My father was borned,John Lloyd Cooper, and later changed his name to Loyd John Cooper.He was borned in Odd, West Virginia as far as I know.His father's name was Andrew Cooper,and his mother's was Georgia Anna Meadows, or Meadors. My grandparents were borned in West Virginia, but I'm not sure where!My father was the youngest of 14 children.He was borned on June 7,1914.
My father was a "coal miner" for 37 years.He retired from Winding Gulf Coal Company, at East Gulf, West Virginia.His father was a "farmer" and his mother a "housewife".
My mother was borned,Frances Victoria Maddy, from Dunns, West Virginia.Her father's name was Wilson Thaddeous Maddy, originally
from England, and her mother's name was Maggie Jane Meadows or Meadors,from West Virginia.My mother was a middle child from a family of 10 children.My mother was a "housewife and a minister."
Her father worked on the "railroad" and her mother was a "house-
wife." My parent's had 3 children,Barbara,Joyce, and Andrew!