Moses Cooley

28 September 1753–17 April 1789 (Age 35)
Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Cooley was born on 28 September 1753, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Cooley, was 37 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Barnes, was 34. He married Sarah Sloan on 16 June 1774, in Pelham, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. He died on 17 April 1789, at the age of 35.

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Moses Cooley
Sarah Sloan
Marriage: 16 June 1774

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    Sarah Sloan


16 June 1774
Pelham, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

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Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 23

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 28

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.

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)

  • Moses Cooley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Moses Coolley, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Moses Coolley, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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