Johnathan Cokeley

25 August 1840–17 October 1914 (Age 74)
West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Johnathan

When Johnathan Cokeley was born on 25 August 1840, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Edmond Cokely, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Wagner, was 25. He married Amanda Melvina Cokeley on 19 February 1900, in Marion, Linn, Iowa, United States. He lived in Benton, Iowa, United States in 1905. He died on 17 October 1914, in Jackson Township, Benton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton, Benton, Iowa, United States.

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Johnathan Cokeley
Amanda Melvina Cokeley
Marriage: 19 February 1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1900Marion, Linn, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 6
    The USGS Database describes Vinton Post Office, Benton, Iowa. Opened 10/01/1846.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: variant of Coakley .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Johnathan Cokley in household of Edmond Cokley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jonathan Cokely, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Jonathan Cokely in household of Edmunds Cokely, "United States Census, 1870"

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