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James Cooper 2138

  • Born: 6 Mar 1753, Moreland Twp., PA 2140
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Comly about 1792
  • Died: 1 May 1849, Oswego, Oswego, NY at age 96 2140

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Obituary: The Oswego Times, 3 May 1849, Oswego, Oswego, NY. 2141 James Cooper died at 8 p.m. last night at the residence of his son C.C. Cooper of this city, after a short illness, in the 97th year of his life, having been born in Bucks, PA on 6 March 1753.
He was brother of the late Judge William Cooper and uncle of James Fenimore Cooper.
Till within a few days Mr. Cooper retained in a remarkable degree the powers and faculties of an athletic frame and strong intellect. He emphatically belonged to the iron race of the Revolution, to an age gone by, and was the friend and intimate acquaintance of Washington.
At the commencement of the Revolution he served in the navy of Pennsylvania and subsequently in the militia of his native state, and participated in the hard fought battles of Monmouth and Germantown.


James married Sarah Comly, daughter of Henry Comly IV and Rachel Strickland, about 1792. (Sarah Comly was born 17 Aug 1768 in Abington Township, Philadelphia Co., PA 1282 and died in 1827 in Oswego, Oswego, NY 2139.)

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According to the Cooper Genealogy, James and Sarah had nine children, the youngest was named Strickland Cooper (Amos) after his grandmother's maiden name. Family search has more children (12). https://jfcoopersociety.org/biographic/genealogy/wrightgenealogy.html#1532

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