Re: Tink Cooley's birth date

From: Sandra Stanton <>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:16:54 -0700 (PDT)

Here is the obit for Timothy "Tink" Cooley that appeared in the Macon Republican on 5 Jan 1894.
Southeast Bevier
   Died, at his home, Dec. 28th, T.G.Cooley, aged 83 years, 10 months and 27 days.  He was born in Waynne (sic) Co. Ky., Feb. 1, 1810. Uncle Tink (as he was usually called) was one of the oldest settlers of Macon Co. He leaves a wife, six sons, a daughter, and a host of friends to mourn their loss. Burial took place Dec. 29th, at the Banta cemetery.

--- On Tue, 9/27/11, curt mason <> wrote:

From: curt mason <>
Subject: Tink Cooley's birth date
To: "John Cooley Mailing List" <>
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 8:11 PM

On 9/27/2011 7:40 PM, Michael Cooley wrote:
> If we can accept the birth date of 1810 for Tink and 1818 for Mathias as
> anchors and the birth order from the "letters" then we come up with pretty
> much what I posted earlier for the younger kids. My only question would be
> whether Matthias and William were really born in the same year and were
> twins.

If this is Timothy, aka "Tink", then his birth date is pretty well nailed

1850 Macon Co., MO
Timothy Cooly   M 39 KY farmer
Lucinda Cooly   F 33 KY
Malinda P Cooly F 16 MO
Benjamin Cooly  M 14 MO
Rebecca Cooly   F 12 MO
Thomas G Cooly  M 10 MO
David S Cooly   M  8 MO
John E Cooly    M  4 MO
Mary F Cooly    F  2 MO
James P Cooly   M 2m MO
film: 443613  dgs: 4200565
image: 335  dwelling: 627
family: 637

1860 East Chariton, Macon, MO
Timothy Cooley 53 M KY
Lucinda Cooley 44 F KY
John Cooley    18 M MO
David Cooley   17 M MO
J T Cooley     14 M MO
Mary Cooley    12 F MO
Preston Cooley 10 M MO
Jesse Cooley    8 M MO
William Cooley  5 M MO
Jemima Cooley     F MO
page: 135  family: 915
film: 803631  dgs: 4233980
image: 298  nara: M653

1870 La Plata, Bevier, Macon, MO
16 16
Thomas J. Cooley 30 M MO farmer
Mahala           22 F MO
Ida R.            5 F MO
David A.          3 M MO
Eva Nora          1 F MO
18 18
Timothy Cooley M 61 KY farmer
Lucinda Cooley F 55 KY
Preston Cooley M 20 MO
Jesse D Cooley M 18 MO
William Cooley M 14 MO
19 19
John E. Cooley 25 M MO farmer
Belle          21 F MO
Mary E.         5 F MO
Rueben          4 M MO
Albert          2 M MO

Timothy COOLEY   Self M Male   W 71 KY Farmer        KY SC
Lucinda COOLEY   Wife M Female W 63 KY Keeping House KY KY
M. William COOLEY Son S Male   W 23 MO Works At Home KY KY
Source Information:  1880 US Census
Census Place Bevier, Macon, Missouri
Family History Library Film   1254701
NA Film Number   T9-0701
Page Number   472C
1Feb1810 KY - 28dec1893, buried at Cooley Banta Cem., Bevier, Macon, MO

This findagrave listing has no photo of a stone.  It may be a memorial rather than a transcription.  Some people have confused findagrave with WorldConnect.  I've seen too many listings with msgs like "I know they're in this county somewhere, so I put them here."

-- Curt, in Phoenix, Arizona

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