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Catherine Cooley Barrett
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1813
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1855
Springfield
Otsego County
New York, USA

Catharine was the daughter of Rev. Eli Field Cooley of NJ and his first wife Hannah Scudder.
In 1817 when Catharine was only 6 years old, her mother died in Cherry Valley, where her father was the Presbyterian minister from 1810-1820.
The Rev. Cooley returned with his family and a new wife to the area around Princeton NJ, where he had graduated in 1806 and where he assumed the pastorship of several area churches.
Catharine married Joseph Purdy of NJ and they had 2 daughters, Anna and Catharine. Catherine died as an infant about 1840. Joseph Purdy died around 1845.
Catharine remarried Rev. Gerrish Barrett(a former student of her father's in Cherry Valley NY) and returned to Otsego county NY to live in the town of Springfield.
She and Rev. Barrett had 3 children.
Catherine Cooley Purdy Barrett died in 1855, two years before her husband's death in 1857.
Their daughter Sarah Lucinda died in 1859 aged 6. Catherine and Gerrish's two young sons were cared for by the Cooley family in NJ and both graduated from Princeton in the 1870s. Wm became an M.D. in Philadelphia and Charles a Presbyterian Minister in Baltimore.
Anna Purdy married Robt. Allen and moved to ILL.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Eli Field Cooley (1781 - 1860)
  Hannah Scudder Cooley (1787 - 1817)
 
 Spouses:
  Gerrish Barrett (1797 - 1857)
  Joseph H Purdy (1813 - 1842)*
 
 Children:
  Catharine Purdy (____ - 1841)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Scudder Cooley (1809 - 1882)*
  Catherine Cooley Barrett (1813 - 1855)
  Hannah Maria Cooley (1815 - 1843)*
  Stanhope Smith Cooley (1816 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CATHARINE
wife of
Rev. Gerrish Barrett
born
Aug 6 1813
died
Sep 9 1855
 
Burial:
Middle Village Cemetery
Springfield
Otsego County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Denise Haviland
Record added: Jun 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70893067
Catherine <i>Cooley</i> Barrett
Added by: Denise Haviland
 
Catherine <i>Cooley</i> Barrett
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