Notes for William Washington Cooley (1825-1921) m Drusilla Stewart


Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Thu Jul 22 17:36:16 2010

William was born in Howard county MO in 1825. Wife was born in OH. Thier first child was born c1852 in Ohio. Can Wm be found on the 1850 census for Ohio--or was he still in MO?

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Thu Jul 22 22:03:01 2010

Excellent information for William at

1860 U.S. Federal Census
Wood County, (West) Virginia
HH #1961-1959

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Thu Jul 22 22:04:13 2010

From same page noted above:

Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
Name: William W. Cooley
State Filed: Ohio
Services: Co. K 36 Ohio Infantry; Mexican War
Widow: Drusilla Cooley

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Thu Jul 22 22:05:03 2010

From same page noted above:

Certificate of Death
Name: William Washington Cooley
Death date: 11 Mar 1921
Death place: Grandview, Washington, Ohio
Birthdate: 22 Dec 1825
Estimated birth year:
Birthplace: Missouri
Age at death: 95 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days
Cause of death: Broncho-pneumonia
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Race or color: Caucasian
Street address: none listed
Occupation: Retired; old soldier, hasn't worked for years
Residence: Washington County, Ohio
Burial date: 13 Mar 1921
Burial place: Grandview
Cemetery name: Grandview Cemetery
Spouse's name: not listed
Father's name: Isaac Cooley
Father's birthplace: unknown
Mother's name: unknown
Mother's birthplace: unknown
Informant: Mrs. W. Cooley, Grandview
GSU film number: 1991589
Digital GS number: 4022203
Image number: 1051
Reference number: fn 18514
Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Thu Jul 22 22:06:33 2010

William shows on the census records for Monroe co OH, 1870-1880. He shows on Washington co OH 1900-1920.

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Thu Jul 22 22:10:11 2010

Series: M653 Roll: 1384 Page: 643

Son Daniel, 6, was born in OH.

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Thu Feb 17 21:51:51 2011

Wood county WV is adjacent to Washington co OH. Monroe county OH is one of the counties north of Washington county.

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Sun Jul 24 19:14:15 2011

Birth: 1825
Death: 1921


Grandview Cemetery
New Matamoras
Washington County
Ohio, USA

Created by: Chris Painter
Record added: Feb 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34207847

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Sat Oct 1 14:54:33 2011

1880 > OHIO > MONROE > LEE
Series: T9 Roll: 1050 Page: 505

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Sat Oct 1 18:29:57 2011

Boards > Surnames > Cooley
William Washington Cooley's family
Author: karen rouse
Date: 20 May 2001 12:00 PM GMT
Surnames: Cooley, Hoskinson, Rutter, Stewart
Classification: Query
I'm trying to find siblings of William Washington Cooley b. Fayette, (Howard co.) Mo. d. Wash. co. Oh. Father Isaac, mother, unknown. Sibs, Charles & Sarah. Parents d. when 8, bound out to race horse trainer. Served in Mexican & Civil War. Searched for siblings until death.
Any help?

Searching for parents of William Cooley born Dec 25, 1825 in Fayette, Howard Co. Missouri. Father's name Isaac Cooley. May have had a brother Charles Cooley and a sister Sarah Cooley. Parents died 1832 when William was seven. Any information would be appreciated.
Deborah Frye--Tue Jan 28 20:10:53 2003

Change Date: 13 JUN 2009 at 16:58:21

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Sat Oct 1 21:24:42 2011

Census transcriptions from Curt Mason as posted on the johncooley mailing list.

1860 Wood Co., VA
Wm Cooley 38 M MO
Drusella Cooley 26 F OH
Danl W Cooley 6 M OH
Rachael E Cooley 5 F VA
page: 267 family: 1959 film: 805384
dgs: 4298879 image: 653 nara: M653

1870 Sardis, Lee, Monroe, OH
18 17 p2
William W Cooley M 45 MO teamster
Drusella Cooley F 35 OH
Daniel W Cooley M 16 OH
Rachel E Cooley F 14 OH
Missouri B Cooley F 8 OH
Mary E C Cooley F 5 OH
Sarah F Cooley F 3 OH

William COOLEY Self M Male W 55 MO Farmer OH MO
Druzillia COOLEY Wife M Female W 45 OH Keeping House OH OH
Daniel COOLEY Son S Male W 26 OH OH OH
Missouri COOLEY Dau S Female W 17 OH OH OH
Maryc. COOLEY Dau S Female W 16 OH OH OH
Sarahf. COOLEY Dau S Female W 14 OH OH OH
Willia COOLEY Son S Male W 7 OH OH OH
Source Information: 1880 US Census
Census Place Lee, Monroe, Ohio
Family History Library Film 1255050
NA Film Number T9-1050
Page Number 505B

1900 New Matamoras village, Grandview, Washington, OH
190 201
Wm Cooley head M Dec1824 75 M 46 MO MO MO
Drisilla Cooley wife F Dec1834 65 M 46 8 4 OH PA PA
Allie Bowlen dau F Dec1882 14 S OH OH OH
enumeration district: 0110
page: 8
sheet letter: B
family number: 201
reference number: 98
film number: 1241330
image number: 00814

1910 Grandview, Washington, OH
William W Cooley head M 84 M MO MO --
Drusilla Cooley wife F 74 M OH PA PA
family: 142 page: 8