Re: Perrin Cooley Sr

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 17:39:29 -0700

Here's Eleanor Cooley Green's family in Schuyhler county IL 1850:

NARA Publication Number: M432
NARA Roll Number: 128
Film Number: 442916
Digital Folder Number: 004181045
Image Number: 00169

William Green M 63 North Carolina
        Ellen Green F 56 North Carolina
        James Green M 17 Illinois
        Peter Green M 14 Illinois
        Nancy Green F 18 Illinois
        Priscilla Green F 20 Illinois

> Looking at my notes. Sandy pointed out some time ago that Perrin's
> daughter, Eleanor, married William Green, 3 Oct 1816 in Howard County, MO.
> I think she also noted then that they had a son named Perrin. I see these
> children for William and Eleanor:
>
> James Green
> Perrin Green
> Berry Green
> Mary Polly Green
> Sarah Jane Green
> William J Green
> Albert Green
> Priscilla Green
> Nancy Green
> Peter Green
>
> This could be Perrin's grandson:
> 1860 > ILLINOIS > SCHUYLER > RUSHVILLE TWP
> GREEN PAREN 33 IL
>
> Early census records for Perrin:
>
> 1800 > NORTH CAROLINA > STOKES > NO TWP LISTED
> Series: M32 Roll: 32 Page: 546
> Perrin Cooley 20010 20010
>
> 1810 > KENTUCKY > WASHINGTON > NO TWP LISTED
> Series: M252 Roll: 8 Page: 323
> Perrin Cooley 40010 02100
>
> We can be sure he had at least two daughters and four sons, but two of the
> sons I have attributed to him were born after 1810:
>
> Elizabeth Cooley (1794-) m Thomas Massie
> Eleanor Cooley (1796-) m William Green
> James Cooley (1797-1850+) m Polly Massey?
> John Cooley (1802-1860+) m Elizabeth
> Perrin Cooley Jr (c1813-1880+) m Lucinda Carter
> William C Cooley (1819-1902) m Frances Elizabeth Andrews
>
> I have William there only because he doesn't fit anywhere else. But any
> way we cut it, assuming that the dates for Perrin Jr and William are
> accurate, we're missing two sons. One of them may have been Perrin C's
> father. I can't think of any males of their generation that we haven't
> attached somewhere. And it appears that James, John and Perrin Jr had few
> children among them, if any. These "missing" sons, if true, could also
> account for the missing father of Jim's John Cooley who married Martha
> Bearden.
>
> Too bad there is no 1820 MO census. How closely have the Missouri land
> records been looked at?
>
> -Michael
>
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