Re: Fw: Cooleys and the Burnams

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 14:56:57 -0700

Jane,

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-Michael

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> Remember the conversation about Pleasant Wilson that was the =
> administrator for the estate of James Cooley(John, St.)? He was the son =
> in law of Henry Burnam that was also mentioned in that estate.
>
> Last night I relooked at the 1840 census in Howard County for John =
> Cevly(Cooley). Next door to this John Cooley(Joseph, John, Sr.) is =
> Foster Burnam. That is a son of Henry Burnam. Since I have the Burnam =
> history as my mother was a Burnam, I looked up the marriage of Pleasant =
> Wilson. He married Henry Burnam's daughter in Estill Co., Ky. before =
> coming to Mo. just a few years later than the Cooley's.
>
> My question is: Has anyone found where James Cooley(John, Sr.) was =
> living before coming to Mo.? I thought all the Burnams had come from =
> Madison but it looks like Henry's bunch was mixed between Estill and =
> Madison. I wonder of James Cooley could have been there. I can't =
> totally confirm but I have been told through the years that many of the =
> Burnams were also horse breeders, especially mules. =20
>
> It is interesting that these two families intertwined and if my parents =
> knew it, they did not tell me. It has been a big surprise.
> Dad descended from the White, Cooley and Teters in College Mound and Mom =
> was from the Burnams and the Fowlers. Our Burnam branch ventured into =
> Macon County but they also started in Howard and Randolph. I am now =
> curious if James Cooley and the Henry Burnam family may have known each =
> other in Ky. Pobably cannot prove that but perhaps Estill Co. is a good =
> place to look for James Cooley before coming to Mo. Or has this already =
> been thoroughly researched? If James Cooley was a horse trainer than as =
> Michael has written, he probably knew all the horse ranches in that part =
> of Ky and Mo. =20
> Jane
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> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Remember the conversation about =
> Pleasant=20
> Wilson that was the administrator for the estate of James Cooley(John,=20
> St.)?&nbsp; He was the son in law of Henry Burnam that was also =
> mentioned in=20
> that estate.</FONT></STRONG></DIV>
> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT></STRONG>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Last night I relooked at the =
> 1840 census in=20
> Howard County for John Cevly(Cooley).&nbsp; Next door to this John=20
> Cooley(Joseph, John, Sr.) is Foster Burnam.&nbsp; That is a son of Henry =
>
> Burnam.&nbsp; Since I have the Burnam history as my mother was a Burnam, =
> I=20
> looked up the marriage of Pleasant Wilson.&nbsp; He married Henry =
> Burnam's=20
> daughter&nbsp;in Estill Co., Ky. before coming to Mo. just a few years =
> later=20
> than the Cooley's.</FONT></STRONG></DIV>
> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT></STRONG>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>My question is: Has anyone =
> found where=20
> James Cooley(John, Sr.) was living before coming to Mo.?&nbsp; I thought =
> all the=20
> Burnams had come from Madison but it looks like Henry's bunch was mixed =
> between=20
> Estill and Madison.&nbsp; I wonder of James Cooley could have been =
> there.&nbsp;=20
> I can't totally confirm but I have been told through the years that many =
> of the=20
> Burnams were also horse breeders, especially mules.&nbsp; =
> </FONT></STRONG></DIV>
> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT></STRONG>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>It is interesting that these =
> two families=20
> intertwined and if my parents knew it, they did not tell me.&nbsp; It =
> has been a=20
> big surprise.</FONT></STRONG></DIV>
> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Dad descended from the White, =
> Cooley and=20
> Teters in College Mound and Mom was from the Burnams and the =
> Fowlers.&nbsp; Our=20
> Burnam branch ventured into Macon County but they also started in Howard =
> and=20
> Randolph.&nbsp; I am now curious if James Cooley and&nbsp; the Henry =
> Burnam=20
> family may have known each other in Ky.&nbsp; Pobably cannot prove that =
> but=20
> perhaps Estill Co. is a good place to look for James Cooley before =
> coming to=20
> Mo.&nbsp; Or has this already been thoroughly researched?&nbsp; If James =
> Cooley=20
> was a horse trainer than as Michael has written, he probably knew all =
> the horse=20
> ranches in that part of Ky and Mo.&nbsp; </FONT></STRONG></DIV>
> <DIV><STRONG><FONT face=3DArial =
> size=3D2>Jane</FONT></STRONG></DIV></BODY></HTML>
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