- Birth Date
- 29 November 1811
- Death Date
- 17 November 1898
John William Cooley
He came with 8 people.
His death date is confirmed by the inscription on his gravestone and his obituary.
- Age at Departure: 41
- Company Captain
- Head of Household
- Daniel A. Miller/John A. Cooley Company reports and record, 1853, Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862.
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- Early Missionary Database
- Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, [Autobiography], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 43:44.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Frederick Piercy, Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake Valley edited by James Linforth (1855), 81-107.
- "John W. Cooley Dead," Tooele Transcript Bulletin, 16 December 1898, [p. 4].
- Mayhew, Elijah, Diary, 1853 June-Sept.
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- Radmall, Henry Bullivant, Autobiography 1903; 1987, 26-28.