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George Washington McCool (1858 - 1934)

George Washington "GW" McCool
Born in Fayette, Alabama, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 10 Nov 1879 in Attala, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 76 in McCool, Attala, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Oct 2009
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Biography

George Washington McCool was born 19 Jul 1858 in Fayette Co, Alabama. He was the son of Lafayette McCool (1830-1862) and Ellender Elizabeth (Gray) McCool (abt.1832-abt.1869), both of whom passed away prior to 1870.

George resided with his paternal grandparents in 1870 in Calhoun Co, MS.[1] He was listed as 12yo and born in AL.

George married Georgia Anne (Ray) McCool (1858-1936) on 10 Nov 1879 in Attala Co, Mississippi. Their children are believed to include:

  • Henry Chalmers McCool (1880-1943)
  • James Lafayette McCool (1883-1938)
  • Richard Miles McCool Sr (1885-1956)
  • Lillie Gladney (McCool) Doty Gladney (1887-1968)
  • Sylvester Garvin McCool (1889-1966)
  • Earlie Lee McCool (1891-1965) - twin
  • Pearl L (McCool) Johnson (1891-1973) - twin
  • Herman Nash McCool (1894-1953)
  • Horace Winfield McCool (1895-1971)
  • Mary Ellender (McCool) Peters (1897-1987)
  • George Ray McCool (1900-1980)

1880 US Census:[2] G. W. McCool was listed as 21yo and born in MS (incorrect). He was living in Center, Attala Co, MS with his wife G.A. McCool (22; MS) and many other McCool and Ray family members.

1900 US Census:[3] George W McCool was listed as 42yo and born Jul 1858 in AL. He was living in Center, Attala Co, MS with his wife Georgia A (42; MS) and their children Henry C (20), James L (17), Richard M (15), Lillie G (13), Sylvester (11), Earlie L (9), Pearl L (9), Herman N (6), Horace (5), Mary (3), and infant [George] (0).

1910 US Census:[4] George W McCool was described as 51yo and born in AL. He was living in Attala Co, MS with his wife Georgia (51), and their children Sylvester G (21), Pearlie L (19), Herman N (16), Horace W (14), Mary E (12), and George R (10). The household also included their daughter Lillie G (McCool) Doty (23) and her son Eldred L Doty (3; MS) and daughter Nora M (1; MS).

1920 US Census:[5] George W McCool Sr was listed as 61yo and born in AL. He was living in Center, Attala Co, MS with his wife Georgia (61; MS), their son George R McCool (19; MS), their daughter Lettie G (McCool) Doty (32; MS), and Lillie's children Eldred (13) and Nora (11).

1930 US Census:[6] George W McCool was shown as 71 and born in AL. He was living in Attala Co, MS with his wife Georgia (72; MS).

George passed away on 9 Oct 1934 in McCool, Attala Co, Mississippi.[7] He's buried in Doty Springs Cemetery in Kosciusko, Attala Co, MS.[8]

His son Henry was counted for school eligibility in Attala, Mississippi in 1885.[9]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFS8-M11 : 29 May 2021), George McCoole in entry for Benjamin McCoole, 1870.
  2. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4GM-XWJ : 14 January 2022), G.w. McCool in household of D. Burney, Center, Attala, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district ED 20, sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9X8-H5V : accessed 11 May 2022), George W Mccool, Beat 5 Center, Attala, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 11, sheet 6B, family 115, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,800.
  4. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPZT-14J : accessed 11 May 2022), George W Mccool, Beat 5, Attala, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 13, sheet 16A, family 304, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 732; FHL microfilm 1,374,745.
  5. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNRV-K8R : 2 February 2021), George W McCool, Sr, 1920.
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMBZ-Z5P : accessed 11 May 2022), George W Mccoal, Beat 5, Attala, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 15, sheet 9A, line 49, family 185, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1138; FHL microfilm 2,340,873.
  7. Obituary published in Norman OK, home of one/two of his children. "The Norman Transcript," Norman OK, 9 Oct 1934, Page 1 - https://www.newspapers.com/clip/101666782/obituary-for-george-mccool-aged-76/
  8. Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/76159322/george-washington-mccool : accessed 31 May 2021), memorial page for George Washington McCool (1858–1934), Find A Grave: Memorial #76159322, citing Doty Springs Cemetery, Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Tracerider (contributor 46619522) .
  9. "Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6W-JR27 : 19 July 2017), G W Mccool in entry for Henry Mccool, 1885; citing School enrollment, , Attala, Mississippi, United States, Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Jackson.

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McCool-661 and McCool-4 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate profiles that need to be merged. Please click on the merge option on the bottom of the profile in order to allow the merge in this collaborative process. His wife requires merging as well.
posted by Larry Jones

Rejected matches › George McDowell (abt.1857-)