Notes for Ira David Cooley (1892-1981) m Flonnie Wells


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Note added Mon Sep 10 22:13:02 2012

From "Genealogical Works of Robert M Willis" Volume II, Cooley Book

Mesa, Arizona - Ira David Cooley, son of Jacob Cooley & Mahala (Johnson) Cooley was born Aug 16, 1892 Cleopatra Putman County, Missouri and died April 20, 1981 Mesa, Arizona. He retired from real estate sales in Mesa just years ago. Ira was a direct descendant of Edward Cooley & Martha Brewer) Cooley natives of NC who settled in Washington County, Indiana. Edward was born 1767 [sic] NC and died 25 Nov 1826 Salem, In. Some of Edward and Martha’s family moved west to Iowa and Missouri. Ira D Cooley married Flonnie Wells 5 Aug 1913 at Lucerne, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Flonnie; 2 sons, Elmo B Cooley & Earl F Cooley; brothers, Lewis W Cooley and the Rev O Edward Cooley a retired Methodist Minister. Ira was a member of the Cooley Family Association.