CRANFORD HOLLOW RD, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
The memorial for Mary A. Cooper. Stone is fallen from its base.
COOPER, Mary A., 2 Oct 1832 - 1 Sep 1916. (single, daughter of Jonathan Cooper. native of SC. Obit. says she died 31 Aug 1918.)
On 8 Nov 1875, Jonathan Cooper deeded to his daughter Mary (Molly) Anderson Cooper , fifty acres in fee simple, being the land on which he resided. The deed was witnessed by R.A. Ogilvie, Jr., W.H. Mitchell, and his nephew, Robert O Smith. At this time she was the only single daughter that was living, and she had made a home for him and had never married, devoting her time to him and her single brothers. (Deed Gift recorded in Bk. 2-Y, p. 435 Maury Co. Tn.) She was named for her father's sister, Mary (Cooper) Anderson.
Compiled by Mary Bob McClain who descends from the brother of this Cooper family. Photo by Wayne Austin who visited here 13 Jan 2009.