Coley Family from England

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Looking for William Coley born approx 1788 in England  DOD is unknown but thought to be around 1820 - 1830.  He supposedly came to America with two brothers, one settled in New England, one in Virginia and William settled in North Carolina. He married Nancy they had a son Joshua born 1808 in NC died in Jefferson County TN. Joshua married a distant cousin Ann Wincey Coley.
in Genealogy Help by Tom Coley G2G5 (5.4k points)

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Joshua's census 1850, with mother

1860 census would confirm williams birth in england pay site:

You have Nancy 's father same last name Coley birth 1794 census indicates about 1791.  use "Unknown" if not known.

Do you have the brothers names. Any other info on your page may help. Post the pics of census etc.

Sorry could not help more.

by Living Lechner G2G6 Mach 6 (62.2k points)
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There are not that many William Coley s in NC in 1810

indicates military perhaps, watch for lies about age to join military happened in my family.

See site:

Name: William Coley 
Birthyear: abt 1783  
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States 
Enlistment Date: 31 Dec 1808 
Enlistment Age: 25 

William Coley

Picture at:

Unfortunatley a lot of census records are on pay sites. Having that problem as well.

Later Mike


by Living Lechner G2G6 Mach 6 (62.2k points)

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