Re: Sarah Cooley Hill

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 06:22:12 -0800

Ugh. The first line was cut off:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dmohn&id=I13692

Another bug I'll need to fix over the winter break. :(

-Michael

> According to the above website, she was born in 1 Jul 1797 in North
> Carolina and died 12 Dec 1888 in Dickenson County, VA. She married
> Cornelius Vanover. Her father, says the website, was William Hill.
>
> This is what I say about William Hill at
> http://ancestraldata.com/ahnentafel/256/caroline2townfork.html
>
> --quote--
> Hill, William (1737-1834) was born in Caroline county and began his career
> as a Baptist minster there. He married Hannah Elizabeth Halbert in Rowan
> County, 1758. His son, Robert Hill, served in the Revolution under Major
> Richard Goode and later became the Secretary of State for North Carolina.
> --endquote--
>
> John Cooley and Richard Goode served from Caroline county in 1755. If true
> that William Hill named his daughter Sarah Cooley Hill, it's interesting
> that we are now considering that John's wife was a Sarah.
>
> The fact that Hill was a Baptist minister is also interesting. John's son,
> Edward Cooley, helped found the Baptist Church near Stokes county, and
> Perrin Cooley is said to have been a Baptist minister in Randolph county
> MO.
>
> I wonder if this thickens the plot.
>
> -Michael
>
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