Dawson Cooley

During the Civil War Dawson Cooley served in the 26th Regiment Light Artillery, Ohio Vols.  His occupation when he enlisted was a farmer.  He lived in Beaver County, PA and then East Liverpool, Ohio for thirty-six years where he was a grocer.  At his death he was living in Columbus, Ohio near his daughter Caroline.  (Much of the following information is from his Civil War Pension file, census records and death certificate.)

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Father*                       John M. Cooley (b. 1814,          )

Mother*                      Mary Hutchinson (b. circa 1813,          )

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Birth*               04 May 1844                Georgetown, Beaver County, PA.

Marriage*         __ Jun 1872                Anna Jones (         , d. Jul 1878); PA.

Daughter:         __ ___ 1873                May Cooley (b. 1873,          ); PA.

Son:               __ May 1877                William T. Cooley (b. May 1877,          ); PA.

Marriage*        20 Mar 1879                Elizabeth Mayne Gunning (b. before 1858, d. 08 Nov 1838); Shippingport, Beaver County, PA.

Daughter:       30 Dec 1879                Edith F. Cooley (b. 30 Dec 1879, d. between 1900 and 1915); PA.

Son:              03 Aug 1883                Robert Dawson Cooley (b. 03 Aug 1883,          )

Daughter:        02 Jun 1887                Caroline "Carrie" Cooley (b. 02 Jun 1887,          ); she married James McLaughlin

Daughter:       22 Feb 1896                Bessie Cooley (b. 22 Feb 1896); OH.

Death*           29 Dec 1926                Columbus, Franklin County, OH.

Burial*            01 Jan 1927                Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, OH.

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