Elisabeth Cooley

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Cooley was born on 17 September 1744, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Lieut Abner Cooley, was 31 and her mother, Jerusha Graves, was 27. She married Jonathan Field on 29 November 1764, in Sunderland, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 May 1838, in Leverett, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Long Plain Cemetery, Leverett, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Jonathan Field
Elisabeth Cooley
Marriage: 29 November 1764
Paris Field
Clarinda Field
Elihu Field
Mariana Field
Dea Silas Field
Rebeccah Field
Elisha Field
Walter Field
Elihu Field

Sources (41)

  • Elizabeth Cooley, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Elisabeth Cooley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Elizabeth Cooley Field, "Find A Grave Index"

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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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