Benjamin Cooley of Stokes county

From: Michael Cooley <>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 20:09:36 -0700

Most of know that a Benjamin Cooley appears on the 1820 census for Stokes
county. I believe it's that that caused Dale Walker to give Cornelius the
name as an alternative.

I've heard from a descendant of Benjamin's. He was born 1794 (years after
Cornelius) and is usually styled as "Coley." In fact, his descendants go
by the name Coley:

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