[List] William "Chooley"

Sandra Stanton sandystanton at prodigy.net
Fri May 18 07:00:02 PDT 2007


Michael,
On HQ the possible Reubin Cooley is indexed as 
Chorley, Ruben in Washington County, Kentucky.
On Ancestry the index says Charley, Ruben.
Sandy
--- michael at newsummer.com wrote:

> In going over the list archive, I found this from
> Sandy Stanton:
> 
> --quote--
> There are a couple of possibilities for Reuben
> Cooley
> in the 1820 census.
> 
> 1. Reubin Chooley/Charley in Washington Co, KY on
> the
> 1820 census. However it gives his age as 45 and up.
> But the Reubin Cooley we are looking for would have
> been 41.  Of course someone could have given the age
> wrong.
> 
> 2. Reubin Cooly on the 1820 census for Lawrence Co,
> IN. Lawrence county is not far from Bartholomew
> county
> and the Ky border is a few counties away. The way
> these Cooleys moved around do you think he
> [Reuben]could have left for a few years and then
> went
> back to Ky?
> 
> Also, there is a William Charley/Chooley on the
> Washington county, KY census for 1820. I don't
> remember but have we lost a William Cooley at that
> time?  The two names following William Chooley are
> Susan Salley and then Nancy Salley. Since there are
> Salleys marrying into the Cooley families this might
> need to be further searched.
> --endquote--
> 
> First, I did a search for Chooley on HQ's census
> index. Perhaps there's a
> couple of missing Cooleys here:
> 
> CHOOLEY ADDIE C 51 F W IN IN ELKHART 5-WD; ELKHART;
> CONCORD TWP 1920
> CHOOLEY CLAIRE P 44 M W WI OR JACKSON 2-WD ASHLAND
> 1910
> CHOOLEY KATHARINE 26 F W PA PA ADAMS MT PLEASANT TWP
> 1900
> CHOOLEY SAMUEL S 63 M W OH CA LOS ANGELES LOS
> ANGELES 1920
> CHOOLEY UNA 49 M W MO OR MULTNOMAH PORTLAND; 41-PCT
> 1920
> CHOOLEY WM    KY WASHINGTON NO TWP LISTED 1820
> 
> Apparently, a William Cooley married Martha Salley.
> See this page:
> http://www.pseudoprime.com/genealogy/i862.html
> 
> Here are my readings for William and his Salley
> neighbors in 1820:
> 
> Wm Chooley     2 0 0 1 1 0   2 0 1 0
> Susan Salley   0 1 0 3 0 0   2 1 0 0 1  0 0 0 0 0 0
> 1 1 1
> Nancy Salley   0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0 2  ? 2
> Phillip Salley 3 1 0 0 1 0   0 2 0 1
> 
> The eldest male in William's household was 26-45 and
> the eldest female was
> 16-26. There seems little doubt that Nancy was the
> Salley matriarch.
> 
> Sandy, I'm not finding the 1820 listing for Reubin. 
> 
> -Michael
> 
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