Re: John Cooley's family

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 17:49:10 -0700

Good point, Jeanette!

> It could be as simple as Edward Cooley's initials on a footstone or a
> previous stone that was replaced a more formally engraved one at a later
> date.
> Jeanette Pollard
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Cooley" <michael_at_newsummer.com>
> To: "John Cooley Mailing List" <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 7:45 PM
> Subject: Re: John Cooley's family
>
>
>> I'm curious about it too. He already had an Edward, who moved to and
>> died
>> in Iowa. It could be a grandchild, I suppose. I'd like to think it was
>> his
>> mother but that would take getting a DNA sample from the grave. With no
>> name, no sex and no dates it'll be impossible to determine from an
>> frecords that might still exist. On the other hand, if it was his
>> mother,
>> you'd think there'd more info in the stone. I'm suspecting it's an
>> infant.
>>
>>> Bingo! I had forgotten that little piece. Many of those people named in
>>> the
>>> excerpt are all there in the cemetery. There was even a small headstone
>>> that was
>>> sitting on top of the wall for a Fulmer baby that must have died soon
>>> after
>>> birth.
>>>
>>>
>>> So, if the headstone for Elizabeth Brewer is Edward's daughter then I
>>> have
>>> to
>>> wonder who the small stone with E.C. on it behind Edward and Martha
>>> belongs to.
>>> Very curious about this.
>>>
>>> Patrick
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
>>> To: John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
>>> Sent: Tue, October 11, 2011 7:01:20 PM
>>> Subject: Re: John Cooley's family
>>>
>>> Thanks, Patrick! Great photos! The wine glass adds a degree of
>>> authenticity.:)
>>>
>>> Yes, Edward's daughter Elizabeth was married to Rev John Brewer. This
>>> news
>>> article about her was published in 1953:
>>>
>>> http://ancestraldata.com/ahnentafel/128/Elizabeth.html
>>>
>>> -Michael
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> Michael,
>>>>
>>>> I beat you to it; that's me standing between Edward on the left and
>>>> Martha
>>>> on
>>>> the right. E.C. is at the end of Edward's plot.
>>>>
>>>> I seem to recall from earlier research some suspicions that the
>>>> Cooley's
>>>> and
>>>> Brewer's knew each other well and came from North Carolina around the
>>>> same
>>>> period. Note some of the inscriptions on the Brewer headstones that I
>>>> included.
>>>> I am am trying to remember if an Elizabeth Cooley married the Rev.
>>>> John
>>>> Brewer.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> More clues to follow as always but, could yield meaningful
>>>> information.
>>>>
>>>> Patrick
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ________________________________
>>>> From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
>>>> To: John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
>>>> Sent: Tue, October 11, 2011 3:59:35 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: John Cooley's family
>>>>
>>>> I wonder if that's the eighth child. Perhaps its his mother. The 1820
>>>> census shows -two- women over 45:
>>>>
>>>> 1820 Federal Census Washington Co IN
>>>> Series: M33 Roll: 14 Page: 324
>>>>
>>>> Edward Cooley 011101 00102 003
>>>>
>>>> 1 male 10-16
>>>> 1 male 16-18
>>>> 1 male 18-26
>>>> 1 male 45+
>>>> 1 female 16-26
>>>> 2 females 45+
>>>>
>>>> I'd love ta git holda dem bones!
>>>>
>>>> I hope to see their graves one day. I want a pic of me laying between
>>>> them. :)
>>>>
>>>> -Michael
>>>>
>>>>> Michael,
>>>>>
>>>>> My girlfriend and I had an opportunity to venture down to Salem,
>>>>> Indiana
>>>>> and
>>>>> make a trek through the corn to visit the Cooley - Brewer Cemetery.
>>>>> It
>>>>> was
>>>>> nice
>>>>> to see someone is making an effort to keep it maintained and mowed.
>>>>> It
>>>>> was
>>>>> also
>>>>> nice to see Edward and Martha's headstones still standing and
>>>>> identifiable. Just
>>>>> at the foot of Edward's plot is a very small headstone with just the
>>>>> initials
>>>>> E.C.
>>>>>
>>>>> I will send a couple of photos when i get them uploaded.
>>>>>
>>>>> Patrick Cooley
>>>>> Indianapolis
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ________________________________
>>>>> From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
>>>>> To: John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
>>>>> Sent: Sun, October 9, 2011 2:50:56 PM
>>>>> Subject: John Cooley's family
>>>>>
>>>>> If we can firm up the first generations, say to John Cooley's
>>>>> grandchildren, we will have entered an era largely awash in records.
>>>>> Future researchers should be able to tie to the family with relative
>>>>> ease.
>>>>> I think it's a doable task, but there are areas in even the second
>>>>> generation that are still questionable. Those of you who have
>>>>> followed
>>>>> the
>>>>> list from the beginning know that recently discovered records and a
>>>>> DNA
>>>>> match make it probable that we have identified another of John's
>>>>> sons,
>>>>> William Matthews Cooley.
>>>>>
>>>>> But what about his daughters? I don't think I've had received
>>>>> correspondence or seen posts about either Hannah or Elizabeth. This
>>>>> is
>>>>> what I have for them on my "FGS" at
>>>>> http://ancestraldata.com/ahnentafel/256/ :
>>>>>
>>>>> --quote--
>>>>> Hannah Cooley (1774-) Believed to have been born in Surry County, NC.
>>>>> (often cited as Stokes county but that wasn't formed until 1789).
>>>>> There
>>>>> is
>>>>> a Hannah Cooley listed as witness to a deed along with John and John
>>>>> Cooley Jr (Bk E p 229, 11 Aug 1792, Richard Goode to Reuben Sparks).
>>>>> Married Luke Barnett/Burnett 23 Dec 1795. It's worth noting that her
>>>>> niece, Joanna Cooley (daughter of Edward), was referred to as "Hanah"
>>>>> in
>>>>> a
>>>>> family bible record. In other words, should we be looking for a
>>>>> Joanna
>>>>> Cooley Barnett?
>>>>>
>>>>> Elizabeth Cooley (1783-) Believed to have married William Blackburn
>>>>> 19
>>>>> Sep
>>>>> 1805 in Stokes County NC. A William Blackburn can be found on the
>>>>> 1810
>>>>> census for Casey county, KY (1 male 26-44, 3 females under 10, 1
>>>>> female
>>>>> 26-44). It's not known if he's the same man. He may have been the son
>>>>> of
>>>>> Newman Blackburn and grandson of Ambrose Blackburn. As I suspect is
>>>>> true
>>>>> for the Cooleys, the Blackburns came to Town Fork Settlement NC from
>>>>> Caroline County VA.
>>>>> --endquote--
>>>>>
>>>>> -Michael
>>>>>
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