Cooper Turner Jr.1,2,3

ID# 16860, (1905 - 1974)
FatherCooper Turner2,3,4 (5 Jan 1871 - 2 Oct 1961)
MotherElizabeth Tuck Bacon2,5,6 (5 Oct 1874 - 14 Feb 1964)

Key Events:

Birth: 9 Dec 1905, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee7,8,9
Marriage: 29 Jun 1937, Shelby Co., Tennessee, Eugenia Amelia Morrison (19 Mar 1911 - 14 Sep 1983)10,11,12
Death: 13 Jun 1974, Shelby Co., Tennessee13,14,15
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee1
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Tuck Family
The Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Cooper Turner Jr. was born on 9 Dec 1905 in Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee.7,8,9 Cooper and Elizabeth were twins. He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee, in the household of his parents, Cooper Turner and Elizabeth Tuck Bacon.3 He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Memphis, Tennessee in the household of his parents.4 He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Memphis, Tennessee in the household of his parents.16
     Cooper married Eugenia Amelia Morrison, daughter of John J. Morrison and Amelia K. [surname unknown], on 29 Jun 1937 in Shelby Co., Tennessee, with Rev. Marion Schwaller officiating.10,11,12
     Cooper and Eugenia Amelia Morrison appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee, at 239 S. Watkins St., enumerated 5 Apr 1940, reporting that they owned a home valued at $4,500 and that they had lived in the same city in 1935. Their daughter Cooper was listed as living with them.17
     He was a lawyer in private practice. In 1940 he reported that he worked 48 hours the last week in March, and had worked 52 weeks the previous year, earning $3,500.16,17
     Cooper died on 13 Jun 1974 in Shelby Co., Tennessee, at age 68.13,14,15 He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee, in his grandparent's family plot.1

Children:
     Children with Eugenia Amelia Morrison:

  • Cooper Ann Turner17 (28 Apr 1938 - 1 Nov 1993)
  • baby girl Turner18 (31 May 1948 - 1 Jun 1948)

Citations

  1. [S1284] Matthew Lyddall & Martha W. Bacon family monument, Elmwood Cemetery.
  2. [S4169] Cooper Turner, Delayed Certificate of Birth.
  3. [S1210] Cooper Turner household, 1910 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Tennessee.
  4. [S1211] Cooper Turner household, 1920 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Tennessee.
  5. [S1210] Cooper Turner household, 1910 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Tennessee, shows the child as the son of Elizabeth's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  6. [S1211] Cooper Turner household, 1920 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Tennessee, shows the child as the son of Elizabeth's husband.
  7. [S4169] Cooper Turner, Delayed Certificate of Birth, shows date, city, and county.
  8. [S4167] Baby girl Turner, Certificate of Death, shows city and state.
  9. [S1210] Cooper Turner household, 1910 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Tennessee, shows age 4 and state.
  10. [S4171] Cooper Turner and Eugenia Amelia Morrison, marriage register, shows date and officiant.
  11. [S1284] Matthew Lyddall & Martha W. Bacon family monument, Elmwood Cemetery, they appear together on one face of the monument, apparently as husband and wife.
  12. [S4167] Baby girl Turner, Certificate of Death, shows them as her parents.
  13. [S1284] Matthew Lyddall & Martha W. Bacon family monument, Elmwood Cemetery, shows date.
  14. [S2070] Shelby County - Death Records 1949-2005, online, record for Cooper Turner, shows date, age 68, county and state.
  15. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Cooper Turner, Soc. Sec. No. 408-98-7228, shows month, year, and last residence as 38104 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.
  16. [S1213] Cooper Turner household, 1930 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Tennessee.
  17. [S4170] Cooper Turner Jr. household, 1940 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Tennessee.
  18. [S4167] Baby girl Turner, Certificate of Death.