NameAlonzo Cooper , C160, 424
Birth4 Oct 1835, Biddeford, York County, Maine
Death20 Mar 1898, Fort Jones, Siskiyou County, California
BurialMar 1898, Auburn, California
OccupationMiner & Farmer
Remarks5'9 1/2" Tall, Brown Hair & Blue Eyes
FatherAndrew Cooper , 509 (1792-1873)
MotherMehitable B. White , 510 (1797-1863)
Birth16 Jul 1841, Otisfield, Cumberland Co, Maine
Death11 Dec 1895, Christian Valley, Placer County, California
BurialDec 1895, Auburn, California
FatherEdward Lowell , 426 (1803-1874)
MotherSally Edes , 537 (1802-1861)
Family ID107
Marriage16 Apr 1863, Otisfield, ME107
ChildrenCharles Mede , 436 (1863-1914)
 George M , 427 (1862-1891)
 Edward Lowell , 428 (1867-1937)
 Mary (Addie) , 423 (1872-1944)
Notes for Alonzo Cooper
According to the 'History of Nevada County, 1880': Cooper, Alonzo - a resident of Lowell Hill.

He was born in 1835 and in 1854 came to California and worked in Nevada City as a stone mason until 1858. He then went to Liberty Hill. He was one of the former owners of the 'Swamp Angel' claims. He has held the office of School Trustee of the Liberty Hill District. In 1863 he married Miss Mary Lowell, a native of Maine, and has three sons and one daughter.

Placer Herald, Auburn, Thursday, 3-24-1898
Death of Alonzo Cooper

On Sunday last the last summons came to Alonzo Cooper, near Ft. Jones, Siskiyou county, whither he had gone only a few weeks since, to engage in mining. There pneumonia took hold of him and after an illness of almost a week, the end came.

Mr. Cooper came to California in 1854 from Maine, that being his native State. In 1862 he returned to Biddeford, Me., and the following year maried Mary A. Lowell, a sister of J. M. Lowell of this city. They came to California and he engaged in farming and mining; he was one of the original locators of the Swam Angel mine in Nevada County. On December 11, 1895, Mrs. Cooper died and three children survive the parents, Mrs. Addie Glover, who resides near Clipper Gap; Charles, a freght conductor between Sacramento and Truckee; and Ed., who works for Ed. Bryce. The last named was called to his father's bedside thursday and was with him when he died.

Mr. Cooper came to Placer county about twenty years ago and purchased the property knows as the Sam Cogswell farm near Clipper Gap. The remains were brought here and the funeral service took place Tuesday afternoon, Rev. H.E. Burgess officiating. The floral pieces were very beautiful sent by brother empoyees of Charles.
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