[List] Fwd: James Cooley of IN, IA and MO

michael@newsummer.com michael at newsummer.com
Fri Feb 16 22:03:06 PST 2007


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From: Michael Cooley <michael_95073 at yahoo.com>
To: michael at newsummer.com
Sent: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 22:02:02 -0800 (PST)
Subject: Fwd: James Cooley of IN, IA and MO

--- Michael Cooley <michael_95073 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 22:00:45 -0800 (PST)
> From: Michael Cooley <michael_95073 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: James Cooley of IN, IA and MO
> To: Bludevil01 at msn.com
> 
> Hi Charles,
> 
> I think I have good news for you. It's clear by
> comparing the entries for the 1870 Putnam county MO
> census and the 1860 Appanoose co IA census that the
> James Cooley of those places were the same
> (http://johncooley.net/Notes/index.cgi?1167835804 ).
> Furthermore, the Thomas Cooley who died in Appanosse
> county in 1855 is known to have had a son named
> James
> born in Indiana c1831. There is an excellent chance
> that that James and your grandfather's father were
> the
> same person. In fact, I'm so confident of it that
> I've
> placed the information on my "Y" page. If I'm right,
> this is your line from John Cooley:
> 
> John Cooley c1840-c1811
> Edward Cooley 1863-1822 m Martha Raper
> Thomas Cooley c1790-1855 m1 Mary Evans m2 Martha
> James Cooley c1831
> Charles Edward Cooley m Olga Opal Bland
> James Cooley
> Charles Cooley
> 
> That leaves one unaccounted for Cooley family in
> Putnam county for the year 1870: S C Cooley.
> Interestingly, he was also a miller and also born in
> Indiana.
> 
> So far, I'm unable to find Thomas Cooley's family in
> 1850. I don't know if he was still in Indiana or had
> already moved in Iowa. His brother Edward was in
> Appanoose county by 1850. I do know that Thomas
> appears on the census for 1820, 1830 and 1840 in
> Washington county IN and I've just transcribed the
> 1820:
> http://johncooley.net/Notes/index.cgi?1167835798
> . He was living next to his father, Edward. I'll
> read
> and transcribe the 1830 and 1840 census entries for
> him over the weekend. I'll also keep looking for him
> for 1850.
> 
> For now, however, I don't consider this a certaintly
> but it's looking darn good that we're cousins. I
> sure
> look forward to hearing about that stuff you have in
> storage.
> 
> BTW, I don't know why I chose to write to you from
> work rather than from my yahoo email address. Please
> send any response here until I can figure out why
> MSN
> is blocking my newsummer.com email address.
> 
> Keep in touch.
> 
> Michael
> 
> 
>  
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