Re: Birth date for James Cooley that married Jane White

From: Sandra Stanton <>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 19:26:46 -0700 (PDT)

Hank was a child actor appearing in many movies - Disney.  Went to Stanford. Became interested in genealogy at age 8.

--- On Tue, 9/27/11, Shirley Wilcox <> wrote:

From: Shirley Wilcox <>
Subject: Re: Birth date for James Cooley that married Jane White
To: "John Cooley Mailing List" <>
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 6:29 PM

It's been several years since I head Hank speak. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists and is best known for his books and articles on the Palatines. You can read about him at

You are correct that the age of the female was inconsequential as once she was married, even at say age 15, she would not be listed as a minor heir. And yes, once married, her husband would normally control anything she inherited.

Shirley Wilcox

On 9/27/2011 4:32 PM, Michael Cooley wrote:
> Of course, the -husbands- at that time were the actual heirs, as inferred
> in the "letters." The females ages may have been inconsequential because
> of their marriages.
> The only Hank Jones I've heard of is the great jazz musician (brother of
> Thad Jones and Elvin Jones)! I assume that Hank Z Jones is a noted
> genealogist.
> -Michael
>> females were of age at 18 and males at 21 doing this time period, I
>> believe.  Someone correct me if I am wrong.
>>   Just came home from hearing Hank Z Jones speak at our gen. meeting.  He is
>> always a very intertaining speaker.  Since he lives here in San Diego
>> county we have him about every year or so.

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