Notes for Joseph Cooley (1822-1867) m1 Mary Leese m2 Mrs Elizabeth Noblett Dowell


Submitted by michael_95073
Noted added Sat Feb 24 21:45:44 2007

Series: M653 Roll: 244 Page: 221

Joseph Cooley 38 Farmer IN
Mary 38 NY
Elizabeth 17 IN
Wm G 12 IN
Martha 9 IN
Nancy 7 IN
Amanda 4 IN

Submitted by michael_95073Noted added Fri Aug 15 02:54:10 2008

Could this be the Joseph Cooley buried in McLoughlin Cemetery, Bsrtholomew county IN, died 3 Nov 1867?

Submitted by michael_95073Noted added Thu Aug 21 22:13:26 2008

The following was published in "Bartholomew County, Indiana" in 1999 by the Bartholomew County Genealogical Society. I failed to note the page number.

Joseph and Mary (Leese) Cooley

Joseph Cooley was b. May 2, 1822 Indiana, the son of Reuben and Martha "Patsy" Cooley. Joseph had two sisters: Mary Cooley, b. 1820, m. Emanuel Burget February 12, 1837; and Martha Cooley, b. 1824, m. Evan A. Parther Elkins September 5, 1839. Reuben Cooley, residing in Washington Co. Indiana, purchased 160 acres of land in Orange Co. August 20, 1817. In 1818. this area became Lawrence Co., where Reuben was listed on census in 1820. In 1826, Reuben purchased land in Jackson Co., and was counted on the 1830 census there. He was living in Bartholomew Co. by November 1830 when he sold his Jackson Co. land. Reuben was born ca. 1794, North Carolina, d. 1854-1860. His wife Patsy was b. ca. 1794, North Carolina, d. 1860-1861. The three children sold their parents' last 40 acres in Jackson Twp. on January 19, 1862.

Joseph Cooley m. Mary Leese. October 16, 1841. at Columbus. Mary was b. ca. 1823 at Amsterdam, New York, and d. ca. 1861, probably at Waymansville. Joseph m.2 to Elizabeth (Noblett) Dowell, widow of George Dowell, on April 27, 1862. Joseph and Mary had seven children, all born in Waymansville: Elizabeth C., Reuben, William G., Martha C., Nancy Jane, Amanda C., and Joseph C. Joseph Cooley and his second wife had one child, Albert Cooley.

Joseph Cooley served in the Civil War, 93rd Regiment, Company A, alongside his son, William G. Cooley, who was killed at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Joseph survived the war and was mustered out August 10, 1865, but he died just two years later, November 3, 1867; he is buried at McLaughlin Cemetery, on the hill northwest of Waymansville. His wodow, Elizabeth, drew a pension, $8 beginning May 1869.

Elizabeth C. Cooley was b. September 11, 1842. She m.1 James McAllister, August 31. 1864; m. 2 Joel D. Noblett, December 30, 1868.

Reuben Cooley was b. December 20. 1844, d. September 2, 1848. He is buried at McLaughlin Cemetery with his father.

William G. Cooley was b. August 10, 1847, d. July 6, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Martha C. Cooley was b. March 9, 1850, and was still unmarried as of February 12, 1872 when she received $63.63, her share of her father's estate. She may be the Martha Cooley who m. Frank McLaughlin, October 13. 1883.

Nancy Jane Cooley was b. July 20, 1853, d. January 12, 1921. She m.1 Samuel Kuhlman, February 8, 1872; and m. 2 John F. Winters, July 27, 1883. (See her separate biography with Samuel Kuhlman)

Amanda C. Cooley was b. July 17, 1856, d. February 24, 1902. She m. James Nelson Elkins, April 7, 1871.

Joseph C. Cooley was b. December 16, 1860, died before 1870. He is probably also buried at McLaughlin Cemetery.

Albert J. Cooley was b. August 29, 1866, the only child of Joseph Cooley with his second wife Elizabeth Noblett. Albert d. January 1889 and is buried at Jonesville.

Submitted by Donna R. Kuhlman, Columbus, IN.

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Fri May 13 21:28:53 2011

Find A Grave Memorial# 65705002

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Sat Aug 20 22:46:04 2011

Joseph's widow...

Birth: 1829
Death: unknown

Family links:
John Noblitt
Jane Noblitt (1802 - 1871)

Harrison Oscar Dowell (1856 - 1919)*

*Point here for explanation

Jonesville Cemetery
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA

Created by: Traci
Record added: Dec 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63225813

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Sat Aug 20 22:48:24 2011

Birth: 1822
Death: Nov. 3, 1867

Joseph, age 45 years, is buried here according to "Bartholomew County, Indiana Cemetery Records," compiled by May Adams Arbuckle from Indiana Historical Society Pioneer Committee. Date of publication is unknown. Copyright is unknown.

McLaughlin Cemetery
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA