Roland Sylvester Cooley

30 August 1903–1971 (Age 67)
Dundas, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Roland Sylvester

When Roland Sylvester Cooley was born on 30 August 1903, in Dundas, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, his father, Johnathon Edward Cooley, was 40 and his mother, Jeannette Ann Weeks, was 37. He married Florence Olmstead about 1933, in Ontario, Canada. He died in 1971, at the age of 68, and was buried in Grove Cemetery, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Roland Sylvester Cooley
Florence Olmstead
Marriage: about 1933

Spouse and Children

about 1933
Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Johnathon Edward Cooley


    Jeannette Ann Weeks




World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 3

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 31

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 40

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Roland Sylvester Cooley, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Roland Sylvester Cooley, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Roland S Cooley, "Find A Grave Index"

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