John COOPER 1827-1873 & Johanna McCARTHY 1829-1895

Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

John COOPER was born 1827 Suffolk, England and married Johanna McCARTHY b. 1829 Limerick, Ireland in 1855 at Portland and had the following family...

  1. John Walter COOPER b. 1858 Merino, m. Emily SHEPHERD;
  2. Catherine COOPER b. 1861 Digby d. 1880;
  3. William COOPER b. 1864 Digby, m. Matilda HANCOCK;
  4. Richard COOPER b. 1867 Digby, m. Bridget SULLIVAN.
    1. William John COOPER, b. 1897, Digby, Vic, d. 1942
      • WW1 1st AIF, Dvr 57083, 3rd S.C. Sqn
      • enlisted 26-01-1918, RTA 16-07-1919
      • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 84, planted by Miss R COOPER
      • Glenorchy Estate Soldier Settler
    2. Eugene Richard COOPER, b. 1899, Digby, Vic;
    3. Catherine Jean COOPER, b. 1900, Digby, Vic;
    4. Cleave Rowland McCarthy COOPER, b. 1906, Digby, Vic.

R. COOPER was listed as one of the buyers of the first Digby town allotments.

John COOPER died in 1873 and his widow Johanna married Joseph POVEY in 1874.


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