Born on 01 May 1898, at 11 Rosamond St, Wells Rd, Sydenham, to Walter a nd Elizabeth Mary Cooper(nee Parmenter). She was the eighth of twelve c hildren. It is said that she was a twin with the other child being sti ll-born.
She had a heart problem(Peggy). Both she and Willie Bray Cooper(Jnr) w ent to cinema raining - chilled both ende up in hospital with pneumonia - Annie Maria died - Willie Bray Cooper(Jnr) still in hospital. Funer al arrangements and children cared for by Aunt Dorothy