Gennette Cooley

20 December 1836–6 February 1927 (Age 90)
Newcastle, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Gennette

When Gennette Cooley was born on 20 December 1836, in Newcastle, Ontario, Canada, her father, John William Cooley, was 25 and her mother, Hannah Gould, was 21. She married Enoch Rhodes Dayley Sr. on 29 December 1856, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1870 and Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 6 February 1927, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Basin, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Rhodes Dayley Sr.
1837–1892
Gennette Cooley
1836–1927
Marriage: 29 December 1856
Enoch Rhodes Dayley Jr.
1858–1938
George Owen Dayley
1860–1931
James Keller Dayley
1862–1934
John William Dayley
1865–1939
Charles Wiseman Dayley
1867–1943
Genette Jennetta Isabella Dayley
1870–1956
Porteious Donald Dayley
1873–1950
Mary Hannah Elizabeth Dayley
1875–1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1856Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1863
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    McCauley

    Story Highlight

    First Bishop of Basin Ward

    [Source: The Oakley Herald, Oakley, Cassia County, Idaho, Pioneer Day Number, July 24, 1952] "First bishop of Basin ward (1887-1892) and previously second counselor to W. C. Martindale in the Goose C …

    Sources (41)

    • Jaimette Cooley in household of John M Cooley, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Janet Cooley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Gennette Cooley Dayley, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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