George Robert Cooper of Collin Co. TX

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A photo of my husbands grgrgrandfather, dated about 1880. George Cooper (b. KY) married Elizabeth Farrell in 1843 in Missouri. He was a gold hunter in California, and fought in the CW, a Capt. in the Calvary, was a POW at Alton, ILL. His wife and her relatives all died of cholera during the war. He took the 8 children to Texas by boat, settling in Collin Co. He died and is buried in Sherman, Grayson Co. TX.
at Cooper, Van Alystne, Grayson Co., TX

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