Andrew Wood Cooley Sr.

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About Andrew Wood Cooley Sr.

Andrew arrived in Utah in 1863.  He was baptized and confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 1 May 1864 by John Pack Sr.  On 17 February 1866 he married Mary Asenath Huntington.   This same year he paid tithing in the Salt Lake City 17th Ward; this is where he and Mary were living at the time of the 1870 federal census.  On 24 February 1867 he was called and sustained as the first bishop of the Brighton Ward, Salt Lake Stake which included all of the settlers and territory on the west side of the Jordan River, north of the then existing West Jordan Ward and north to the shores of the Great Salt Lake and West to the eastern boundary of the Tooele Ward.

Company Unknown (1863)

   Age at Departure: 25

Birth: May 24, 1837 Macomb County Michigan, USA Death: Oct. 11, 1887

Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Son of Benjamin Cooley and Clarissa Wood

Married Diana Elizabeth Briggs, 1 Jun 1858, Wales St. Clair, Michigan, later divorced

Married Mary Asenath Huntington, 17 Feb 1866, Tooele, Grantsville, Utah

Married Mary Ann Jenkins, 22 Feb 1868, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Rachel Caroline Coon, 22 Feb 1868, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Ann Hazen, 14 Feb 1870, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah


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Parents:
 Benjamin Cooley (1811 - 1881)
 Clarissa Wood Cooley (1814 - 1887)

Spouses:
 Mary Asenath Huntington Cooley (1846 - 1909)
 Mary Jane Jenkins Cooley (1844 - 1933)
 Ann Hazen Cooley (1854 - 1943)
 Diana Elizabeth Briggs Cooley (1840 - ____)*
 Rachel Caroline Coon Cooley (1848 - 1939)*

Children:
 Clarissa Maretta Cooley (1867 - 1894)*
 Samuel Beach Cooley (1869 - 1869)*
 Andrew Benjamin Cooley (1869 - 1871)*
 Ida Belle Cooley (1870 - 1873)*
 James William Cooley (1870 - 1880)*
 John Benjamin Cooley (1871 - 1873)*
 Melissa Benetta Cooley (1871 - 1872)*
 Marcus Robert Cooley (1872 - 1954)*
 Maretta Elizabeth Cooley (1872 - 1886)*
 Henry Wood Cooley (1873 - 1960)*
 George William Cooley (1873 - 1874)*
 Isabelle Cooley Fish (1874 - 1956)*
 John Samuel Cooley (1874 - 1874)*
 Alva Lorenzo Cooley (1876 - 1951)*
 Chester Neal Cooley (1876 - 1877)*
 Ezra Hazen Cooley (1876 - 1957)*
 Lucretia May Cooley Eldredge (1877 - 1962)*
 Ghesa Herald Cooley (1878 - 1880)*
 Oscar Wood Cooley (1879 - 1940)*
 Martha Jane Cooley Clarke (1880 - 1968)*
 Samuel Beach Cooley (1882 - 1891)*
 Andrew Wood Cooley (1882 - 1964)*
 Inez Cooley Parsons (1883 - 1957)*
 Ethel Clarissa Cooley Walker (1883 - 1968)*
 Abraham Coon Cooley (1884 - 1974)*
 May Asenath Cooley Clarkson (1885 - 1918)*
 Walter Andrew Cooley (1887 - 1976)*
 Frances Ann Cooley Rigby (1887 - 1975)*

Siblings:
 Samuel Beach Cooley (1833 - 1898)*
 Andrew Wood Cooley (1837 - 1887)
 Maretta Cooley Schenck (1840 - 1864)*
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Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Plot: H_3_2_1E

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Timeline(View details) 1837 24 May Birth Bruce, Macomb, Michigan, USA 9 source citations 1850 Age: 13 Residence Bruce, Macomb, Michigan 1 source citation 1870 Age: 33 Residence Brighton, Salt Lake, Utah Territory 1 source citation 1880 Age: 43 Residence Brighton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States 1 source citation 1887 11 Oct Age: 50 Death Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA 5 source citations


Son of Benjamin Cooley and Clarissa Wood

Married Diana Elizabeth Briggs, 1 Jun 1858, Wales St. Clair, Michigan, later divorced

Married Mary Asenath Huntington, 17 Feb 1866, Tooele, Grantsville, Utah

Married Mary Ann Jenkins, 22 Feb 1868, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Rachel Caroline Coon, 22 Feb 1868, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Ann Hazen, 14 Feb 1870, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

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Andrew Wood Cooley Sr.'s Timeline

1837
May 24, 1837
Macomb County, Michigan, United States
1864
June 2, 1864
Age 27
1866
January 13, 1866
Age 28
1867
October 1, 1867
Age 30
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1869
July 4, 1869
Age 32
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
August 13, 1869
Age 32
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States