Laura Jane Munson

b. 15 March 1943
Laura Jane Munson|b. 15 Mar 1943|p1.htm|Joseph Underwood Munson|b. 25 Apr 1912\nd. 11 Jun 1997|p3.htm|Ruth Anna Horn|b. 18 Jun 1918\nd. 24 Nov 2008|p4.htm|George P. Munson Sr.|b. 12 Aug 1873\nd. 7 Jan 1944|p18.htm|Louise Underwood|b. 8 Jul 1880\nd. 5 Sep 1946|p19.htm|William L. Horn Jr.|b. 20 Jun 1880\nd. 25 May 1944|p148.htm|Ruth M. Fairfield|b. 16 May 1899\nd. 17 Dec 1972|p149.htm|

Granddaughter of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
Granddaughter of Louise Underwood.
Granddaughter of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
Granddaughter of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
Underwood and Allied Families
Horn and Allied Families
Fairfield and Allied Families
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Laura Jane Munson
     Laura Jane Munson was born on 15 March 1943 in Dow Magnesium Hospital, Velasco, Brazoria County, Texas.1 She is the daughter of Joseph Underwood Munson and Ruth Anna Horn.1 She married Eddy Ray Cooper, son of Fred Elkins Cooper and Jewell Irene Simmons, on 1 March 1963 at First Presbyterian Church, Angleton, Brazoria County, Texas.2
     The family was living at Bailey's Prairie when Laura Jane was born.3 She was named by her father for her grandaunt and great-grandaunt, Laura Underwood and Laura Jane Underwood.3 She attended Angleton public schools and graduated from Angleton High School in 1961. She attended East Texas State College, Commerce, for one year before moving to Houston where she attended business college. While living in Houston she met her future husband who was at the time a golf pro at Westwood Country Club. She and Eddy have lived (in this order) in Houston, Dallas, Houston, San Angelo, Longview, Odessa, and since 1977, in Arlington.

Children of Laura Jane Munson and Eddy Ray Cooper


  1. [S1] Laura Jane Munson entry, Brazoria County Births, Liber 12: no. 1037, County Clerk's Office, Angleton, Texas.
  2. [S4] Harris County Marriage Film 415-18-0224: 283917, County Clerk's Office, Houston, Texas.
  3. [S10] Interview with Ruth Anna (Horn) Munson (Mrs. Joe U. Munson; Angleton, Texas), by Laura Munson Cooper, 5 January 2003. Transcript held in 2003 by Cooper (1804 Holm Oak St.; Arlington, TX 76012-5608).
  4. [S9] Personal recollection of the writer, Laura M. Cooper (1804 Holm Oak St., Arlington, Texas).