Cook

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Personal and Family Information

Cook was born about 1855, the son of Cook and Hutchison. The place is not known.

He died about 1876 in New Jersey.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Cook
(c1855-c1876)

 

Cook
(c1820-?)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Hutchison
(c1820-?)

 

William Hutchison
(c1774-c1844)

 

Hutchison
(c1749-?)

 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
BirthABT 1855
DeathABT 1876
Place: New Jersey

Notes

Note 1

!Source: "Statement of Genealogy", by James Hutchison.

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. I remember in the late 70's or 80's that their oldest son having a party on his twenty-first birthday after which on returning from taking his sweetheart home, he was found on the railroad dead, but a bullet hole through his head betrayed that he had been murdered.

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The folks had suspicions of his murderer but could not get evidence, but ten years after, the press gave us this information that John Doe gave himself up to the authorities as the murderer of the son of Mr. Cook, his neighbor, as his guilty conscience could no longer be born -- since the murder, his life has been a continual torment. It was learned that the murderer, also a sheep raiser, continualy destroyed Cook's fences so that his sheep could enjoy Cook's pasture, which led to many altercations and in the spirit of revenge the murder was committed. He paid the penalty for his crime....