John Cooper


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1. Maria Amelia Eisenhart

John Cooper 1

  • Marriage (1): Maria Amelia Eisenhart

  Noted events in his life were:

1. was a witness to the book of Maria Amelia Eisenhart 1940: The Geist Relation. 2 2 Amelia Eisenhart-Cooper (14-4) a daughter of Mary Geist--Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Leck Hill, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on ____ and died in Shamokin, Northumberland County about 1872. She is buried in the Shamokin Cemetery on a lot about ten feet square with corner post marked "C" and the records of the cemetery show that this lot was bought by a John Cooper about 1872. There is no tombstone. She died at what they called the black-spotted fever. Some people became sick in the evening and before daylight the next morning they had died. Well it is said that this Amelia Eisenhart--Cooper (14-4) passed away that way and they buried those people very quickly. She was buried in a hurry without any services at all. She was a housewife and had the public school education. She married John Cooper (14-4) on ___ and they had two children. John Cooper (14-4) died about 1876 in what is known as the Irish Valley but after searching for his grave we were disappointed and did not find it. Their children were
1 - Mary Cooper
2 - Agnes Cooper

John married Maria Amelia Eisenhart, daughter of Jonas Eisenhart and Anna Maria Geist. (Maria Amelia Eisenhart was born on 23 Mar 1842 in Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA 3, christened on 16 Apr 1842 in Upper Mahanoy Twp.: Howerter's Church, Northumberland, PA 3 and died in 1872 in Shamokin, Northumberland, PA 2.)


1 Floyd, J.L, <i>Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County</i> (1911 online at, Page 645.

2 Geist, A. Frank, <i>The Geist Relation, 200 years in America</i> (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), page 282.

3 Conrad, Tim, <i>Genealogists Guide to Howerter's Church, Northumberland County (including early Himmel Church records)</i> (
Mahantongo Roots #1.0, 3 Dec 1996 Copyright 1996, Tim Conrad Distribute Freely at no charge, intact.).

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