F, b. 27 December 1835, d. 1 November 1934
Harriet Cooper, age 90, 1925
Amy Harriet Marshall
was born on 27 December 1835 at North Carolina. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of William Marshall's
household; Marshall, William, head, 42/m, real estate valued at $400, Nancy, 44/f, John, 19/m, Joseph F., 16/m, Harriet, 14/f,all born North Carolina, Elizabeth, 12/f, Francis, 8/f, William S., 6/m, all born Alabama. Amy Harriet Marshall married Sylvester Cooper
, son of Cader Cooper
and Sarah Byars
, on 2 February 1852 at Houston, Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The 1880 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Sylvester Cooper
's household; Cooper, Sylvester, head, w/m/49, farmer, maimed-yes, born Alabama, father born North Carolina, mother born Alabama. She is listed on tax rolls as having 48 1/2 acres of land, horses, mules, cattle and hogs. 1896 DeWitt County, Texas. Amy Harriet Cooper applied for Confederate Soldier Pension, stating that she was 63 years old on December 27, 1898, resided in Terryville, DeWitt County, Texas since July 1, 1875, was married to Sylvester Cooper on February 2, 1853, at Houston, Mississippi, that Sylvester died on May 15, 1883, that he was in the 17th Mississippi Infantry, Company A, enlisted March, 1862, lost his leg in battle in October 1864, did not get home till after the war; sold a half interest in 56 acres of land in DeWitt County, received $175.00 on October 27, 1897; that she came to Texas in 1866 and signed by Harriett Cooper, witnessed by D. W. Dass and J. C. Cooper. A Certificate of County Judge and County Commissioners is attached. An Application for Mortuary Warrant is also attached stating that Mrs. Harriett Cooper, pensioner of the State of Texas, file number 5093, died on November 1, 1934 in the home of Marshall J. Cooper, son, residing at 111 Anderson St., Houston, Texas on 22 December 1899. The 1900 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper's
household; Cooper, Marshall, head, w/m/Aug 1872/27/married 1 year, born Texas, father born Mississippi, mother born Mississippi, farmer, rent, farm, Addie, wife, w/f/1876/24/married 1 year, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Harriet, mother, w/f/1835/65/widowed, born Mississippi, father and mother born Mississippi.
The 1910 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper
's household; Cooper, Marshall, head, m/w/37, married 10 years, born Texas, father and mother born Alabama, farmer, renter, Addie M., wife, f/w/34, 7 children, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Amy G., daughter, f/w/9, born Texas, Effie, f/w/8, born Texas, Sylvester, son, m/w/6, born Texas, Earl W.m/w/4, born Texas, Lee D., son, m/w/2, born Texas, Jewell, daughter, f/w/ 0/12, born Texas, Newell, son, m/w/0/12, born Texas, Amy H, mother, f/w/74, 7 children, 5 alive, born Alabama, father and mother born North Carolina. The 1930 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper
's household; Cooper, Marshall, head, renter, monthly rent 20, married, age at first marriage 28, cannot read and write, night watchman, textile mill, Mary A, wife, f/w/54, age at first marriage 24, can read and write, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Lee, son, m/w/22, born Texas, insurance agent, Jewel, daughter, f/w/20,born Texas, textile mill filler, Harper, son, m/w/17, born Texas, textile mill napper. Amy Harriet Cooper died on 1 November 1934 at Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 98 of cardiac insufficiency and senility and was buried at Hebron Cemetery.