Cooper, (Child of William B.) d. 11 Jun 1866 1 yr. 5 mos. R 58 S 67
Cooper. On the night of the 11th instant, Janie Skerving, infant daughter of William B. and Julia Cooper, aged 17 months.
     The great Jehovah from above
     An angel bright did send
     And took my harmless little dove
     To joys that never end.
The funeral will take place from the residence of her parents, 603 12th street south, Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock. The friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend.
  Cooper, Alberta d. 30 Dec 1974 83 yrs. R 31A S 148
Cooper, Alberta. On Monday, December 30, 1974, Alberta Cooper of 1456 Spring rd. n.w. She is survived by one sister; one sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. From 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, January 6, friends may call at the Johnson & Jerkins Funeral Home, Inc., 4804 Georgia ave. n.w., where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, at 10 a.m. Interment Congressional Cemetery.
  Cooper, Alice Rita d. 21 Feb 1933 62 yrs. R 164 S 237
Cooper. On Tuesday, February 21, 1933, at Garfield Hospital, Alice Rita, beloved wife of Charles C. Cooper. Funeral services at her late residence, 1305 Shepherd street northwest, on Thursday, February 23, at 11 a.m. Interment at Congressional Cemetery.
  Cooper, Austin M. d. 22 Jul 1952 81 yrs. R 50 S 279
Cooper, Austin M. On Tuesday, July 22, 1952, at his residence, 4603 Walsh st., Bethesda, Md., Austin M. Cooper, husband of Bertie W. Cooper and father of Mrs. Anna C. Crasson of Chevy Chase, Md.; Mrs. Virginia C. Upchurch of Waldorf, Md.; Mr. Julian W. Cooper of Arlington, Va., and Mr. Elbert M. Cooper of Selma, Ala. Friends may call at Gawler's Chapel, 1756 Pa. Ave. n.w., where services will be held on Friday, July 25, at 2 p.m. Interment Congressional Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be sent to the Central Union Mission, 613 C st. n.w.

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  Cooper, Austin R. d. 4 Sep 1930 81 yrs. R 50 S 278
Cooper, Austin R. Suddenly, on Thursday, September 4, 1930, at Emergency Hospital, Austin R., beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Austin M. Cooper of 816 21st st. n.w. Funeral from the above residence on Saturday, September 6, at 3 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Interment at Congressional Cemetery.
  Cooper, Bertie C. d. 1 May 1963 91 yrs. R 50 S 279
Cooper, Bertie. On Wednesday, May 1, 1963, at her residence, 4502 Walsh st., Chevy Chase, Md., Bertie Cooper, wife of the late Austin M. Cooper, mother of Mrs. Anna C. Brassor, Mrs. Virginia C. Upchurch, Julian W. Cooper and Elbert M. Cooper. She also is survived by six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Gawler's Chapel, Wisconsin ave. at Harrison st. n.w., after 12 noon Thursday, May 2 (parking on premises), where services will be held on Saturday, May 4, at 2 p.m. Interment Congressional Cemetery.

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  Cooper, Carrie U. d. 2 Feb 1958 85 yrs. R 64 S 292
Cooper, Carrie U. On Sunday, February 2, 1958, at her residence, 815 Maryland ave. n.e., Carrie U. Cooper, wife of the late Wendell A. Cooper; mother of Mrs. Gladys S. Green, William A., Wendell E. and Raymond C. Cooper. Also survived by nineteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home, 4th st. and Massachusetts ave. n.e., until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 5. Mass will be offered at St. James Episcopal Church, 222 8th st. n.e. at 10 a.m. Interment Congressional Cemetery.

Cooper, Carrie U. Officers and members of Loyalty Council, No. 19, Daughters of America, are hereby notified of the death of Sister Carrie U. Cooper, past councilor. Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home, 4th st. and Massachusetts ave. n.e.
     Eleanore Jackson, Councilor
          Eunice J. Getings, Rec. Secy.
  Cooper, David d. 21 Sep 1920 18 yrs. R 162 S 205
Cooper. Tuesday, September 21, 1920, at 5 a.m., David, beloved son of Richard P. and Sarah Morgan Cooper, aged 18 years. Funeral services will be held at the family residence, 706 East Capitol st., Thursday, September 23, at 11 a.m. Friends invited to attend. Interment in Congressional cemetery.
  Cooper, Ebbieline B. d. 1 Apr 1954 76 yrs. R 35 S 248
Cooper. Tuesday, September 21, 1920, at 5 a.m., David, beloved son of Richard P. and Sarah Morgan Cooper, aged 18 years. Funeral services will be held at the family residence, 706 East Capitol st., Thursday, September 23, at 11 a.m. Friends invited to attend. Interment in Congressional cemetery.
  Cooper, Edgar P. d. 17 Aug 1875 43 yrs. R 6 S 147
Cooper. On the 17th inst., Edgar P. Cooper, aged 43. Funeral will take place from his late residence, No. 819 E street southeast on Thursday, 19th inst. At 4 o'clock. Friends and relatives of the family are invited to attend.

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  Cooper, Edmund d. 24 Nov 1908 22 yrs. R 99 S 121
Cooper. On Tuesday afternoon, November 24, 1908, Edmond H.S. Cooper, beloved son of William H. and Sarah J. Cooper, aged 22 years 2 months and 4 days. Funeral will take place from his parents residence, 303 L street southeast, Friday, November 27 at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends of the family invited.
  Cooper, Georgie B. d. 16 Mar 1878 2 mos. R 58 S 67
Cooper. Suddenly on the morning of the 16th March 1878, Georgie B., infant son of William B. and Julia Cooper aged 2 months.
     God needed one more angel child
     Amidst his shining band;
     And so He bent, with loving smiles
     And clasped our darling's hand.
  Cooper, Harriet d. 6 May 1891 83 yrs. R 72 S 206
Cooper. On Wednesday, May 6, 1891, at 8:30 p.m., Mrs. Harriet Cooper, relict of the late Wm. Cooper, in the 84th year of her age. Funeral services at her late residence, 930 D street southwest, on Saturday at 11 o'clock a.m. No flowers.
  Cooper, Harry DeCamp d. 4 Sep 1873 10 mos. R 58 S 67
Cooper. On the morning of the 4th, Harry De Camp, infant son of William B. and Julia Cooper, aged 10 months. Four little ones in heaven. Funeral will take place from the residence of his parents, No. 338, 6th street s.e. at 4 1/2 o'clock, 5th inst. Relatives and friends are invited.
  Cooper, Harry Earnest d. 3 Oct 1875 3 mos. R 58 S 67
Cooper. On the morning of the 3d instant, Harry Earnest, infant son of William B. and Julia Cooper, aged 3 months.
     A little life ended
     We tried hard to save,
     A little bud blighted,
     That much promise gave.
The funeral will take place from the residence of his parents, No. 122 Virginia avenue southwest, Tuesday, October 5, at 2 o'clock p.m.
  Cooper, J. Herschel d. 30 Nov 1948 68 yrs. R 35 S 247
Cooper, J. Herschel. Suddenly, on Tuesday, November 30, 1948, at Georgetown University Hospital, J. Herschel Cooper of 2451 39th pl. n.w., the beloved husband of Ebbieline B. Cooper. Remains resting at the S.H. Hines Co. Funeral Home, 2901 14th st. n.w., until 12 noon Friday, December 3; thence to the United Brethren Church, 1700 North Capitol st., where Mr. Cooper will lie in state. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Interment Congressional Cemetery.

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  Cooper, James E. d. 27 Oct 1927 63 yrs. R 58 S 69
Cooper. Suddenly on Thursday, October 27, 1927, James E. Cooper, husband of Laura E. Cooper. Funeral (private) from Wise's undertaking establishment on Monday, October 31.

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  Cooper, James H. d. 15 Feb 1910 62 yrs. 7 mos. 12 days R 82 S 55
Cooper. Suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 1910 at 6:30 a.m. at his residence, 1246 11th street southwest, James H. Cooper, beloved husband of Lillian L. Cooper and father of Lillian Cooper. Funeral from the parlor of S.H. Hines undertaker, 1715 14th street northwest at 10 o'clock a.m. Friday Feb. 18.

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  Cooper, Jane Amanda d. 17 Feb 1904 48 yrs. R 72 S 207
Cooper. On Wednesday morning, February 17, 1904, at 10 minutes after 7 o'clock, Jane Amanda Cooper daughter of the late William and Harriet Cooper. Services at her late residence, 923 Maryland ave. southwest on Saturday afternoon, February 20 at 2:30 o'clock. Interment private.
  Cooper, John W. d. 26 Jun 1908 49 yrs. R 58 S 69
Cooper. In Alexandria, Va. on June 26, 1908 at 1 a.m., John W. Cooper, brother of James E. and Charles A. Cooper. Funeral private (Winchester, Va. papers please copy).
  Cooper, John W. d. 20 Mar 1960 86 yrs. R 49 S 324
Cooper. In Alexandria, Va. on June 26, 1908 at 1 a.m., John W. Cooper, brother of James E. and Charles A. Cooper. Funeral private (Winchester, Va. papers please copy).
  Cooper, John William d. 14 May 1858 1 yrs. 5 mos. 26 days R 58 S 67
Cooper. On the 14th inst. after an illness of 21 hours, John William the only and beloved child of William B. and Julia Cooper, aged 17 months 26 days.
     The great Jehovah full of love
     An angel bright did send
     And took my harmless little dove
     To joys that never end!
The friends of the family are invited to attend his funeral from the residence of his grandfather, J.R. Johnston, No. 62 E st., Island on Sunday evening at 3 o’clock.
  Cooper, Joseph d. 30 Jun 1908 67 yrs. R 71 S 206
Cooper. On Tuesday, June 30, 1908 at 10:40 a.m. at his residence, 930 D street southwest, Joseph Cooper in the 67th year of his age. Funeral from his late residence, 930 D street southwest, Thursday, July 2nd at 4 p.m. Interment private. Please omit flowers.
  Cooper, Laura Belle d. 14 Oct 1972 76 yrs. R 63 S 291
Cooper, Laura Belle. On October 14, 1972, Laura Belle Cooper of Hyattsville, Md., beloved wife of Raymond C. Cooper, mother of Raymond T. Edwards and Peggy Blanton. She is also survived by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Gasch's Funeral Home, 4739 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, Md., from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, where services will be held on Wednesday, at 10 a.m. Interment Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Cooper, Lillie d. 12 May 1881 1 yrs. 2 mos. 10 days R 5 S 128
Cooper. Thursday, May 12th, 1881, at 10 a.m., Lillie E., youngest daughter of W.A. and S.J. Cooper, aged 1 year 2 months and 10 days.
     Shy do we mourn, departed Sister,
     Or shake at death’s alarm?
     Tis but the voice that Jesus sends
     To call you to his arms.
     Oh chide us not for weeping,
     For sorrow shades her brow;
     She’s gone from us to heaven,
     We have no Lillie now.
          By Her Sister
Funeral from the residence of her parents, 523 Eleventh street southeast, on Saturday, the 14th at 4 p.m., to which the family and friends are invited.
  Cooper, Lucy V. d. 16 Jun 1919 30 yrs. R 49 S 323
Cooper. On Monday, June 16, 1919, Lucy B., beloved wife of John W. Cooper, aged thirty years. Funeral from her late residence, 648 L st. n.e., on Wednesday, June 18, at 2 p.m. Interment Congressional cemetery. (Virginia papers please copy.)
  Cooper, M. Lois d. 19 Feb 1910 8 mos. R 50 S 278
Cooper. On Saturday, Feb. 19, 1910 at 12:40 o'clock, M. Lois, infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. A.M. Cooper. Funeral Monday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. from the family residence, 816 21st street northwest.
  Cooper, Mary A. d. 27 Mar 1897 53 yrs. R 17 S 129
Cooper. On March 27, 1897 at 4:15 a.m., at her residence, 228 Massachusetts avenue northwest, Mary A. Cooper, in the 54th year of her age.
     Death breaks the chain and sets the captive free.
Notice of funeral hereafter.
  Cooper, Mary E.H. d. 14 Dec 1873 3 mos. 8 days R 18 S 70
* * * Removed to Unknown * * *

Cooper. On Thursday, the 14th of December of acute bronchitis, Mary E.H. Cooper, aged 3 months and 8 days, the youngest daughter of Geo. F. and Sarah A. Cooper.
     I know that my flower blooms in heaven;
     That God has transplanted her there;
     I know she was lent but not given,
     Yet hard is the parting to bear.
  Cooper, Mary Francis d. 20 Sep 1910 89 yrs. R 42 S 187
Cooper. On Tuesday, September 20, 1910 at 10:35 p.m. at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. F.W. Ritter, jr., 1326 Fairmont street northwest, Mrs. Mary F. Cooper in the 90th year of her age. Funeral from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. F.W. Ritter, jr., 1326 Fairmont street northwest on Friday, September 23 at 12 o'clock noon. Interment at Congressional cemetery.

Ritter Family Geneology (from unknown family member)
History of Members of Ritter Family buried in Congressional Cemetery
Range 42, Lots 186-190
Mary Francis Thomas Cooper was buried in site 187 in September 1910. She was the daughter of David and Hope Scovie Thomas, who were married (first name unknown) in Philadelphia, Pa. June 21, 1816 and who had moved from Philadelphia to Washington by 1848.
  Cooper, Minnie Florence d. 7 Aug 1871 5 mos. R 58 S 67
Cooper. On the 7th instant at 7 o'clock a.m., Minnie Florence, infant daughter of W.B. and Julia Cooper, aged 5 months.
     Minnie, thou hast left us,
     Thy presence is no more;
     But thou hast landed safely
     On Canaan's happy shore.
The friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral from her father's residence, No. 218 13 1/2 street, Island, on the 8th instant, at 4 o'clock.
  Cooper, Nancy d. 14 Nov 1893 R 6 S 148
Cooper. On Tuesday, November 14, 1893, at 8 p.m., Nancy Cooper, widow of Edgar P. Cooper. Notice of funeral in the morning Post of the 16th.
  Cooper, Richard L. d. 11 Aug 1876 31 yrs. R 6 S 34
Cooper. In New York on August 11, 1876 after a long and painful illness which he bore with Christian fortitude, B.L. Cooper in the 32d year of his age. The funeral will take place from the residence of Mr. William Brown, 228 3d street n.e. at 2 o'clock on Sunday, 13th inst. Relatives and friends invited.
  Cooper, Sarah Frances d. 28 Mar 1904 80 yrs. R 117 S 192
Cooper. Departed this life, Monday, March 28, 1904 at 9 o’clock p.m., Sarah Francis Cooper, widow of the late Henry Cooper. Funeral from her late residence, 1522 Lewis st. n.e. at 2 o’clock p.m., Wednesday, March 30.
  Cooper, Sarah J. d. 29 Mar 1911 65 yrs. 4 mos. 7 days R 99 S 120
Cooper. On Wednesday, March 29, 1911 at 10:30 p.m., Sarah Jane, devoted wife of William A. Cooper, U.S. Navy in her 66th year.
     Wife! Tis a most endearing name
     And such the loved one bore.
     But now she's dead - no say not dead
     But only gone before

.      Methinks I see her entering Heaven
     A convoy band they come
     Among the group her angel boy
     With harp attuned to welcome home.
          By Her Husband
Funeral from her late residence, 303 L street southeast, Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m., thence to Second Baptist Church, 4th and Virginia avenue southeast. Friends and relatives invited.
  Cooper, Sarah Morgan d. 27 Aug 1928 71 yrs. R 162 S 205
Cooper. On Monday, August 27, 1928, at her residence, 706 East Capitol street, Sarah Morgan, beloved mother of Ruth Cooper. Funeral services at the W.W. Chambers Co. funeral home, 1400 Chapin street northwest, on Thursday, August 30, at 2:30 p.m. Interment at Congressional Cemetery.
  Cooper, Susan d. 2 Jan 1914 74 yrs. R 72 S 208
Cooper. On Friday, January 2, 1914 at noon, Susan Cooper, daughter of the late William and Harriet Cooper. Funeral from her late residence, 934 D street s.w., Monday, January 5, 11 a.m.
  Cooper, Thomas Bychecker b. 29 Dec 1823 - d. 4 Apr 1862 39 yrs. R 59 S 146
  Cooper, William d. 22 Aug 1845 72 yrs. R 31 S 29
  Cooper, William d. 9 Dec 1871 73 yrs. R 72 S 205
Cooper. At his residence, South Washington, this morning, December 9th in the 74th year of his age, William Cooper, a native of England, but from his youth a resident of this city. He filled with honor several positions of trust under the former government of the city of Washington and his life and character as known to his associates, the Oldest Inhabitants, and in fact by all the old citizens are his best eulogy. Funeral Monday, 11th inst. at 2 o'clock p.m. The friends of the family are requested to attend without further notice.

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  Cooper, William A. d. 26 Dec 1929 92 yrs. R 99 S 120
Cooper, William A. On Thursday, December 26, 1929, at his residence, 303 L st. s.e, William A. Cooper, lieutenant U.S.N. retired. Funeral Saturday, December 28 from Second Baptist Church, 4th st. and Virginia ave. se., at 2 p.m. Friends and relatives invited to attend.

Cooper, William A. Special communication of Naval Lodge, No. 4, F.A.A.M., is called at 1:30 Saturday afternoon, December 28, 1929 for the purpose of attending the funeral of our late brother, William A. Cooper. By order of the worshipful master
     Roland Brown, Secretary

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  Cooper, William B. b. 1830 - d. 5 Oct 1904 74 yrs. R 58 S 68
Cooper. On Wednesday, October 5, 1904 at 6 o'clock a.m., William B. Cooper in the 75th year of his age. Funeral will take place from Lee's undertaking establishment, 332 Pennsylvania avenue, Friday, October 7 at 2 p.m.

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