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Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:18 pm
Hi. I'm researching my 3 x great grandmother Mary Cooper Young who was born around 1855 in Sunderland, although I've not been able to find her actual birth certificate. I'm finding it difficult to research the family name, as I'm not sure if the Cooper is a second christian name or double barrelled surname. I've tried all different combinations. When Mary married 8th May 1979 she was living in Brotton in the district of Guisbrough Yorkshire and her father Samuel was already dead. I would be grateful of any suggestions of what I should do next.
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:35 pm
1851 Census Southwick Row Sunderland
Samuel C Young 34 Coal miner b Northumberland
Elizabeth 29 b Houghton
Ann 7 b Pittington
Philip 5 b Durham
Jane 3 b Durham
Elizabeth 1 b Durham
marriage 1841 Durham Reg Dist (Pittington 12 Apr 1841) (Grooms parish & brides - Belmont)
Samuel Cooper Young
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:09 pm
This looks like Mary's birth registration
Dec 1851 Sunderland 24 371 maiden name Burdess
Father Samuel Cooper Young buried in the South at Foleshill Warwickshire 21.4.1852
Samuel Cooper Young Sidlands Fields age 35
It looks as though he was baptised at Tynemouth 26.1.1817 son of George and Jane Young.
Sister Mary Cooper Young 25.7.1813,Elizabeth Cooper Yg 28.3.1819 at Tanfield ,Jane CY 10.6.1821 ,Eleanor Cooper Young Tanfield 29.4.1827,Rebecca 7.7.1833 Tanfield
George Young married Jane Cooper at Tynemouth 1.5.1812.
It looks like this is them 1851 at Pithington
George Young 56 coal miner Went Bewin Northumberland
Jane 55 Biker Hill
Ellenor 24 Tanfield
George 21 coalminer
ps George Young baptised Tynemouth age 8 (born 16.1.1793) 22.3.1801 s of Edward Young and Margaret Nesbitt and also brother Thomas an infant born 26 Feb.
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