Evan E. Cooper

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

EVAN ERASTMUS COOPER

(farmer)

BIOGRAPHY

Evan Erastmus Cooper was born February 14, 1915 on the Foster Farm in Washington, Utah where his parents were sharecropping.
They later had a house at 410 South 100 East in Washington.

Evan married Glenna Fern Wilkins on October 11, 1938.
Their marriage was solemnized in the St. George Temple on February 18, 1955.

Evan owned and operated the Cooper Rest Haven for 30 years.

After the death of his first wife, Evan married Ena Johnson Spendlove on October 4, 1980.

Evan was an active member of the Church of Jesus Crist of Latter-day Saints.

Evan died on January 19, 1990 in St. George.
His funeral was held on January 23 and he was buried in the Washington City Cemetery.


FAMILY

Evan's Parents and Siblings:
    Erastmus William "Russ" Cooper  
    Florence Averett Cooper
        Winnie Cooper
        Evan Cooper
        Kay Cooper
        Cleave Cooper
        Leona Cooper
        Wanda Cooper
        Dennie Cooper
        Nola Cooper

(2/8/1889-12/16/1954)   (married 3/15/1910)
(2/20/1891-10/7/1970)
(7/21/1910-9/18/2010)   (married Pratt Pace Prince)
(2/14/1915-1/19/1990)   (married Fern Wilkins and Ena Johnson Spendlove)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(9/17/1932-11/4/1972)   (married Eugene Adams)

Glenna's Parents and Siblings:
    Orman Lamond Wilkins
    Mildred Viola Murray Wilkins
        Glenna Fern Wilkins
        Keith Murray Wilkins
        Jerry Max Wilkins
        Cody Wilkins
        Nola Wilkins
        Kendyl Wilkins


(6/28/1898-6/5/1985)   (married xx/xx/xxxx)
(3/24/1900-2/13/1985)
(11/10/1921-11/20/1979)   (married Evan Erastmus Cooper)
(6/1/1923-8/24/2004)   (married Rhea Stock)
(12/29/1924-12/9/2011)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

Evan's First Wife and Children:
    Glenna Fern Wilkins Cooper
        Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx
        Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx
        Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx
        Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx
        Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx


(11/10/1921-11/20/1979)   (married 10/11/1938)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

Second Wife:
    Ena Johnson Spendlove Cooper


(5/23/1925-9/20/2014)   (married 10/4/1980)


PHOTOS

TBD


REFERENCES

Find-A-Grave entry for Evan Erastmus Cooper

Find-A-Grave entry for Glenna F Wilkins Cooper

Oral History of Evan Erastmus Cooper in the Dixie State University Archives
Access No. 1969-027AB
VOR Voices of Remembrance Foundation Collection
Interviewer Glen Harris
Date February 6, 1969
Completed 2010

Utah's "Dixie" Birthplace
Compiled by Harold P. Cahoon and Priscilla J. Cahoon
Pages 61, 208, and 236

Family: COOPER, Evan Erastmus/WILKINS, Glenna Fern (F16262)

Find-A-Grave entry for Erasmus William Cooper

Find-A-Grave entry for Florence Averett Cooper

Find-A-Grave entry for Orman Lamond Wilkins

Find-A-Grave entry for Mildred Viola Murray Wilkins

Find-A-Grave entry for Ena M. Johnson Spendlove