Re: Perrin Cooley

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 12:26:52 -0700

Let's say that Nellie and Harriet were sisters. That would give us 5 out
of 7 children that Perrin may have had:

Harriet
Nellie
Joseph C
Princes Albert
Frederick

-Michael

> Nellie had a daughter as well and Joel sent me their photo also. I am not
> su=
> re but the daughters name may have been Daisy? Nellie is mentioned as a
> sist=
> er on Patrick Albert's military application.=20
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Jun 20, 2012, at 11:46 AM, "Michael Cooley" <michael_at_newsummer.com>
> wrote=
> :
>
>> Great to hear from you Nancy! Too bad you guys can't make it to the
>> event.=
>
>> I'd love to meet you both. And I'm glad to know that you're getting into
>> this stuff! It's so much fun!
>>=20
>> I think the following is important to the Wood connection:
>>=20
>> Peran Cooly 39 M day laborer MO
>> Polly " 25 F KY
>> Harriet 4 F MO
>> Sarah Wood 55 F KY
>> James " 20 M day laborer MO
>>=20
>> Do you know anything more about Nellie? Evidently, Perrin was married
>> to,=
>
>> or at least "partnered" to, Mary (Polly) Woods.
>>=20
>> It gets curiouser and curiouser. Who knows, maybe there's another old
>> letter in Dennis Young's Tallant archive that will provide a clue:
>>=20
>> http://www.eskimo.com/~day/cooley/docs/index.htm
>>=20
>> -Michael
>>=20
>>> We found both of the entries re Perrin C. , the one in Illinois and
>>> the
>>> lat=3D
>>> er in Kirksville. According to family lore Perrin and Margaret (Reed)
>>> were m=3D
>>> arried in 1865 in Missouri so the marriage record of Perrin and
>>> Margaret
>>> in M=3D
>>> O in 1891 is puzzling. ANOTHER Perrin? Their first living child was
>>> Joseph=3D
>>> C. Cooley (1868-1922). He is Joel's grandfather.
>>>=20
>>> One census record had Perrin C. Married 3 times. We know he had
>>> another
>>> chi=3D
>>> ld, Nellie Cooley Woods, by someone other than Margaret, but who?
>>>=20
>>> We follow all your wonderful info and still continue to look for more
>>> clues f=3D
>>> or Perrin C. Cooley 1820-1912 and Margaret Reed Cooley 1846-????
>>>=20
>>> Away from home for a bit but will get Joel to send you a copy of Perrin
>>> and M=3D
>>> argaret's probable wedding photo later this summer, Michael. We are
>>> disappo=3D
>>> inted to miss your presentation in Nearby DC. Thank you for all you
>>> have=
>
>>> co=3D
>>> ntributed to these fascinating (and numerous) Cooleys
>>> And encouraging my own research for them and my side of the family too!
>>>=20
>>> Nancy and Joel Cooley
>>> Burke, Virginia
>>>=20
>>> Sent from my iPad
>>>=20
>>> On Jun 19, 2012, at 4:04 PM, "Michael Cooley" <michael_at_newsummer.com>
>>> wrote:=3D
>>>=20
>>>=20
>>>> Hi Sandy,
>>>> =3D20
>>>> Boy, I don't know. If it belongs to Perrin C, that would make perhaps
>>>> four=3D
>>>=20
>>>> marriages attributed to him which, of course, is not unreasonable.
>>>> Perrin
>>>> Jr was still alive in 1880 so he's a possibility, but it seems
>>>> unlikely.=
>
>>>> =3D20
>>>> And I'm still stumped by this census entry:
>>>> =3D20
>>>> 1850 > ILLINOIS > CALHOUN > ILLINOIS
>>>> Series: M432 Roll: 99 Page: 306
>>>> =3D20
>>>> Perrin Cooley 27 Farmer MO
>>>> Harriet Cooley 19 IL
>>>> Edward Cooley 18 MO
>>>> =3D20
>>>> Hope you don't mind that I copy the list. Two or three of Perrin C's
>>>> descendants arre monitoring. They'd be interested in this marriage.
>>>> =3D20
>>>> -Michael
>>>> =3D20
>>>>> Michael,
>>>>> I found another marriage for Perrin Cooley in Missouri. He is listed
>>>>> in=
>
>>>>> the
>>>>> index as Perrice Cooley but checking the marriage record it is
>>>>> definitely Perrin
>>>>> Cooley.
>>>>> =3D20
>>>>> Perrin Cooley of LaPlata, Macon County to Eliza Rudolph of
>>>>> Kirksville,
>>>>> Adair
>>>>> County on 13 Mar 1889. Who do you think this Perrin Cooley is?
>>>>> =3D20
>>>>> On 27 Mar 1891 Perrin C. Cooley of LaPlata, Macon County married
>>>>> Margaret=3D
>>>=20
>>>>> A.
>>>>> Cooley at Kirksville, AdairCounty. This one I know we found earlier
>>>>> and=
>
>>>>> she was
>>>>> his widow when he died.
>>>>> =3D20
>>>>> sandy
>>>> =3D20
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