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John Wesley Cooley, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1818
Wythe County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1866
Elgin
Fayette County
Iowa, USA

John Wesley Cooley was the son of John Cooley and Martha Snodgrass from Wythe County, Virginia. Around 1822 while John was still a young boy, his family moved from Wythe, VA to Fayette Co, Indiana, and around 1837 moved to La Porte Co, Indiana.

John married Sarah Ann Albright on 28 Dec 1842 in Cass County, MI and lived in La Porte County, Indiana. His father John Cooley died in La Porte County early 1845, and after John's mother Martha died in La Porte County in Dec 1849, in 1850 John moved his family to Fayette Co, Iowa where he remained until his death in 1866.

John and Sarah had six children:

James C Cooley, 1845 1907
Esther A Cooley Baldwin, 1847 1907
Henry M Cooley, 1848 bef 1870
Charles W Cooley, 1851 1881
Martha Ellen Cooley Myers, 1851 1915
Sarah Jane "Jennie" Cooley, 1865 1894 
 
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 Parents:
  John Cooley (1784 - 1845)
  Martha Snodgrass Cooley (1784 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Albright Cooley George (1822 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Esther A Cooley Baldwin (1846 - 1907)*
  James C Cooley (1846 - 1907)*
  Henry M Cooley (1848 - ____)*
  Martha Ellen Cooley Myers (1851 - 1915)*
  Charles Cooley (1851 - 1881)*
  Sarah Jane Cooley (1865 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Cooley Williams (1809 - 1870)*
  John Wesley Cooley (1818 - 1866)
  Joseph Stewart Cooley (1824 - 1898)*
  Martha Ann Cooley Preston (1827 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
born 13 Jul 1818, died 16 Jun 1866
 
Burial:
Illyria Cemetery
Wadena
Fayette County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: JCLA
Record added: Aug 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75565581
John Wesley Cooley, Jr
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