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Rose Hill Cemetery
Harrison County, Iowa
Uploaded 3/5/2005 by
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Born on 23 Jun 1800 in Rockingham, Virginia William died on 17 Jul 1876. Pioneer Histories of Harris Grove 1851-1861
Written in 1920 by H. H. McKenney
Pages 27-31

William COKELEY and family settled in Harris Grove about 1854 and lived in on of the cabins that stood just south of the creek and north of the roadside near the east center of Lot 3, Sec 6, Union Township. After a short residence here they moved to Boyer Township.


Was listed in 1860 in the Boyer Township, Iowa Census.
Mo. Valley Times, Page 3, July 21, 1876. Vol. 8, No. 50
"Mr. Wm. Cokely, an old and respected citizen of Cincinnati Township died on Monday last and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery on Tuesday. The deceased was the father of J.W. Cokely, and has been a citizen of this county for many years.

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