Comments: The old patriarch of the family was Frederick Cooper. He was born in York Co. Penn and served in the Revolutionary War with a Penn. Company where he drove a service wagon taking supplies to George Washington's army. Then he left that service after those first battles, moved to Rowan Co., N.C., in 1780 where records of the county show he enlisted as a corporal in a Capt. Enoch's company. Later, under General Gates, he was captured by the British but managed to escape in a few days. He served under General Morgen at Cowpens atn Eutaw Springs. AFter the close of the war he married Dorothy Brown and moved to Wayne County, Ky. in 1799. He was the Grandfather (or Great grandfather of Anne Etta Cooper who married Joseph William Rector.
Spouse: Joseph William Rector (Married)
Children: Marshall Rector, Kansas William Rector, Etta Rector, Granville Simpson Rector, Elizabeth Rector, Joseph Rector