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Louisa Mehitable (Drake) Cool



Last Change: 8 April 2017




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John Drake I of Windsor, Connecticut

John Drake II - Gen 2

Enoch Drake - Gen 3

Nathanial Drake - Gen 4

Josiah Drake I - Gen 5

Josiah Drake II - Gen 6

Josiah Drake III - Gen 7

Ziba Drake - Gen 8

Almond Drake - Gen 9

George Edgar Drake I - Gen 10

Louisa Mehitable (Drake) Cool - Gen 11

Stanley Dow Cool - Gen 11

Donald Dow Cool - Gen 12

Margaret Maria Bowman - Gen 12


Leonard Dow Cool (1941 - )



Drake Generation 13

Descendant # 2.3


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1.  Len’s parents: Donald Dow and Margaret Maria (Bowman) Cool

(Maria was pronounced "Mariah")


2.  Len’s birth: 1941 (Easter Sunday) on the family farm on Pleasant Street Road near the Village of LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.


3a. Len’s 1st marriage:


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a.  To whom: Kathryne Veronica Smith (photos) (more info)



(1)  Kathy’s parents: Harry John and Julia (?) Smith of Jordan, New York


(2)  Kathy’s birth: 


b.  Marriage date & location: 1964 at a Catholic church on the east side of Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York


c.  Children:


(1. Donald Walter Cool: Born 1965.



(2. Mathew Dow Cool: Born 1967/68.


d.  Divorce date & location: 8 February 1971 at Bartow, Polk County, Florida


3b. Len’s 2nd marriage:


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a.  To whom: Marianne Patricia (Bonanno) Caster (photos) (more info)


(1)  Marianne’s parents: Mariano and Concetta (Talamo) Bonanno


(2)  Marianne’s grandparents and other known ancestors:


(3)  Marianne’s birth: 1942


(4)  Marianne married 1st: James "Jim" Harding Caster.


(a)  Jim's birth: 1941 at Fulton, Oswego County, New York.


(b)  Jim's parents: John Fred and Lois (Harding) Caster of Fulton, New York.


(c)  When/where married: eloped 1961 at Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina; officiated by a Justice of the Peace.


(d)  Their divorce date & location:


(e)  Their children:


·       Mark James Caster: Born 1962.

·       Ann Marie Caster: Born 1964.

·       Gregory Morris Caster: Born 1965.



b.  Marriage date & location: 1972 at the Oswego, New York Methodist parsonage on East 4th Street in Oswego; officiated by Reverend George Butler.  Ceremony later duplicated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Oswego.


4.  Last known state of residence for Len: Florida



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