Book of Everlasting Life

Photo by Michael Kleen

Monument to John Diedrich Couper, Sr. (1822-1909) and his wife, Euphania Ann Monroe Cowling Couper (1822–1895) in Elmwood Cemetery, 238 E. Princess Anne Road in Norfolk, Virginia.

John Diedrich Couper, Sr. (1822-1909)

Scottish-American John D. Couper founded the Couper Marble Works in 1848. The family-owned company lasted until 1981. Their monument, an eight foot bronze “recording angel”, was designed by their son, sculptor William Couper.

Author: Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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