Husband: Enos M. COOPER (C160)
Born: AUG 1818 at: , Madison, KY Married: 11 JAN 1844 at: Covington, Kenton Co, KY Died: 25 JUN 1863 at: Nashville, , TN Father: Mother: Other Spouses:
Wife: Rachel K. COOPER (C160)
Born: 1823 at: , , IN Died: at: Father: Mother: Other Spouses:
Name: Benjamin Franklin COOPER Born: 1 AUG 1844 at: Covington, , KY Married: 22 JUL 1874 at: Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, OH Died: 1 NOV 1911 at: Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, OH Spouses: Susan GRINDLE NOTES
Name: Cordelia COOPER Born: 1846 at: Covington, Kenton Co, KY Married: at: Died: at: Spouses:


Enos M. COOPER was born about August 1818 in Madison County, Kentucky. On 11 January 1844 he married Rachel K. COOPER in Covington (Kenton County) Kentucky. James ARNOLD, a Justice of the Peace, performed the ceremony. Two children (1 boy and 1 girl) were born to this couple. The family moved to Cincinnati (Hamilton County) Ohio, about 1855.

On 23 August 1862 Mr. COOPER and his son Benjamin Franklin COOPER both enlisted in Company 'L' of the 4th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. At his enlistment Enos COOPER is described as; age 44, height 5 feet 10 inches, light complexion, blue eyes and brown hair. His occupation at enlistment is given as teamster. Although listed as a private on the Muster-in-Roll, he is listed as a corporal on the rest of the rolls.

Enos COOPER was wounded in the right arm in battle at Middleton, Tennessee, on 22 May 1863. He was taken to the field hospital at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where typhoid fever set in and he died 25 June 1863, aged 44 years and 10 months. He was interred in the National Cemetery (grave number 1015) at Stone River, Tennessee. His widow, Rachel K. COOPER, applied for a widow's pension and was granted $8.00 per month commencing 25 June 1863.


  1. Newspaper Article - Benjamin F. COOPER html linkpdf linkphoto link; National Tribune, Washington, D.C., Thursday, 25 April 1912, p. 3.
  2. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 - 1866 html linkpdf linkphoto linkphoto linkphoto link. Volume XI. p. 228 (Enos M. COOPER), p. 229 (Benjamin F. COOPER), p. 768 (Enos M. COOPER).
  3. 1860 Census - Enos and Rachel COOPER photo link; Cincinnati, (Hamilton), Ohio (M653.971, ward 4, p. 161, line 17, house 558, family 1262).
  4. Civil War Military Records - Enos M. COOPER html linkpdf link.
  5. Civil War Widows Pension Records - Rachel K. COOPER html linkpdf link.
  6. Death Certificate - Benjamin F. COOPER html linkpdf linkphoto link; 2 November 1911; Ohio (#5545).
  7. Newspaper Obituary - Benjamin F. COOPER html linkpdf link; Cincinnati Enquirer, November 1911.
  8. Graves Registration Card - Benjamin F. COOPER html linkpdf linkphoto link; Cincinnati, (Hamilton), Ohio.
  9. Military Discharge Papers - Benjamin F. COOPER html linkpdf linkphoto linkphoto linkphoto link; recorded in Book 1, Page 351?