Notes for Byron Bedford Lee Cooley (1864-1933) m Margaret Ann Sylvester


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This picture was taken Christmas 1918 (marked on photo)

This was in front of her boarding house. Margaret was the owner/operator of a rooming & boarding house in Marlin. She was in business for 38 years in Marlin, Texas.

Front Row: Julia Ruth Cooley and Lottie Marguerite Cooley Second Row: Hattie Coyal Powell and Bessie Lee Cooley

They were the four daughters of Margaret Ann Sylvester Powell Cooley. Margaret Ann Cooley is stand behind the four daughters.

Margaret Ann Sylvester was the daughter of John Adam Sylvester and Kitty Standley Sylvester. She was born December 19, 1868 in Washington, Texas and died October 2, 1957 in Falls County, Texas.

Her first marriage was to Henry Thomas Powell, son of John and Nancy Caroline Inman Powell of Falls County, Texas. Mr. Powell was born November 15, 1864 in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas and died in early 1889 in Chilton, Falls County, Texas. It is unknown at this time where Henry Thomas Powell is buried.

Ann's second marriage was to Byron Bedford Cooley. They were married on September 18, 1889 in Falls County, Texas. Mr. Cooley was born in Henry County, Tennessee, and died on October 1933 in Falls County, Texas.

Margaret Ann and Byron B. Cooley also had a son, Herbert Clint Cooley, born October 7, 1890 in Falls County, Texas. In the above photo is a young man standing at the window in the picture, we feel sure that is Herbert Cooley.

Mrs. Margaret Cooley was Marlin's oldest rooming and boarding house operator. She was engaged in this business for 38 years in Marlin. Mr. Cooley was a police officer for 33 years in Marlin.


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Birth: Mar. 16, 1864
Death: Oct. 15, 1933

Calvary Cemetery
Falls County
Texas, USA

Created by: couchpotato
Record added: Oct 15, 2008
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