Re: [Fwd: 2012 Officer-Cooley Family Reunion]

From: The Cooleys <lvcooley5_at_cox.net>
Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2012 23:40:47 -0800

Gloria,

This is super exciting! I can't wait to find out what you discover.

Thanks for taking the test!

Jim



On 3/4/2012 12:39 PM, G Tanner wrote:
> Yes, that sounds correct, but I believe that Elizabeth Cooley is the
> sister of both Ervin, Willow and Mary (at least Elizabeth and Ervin
> may be full blooded siblings). It is all very confusing for sure, and
> I am hoping that my DNA will help us in some way.
> G
>
> *From:* Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
> *To:* John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
> *Sent:* Sunday, March 4, 2012 12:42 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [Fwd: 2012 Officer-Cooley Family Reunion]
>
> Hi Gloria,
>
> I'm trying to rehash this without going through all the emails.
>
> 1. Your John Bailey married Elizabeth Cooley in Dickson co TN.
>
> 2. On the 1850 census, your John Bailey is living with his parents in
> Dickson county a few doors over from James and Martha Cooley and their
> family.
>
> 3. John Cooley married Martha Bearden in Monroe co MO, 1835.
>
> 4. John and Martha are known to have had Ervin C Cooley. Milo appears
> almost certainly to have been a brother.
>
> 5. John Cooley, probable son of James Cooley, m Eliza Locke in Howard
> county in 1832. He was born in 1812. This may be the man who committed
> suicide in Howard co in 1846.
>
> 6. It's appearing increasingly more likely that the Martha Cooley of 1850
> Dickson county was John's widow. Willow Cooley (male) listed on that
> census could have been Milo, and Polly could have been the Mary Storey
> living with Martha Cooley in 1860. Who was James, born 1794 in NC? (I
> think he was the probable son of Perrin Cooley Sr. That James likely had
> no children.)
>
> 7. We thought we were on the trail of Mary Storey, but (I think) we
> eventually agreed that that Mary Storey was someone else.
>
> 8. If John m1 Eliza Locke (1832) and m2 Martha Bearden (1832), then some
> of these could have been half-siblings. The hope is that the mtDNA of
> Elizabeth Bailey--which you possess--may one day be matched up with a
> possible sister or a possible aunt of Elizabeth's. One area to look at is
> the marriage of Joseph Cooley and Elizabeth Locke--was she Eliza Locke's
> sister or cousin? If they were sisters, they'd have had the same mtDNA.
>
> Can it get any more confusing?
>
> -Michael
>
> > Yes, I'm going through ftdna and linked through Cooley. I'll let
> you know
> > as soon as I get the results.
> >
> > G
> >
> > From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com
> <mailto:michael_at_newsummer.com>>
> > To: John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net
> <mailto:undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>>
> > Sent: Saturday, March 3, 2012 8:46 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Fwd: 2012 Officer-Cooley Family Reunion]
> >
> > That's great news Gloria! Did you go through ftdna? I find that it
> > generally takes about 6 weeks to get results. Keep us posted!
> >
> > -Michael
> >
> >> That's great Michael. Yes, I have some news. I'm doing the DNA
> testing
> >> for the female Cooley line. I'm a 5th generation decendent of
> Elizabeth
> >> Cooley. I just received my test, so I'll be getting it back into the
> >> mail
> >> next week. I am hoping this will help give some insight into this
> >> little
> >> mystery we've had with her.
> >>
> >> Gloria
> >>
> >> From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com
> <mailto:michael_at_newsummer.com>>
> >> To: John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net
> <mailto:undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>>
> >> Sent: Saturday, March 3, 2012 6:51 PM
> >> Subject: [Fwd: 2012 Officer-Cooley Family Reunion]
> >>
> >> Thought I'd forward this on. These Cooleys are descendants of
> John's son
> >> Joseph and grandson (through James) Cornelius.
> >>
> >> Some other news: I've been asked to speak at the Cooley Family
> >> Association
> >> of America (CFAA) reunion in July at DC. Perhaps some of you can make
> >> it.
> >> It would be great to meet you. And I've started a genealogy club at
> >> Humboldt State University. Among other things, I'm hoping the club can
> >> encourage the HSU library to acquire resources. (There's next to
> nothing
> >> up here!)
> >>
> >> So, does anyone else have any news?
> >>
> >> -Michael
> >>
> >>
> >> ---------------------------- Original Message
> >> ----------------------------
> >> Subject: 2012 Officer-Cooley Family Reunion
> >> From: "Mike & Mary Cooley" <m2cooley_at_q.com <mailto:m2cooley_at_q.com>>
> >> Date: Thu, March 1, 2012 1:51 pm
> >>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>
> >> Hi Cousins:
> >>
> >> Please find attached the announcement for the 2012 Officer-Cooley
> Family
> >> Association Reunion. We are very fortunate to have an excellent
> >> facility
> >> lined up this year very near the area where our ancestors settled when
> >> they got to Oregon in 1845. You'll note also that the program is a
> >> little more complex than past years so I suggest you print and save a
> >> copy
> >> or file one electronically where you can read it again near the time of
> >> the event. We'll also be sending out reminder notices as we get near
> >> the
> >> Reunion. The big date is Saturday July 7 at Champoeg Park just off I-5
> >> in
> >> the northern Willamette Valley. But there is also a social event and
> >> BBQ
> >> the night before for those who can make it. Although RSVP's are not
> >> mandatory for either event, having them will help us plan for the
> >> expected
> >> number of cousins who will show up. Details are in the Announcement.
> >>
> >> Keep in mind that some cousins do not have email so please make an
> >> effort
> >> to let them know the particulars by other means.
> >>
> >> Memorabilia is always welcome at our Reunions so bring what you can.
> >> Sometimes it amazing what will turn up.
> >>
> >> You will note the 10 historic pictures that are incorporated in the
> >> announcement. All but one of them show relatives in our common
> lineage.
> >> Most but not all of the people shown were on the 1845 wagon train that
> >> got
> >> lost following Stephen Meek across eastern and central Oregon. One
> >> actually came out to Oregon in 1843. See how many you can put names on
> >> and we'll let you know how close you came at the Reunion.
> >>
> >> We are really looking forward to a great Reunion this year. So please
> >> make an extra effort to show up and enjoy your extended family as well
> >> as
> >> learn something about our common heritage.
> >>
> >>
> >> Mike and Bud
> >> Co-Chairs
> >
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