Re: Sarah Cooley Hill

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 15:09:53 -0800

Yes, I see a Samuel listed once at worldconnect.

I'm cleaning up my entry for William Hill and will write to Janet Ariciu,
who seems up-to-date on the Stokes county Hills.

-Michael

> Sarah Cooley Hill is listed numerous times on Public Trees in Ancestry but
> some of them have different names for the father. Samuel is also listed
> as
> father. The only name I see listed in the census is Sarah.
> Jane
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Cooley" <michael_at_newsummer.com>
> To: "John Cooley Mailing List" <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
> Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2011 3:54 PM
> Subject: Re: Sarah Cooley Hill
>
>
>> FYI, This probably not the William Hill of Caroline co VA and Rowan co
>> NC.
>> He could be her grandfather but I'm not finding evidence of it. I'm also
>> not finding verification that Sarah's middle name was Cooley. I'll post
>> something on the Hill board at genforum and see if anyone bites at some
>> point in the future.
>>
>> -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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