Thomas Cooper Family

Of Lawrence County, Arkansas


Thomas Cooper and Ibbie Mahala Willis married in Lawrence County, Arkansas on 20 August 1857. They remained in Lawrence County all of their lives. Thomas fought in the Civil War as a private in the 1st Arkansas Batallion. Thomas and Ibbie had six children, two girls and four boys. Two of their sons became druggists and one became a doctor.
If you find a match in this chart please contact Nancy Matthews and state the number after the name and where the chart was located. If you have a match with anyone on this chart, I will be glad to cross link with your chart.



1-- Thomas COOPER-5 (1835-1884)

 sp-Ibbie Mahala WILLIS-16 (1840-1911)

    2-- Nancy A. COOPER-17 (1858-1870)

    2-- Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" COOPER-18 (1861-1925)

     sp-John A. RHEA-24 (1854-1898)

        3-- Harry RHEA-23 (1879)

         sp-Julia MANSFIELD-25 (1885)

        3-- Annie L. RHEA-334 (1880)

         sp-James SURRIDGE-483 (1871)

            4-- Neoma SURRIDGE-484 (1900)

        3-- Lindsey "Linnie" Anna RHEA-254 (1883-1910)

         sp-William K. SURRIDGE-333 (1869-1903)

            4-- Rheamona SURRIDGE-212 (1902-1995)

             sp-Wister H. GREEN-383 (1896)

             sp-Morris G. LESS-213 (1886-1964)

         sp-George W. PONDER-512 (1883-1910)

     sp-James H. TURNER-180 (1862)

     sp-W.C. BUREL-281 (1870)

    2-- William Thomas COOPER-19 (1862)

     sp-Lena TEENOR-26 (1868)

    2-- James W. COOPER-20 (1865-1923)

     sp-Amanda-27 (1870-1915)

        3-- Robert Rhea COOPER-28 (1890-1946)

         sp-Maude THOMPSON-210 (1809)

            4-- James COOPER-211 (1911)

         sp-Myrtle Mae FRAY-30 (1892-1975)

            4-- Gerald Elmer COOPER-31 (1912-1976)

             sp-Opal Maxine HARRIS-51 (1918-1991)

                5-- Gerald Elmer COOPER-52

                 sp-Olivia HILL-495

                 sp-Doris-498

                5-- Renard COOPER-53 (1938)

                 sp-Joann-183 (1938)

            4-- James Noel COOPER-32 (1915-1978)

             sp-Evelyn HOLDER-54 (1920)

                5-- Nancy Lou COOPER-55 (1947)

                 sp-Donald Clay MATTHEWS-56 (1945)

            4-- Flora Evelyn COOPER-33 (1917-1984)

             sp-Claude William HARRIS-58 (1916-1976)

                5-- William Carl "Tooter" HARRIS-59 (1935-1977)

                 sp-Patricia Jean MCCLUSKEY-66 (1940)

                5-- Patricia Ann HARRIS-60 (1937)

                 sp-Melvin E. HICKS-74 (1928)

                5-- Noel Lee HARRIS-61 (1943-1989)

                 sp-Shirley Lee WADE-77 (1946)

                 sp-Lynda Lou CLIMER-82

                5-- Myrtle Maxine HARRIS-62 (1946)

                 sp-Billy Wayne BARR-88 (1943)

                5-- David Claude HARRIS-63 (1948)

                 sp-Kathy Inez HAYES-65

                5-- Melinda Diane HARRIS-64 (1955)

                 sp-Nickey Joe WEST-108 (1953)

         sp-Murnie-214

        3-- Claude L. COOPER-29 (1893-1960)

         sp-Madge SHIPP-34

            4-- Clive COOPER-35

            4-- Daughter COOPER-209

            4-- Clyde COOPER-330 (1924-1935)

    2-- Moses S. COOPER-21 (1870-1930)

     sp-Silla GRAVETT-36 (1870-1938)

        3-- Rennard R. COOPER-37 (1892-1946)

         sp-Sallye Marie PUCKETT-39 (1894-1982)

        3-- Loys V. COOPER-38 (1900-1953)

         sp-Clyde GARNEL-282 (1897)

         sp-Herbert H. TOLSON-283

    2-- Robert J. "Bob" COOPER-22 (1874-1929)

     sp-Mae MCCARROLL-40 (1874-1956)

        3-- Lereal O. COOPER-43 (1892)

         sp-Alta SWINDLE-50 (1900)

        3-- WILLIS S. COOPER-44 (1900-1933)

        3-- Margarette E. COOPER-45 (1909)

         sp-Henry M. RAINWATER-46 (1910)

            4-- Michael RAINWATER-47 (1947)

            4-- Robert "Bobby" RAINWATER-48 (1949)

            4-- Patty RAINWATER-49 (1951)


Many of the individuals on this page are buried in Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery in Walnut Ridge, Campbell, Arkansas. If you have a connection, I will be glad to give you additional information.

Nancy Matthews


Return to Nancy's Lawrence County Corner
Return to Lawrence Co. home page
Return to the Original Arkansas Genealogy Genweb Page