ACT OF JUNE 27, 1890
MINOR CHILD’S APPLICATION
Guardian J S Roberts
Claimant Eva Lee Cooper
Soldier David G. Cooper
Service Co. “E”, Fourth
Tenn Cav Vol
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Cleveland , Tennessee
Declaration for Children Under Sixteen Years of Age
ACT OF JUNE, 27, 1890.
State of Tennessee County of Bradley , SS:
On this 23 day of August A.D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety nine personally appeared before me, a Clerk of Court of Record, within and for the county and State aforesaid, J. S. Roberts aged 57 years, who being duly sworn according to law. makes the following declaration in order to obtain the pension provided by act of Congress approved June 27, 1890: That he is the legal guardian of Eva Lee Cooper (only child of David G. Cooper under 16 at the time of his death), legitimate child —- of David G. Cooper who enlisted under the name of David G. Cooper at Bradley County Tenn on the 13th day of February, 1863 in Company E 4th Regt TennesSee Cavalry Vol as a Private and served at least ninety days in the service of the United States in the War of the Rebellion; and was honorably discharged 12 July 1865. and died August 20. 1899 That he left no widow surviving him only wife Mary died Nov 28, 1890. That the names and dated of birth of all the surviving children of the soldier under sixteen years of age are as follows;
Eva Lee born, September 13, 1887
Neither the soldier nor his said wife was ever married but once and there never was any divorce between them.
Said Cooper was pensiones on Ctf No 819010.
That the father was married under the name of David G. Cooper to Mary Parks Sep. 3. 1868, there being no legal barrier to such marriage. That the declarant hereby appoints with full power of substitution and revocation E. S. DeLANY of Cleveland Tennessee State of Tenn. his true and lawful attorney to prosecute his claim and to receive therefor a fee of ten dollars; That his Post Office Address is Cleveland county of Bradley State of Tennessee.
J. S. Roberts
Attest.1 John .T. DeArmand
2 B W Elbon