Re: Perrin Cooley Sr

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:06:24 -0700

No intrusion, Jim! All the best to your mother. Our thoughts will be with
her.

-Michael

> Hi All,
>
> I'm sorry to misuse this forum, but I was hoping I could solicit some
> prayers, or even a few non-denominational good thoughts, for my 82-year
> old mother, Lorraine Cooley, as she is scheduled for a quadruple bypass
> tomorrow morning. It's already a miracle that she's still with us and
> her doctors are oozing confidence that all will go as planned, but I
> know sending your positive thoughts her way couldn't hurt either.
>
> In the meantime, if you could also find the missing father to my John
> Cooley, that would be great, too!
>
> Please forgive the intrusion and Thank You,
> Jim Cooley
> lvcooley5_at_cox.net
>
>
>
> On 6/21/2012 7:11 PM, Michael Cooley wrote:
>> 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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