Re: Another "English descent" reference

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2011 16:55:07 -0700

Ah, yes. Important distinction!

> We were not invading.  We were liberating the country.
>
> Dave
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
> To: John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
> Sent: Sunday, October 2, 2011 6:11 PM
> Subject: Re: Another "English descent" reference
>
> Jane,
>
> That's what happened in the 1740s when Prince Charles invaded England from
> Scotland. The end came at Culloden Moor, after which Scots were locked up
> in droves. Many of them were sent to America, as was Alexander McDonald,
> whose son John served with John Cooley in 1755. John Pedder, also on the
> 1755 list, had also been an indentured servant. I suspect there were
> others. Richard Goode was of the planter class, his family having been in
> Virginia for decades. I have often wondered if John had been bound out to
> the Goodes, but that's just mindless speculation. I've found nothing to
> support it.
>
> John Cooleys appear on various ship lists for reason of transportation. I
> have them listed at http://ancestraldata.com/ahnentafel/256/#imm
>
> -Michael
>
>> I have a Calhoun ancestor that was captured in Scotland about 1650 in a
>> war
>> with England, taken back to England and sold as an indentured servant to
>> some brick company in Mass.  Anyone explored this possibility.  That
>> could
>> cause confusion about English or Scotch.
>> Jane
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Patrick Cooley" <dvrsyfyd7_at_yahoo.com>
>> To: "John Cooley Mailing List" <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
>> Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2011 3:33 PM
>> Subject: Re: Another "English descent" reference
>>
>>
>>> Something close to this has to fit. My grandfather was insistent that
>>> his
>>> father
>>> Daniel Boon Cooley (great grandson to Edward out of Stokes county) had
>>> passed
>>> down to him that our immigrant ancestors to this country were
>>> Scots-Irish
>>> and
>>> that one of them was a "hunchback" whatever that might mean.
>>>
>>>
>>> There is a mountain range in Ireland known as the Cooley mountains.
>>>
>>> Patrick
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
>>> To: John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
>>> Sent: Sun, October 2, 2011 3:33:30 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Another "English descent" reference
>>>
>>> BTW, brothers Thomas and Edward (Edward, John) went to Appanoose county
>>> IA
>>> by c1850, where Millard was born. Their nephew, David--from whom I
>>> descend, showed up there also, moving across the border to Putnam co
>>> MO.
>>>
>>> These Cooleys are well-documented in census records, etc. Millard's
>>> death
>>> certificate is a mess--and it says that his father was born in England,
>>> decidedly not true. But the strong tradition of English descent down
>>> the
>>> various lines is very telling and can't be ignored.
>>>
>>> A story passed down through a brother of Aaron's (James Armstrong
>>> Cooley)
>>> that the Cooleys were Jacobites, fighting for Bonny Prince Charlie,
>>> perhaps at Culloden Moor. The older Cooley brothers were sent to London
>>> and hanged and the younger ones transported to America. Apparently,
>>> Chuck's relatives in MO regularly went to kirkings. A piece of tartan
>>> passed down through the family and was buried with his father. I've
>>> studied Culloden Moor but could find no Cooleys. However, our DNA
>>> reveals
>>> a relationship to the Scottish Chieftain Somerled. His descendants, the
>>> McDonalds, were definitely there. The son of one of the McDonald
>>> transportees, John McDonald, served with Richard Goode and John Cooley
>>> in
>>> the Virginia Regiment, 1755.
>>>
>>> Very interesting story but I can't make it fit!
>>>
>>> -Michael
>>>
>>>> Was his father A.W. or S.E.?
>>>>
>>>> On 10/1/2011 9:35 PM, Michael Cooley wrote:
>>>>> Regarding Millard F Cooley (Aaron, Edward, Edward, John)
>>>>>
>>>>> History of Fremont and Mills County, Iowa
>>>>> Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1901.
>>>>>
>>>>> I've copied it here:
>>>>>
>>>>>http://ancestraldata.com/Notes/index.cgi?1171050809+/ahnentafel/256/lineages/johncooley-desc.html
>>>>>l
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