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James C. Cooley (b. 1845)


Posted By: Dorothy Gosse (email)
Date: 6/6/2005 at 23:09:05

Cooley, James C., dealer in sewing machines and musical instruments, Elgin; born near LaPorte, Indiana, June 5, 1845, came to Iowa with his parents in Nov. 1850. Mr. C enlisted Aug. 15, 1862 in Co. H, 38th I. V. I.; was mustered out in Sept., 1865; he has been School Director two years. He married Sarah A. Patterson, Jan 12, 1868; she was born in Wagner township, Clayton Co., Iowa, June 3, 1851; they have one child -- James William, born March 6, 1877. Mrs. Cooley is a member of the United Brethren Church. Mr. Cooley’s mother is still living; her maiden name was Sarah M. Albright; she was born in Ohio; his father, John W. Cooley, was born in Virginia; he died in 1857.

Page 722, 1878 History of Fayette County, Iowa
Pleasant Valley township


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