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Eliza Owens Cool (1825-1887)

Eliza Owens Cool (1825-1887)

Eliza (Owens) Cool, (1825-1887), born Derry County, Ireland; married Fredrick Cool in Pittsburgh PA; settled near Waverly, Pike Co., OH. Her obituary from the "Pike County Republican", Waverly OH, March 26, 1887: "Mrs. Eliza Cool was born in the county of Derry, Ireland, May 29, 1825. At the age of 15, she came to the United States, stopping at Pittsburg, Pa., and remaining some five years, when she married Frederic Cool, at the age of 20 years. They subsequently moved to Ohio, finally locating near Waverly, Pike County, where the have resided until the present. Eleven children were born to bless their union, eight of whom are still living, five sons and three daughters: John Cool, Newark, O.; Mrs. Madison Dawson, Camba, O.; Mrs. David Oliver, Belpre, O.; Mrs. M. L. Nye, Grahamsville, O.; David, Frederic and Eliza died in infancy; William, Samuel and Robert, Waverly, O.; and Matthew, the youngest, York, Nebraska. The deceased united with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg, Pa. in 1846. She continued unshaken in her faith until her death, which took place, March 18, 1887, at the age of 61 years, 9 months and 19 days."

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