Re: Perrin Cooley Sr

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 19:11:17 -0700

Are you sure James had a daughter named Eleanor? Worldconnect has her
father as John.

Yes, most of the children are there in various households. William is said
to have died in 1855. As far as I can tell at this point. Eleanor is not
found on the 1850.

> Note that Perrin Green is next door and a William Green, Jr is on the same
> page in Schuyler County, IL (p382). There seems to be some question as to
> which family this Elnora Cooley belonged. Either Perrin or James Cooley?
> Both had a daughter named, Elnora (Eleanor)
>
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 6:39 PM, Michael Cooley
> <michael_at_newsummer.com>wrote:
>
>> 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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