[List] Cooley's deaths from Missouri newspapers
Dennis A. Young
day at eskimo.com
Fri Sep 28 17:12:35 PDT 2007
Yes, this is one and the same Joseph, also sometimes referred to as Joseph
T. Cooley. Sandy is correct: Joseph died intestate on 4-3-1826, and
Keziah was appointed administrator on 6-14-1826.
There are several sources for this, including a letter I got from Elizabeth
Cooley of the Cooley Family Association in 1977, and transcribed at
How does he fit in? He is thought to be one of the sons of John Cooley,
and the ancestor subject of Mike Cooley's yDNA test. See
http://ancestraldata.com/ahnentafel/256/ydna.html and list message posted
in May for more.
Dennis A. Young
At 04:20 PM 9/28/2007 -0700, you wrote:
>I am beginning to think it is one and the same Joseph
>First of all I tried to pin point just when Joseph
>Cooley left Howard County and went to Clay County.
>Checking the marriages of his children I found Hannah
>married William Wilson in Howard County in July 1823
>the last year that I can place him there. So I am
>guessing that Joseph left after that. Maybe since he
>had not been in Clay county long, if at all, the
>newspaper gave Howard county as place of death.
>Secondly, could the family been on the move to Clay
>when he died?
>The June 1826 date given in Missouri Miscellany most
>likely is not the death date but when probate was
>opened and the administrator was named.
>--- michael at newsummer.com wrote:
> > Hi Sandy,
> > It looks like you've noticed something that I've
> > missed for years. This is
> > from my old back in the early 90s:
> > --quote--
> > "Death Records of Missouri Men"
> > Joseph Cooley of Howard Co died 3 April, 1826.
> > "Missouri Miscellany" - March 1981
> > Clay County - Abstarcts of Wills & Admrs:
> > Joseph Cooley, d int. Admrx, Keziah Cooley, 14 June
> > 1826.
> > Sec, Eli Casey & Jeremiah Magnor. (A:13
> > --endquote--
> > I think I had aways assumed they were the same man
> > but, obviously, they were
> > not. Perhaps Mary knows something about it. Thanks
> > for bringing to our attention.
> > -Michael
> > On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 00:39:35 -0700 (PDT), Sandra
> > Stanton wrote
> > > Hi,
> > > I was wondering if anyone knows where the
> > following
> > > fit into our Cooleys.
> > >
> > > COOLEY, Joseph of Howard Co. died 3 April 1826
> > [was in
> > > the Missouri Intelligencer on 14 April 1826]
> > >
> > > COOLY, Mark (Mack?) -- Chariton Co. Letters of
> > > Administration by Pub. Adm. 23 Sep 1847 [was in
> > the
> > > Brunswicker Newspaper -- Chariton, Carroll &
> > > surrounding areas]
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > > Sandy
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