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Edmund Cooper was born 1 December 1542 in Arlesey, Bedfordshire, England to Michael Cooper (1510-1556) and Elizabeth Page (1515-1569) and died 4 January 1619 Henlow, Bedfordshire, England of unspecified causes. He married Mary Wyne (1543-1598) 14 August 1564 JL in Arlesey, Bedfordshire, England.

Biography

Edmund was a son of Michael Cooper & Elizabeth Page.

He was baptised on 1 Dec 1542 at Arlesey, Bedfordshire, England.

Marriage & Family

1st Marriage : Mary Wyne

He was married on 14 Aug 1564 at Arlesey, Bedfordshire, England to Mary Wyne.

They had 10 children:

  1. Elizabeth Cooper (1565)
  2. Joan Cooper (1567 - 1567)
  3. Michael Cooper (1571 - 1598) - md 1) Alice Squier, md 2) Elizabeth Morton
  4. Benjamin Cooper (1575 - 1657) - md Rose Haggis
  5. Martha Cooper (1578-1654) - md James Sampson - their son Henry Sampson (1604-1684) traveled on the Mayflower at age 16 with their aunt.
  6. John Cooper (1580) = md Mary
  7. Thomas Cooper (1583 - 1675) - md 1) Mary Raynor. md 2) Sarah Slye
  8. Ann Cooper (c1584-1621) - md Edmund Tilley - both traveled on Mayflower to Plymouth Colony and died the first winter there. Their neice & nephew survived.
  9. Mary Cooper (1588 - 1590)
  10. Robert Cooper (1591-) - md: Joan Gresham - parents of Humility Cooper (1619-1638), who sailed on the Mayflower at age 1 with their aunt.

2nd Marriage: Dorothy Mansfield

After the death of his 1st wife, he was married 2nd on 30 Jan 1600 at Henlow, Bedfordshire, England to Dorothy Mansfield.

Edmund was buried on 4 Jan 1619 at Henlow, Bedfordshire, England. (4 Jan 1618 Old Style)




Children



Offspring of Edmund Cooper and Mary Wyne (1543-1598)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeh Cooper (1565-)
Joan Cooper (1567-)
Michale Cooper (1571-1598)
Benjamin Cooper (1575-1657)
Martha Cooper (1578-1654) 15 March 1578 Henlow, Bedfordshire, England 17 August 1654 Henlow, Bedfordshire, England James Sampson (1574-1639)
John Cooper (1580-)
Thomas Cooper (1583-1675)
Ann Cooper (c1584-1621) 7 November 1585 Henlow, Bedfordshire, England January 1621 Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Edward Tilley (c1588-1621)
Mary Cooper (1588-1590)
Robert Cooper (1591-) 1591 Henlow, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom 9999 England, United Kingdom Joan Gresham (c1592-1619)










Siblings

References

  • Humility Cooper - Wikipedia
  • Edmund Cooper - FindAGrave Memorial #44835439
  • Note: Sources: The American Genealogist, vol. 52 (1976) pages 198 to 208; The Genealogist, vol.6 (1985) pages 166-186, Robert Leigh Ward

Burial: St Mary Churchyard - Henlow -Central Bedfordshire Unitary Authority Bedfordshire, England Plot: NO GRAVESTONE Leiden Separatists

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