Cooley, Eli Field
Cooley, Eli Field a Presbyterian minister, was born at Sunderland, Massachusetts, October 13, 1781. He received careful training from his parents, and was educated in the Academy at Hartford, Connecticut, whither his parents had removed. In 1606 he graduated from the College of New Jersey; in October 1809, was licensed by the New Brunswick Presbytery; in 1811 was installed at Cherry Valley, N.Y., where he labored until 1819, and then accepted a call from the Presbyterian Church at Middletown Point, N.J.; in 1823 accepted a call to the First Presbyterian Church in Trenton, where he labored till 1857. He died April 22, 1860. See Wilson,Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1861, page 82.