Category Archives: Cooper

The unknown children of Samuel Cooper and Hannah Steele of Barthomley

Samuel Cooper of Alsager, Cheshire, married Hannah Steele of Alsager on 19 November 1761 at St. Bertoline’s, Barthomley, Cheshire. The two of them would become not just my 6-greats grandparents, but also the ancestors of just about every Cooper in … Continue reading

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The wedding of Edward Turner and Martha Cooper

In my last post, I talked about finally finding out what happened to my 4 great grandmother,  Martha Cooper, nee Spode. She married Edward Turner, widower and bricklayer, at All Saints, Madeley, Staffordshire, on 19 September 1854. On the marriage … Continue reading

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Martha Cooper, nee Spode – what happened to her?

My 4 great grandparents on the Cooper line were William Cooper (1792-1852) and Martha Spode (b abt 1793 in Sandbach, Cheshire). They married 19 September 1814 in Barthomley, Cheshire; had 8 children (known to me); and William was killed by … Continue reading

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