Thomas Cooper was born 1768 at New Luce, Wigtonshire, Scotland and died 1811* at Newark (Queensto Heights), Lincoln Co., Upper Canada. He was the son of John Cooper (1733-1772) and Janet McMicking (1739-1809). On July 6, 1802 he married Ann Conkle (1772-?). They had no children.
* died frin wounds received during the outbreak of the War of 1812 in Niagara.