Dora Cooper

b. 15 February 1863, d. 1948

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Census*Dora Cooper and Winfield Scott Deem appeared on the census; Winfield S Deem 68 carpenter, Dora Deem 67, William H Deem 45.1
Religion* At Stephenson Memorial Methodist church. 
Note*Dora Cooper
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Deem of 1712 1/2 Beaver Street observed their fifty-seventh wedding anniversary on Friday in their home when a group of relatives and friends gathered to extend their best wishes on the happy occasion. The observance was entirely informal. Their children and other relatives arrived today and enjoyed a dinner at noon as an additional observance of the well known couple's anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Deem, who were married November 8, 1883, are life long residents of Wood County. Mr. Deem was born at Chesterville, April 20, 1861, and Mrs. Deem was born near Mineral Wells, February 15, 1863. Both are members of pioneer families and Mrs. Deem is the great granddaughter of the Mr. Cooper who built the pioneer log cabin now used as a museum in the City Park. Mr. Deem drove one of the old horse drawn street cars here. He is a carpenter by trade, organized the first carpenter's union in Parkersburg and served as president until about a year ago when he retired because of ill health. Both are active in Stephenson Memorial Methodist church. They are the parents of ten children, eight of whom are living. They are, Carl, C. M. and H. L. Deem of Parkersburg, W. H. Deem, N. M. Deem, J. C. Deem and Mrs. J. W. Tedrick of Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. T. F. Tlaylor of Batlimore. A daughter, Eleanor and a son Richard are deceased. Mr. Deem says of their long wedded life, "They tied the knot tighter in those days and when you were married your stayed married." 
Burial*She was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Wood County, WV. 
Birth*She was born on 15 February 1863 at Mineral Wells, Wood County, WV. 
Marriage*She married Winfield Scott Deem, son of William Perry Deem and Canzada Barnes, on 8 November 1883 at Wood County, WV. 
Death*Dora Cooper died in 1948 at 1712 Beaver St, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV. 


Winfield Scott Deem b. 20 April 1861, d. 25 October 1944

Last Edited8 Apr 2010


  1. [S19] 1930 Census Wood County WV Parkersburg District.