James Fenimore Cooper

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James Fenimore Cooper

Author of Last of the Mohicans


    Elizabeth Fenimore

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    • 2nd Generation — Mother of James Fenimore Cooper
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    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1752 
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    • Death Date:
    • 15 Sep 1817 
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    • Christ Churchyard, Cooperstown, Otsego, New York 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 12 Nov 1774 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Burlington, Burlington Co., New Jersey 
    • Notes: 
    • Some sources give the marriage date for William Cooper and Elizabeth Fenimore as 12 DEC 1775. This appears to be in error.

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  • Sources for Elizabeth Fenimore

    • 2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register , (New England Historic and Genealogical Society ), 1957, Vol. 111, p. 280.
    • 3 New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1683-1802 , Vol. 22, p. 145, Marriage record for William Cooper and Elizabeth Fenimore, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 4 Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association: The Eighteenth Annual Meeting . . . , Vol. 16 , Unknown: New York State Historical Association (1917) , 199-200, 203, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 5 Cooper, James Fenimore , The Legends and Traditions of a Northern County , New York and London: The Knickerbocker Press (1921) , 233, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 6 Cooper, William and James Fenimore Cooper , A Guide in the Wilderness or the History of the First Settlements in the Western Counties o f New York , Rochester, New York: Printed for George P. Humphrey (1897) , i, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 7 Cutter, William Richard , Genealogical and Family History of Central New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her Peop le . . ., Vol. 3 , New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1912) , 1576-1577, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 8 Ogden, Mary Depue, et. al. , Cyclopedia of New Jersey Biography: Memorial and Biographical, Vol. 1 , New York: American Historical Society, Inc. (1921) , 310, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 9 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society , New York Genealogical and Biographical Record , 1884, Vol. 15, p. 10.