Re: [Fwd: George W Cooley]

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 22:52:29 -0700

This appears to be Richard Monroe Cooley's brother, Robert Cooley, father
born in TN, mother in KS:

1920 > KANSAS > KIOWA > GREENSBURG
Series: T625 Roll: 536 Page: 171

Again, whether this is the right Jonathan's family is still in question.
But whatever family it is, it's shaping up.

-Michael

> Yes, Scott Cooley sent a copy to me a few years ago. We've emailed about
> this before. Here's an exchange between the two of you from last year:
>
> http://genforum.genealogy.com/cooley/messages/4238.html
>
> I used to have his entry greyed out on the webpage. I'm not sure now what
> convinced me to un-grey it.
>
> This may be where I saw the Cooley/Parks marriage in respect to
> Cooley/Hubbard for the first time:
>
> http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~traftons/familytree/aqwg96.htm
>
> It doesn't have a source. It certainly may be wrong.
>
> I don't know if an obit for Richard M and his son Robert would help, other
> than to verify that their parents were Jonathan and Mollie. The question,
> of course, is whether their dad was the same Jonathan who died in Napa.
> Now that I have finally found Richard on the census (as "Dick"), perhaps
> more can be found. The 1920 census says his father was born in TN, his
> mother in KS:
>
> 1920 > CALIFORNIA > KERN > BAKERSFIELD; 3-TWP
> Series: T625 Roll: 100 Page: 134
>
> -Michael
>
>> Michael,
>>
>> I have never seen the name Lycurgus in print. All I have is an L.
>>
>> I have never seen any sources for this Jonathan Lycurgus Cooley. Even
>> the California Death Record only shows Father: Cooley. (I just came
>> through Kern County. Wish I had know the Richard M Cooley death
>> record. I could have stopped and picked up a copy.
>>
>> I have the Death Certificate for Jonathan L and it has the name of
>> his father (George) and mother (Nancy Hubbard). I am quite sure this
>> fellow is the son.
>>
>> Now the Jonathan Lycurgus and Jonathan L may be one in the same but I
>> can't find any sources for the Lycurgus or Parks.
>>
>> I'm hoping to visit the Yountville Veterans Home this summer. Hope
>> they can clarify this for me!
>>
>> Attached is the Death Certificate I have for Jonathan L Cooley.
>>
>> Thanks for sending me this notice.
>>
>> Beverly
>>
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>>
>>
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