Re: The William Cooleys

From: The Cooleys <lvcooley5_at_cox.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 17:51:51 -0700

Que Twilight Zone music: My dad's parents used to call him Buck for some
reason. Hmmmm?

Jim

On 6/24/2012 3:53 PM, Jane Wisdom wrote:
> William C. Cooleyis listed in many places but I have not found any name for
> the C. for William Cooley, born 1818, son of John. Some give his nickname
> as Buck. He also belonged to the Masons as did most of my Gipson ancestors.
> Was this true in other Cooley families?
> In 1850 this family was in Adair County, Mo and in 1860, Chariton. In 1870
> they were in Randolph County. The daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, born 1845 has
> been listed in Jan Martinet's history as a Cpt. in the Civil War, 1863 under
> General Price. She first married John Phillips and he was killed about
> 1864-65.by bushwhackers in Randolph County, Mo. Details not known. In
> 1868 she married George Washington Heifner.
> Two of George Washington Heifner's cousins rode with the Quantrill raiders.
> Clark Hockensmith was killed trying to save Quantrill. Both were killed.
> Jane
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Cooley" <michael_at_newsummer.com>
> To: "John Cooley Mailing List" <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
> Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2012 5:36 PM
> Subject: Re: The William Cooleys
>
>
>> Thanks! :)
>>
>> There's also the William C Cooley who married Elizabeth Fields. Is that C
>> legit?
>>
>> -Michael
>>
>>>
>>> I checked the civil war records for Willim Cooley and he is listed there
>>> with
>>> the middle initial of C. So maybe you should put it back.
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
>>> To: John Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>
>>> Sent: Sun, June 24, 2012 2:44:40 PM
>>> Subject: Re: The William Cooleys
>>>
>>> Sandy,
>>>
>>> I've just removed the C in my notes. I don't know where I picked it up.
>>> Middle initials seem to get picked up genealogists like moss on a rock.
>>> Half the time, I believe, they're entirely bogus and sometimes leads
>>> researchers down dead ends.
>>>
>>> I can't find the Cooley/Ballinger family after the 1850 census. They may
>>> have gone to "the territories" like so many of the others. Has anyone
>>> picked up their scent?
>>>
>>> -Michael
>>>
>>>> Michael,=0AI think you are right on with your thinking.=A0 I have never
>>>> had=
>>>> anything for =0AWilliam son of James, but I agree with you that this
>>>> has
>>>> t=
>>>> o be him. I decided to =0Acheck family trees at Ancestry and this
>>>> William
>>>> i=
>>>> s=A0listed but with no parents =0Agiven.=A0 However, the person has him
>>>> lis=
>>>> ted as William C. Cooley and I would like =0Ato see some docments that
>>>> he
>>>> h=
>>>> as signed to see if the middle C is just his
>>>> mark.=0ASandra=0A=0A=0A-----
>>>> O=
>>>> riginal Message ----=0AFrom: Michael Cooley
>>>> <michael_at_newsummer.com>=0ATo:
>>>> J=
>>>> ohn Cooley Mailing List <undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net>=0ASent:
>>>> Sun=
>>>> , June 24, 2012 12:00:48 PM=0ASubject: The William Cooleys=0A=0AI'm
>>>> continu=
>>>> ing work on the 1840 census transcriptions for Missouri
>>>> at=0Ahttp://ancestr=
>>>> aldata.com/ahnentafel/256/1840-MO.html=0A=0ATake a look at this (the
>>>> name
>>>> a=
>>>> re, of course, my guesses). They wre living=0Anext to the
>>>> Ballingers:=0A=0A=
>>>> --quote--=0A=0ARandolph County - Series: M704 Roll: 229=0Ap 283 William
>>>> Coo=
>>>> ley=0A=A0=A0=A0 210001-00001=0A=A0=A0=A0 2 males 0-4=A0=A0=A0 William
>>>> Coole=
>>>> y (c1835-)=0A=A0=A0=A0 1 male 5-9=A0=A0=A0 James Cooley
>>>> (c1833-)=0A=A0=A0=
>>>> =A0 1 male 30-39=A0=A0=A0 William Cooley=0A=A0=A0=A0 1 female
>>>> 20-29=A0=A0=
>>>> =A0 Sarah J Ballinger (2nd wife)=0A=0A--edquote--=0A=0AAnd compare to
>>>> this:=
>>>> =0A=0A--quote--=0A=0A1850 > MISSOURI > MACON > 52-DIST=0ASeries: M432
>>>> Roll:=
>>>> 405 Page: 179=0A=0AWilliam Cooley 47 SC=0ASarah J " 33 SC=0AJames " 17
>>>> MO=
>>>> =0AWilliam " 15 MO=0AMartha " 8 MO=0AJonathan " 5 MO=0ACasseldana " 3
>>>> MO=0A=
>>>> Sarah J " 6/12 MO=0A=0ALiving next door is John Ballenger, 67, born
>>>> VA.=0A=
>>>> =0A--endquote--=0A=0AWilliam married Sarah Nallinger 1839, his second
>>>> wife.=
>>>> =0A=0AI have this William placed as a son of James, but he is too old to
>>>> ha=
>>>> ve=0Abeen James's son. The only other place he fits is as a son of
>>>> Perrin,=
>>>> =0Awhich provides a tad more sense to the early census records (1800
>>>> and=0A=
>>>> 1810) for him.=0A=0ABut, for Perrin, I have the William born 1819 who
>>>> marri=
>>>> ed Andrews. Iyt's=0Amy contention, now, that -he- was James's
>>>> son.=0A=0AAny=
>>>> thoughts?=0A=0A-Michael=0A=0A--=0A<a
>>>> href=3D"http://newsummer.com/distlist=
>>>> ">distlist 0.9</a>=0ASee
>>>> http://ancestraldata.com/listarchive/johncooleylis=
>>>> t/ for list information.=0A
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