|Birth: ||Apr. 14, 1679|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 1769|
DORCAS HALE/HEALD was the daughter of GERSHOM HALE/HEALD (b. 23 May 1647, Concord, Middlesex, MA; d. 13 May 1717 Springfield, Hampden, MA) and ANN VINTON (b. 04 Apr 1656, Lynn, Essex, MA; d. 04 Sep 1698, Springfield, Hampden, MA).
The maiden name HALE was often used in source documents; it was originally HEALD. Dorcas was the granddaughter of immigrant JOHANNES/JOHN HEALD and DOROTHEA ROYLE, who emigrated to the United States from County Cheshire, England, and were early settlers of Concord, Massachusetts, being accepted as Freemen in 1641. Dorcas' grandparents are well-documented.
1679 14 Apr BIRTH: Concord, Middlesex, MA USA. SOURCES: 1) Am. Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) 2) Massachusetts Town Birth Records
1679-1769 RESIDENCE: Massachussetts, USA. SOURCE:
U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
1701 13 Dec INTENTION OF MARRIAGE FILED: Age: 22, Springfield, Hampden, MA USA. SOURCE: "Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988"
1702 22 Jan MARRIAGE to OBADIAH COOLEY (II): Age: 22, Springfield, Hampden, MA USA. SOURCES: 1) Family Data Collection-Individual Records 2) Massachusetts, Town Vital Records, 1620-1988 (multiple original documents)
1769 27 Jan RESIDENCE: Age: 89, Springfield, Hampden, MA USA SOURCE: US Sons of American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
1769 28 Jan DEATH: Age: 89, Springfield, Hampden, MA USA
1769 30 Jan BURIAL: Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden, MA USA
Bio created 06.07.2012 by Debra Hart Blackgrave Tyre, 9th great-granddaughter.
Obadiah Cooley (1678 - 1764)
David Cooley (1712 - 1793)*
Abel Cooley (1715 - 1807)*
In Memory of Mrs Dorcas Wife of Mr. Obadiah Cooley Who died Jan. 28, 1769. in her 89th Year.
"Stones round us Preach The living all must die.
O die to sin or die eternally."
Plot: Willow Avenue 2-66
Maintained by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave ...
Originally Created by: John P OCONNOR
Record added: May 01, 2009
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