|Marriage||He married Mary Lydia Thomas on 13 December 1881 at Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co..|
Marriage reg. 012142-81 Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co. Joseph Cooper, 20, bachelor, laborer, residing Pilkington Twp., born Wilmot Twp. Parents Charles and Annie Cooper. Mary Lydia Thomas, 17, spinster, residing Pilkington Twp., born Woolwich Twp., parents Charles and Mary Ann Thomas. Witnesses Charles and Mary A. Thomas. The bride and groom were Primitive Methodists. Clergyman G.H. Thomson. On December 13, 1881, in Twp. of Pilkington.