The story of the Cooper family begins right after the Civil War when Henry Harrison Cooper and his two brothers immigrated from Scotland and settled in South Carolina. They soon moved to Baldwin County, Alabama, in an area later appropriately named Rosinton. They were rosin farmers securing rosin for naval stores from the plentiful Baldwin County pine trees.
Henry Cooper and his wife, Matilda, had fourteen children; the next to youngest was named Angus Royal Cooper. It was this son who estab