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.
Irish (Galway and Clare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chúille ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Mochúille’, a rare Clare name, or a shortened form of McCooley, a variant of McCauley .
English: perhaps a variant of Colley or Culley .
Americanized form of German Kuhle or Kühle, variants of Kuhl .
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