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.