Ezra Hazen Cooley

Male30 May 1876–15 May 1957

Brief Life History of Ezra Hazen

When Ezra Hazen Cooley was born on 30 May 1876, in Batesville, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Andrew Wood Cooley, was 39 and his mother, Ann Hazen, was 21. He married Jessie Eckersley Rigby on 15 November 1905, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1911 and lived in Utah, United States for about 11 years. He died on 15 May 1957, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Newton Cemetery, Newton, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Hazen Cooley
Jessie Eckersley Rigby
Marriage: 15 November 1905
Inez May Cooley
Relia Cooley
William Ezra Cooley
Maude Cooley
Carma Cooley
Rigby Hazen Cooley
Grant Wilson Cooley

Sources (54)

  • Ezra H Cooley in entry for Elia Cooley, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Ezra Hazen Cooley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • E H in entry for Jay Myrven Smith and Relia Cooley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1905Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 22

    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.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Vision of Jessie and Rigby - As Told by Ezra Hazen Cooley

    Ezra Hazen Cooley and Jessie Rigby were married November 2, 1905. After fourteen years there were seven children born to this union. When the Lord called her home, she took Rigby, who was three, wit …

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