Thomas Marion Cooley

1838–1865 (Age 27)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Thomas Marion

When Thomas Marion Cooley was born in 1838, in Missouri, United States, his father, Issac N Cooley, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Massey, was 23. He married Mary Ellen Truitt on 1 March 1860, in Macon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1865, at the age of 27.

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Thomas Marion Cooley
Mary Ellen Truitt
Marriage: 1 March 1860
Nimrod Washington Cooley

Spouse and Children

1 March 1860
Macon, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Issac N Cooley


    Nancy Massey




World Events (5)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 0

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1838 · The Mormon-Missouri War

Age 0

The Mormon-Missouri War was an armed conflict between Latter-day Saints and Missouri citizens due to religious and political differences. The Saints decided to fight back against the many mob threats and attacks. After two weeks of armed fighting, Governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an Extermination Order on October 27, 1838. The Saints were ultimately expelled from Missouri.

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Marion Cooley - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 1838; Missouri, United States

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