Jonathan Cooper and Elizabeth Knighton
Jonathan Cooper was in the 1790 Surry Co.NC alone (fact us-cansus.org)
Jonathan Cooper married Elizabeth Knighton d/o Jesse Knighton Who was present and signed for Marriage , her Brother Jesse married about the same time frame. 1800 fact Marriage
1800 Census Surray County NC Jonathan and Elizabeth and one male child (fact us-census.org)
I haven't found them in 1810.In 1820 they were in Clay County, Kentucky Census .
Need 1830-1840-and 1850 any after as well , I know Jonathan Cooper's will is in Greenup Co. Ky and his son also Jonathan was living there
DNA connection male from Ammon Cooper (worldfamlies.net) cooper family DNA Project prove haplo group J1 this connects back to Samuel Cooper Born unknown place on April 14th 1647 - Died 1717 in Va. Clearly this line of Coopers have been here very early and Jonathan Cooper was born here . The story is just that a story and Jesse Knighton bought tracts in NC Jonathan bought 40 acres he was not poor . 5th Great-Granddaughter of Jonathan Cooper and Elizabeth Knighton whose father approved the marriage .