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William Wirt COOKE

William Wirt COOKE

Male 1874 - 1941  (67 years)

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  • Name William Wirt COOKE  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 16 Feb 1874  , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • Age 5, 1880 census, c.1875, IN
      Age 44, 1920 census, bet 2 Jan 1875-1 Jan 1876, IN
      Age 67y 5M 15D at death, calc. 14 Feb 1874; date given 16 Feb 1874, d. certificate
    Gender Male 
    Census 19 Jun 1880  Burlington Twp., Carroll, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    James J. Cook household 
    • Cook, Wirt, white, male, age 5, son, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Indiana.
    1880 US Census - Richison
    1880 US Census - Richison
    Indiana. Carroll Co. - James J. Cook
    Census 1 Jan 1920  Forest Twp., Clinton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Wirt W. Cook household 
    • Cook, Wirt W., head, rents, male, white, age 44, married, able to read and write, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Indiana, speaks English, farmer, general farm, farm schedule 139
    1920 US Census - Richison
    1920 US Census - Richison
    Indiana. Clinton Co. - Wirt W. Cooke
    Died 1 Aug 1941  Frankfort, Clinton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Death Certificate - Richison
    Death Certificate - Richison
    William Wirt Cooke, 1941
    Buried 3 Aug 1941  St. Paul Cemetery, Forest, Clinton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I8330  richison
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2018 

    Father James Jasper COOK,   b. 16 Apr 1845, Burlington, Carroll, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1924, prob Burlington, Carroll, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary E. RUTTER,   b. ca. 1850, , , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1890, Burlington, Carroll, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F1465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Kathryn PURKHISER,   b. 21 Sep 1877, , Clemont, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1948, Russiaville, Howard, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F1921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Feb 1874 - , , Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Aug 1941 - Frankfort, Clinton, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Aug 1941 - St. Paul Cemetery, Forest, Clinton, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Back row: ElmerDunkin, Claude Spencer, Ed Wagoner, Ruben Flora, Will Everman, Goerge Wagoner, Jap [James Jasper] Cooke, Mr. Ridenour
Front row: Rolla Hendrick, Wert Cooke, Lon Cooke, John Cooke, Grant Cooke, Mitch Cooke, Grover Sink
    Back row: ElmerDunkin, Claude Spencer, Ed Wagoner, Ruben Flora, Will Everman, Goerge Wagoner, Jap [James Jasper] Cooke, Mr. Ridenour Front row: Rolla Hendrick, Wert Cooke, Lon Cooke, John Cooke, Grant Cooke, Mitch Cooke, Grover Sink
    Taken at Flora, Indiana
    Photo courtesy of Marilyn Assiff
    Wirt W. Cook
    Wirt W. Cook
    From picture of Cook men.

    Histories
    Cook Men
    Cook Men
    "Cook Men" photograph, ca. 1920; digital image ca. 2014, original held by Marilyn W. Assiff, [address for private use], 2014. This photograph was a postcard with the names of the men penned on the back of the postcard by an unknown person. This is believed to be a picture of 15 men of the Cook family of Carroll County, Indiana or men related to the family by marriage.This photograph has been cropped many times to provide individual head shots for the pages on this website of the various men in the photo.

  • Notes 
    • (Research):2010 02 16
      Someone has added an alternate name of West W. Cook to the 1920 census for Wirt Cook on Ancestry.com

  • Sources 
    1. [S1834] 1880 U.S. Census, U.S. Census Bureau, 13 Mar 2014.
      1880 U.S. census, Carroll County, Indiana, population schedule, Burlington Township, enumeration district (ED) 5, p. 16D (penned), dwelling 147, family 147, James J. Cook household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 13 March 2013); citing NARA microfilm publication T9: 267.

    2. [S238] 1920 U.S. Census, 27 Feb 2018.
      1920 U.S. census, Clinton County, Indiana, pop. sch., Forest Township, ED 50, sheet 11B (penned), dwell. 285, fam. [illegible], Wirt W. Cook household; digital image, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com : accessed 27 February 2018); NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 427.

    3. [S1869] Deaths, 28 Feb 2018.
      "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011,? digital image, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com : accessed 27 February 2018); Clinton County, Certificate of Death No. 24529, William Wirt Cooke, 1 August 1941; Indiana Archives and Records Administration; Indianapolis. Death Certificates, 1941, roll 9.

    4. [S1310] Find A Grave, 28 Feb 2018.
      Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com) memorial 130,479,013 and 130,479,148, digital image of S. Kathryn and W. Wirt Cooke?s shared gravestone, St. Paul Cemetery, Forest, Clinton Co., Indiana, 27 May 2014 by Michelle Herr.

    5. [S1869] Deaths, 27 Feb 2018.
      ""Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," digital image, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com : accessed 27 February 2018); Clinton County, Certificate of Death No. 24529, William Wirt Cooke, 1 August 1941; Indiana Archives and Records Administration; Indianapolis. Death Certificates, 1941, roll 9.



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