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From: "John Speight" <>
Subject: Lina Hill Cooper Speight
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2005 12:01:59 -0500
Lina Hill Cooper Speight was my aunt. She passed away Thursday of this week
in Mt. Airy. Her funeral is tomorrow afternoon in Mt. Airy.
Below is her family of birth as I'm able to reconstruct it. I'd love to fill
in some of the blanks for her siblings and in-laws.
Any help would be appreciated.
Nephew of the late Claude Lemuel Speight and Lina Hill Cooper Speight.
Descendants of Henry Lewis Cooper
Generation No. 1
1. HENRY LEWIS4 COOPER (JETHRO JACOB3, CASWELL2, KIMBRELL1) was born
December 1865 in NC, and died Aft. 1930. He married MARTHA EUGENIA LOWDER
Abt. 1889. She was born June 1868 in NC, and died Bet. 1920 - 1930.
Notes for HENRY LEWIS COOPER:
In 1900 census for Tyson Twp, Stanly Co, NC. Mary Lowder as wife of Henry
Cooper info came from personal interview with Lina Hill Cooper Speight on
June 23, 2001 in Mt. Airy, NC. Wife Eugenia at 1900 census. 5 chidren born
bef 1900 census; 4 alive; 4 at home. In 1910 census for Tyson Twp, Stanly
Co, NC. ED 124. p. 9B. Hh # 156. Wife = Martha E. Bessie and George not in
household in 1910 census. In 1920 census for Tyson Twp, Stanly Co, NC. In
1930 census for Center Twp, Norwood, Kendall St, ED 5, Stanly co, NC. p. 7B.
Widowed. Daughter Mary 18 at home.
Children of HENRY COOPER and MARTHA LOWDER are:
i. BESSIE V.5 COOPER, b. February 1889, NC; m. MILLER.
ii. NOAH A. COOPER, b. May 02, 1892, NC; d. December
05, 1974, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC; m. UNK; d. Bef. 1974.
Notes for NOAH A. COOPER:
Widowed at time of death.
iii. GEORGE V. COOPER, b. December 1894, NC.
iv. MYRTLE H. COOPER, b. March 03, 1896, NC; d. December
07, 1992, Albemarle, Stanly Co, NC; m. WALTER L. CARPENTER; b. May 07, 1893,
NC; d. July 16, 1973, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC.
Notes for WALTER L. CARPENTER:
Resident of Albemarle, NC at time of death.
v. WILLIAM BROOKS COOPER, b. 1902, NC; m. TRULIA L.
MILLER, Abt. 1926; b. 1909, NC.
Notes for WILLIAM BROOKS COOPER:
In 1930 census for Tyson Twp, New Albemarle Rd, ED 22, Stanly Co, NC. p. 3B.
vi. STARLING VAN COOPER, b. 1904.
vii. ALTA MAE COOPER, b. 1906, NC; m. ROBERT L. WARD,
Abt. 1928; b. 1901, FL.
Notes for ROBERT L. WARD:
In 1930 census for Albemarle Twp, Badin, Spruce St, ED 15, Stanly Co, NC. p.
5B. Foreman at aluminum plant. No children.
viii. LINA HILL COOPER, b. January 16, 1908, Stanly Co,
NC; d. March 17, 2005, Mt. Airy, Surry Co, NC; m. CLAUDE LEMUEL SPEIGHT,
June 10, 1926; b. December 03, 1904, Stanly Co, NC; d. December 09, 1997,
Mt. Airy, Surry Co, NC.
Notes for LINA HILL COOPER:
Lina Hill Cooper Speight
MOUNT AIRY - Mrs. Lina Hill Cooper Speight, 97, of Mount Airy, the widow of
Claude Lemuel Speight, passed away Friday, March 18, 2005, at Hugh Chatham
Nursing Center in Elkin. Mrs. Speight was born Jan. 16, 1908, in Stanly
County, to the late Henry and Katherine Lowder Cooper. She was a homemaker
and a faithful member of First Baptist Church until her health declined. She
became a member of Mount Airy Chapter No. 18 Order of the Eastern Star in
1944, and was past worthy matron in 1952. Mrs. Speight was also a member of
Mountain View Garden Club. She is survived by three daughters and
sons-in-law, Claudine and Calvin Belton, Rocelle and Tom Hart, all of Mount
Airy, and Sylvia and Wesley Hunsucker of Rural Hall; a son and
daughter-in-law, George A. and Maude Speight of Mount Airy; 10
grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. In
addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Speight was preceded in death by
four sisters, Bessie Miller, Myrtle Carpenter, Alta Mae Ward and Mary
Whitley; and three brothers, Van Cooper, Noah Cooper and Brooks Cooper. A
service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Speight will be held at the graveside,
at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Skyline Memory Gardens. The service
will be conducted by Dr. Roger Gilbert. The family will receive friends from
3 p.m. until the time to go to the cemetery for the service Sunday at Moody
Funeral Home of Mount Airy. The family requests that those who choose to
honor her life, to send memorials to the First Baptist Church Building Fund
or Bus Fund, 714 N. Main St., Mount Airy, NC 27030.
More About LINA HILL COOPER:
Burial: Skyline Cem, Mt. Airy, Surry Co, NC
Notes for CLAUDE LEMUEL SPEIGHT:
In 1930 census for Mt. Airy Twp, Mt. Airy Town, Merritt St, ED 11, Surry Co,
NC. p. 13A. Occupation: Machinist in hosiery mill.
More About CLAUDE LEMUEL SPEIGHT:
Burial: Skyline Cem, Mt. Airy, Surry Co, NC.
ix. MARY COOPER, b. 1911; m. WHITLEY.
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