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Herbert Sutherland Cooley (1873 - 1954)

Dr. Herbert Sutherland Cooley
Born in Pawling, Dutchess, New York, United Statesmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 80 in Bronxville, Westchester County, New York, USAmap
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Herbert Sutherland Cooley was born on 12 Nov 1873 in Pawling, Dutchess, New York, United States, son of George Frederick Cooley (1841 - 1914) and Kate (Teresa) Cooley (~1850 - ~1937).



Herbert married Elizabeth A Avery (1876 - 1912).



Herbert died on 14 Apr 1954 in Bronxville, Westchester County, New York, USA aged 80.


Rose Hill Cemetery Matawan, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Memorial ID 193355217 Dr. Herbert Sutherland Cooley:

Name: Herbert S Cooley
Age: 56
Estimated birth year: abt 1874
Birthplace: New York
Relation to head-of-house: Head
Mother's Name: Kate T Cooley
Race: White
Home in 1930: Keyport, Monmouth, New Jersey



Dr. Herbert Sutherland Cooley, 80, a practicing physician and surgeon in Keyport for over 50 years died suddenly Wednesday morning, Apr 14, 1954 at the Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, NY. Dr. Cooley had been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Catherine Fitzell. He was born in Pawling, NY son of of the late George Frederick and Catherine Theresa Cooley. He attended Peekskill Military Academy and studied law at Columbia College, NY before he decided to enter the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia. Before his graduation, he married the late Miss Elizabeth Nash Avery at Peekskill in the year 1896.

Following graduation he practiced in New York, near Newburgh, then came to New Jersey and began practice in Perth Amboy. His first location in Keyport was his house and office on Front Street on the bank overlooking the Raritan Bay. This building, which he sold 11 years ago to move into smaller quarters, was gutted by fire a fortnight ago. Until a month ago Dr. Cooley resided at 8 Main St, Keyport in the home recently purchased by Seymour Pappas. He is survived by two daughters. Internment Rose Hill.

Not mentioned in his obituary is that Dr. Cooley was the attending physician to the young Stanley Fisher who was killed in the now famous white shark attack in Matawan Creek in 1916.


  • Source: Year: 1880; Census Place: Peekskill, Westchester, New York; Roll: 945; Page: 46A; Enumeration District: 087; and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010

  • Source: "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 July 2017), Dr. H I Cooley, Keyport, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 77, sheet 3A, family 49, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 901; FHL microfilm 1,374,914.
  • Source: "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 July 2017), Herbert S Cooley, Keyport, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States; citing ED 108, sheet 9A, line 38, family 233, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1059; FHL microfilm 1,821,059.
  • Source: New Jersey, U.S., Marriage Records, 1670-1965 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016.

Name: Herbert S Cooley Gender: Male Marriage Date: 24 Jul 1896 Marriage Place: Belmar, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Spouse: Elizabeth N Avery Film Number: 000589815 Original data: Marriage Records. New Jersey Marriages. New Jersey State Archives, Trenton, New Jersey.

  • Source: Registration State: New Jersey; Registration County: Monmouth Conty

Name: Herbert Sutherland Cooley Race: White Birth Date: 12 Nov 1873 Residence Date: 1917-1918 Street Address: 58 Front St. Residence Place: Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Draft Board: 02 Physical Build: Medium Height: Tall Hair Color: Grey Eye Color: Brown Relative: Catharine Cooley U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.

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