Daniel Clinton Cooley

25 September 1880–15 September 1953 (Age 72)
Jackson Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Daniel Clinton

When Daniel Clinton Cooley was born on 25 September 1880, in Jackson Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Eugene Cooley, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Stilwell, was 15. He married Dollie Opal Miles on 11 March 1906, in Purcell, Pontotoc, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Byars, McClain, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 September 1953, in Chickasha, Grady, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Grady, Oklahoma, United States.

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Daniel Clinton Cooley
Dollie Opal Miles
Marriage: 11 March 1906
Daniel Clinton Cooley
Leta Cooley
Joseph Charles Cooley

Spouse and Children

11 March 1906
Purcell, Pontotoc, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Eugene Cooley


    Elizabeth Ann Stilwell




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chúille ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Mochúille’, a rare Clare name, or a reduced form of McCooley, a variant of McCauley .2 Americanized form of German Kuhle or Kühle, variants of Kuhl .

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

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Sources (3)

  • D C Cooley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clinton D Cooley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • D C Cooley in entry for Leta Cooley, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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