Cook, Eugene (B.1846)
Eugene Cook was born July 10, 1846,in Berne to Abraham Cook and Jane Crocker.
He was for several years engaged in the sale of stove shelves and Horton's washing machines and also the livery business in Illinois, but his principal occupation is farming.
Marriage & Children
- Alice M. Cook (1870-1950) wife of Charles Mackey
- Gracia Cook (1872-1945)
- Bertha M. Cook (1881-____)
- Infant Cook (1886-1887)
- Reba B. Cook
The family attended the Methodist Church
Eugene died in 1926. He was buried with Augusta and their infant in Medusa Cemetery in Medusa.
Additional Research Notes
Cook, Eugene, born in Berne, N. Y., July 10, 1846, is a son of Abram and Jane (Crocker) Cook, both born in Albany county, he a son of David Cook who came to Albany county in an early day and settled in Berne, N. Y.
The maternal grand-father of Eugene Cook was Rev. Mr. Crocker, an early settler of Berne, where he reared a large family.
The father of Eugene Cook was a farmer, and died in Berne in 1866.
Eugene Cook was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and Rensselaer Academy. He was for several years engaged in the sale of stove shelves and Horton's washing machines; and also in the livery business in Illinois, but his principal occupation is farming, and in 1866 he removed to the farm of 156 acres, he owns. He is a Democrat in politics, but does not aspire to public office. In 1869 he married Augusta Lounsbury, a daughter of William Lounsbury. To Mr. Cook and wife were born three children: Alice, wife of Charles Mackey, Arcia and Reba B. The family attend the Methodist church.
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