Mary B. Montross

18 September 1838–before 1900 (Age 61)
Bernhards Bay, Constantia, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Mary B.

When Mary B. Montross was born on 18 September 1838, in Bernhards Bay, Constantia, Oswego, New York, United States, her father, Jacob G. Montross, was 24 and her mother, Ann Eliza Denio, was 22. She married Horace Cooley on 26 May 1864, in New York County, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Constantia, Oswego, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died before 1900, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 60.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Horace Cooley
Mary B. Montross
Marriage: 26 May 1864
Edmund Cooley
Jacob B. Cooley
William C. Cooley

Spouse and Children

    Horace Cooley



26 May 1864
New York County, New York, United States


    Edmund Cooley


    Jacob B. Cooley



Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 8

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

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 25

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an older form of Montrose .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Montross in household of Jacob E Montross, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • Mary B Montross in household of Jacob G Montross, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Cooley in household of Horace Cooley, "United States Census, 1880"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.