Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Cooleys in:
 • Springfield Cemetery
 • Springfield
 • Hampden County
 • Massachusetts
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Dorcas Heald Cooley
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 14, 1679
Concord
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1769
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

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.

DOCUMENTED TIMELINE:

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.



 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Obadiah Cooley (1678 - 1764)
 
 Children:
  David Cooley (1712 - 1793)*
  Abel Cooley (1715 - 1807)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
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."
 
Burial:
Springfield Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Willow Avenue 2-66
 
Maintained by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave ...
Originally Created by: John P OCONNOR
Record added: May 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36605827
Dorcas <i>Heald</i> Cooley
Added by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave Tyre
 
Dorcas <i>Heald</i> Cooley
Added by: Irma
 
Dorcas <i>Heald</i> Cooley
Added by: John P OCONNOR
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- smg
 Added: Dec. 10, 2013
For my 7th great grandmother, rest in peace!!
- Linda Parker
 Added: May. 28, 2013
My 6th Great Grandmother
- Linda James
 Added: Mar. 2, 2013
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service