William Henry Cool

Male21 May 1896–30 November 1989

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Cool was born on 21 May 1896, in Clinton, Clinton Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, his father, Andrew L Cool, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Jeanette "Nettie" Andrus, was 29. He married Hulda Lena Versprill on 18 August 1921, in Huron, Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Butler, Wayne, New York, United States for about 15 years and Wolcott, Wolcott, Wayne, New York, United States in 1950. He died on 30 November 1989, at the age of 93, and was buried in Huron, Wayne, New York, United States.

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William Henry Cool
Hulda Lena Versprill
Marriage: 18 August 1921
June Cool Castonguay
Paula Cool Prosser

Sources (13)

  • William H Cool, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William Henry Cool, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • William H Cool, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 August 1921Huron, Wayne, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 9

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 27

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Manx: from Gaelic Mac Dhubhgaill, Manx Mac Dowal ‘son of Dubhgall’ (‘dark stranger’, i.e. Dane). See Irish McCool . Alternatively, a shortened form of Mac (Giolla) Comhghaill ‘son of (the devotee of) Saint Comhghal’. See McCool .

    Dutch: variant of Kool or Koel .

    Probably an Americanized form of German Kuhl and Kühl (see Kuhl ).

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

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