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McCLAIN CEMETERY, (near Maury line) LEWIS COUNTY TENNESSEE


COOPER, Alexander Duval, 11 Sept. 1838 Maury Co., Tn. - 29 Nov 1860 Lewis Co., Tn.(son of Col. 
Robert Melville & Catherine Cooper Cooper; (Private, Company H, 3rd Clack's Tennessee Infantry - C.S.A.; 
mar. Mary (Mollie) E. Johnston. When Capt. Theodore Cooper was organizing his company, both his twin 
brothers, Alexander and Samuel joined him. They were encamped at Bowling Green, Ky.; Alexander 
became ill with the measles and his brother sent him back home on furlough. He never recovered and 
died in the summer. Mollie Johnston, who was said to have been his cousin, bore his only child, and a 
son, after he died. When the boy was 5 she married Fountain E.P. McBride. The son was Alexander 
Cooper, he died in 1862; brother to: Albert Gallatin, Paris, John Hamilton, William McAdams, Eleanor 
Jane Cooper Houser, James Carlisle, Mary Catherine Cooper Williams, Henry Augustus, Robert Theodore, 
Thomas Simpson, Sarah Elizabeth Cooper Pickard, Alexander Duval, Samuel Gwin, Leander Bruce and 
Alfred Theodorick Cooper.)
Photo sent in by Mary Bob McClain Richardson 6/14/05.