Martha E “Mattie” Cooper Mattox

1875

Martha E “Mattie” Cooper was born on 09 Mar 1875 in Blythewood, Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of John Hampton Cooper and Rachael Malvina Kelly Cooper.

1880

Martha Cooper was counted in the census on 08 Jun 1880 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a five-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, John H Cooper; her mother, Rachel M Cooper; and her siblings, Louisa Cooper, Elizabeth Cooper, William Coooper, John Cooper, and Henry D. Cooper.

1900

Martha E Cooper was counted in the census on 21 Jun 1900 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a twenty-five-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, J H Cooper; her mother, Rachel M Cooper; and her siblings, William J Coooper, Annie K Cooper, Claude P Cooper, Gussie Cooper, and May J Cooper; nephew, George Mills; and uncle, Preston J Cooper.

1910

Mattie Mattox was counted in the census on 03 May 1910 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a thirty-five-year-old, female, married, wife. Also in the home was her husband Levi Mattox; his children, Fannie Mattox, Thomas Mattox, Alberta Mattox, and Team Mattox; and their child, Daisie Mattox.

1920

Mattie Mattox was counted in the census on 21 Jan 1920 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a forty-two-year-old, female, married, wife. Also in the home was her husband, Levi Mattox; and their children, Daisee Mattox, Elli Mattox, and Edward Mattox.

1930

Mattie Mattox was counted in the census on 14 Apr 1930 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a fifty-six-year-old, female, married, wife. Also in the home was her husband, Levi Mattox; and their children, Daisy Mattox, and Elward Mattox; her stepdaughter, Alberta Pixley; and step-grandchildren; Ray Pixley, Levi Pixley, and Billy Pixley.

1940

Mattie Mattox was counted in the census on 29 Apr 1940 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a sixty-four-year-old, female, married, wife. Also in the home was her husband, Levi W Mattox; their son, Edward Mattox; daughter-in-law, Laura Mattox; and granddaughter, Jeanette Mattox.

1948

On January 12, 1948, Mattie Cogner Mattox was listed as a wife on the death certificate of Levi Washington Mattox.

1958

She died on 19 Oct 1958 in Ridgeway, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA. Mattie Cooper was buried in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery. Her cause of death was carcinomatosis due to cancer of the cervix. 

Mrs. L. W. Mattox, Blythewood, Dies

Mrs. Levi (Mattie Cooper) Mattox, 83, widow of L. W. Mattox, died at 1 o’clock Sunday morning at the home of her daughter after an illness of several months.

Mrs. Mattox was a member of Zion Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Daisy Branham; two sons, Edward Mattox and L. J. Matox, all of Ridgeway; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Alberta Branham of Ridgeway and Mrs. Fanny Bradley of Lancaster; two sisters, Mrs. Mae Yandle and Mrs. Lizzie Allen, both of Columbia; one brother, Claude P. Cooper of Spartanburg; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and 13 step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 4 o’clock this afternoon from Sawneys Creek Church, conducted by the Rev. Donald A. Foster, pastor, and assisted by the Rev. John Atkerson. Burial will be at Smyrna Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be J. T. Allen, J. P. Cooper, Ezell Cooper, Walter Yandle, Jack Yandle, and G. B. Yandle.

Honorary pallbearers will be P. R. Scott, Walter Roof, Dr. Cochran, Grover Wilson, H. S. Allen, Clyde Murphy and Ellis Perry.

The body will be at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Daisy Branham, after 9 o’clock this morning.

October 20, 1958 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 16
“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91F-P8P1?cc=1417492 : 21 April 2016), > image 1 of 1; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.
Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Myra

1960

On September 30, 1960, Mattie Cooper was listed as the mother on the death certificate of James Edward Mattox.

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