Re: The John Cooleys 1840 MO

From: The Cooleys <lvcooley5_at_cox.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 22:38:08 -0700

I had a glimmer of hope but I know, we're not there yet.

Jim


On 6/24/2012 9:24 PM, Michael Cooley wrote:
> Not sure. That was one of my first guesses when we first started writing
> to one another, simply because so much was known about the families of the
> other brothers. But here's the thing, the John Cooley on the 1850 and 1860
> Macon county MO census records is also a good candidate to be Perrin's
> son. He and wife Millie are living next to Perrin Jr and Lucinda in 1850.
> This causes me to consider another possibility: that your John may not
> have died, but had separated from the family.
>
> And remember, the James Cooley in TN with a household that looks a lot
> like Martha Bearden's household is also a good match to have been a son of
> Perrin's. This John and that James might have been brothers.
>
> But, despite the fact we know from the early census records that Perrin
> had a large family, I don't think a single one of them has been proven by
> record. We also need to keep in mind that Perrin might have had a least
> one more son who seems to have died early, for whom we've not been able to
> attach a name. It's possible that he had one or two children.
>
> Since this John lived into the 1860s, it might be possible to learn more
> about him.
>
> -Michael
>
>> If I'm connecting the dots right would that make John of Randolph County
>> the son of Perrin?
>>
>> Jim
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6/24/2012 3:27 PM, Michael Cooley wrote:
>>> DANIEL'S SON:
>>>
>>> Carroll County - Series: M704 Roll: 221
>>>
>>> p 296 John Cooley, Grand River Twp
>>> 00111001-0110301
>>> 1 male 10-14 John A Cooley (1829-)
>>> 1 male 15-19 Nathaniel G Cooley (1824-)
>>> 1 male 20-29 Thomas H Cooley
>>> 1 male 50-59 John W Cooley (1790-1857)
>>> 1 female 5-9 Mariah Cooley (1834-)
>>> 1 female 10-14 ?
>>> 3 females 20-29 Emily Cooley (1822-), Polly Cooley (1825-), Sydney
>>> Cooley
>>> (1826-)
>>> 1 female 40-49 Mahala Hardwick (1792-1857)
>>>
>>> JOSEPH'S SON:
>>>
>>> Howard County - Series: M704 Roll: 224
>>> p 8 John Cooley, Richmond Township
>>> 1121201-1212001
>>> 1 male 0-4 Randolph Harrison Cooley (1838-)
>>> 1 male 5-9 Washington Talbert Cooley (1832-1861)
>>> 2 males 10-14 Edward Demarcus Cooley (1827-), John Cooley (1830)
>>> 1 male 15-19 Thomas KW Cooley (1820-1864)
>>> 1 male 40-50 John Cooley (1793-1844)
>>> 1 female 0-4 Eveline Cooley (1836-1863)
>>> 2 females 5-9 Elvira Cooley (1833-), Margaret Catherine Cooley (1835-)
>>> 1 female 10-14 Nancy Cooley (1828-)
>>> 2 females 15-19 Martha Jane Cooley (1823-), Eliza Ann Cooley (1824-)
>>> 1 female 40-50 Elizabeth White
>>>
>>> PROBABLY JIM'S ANCESTOR:
>>>
>>> Randolph County - Series: M704 Roll: 229
>>> p 283 John Cooley
>>> 210001-01100101
>>> 2 males 0-4 E C Cooley (1834-1922), ? poss husband of Nancy
>>> 1 male 5-9 Milo C Cooley (1840-1919)
>>> 1 male 30-39 John Cooley, poss s/o James
>>> 1 female 5-9 Elizabeth Cooley (1833-)
>>> 1 female 10-14 Julia Ann Cooley
>>> 1 female 30-39 poss Martha Bearden
>>> 1 female 50-59 ?
>>>
>>> Some of you may recall the correspondence Jim, Sandy and I had about
>>> this
>>> John. We strongly considered that he was John H Cooley that was born
>>> c1812, son of James. This could be him but if we take both age estimates
>>> literally, it would not be.
>>>
>>> Knowing John's birthplace would help since we know that none of these
>>> Cooleys would have been born in MO before 1811. On the 1880 census, EC
>>> gives his parents born in NC, which would point to someone other than
>>> John
>>> H, James's son. But in subsequent census records, father is listed as
>>> being born in MO. Personally, I'm more ready to accept the NC birth, but
>>> we can't be sure.
>>>
>>> EC and Milo appear to have had different mothers, leading us to consider
>>> that John's first wife may have been Eliza Locke. Julia Ann is listed in
>>> 1880 with Martha with birthplace of VA. I think Martha may have been
>>> married before she married John.
>>>
>>> But we've been down this road before. In any case, I'm ever more
>>> convinced
>>> that the John of Randolph county is Jim's John.
>>>
>>> -Michael
>>>
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