Captain Cooper

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Born in Stokes, Logan, Ohio, USA on 4 May 1895 to William Cooper and Emma R Myers. Captain married Inez Valentine and had 3 children. He passed away on 1 Apr 1959 in Marion, Ohio, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Cooper"

English: occupational name for a maker and repairer of wooden vessels such as barrels, tubs, buckets, casks, and vats, from Middle English couper, cowper (apparently from Middle Dutch kuper, a derivative of kup ‘tub’, ‘container’, which was borrowed independently into English as coop). The prevalence of the surname, its cognates, and equivalents bears witness to the fact that this was one of the chief specialist trades in the Middle Ages throughout Europe. In America, the English name has absorbed some cases of like-sounding cognates and words with similar meaning in other European languages, for example Dutch Kuiper.

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