THOMAS AND BRIDGET COOPER
Thomas was born 1859 in Canada to William Cooper. He married Bridget who was born in New York.
In 1880, Thomas was living with his brother, Walter and his wife, Ellen and their daughter, Sarah Cooper in Lakefield Township. Also, living with them were another brother, John Cooper.
Thomas and Bridget were living in Lakefield Township when their son, Vernard Joseph who was born on May 27, 1890.
Thomas Cooper died April 5, 1892 in Lakefield Township of Typhoid Fever.
Vernard Cooper and his mother, Bridget Cooper in 1910 were living in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.
Vernard was married on July 17, 1915 to Margaret B. McCamm and was a fireman. He died September 9, 1939.
SOURCES: 1870, 1880 1910 United States Census; Vernard Joseph Cooper's birth record; Thomas Cooper's death record; Vernard Cooper's marriage record; and Vernard Cooper's death record.
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