SARAH JANE COOLEY - Ohio, Illinois, Missouri
Seeking information on SARAH JANE COOLEY, born about 1835 in Ohio.Married WILLIAM V. KEESE.
1870 and 1880 shows family in Lebanon, St. Clair County, IL
1900 census shows Sarah living in Beaver Dam, Butler County, MO and a widow.
1900 census also shows that Sarah was the mother of 9 children, with 4 surviving.
Believe that 2 of Sarah's daughters were mentally disabled.1880 census shows daughter KATIE, age 22, "idiotic, cannot read or write" and DOLLY/(MARY), age 9 "deaf & dumb, idiotic, cannot read, cannot write".
1900 census shows, Catherine/Kathryn - age 43, born Ohio (cannot read or write)and Mary/(Dolly) - age 29, born Illinois (cannot read or write).
Other children of Sarah and William are:
LOUIS HENRY, born between 1855-1857/died between 1882-1890
CHARLES, born Jan. 1880
GEORGE, born about 1867
RACHEL, born about 1864
Any information appreciated.