Rebecca Cooley

Female7 January 1778–20 June 1833

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Cooley was born on 7 January 1778, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Josiah Cooley, was 28 and her mother, Abial Bliss, was 19. She married Hezekiah Robinson on 22 December 1799, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 20 June 1833, at the age of 55, and was buried in Silver Street Cemetery, Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hezekiah Robinson
1774–1842
Rebecca Cooley
1778–1833
Marriage: 22 December 1799
Josiah Cooley Robinson
1801–1868
Emeline Robinson
1804–1880
John Parmalee Robinson
1809–1882
Noah Hezekiah Robinson
1816–1863
Harriet Rebecca Robinson
1818–
Henry Alonzo Robinson
1821–1905

Sources (38)

  • Rebeckah Cooley, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Rebekah Cooley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Rebekah Cooley Robinson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1799Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 5

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 16

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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