Transcribed from "History of North Washington, an illustrated history
of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties", published by Western
Historical Publishing Co., 1904.
CHARLES G. COOPER was born in
Scio township, Washington county, Michigan on April 27, 1863, being the
son of Charles and Emma Cooper, who were born in England. Our subject
was educated in the schools of Michigan and then taught there for three
years. At the age of thirteen he united with the Methodist church.
In the spring of 1887, he came to Washington and the following fall to
Wenatchee, where he taught school for three terms.
On November 12, 1892, occurred the marriage
of Mr. Cooper and Miss Pearl G. Blair. The fruit of this union is
the following named children: Rachel Estella, born February 28, 1896,
and George Blair, born October 16, 1897.
Mr. Cooper has followed farming and fruit
raising since coming here. He is a member of the Church of God in
Wenatchee. In the years of 1903 and 1904, Mr. Cooper made a tour
of the east and came home by way of southern California, where he spent
one winter with his family. At the date of this writing, A. D., 1904,
March 25, Mr. Cooper resides one and one-fourth miles west from Wenatchee.