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THE STERLING EVENING GAZETTE, Sterling, IL

April 1, 1914, Pg 3;3, Roll #116

OBITUARY OF THE LATE HENRY COOLEY

Henry Cooley was born Feb. 19, 1830, in Pittsford, Rutland County, Vermont, and died in his home in Yorktown, Ill., March 30, 1914.

Mr. Cooley was one of the sturdy pioneers of the earlier days and was a resident of Illinois for fifty-four.

 

THE STERLING EVENING GAZETTE, Sterling, IL

April 4, 1914, Pg 3;2, Roll #116

LAID AT REST IN YORKTOWN CEMETERY

The funeral services of the late Henry Cooley were held Wednesday afternoon at the Christian Church at Yorktown, and interment made in the family lot in the Yorktown Cemetery. Rev. Kern of the New Bedford Christian Church officiated, and several beautiful hymns were rendered by Mrs. Fred Bollman and Mr. Merne Booth of New Bedford.

Messrs, W. E. Shere, Ambrose Shere, Theodore Berge. M. LaDue, Jacob Mathis and Ed Winchell, old friends of the deceased acted as pall bearers.

The services were attended by a large number of friends, from the vicinity and nearby towns, a large number attending, from Tampico by a special train of the Hooppole railroad, and the esteem to which the deceased was held was expressed by many beautiful floral offerings.

[buried in Yorktown Cemetery, Yorktown, Fairfield Twp., Bureau Co., IL)

STERLING EVENING GAZETTE, Sterling, IL
April 4, 1914

TAMPICO

April 4, 1914 – Mr. & Mrs Henry Rowe and Mrs. Lydia Rowe of  Harvey, Ill, were here Wednesday to attend the funeral of the late Henry Cooley.

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