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James Cooper

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James Cooper
Born in Virginiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after in Washington County, NCmap
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Categories: American Revolution Veterans | Washington District.

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Daughters of the American Revolution

COOPER, JAMES
Service: NORTH CAROLINA
Rank: SOLDIER
Birth: 1732 VIRGINIA
Death: Aft 1776 WATAUGA SETTLEMENT NORTH CAROLINA
Service Description: 1) UNDER SEVIER
Residence: WATAUGA SETTLEMENT,NORTH CAROLINA
Spouse: PATIENCE COBB
SIGNED WATAUGA PETITION

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James was born in 1732. James Cooper ... He passed away after 1776. [1]

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  1. Entered by Kari Lemons, Jun 19, 2013

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On April 5, 2014 M. Gaulden wrote:

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On February 8, 2014 Debbie Roman wrote:

James died on 21 July 1776. James & a young boy, Samuel Moore, went outside the fort at Watagua searching for wood to cover a hut. They were near the mouth of Gap Creek and were attacked by Cherokee Indians. James tried to escape by jumping in the river, but was caught, killed & scalped.

Source: Ramsey's Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century (1853)[Ramsey's Annals Home] - Chapter II: Watauga--Its Settlement and Government - Page 158




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