- Born: 8 Jan 1648 or 8 Jan 1649, Springfield, Massachusetts 417
- Marriage: Hannah Tibbals on 12 Mar 1678 in Springfield, Massachusetts 417
- Died: 1 Dec 1711, Springfield, Massachusetts at age 63 417
Noted events in his life and other information:
• Dates & Events: 417
Eliakim Cooley was one of the list of inhabitants of Springfield who took the oath of allegiance in 1678, the year of his marriage.
• Death : 417
n 1711 a Frenchman by the name of John Mallefuild was traveling through Springfield, and a severe snow storm made it impossible for him to keep on. He stoppedat Eliakim Cooley's home. He was quite ill, and after ten days died, Nov. 26, 1711.
Within a month after Mallefuild's death, Eliakim Cooley, his wife, Hannah (Tibbals Cooley, and his sister, Bethia (Cooley) Chapin, all died. It seems quite probable that Mallefuild's illness was a contagious one. Mallefuild died Nov. 26, Eliakim Cooley died Dec. 1, Bethia (Cooley) Chapin died Dec. 9, and Hannah (Tibbals) Cooley died Dec. 16, 1711.
Eliakim married Hannah Tibbals, daughter of Thomas Tibbals Sergeant and Unknown, on 12 Mar 1678 in Springfield, Massachusetts.417 (Hannah Tibbals was born on 13 Mar 1657 417 and died on 16 Dec 1711 in Springfield, Massachusetts 417.)