with five small children under 6 years old.
She remained a widow for about 6 years, then she m 2nd in 1716 to Lancelot Straughan (Strawhen/Strawn)
[Bucks County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 17th and 18th Centuries, Volume 2, Quaker Records: Falls and Middletown Monthly Meetings.Î F. Edward Wright, 1993]:
"Children of Henry and Mary (Buckman) Cooper: Henry Cooper b. 25th day of 11th month, 1707; John Cooper b. 19th day of 5th month, 1709."
Father: William COOPER b: 10 AUG 1649 in Snapt, Low Ellington, Yorkshire, England
Mary BUCKMAN b: 23 SEP 1680 in England, probably Billingshurst, Sussex
30 NOV 1703
in Newtown Twp, Bucks Co, Pa
- Ruth COOPER b: ABT 1704
- Sarah COOPER b: ABT 1705
- William COOPER b: ABT 1707
- Henry COOPER b: 25 JAN 1707 in Middleton (Pa?)
- John COOPER b: 19 APR 1709 in Middleton (Pa?)