Rachel Caroline Coon

22 March 1848–16 November 1939 (Age 91)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel Caroline

When Rachel Caroline Coon was born on 22 March 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Abraham Coon, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Yarbrough, was 39. She married Andrew Wood Cooley on 22 February 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 November 1939, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Wood Cooley
Rachel Caroline Coon
Marriage: 22 February 1868
Samuel Beach Cooley
Ida Belle Cooley
Maretta Elizabeth Cooley
Isabelle Cooley
Lucretia May Cooley
Oscar Wood Cooley
Andrew Wood Cooley Jr.
Abraham Coon Cooley
Frances Ann Cooley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 February 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 3
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 24
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana (see Cooney ).Americanized form of German Kuhn .Americanized form of Dutch Coen or Koen .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biographies of Oscar Wood Cooley by a Daughter and a Son.

    BIOGRAPHY OF OSCAR WOOD COOLEY A Fitting tribute written by Genevieve to honor her Father OSCAR’S BEGINNINGS Oscar Wood Cooley, son of Andrew Wood Cooley and Rachel Caroline Coon, was born 1 S …

    Sources (42)

    • Rachel C Cooley, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Rachel C. Coon in entry for James Alanson Eldredge and Lucretia May Cooley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937" (1926)
    • Rachael C in entry for Ida Belle Cooley, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949" (1873)

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