Mary Ann Cooley

25 May 1830–3 November 1916 (Age 86)
Minto, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Cooley was born on 25 May 1830, in Minto, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Jacob Cooley, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Wood, was 24. She married John Lenard Franklin on 23 May 1850, in Airds, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 10 daughters. She died on 3 November 1916, in Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 86, and was buried in Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Lenard Franklin
1822–1908
Mary Ann Cooley
1830–1916
Marriage: 23 May 1850
John Henry Lunt Franklin
1846–1926
Franklin
Franklin
Maria Ann Franklin
1851–
Samuel Franklin
1854–1915
Sarah Ann Franklin
1856–1935
Frederick Franklin
1860–1935
Harriet Jane Franklin
1863–1945
Elizabeth Ada Franklin
1865–1932
Mary Louise Franklin
1868–1955
Rose E Franklin
1869–1870
Susannah Franklin
1871–1930
Euphemia Franklin
1874–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 May 1850
Airds, New South Wales, Australia
children

(13)

    John Henry Lunt Franklin

    Male1846–1926Male

    Maria Ann Franklin

    Female1851–Female

    Samuel Franklin

    Male1854–1915Male

    Sarah Ann Franklin

    Female1856–1935Female

    Frederick Franklin

    Male1860–1935Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Cooley

    Male1791–1862Male

    Sarah Wood

    Female1806–1855Female

siblings

(9)

    Thomas Cooley

    Male1822–1828Male

    George Cooley

    Male1824–1857Male

    Samuel Cooley

    Male1826–1853Male

    Isaac Cooley

    Male1828–1829Male

    Female1830–1916Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1837

Age 7

George Grey explores Western Australia.
1841

Age 11

George Grey appointed Governor of South Australia.
1867

Age 37

End of transportation to Western Australia.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chúille ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Mochúille’, a rare Clare name, or a reduced form of McCooley, a variant of McCauley .2 Americanized form of German Kuhle or Kühle, variants of Kuhl .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Franklin, "Australia, New South Wales, Deceased Estate Files, 1880-1923"
  • Mary Ann Cooley Franklin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Ann Franklin in entry for Euphemia Franklin, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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