Judge Moses Coolbaugh Pedigree
(Start at generation 1, below.)
Last Change: 23 November 2014
Origin of the surname “Coolbaugh:”
2 (?) Coolbaugh
1. Biographical notes:
3. Children: (order uncertain)
a. Moses Coolbaugh: See generation 1, below.
b. William Coolbaugh: Married Susanna Shoemaker. Came with his brother, Moses, to the Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania area. Later moved to Yates County, New York.
c. Benjamin Coolbaugh: Died 1815, age 48. Married Jerusha Runyan and settled at Macedonia soon after 1800. Benjamin and Jerusha had the following children:
(1. William Coolbaugh.
(2. Absalom Coolbaugh: Perhaps married Catherine Bull (perhaps daughter of John Bull and niece of Thomas Bull, John’s brother) and had the following son:
(a. Jefferson Coolbaugh: Born 23 May 1834. Resided at Liberty Corners.
(3. Moses Coolbaugh.
(4. Johnson R. Coolbaugh.
(5. Lovina Coolbaugh: Married (?) McAlpin.
(6. Sally Ann Coolbaugh: Married David Owen.
(7. Rachel Coolbaugh: Married Richard Bennett.
d. Rachel Coolbaugh: Married Christopher Cowell (d. 1825, age 66). Came to Wysox, Bradford County, Pennsylvania in 1791. In 1818 resided at Macedonia. Christopher and Rachel had 8 children.
1 Judge Moses Coolbaugh:
a. Biographichal notes:
Born 1752. Died 22 February 1814, age 62. Married Hannah Shoemaker (b. 1755, d. 13 Nov 1828, age 73). In 1789 Judge Coolbaugh partnered with Henry Biles, a close neighbor, friend, and comrade in arms, in establishing a shad fishery on the Susquehanna River at Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Moses purchased land at Towanda in 1791.
Brought his family up the Susquehanna River in a Durham Boat and (1st) resided in the Roswell Franklin house. Then purchased the improvement of Asahel Robert, which was later owned by Reverend Darius Williams and later, Jesse Coolbaugh.
Had a sister, Peggy (Shoemaker) Fields, who married, as his 2nd wife, Henry Biles, partner and close friend of Moses Coolbaugh. Had another sister, Anna Shoemaker, who married Ralph Martin.
a. William Coolbaugh: Born 1776. Died 1856, age 80. Married Hannah Johnson and had the following children: (order uncertain)
(1. Moses Coolbaugh, Jr.
(2. Harry Coolbaugh.
(3. John Coolbaugh.
(4. Betsy Coolbaugh.
(5. Sally Coolbaugh: Married Jonathan Stevens.
(6. Polly Coolbaugh.
(7. Ellen Coolbaugh.
b. Daniel/David (or both) Coolbaugh.
c. Cornelius Coolbaugh.
d. Samuel Coolbaugh.
e. Alice/Elsie Coolbaugh: Married (1st) Nathaniel Monger. Married (2nd) Burr Rideway.
f. Eleanor Coolbaugh: Married William Allen.
g. Sarah Coolbaugh: Married Shepard Pierce.
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