First Generation

1. Rev. William1 Cooper (#117) was born Boston, Massachusetts 1694.

He married Judith Sewall. (Judith Sewall is #118.) .

William graduated from Harvard College in 1712. He became President of Harvard in 1737.

His wife, Judith Sewall, was the daughter of Chief-Justice Samuel Sewall of Massachusetts.

Rev. William Cooper was the Great-Grandfather of General Samuel Cooper.

Rev. William Cooper had the following child:

child + 2 i. John2 Cooper was born before June 13, 1757, the first event for which there is a recorded date.

Rev. William Cooper and Judith Sewall had the following children:

child 3 ii. William Cooper, Jr. (#120) (living status unknown).

child 4 iii. Rev. Samuel Cooper (#119) was born Boston, Massachusetts 1725. Rev. died December 23, 1783 Boston, Massachusetts, at 58 years of age. Rev. Cooper followed his father's footsteps and became President of Harvard College in 1774.

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