Saturday, January 07, 2012

Surname Saturday : Cook

The COOK surname is in Eileen's maternal line.  The origins of the surname have not been discovered.  No known connection to my COOK line.

Stories and history:

Ahnentafel # 29 : Marietta Cook (1855-1942).  Marietta was born April 6, 1855 in Grant County, Indiana.  She married Jacob Lewis (1847-1898) on November 28, 1878 in Wabash County, Indiana.  Jacob was born January 17, 1847 in Huntington County, Indiana.  They raised 5 children near Lancaster, Huntington County, Indiana.  Jacob died April 22, 1898 in Lancaster, Huntington County, Indiana.  Marrietta married secondly to James C. Poe (1852-1923) on August 29, 1903 in Wabash County, Indiana.  James was born November 18, 1852 in Wabash County, Indiana and died January 30, 1923 in Andrews, Huntington County, Indiana.  Marietta died January 31, 1942 in Wabash County, Indiana and is buried in the Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Huntington County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 58 : Robert Cook (1798-aft1860).  Robert was born circa 1798 in South Carolina.  He married Sarah ________ (c1816-     ) before 1853.  Sarah was born circa 1816 in Kentucky.  They had 4 children and lived in Wabash and Miami Counties, Indiana.  Robert died after the 1860 census, when he was living in Peru, Miami County, Indiana.

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