|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1918|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 2004|
Jim Wells County
Horace was the son of Horace Chilton Cook, Sr. and Ethel Hunnam Cook. On 20 December 1941, Horace Chilton Cook, Jr. and Alice Roberta Hamlett were married in Alice, Jim Wells County, Texas.
Horace served in the United States Army during World War II. On 1 July 1942, he enlisted at Fort Sam Houston.
Horace was a retired employee of Security Savings and Loan Association. He also worked as a real estate appraiser and broker. Horace was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors included his two daughters Annelle Cook of New York City and Robbi Turpin of Portland; two sisters Jane Elizabeth Cook Rosendahl of Phoenix and Dorothy Grace Cook Dodd of Austin; and a grandchild. On 31 March 2004, funeral services were held at Holmgreen Mortuary with burial in Alice Cemetery.
Horace was the 9th great grandson of Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower and 8th great grandson of Mayflower passenger Giles Hopkins. Stephen Hopkins was a signer of the Mayflower Compact. In 1609, Stephen Hopkins was shipwrecked in Bermuda with John Rolfe on his way to Jamestown, Virginia. Stephen Hopkins arrived in Jamestown in 1610.
Two of Horace's ancestors are documented Daughters of the American Revolution patriots. These ancestors are Jesse Cook and John Cole.
Horace Chilton Cook (1891 - 1971)
Ethel Hunnam Cook (1890 - 1935)
Alice Roberta Hamlett Cook (1916 - 1992)
Horace Chilton Cook (1918 - 2004)
Jane Elizabeth Cook Rosendahl (1923 - 2010)*
Minnie T Cook (1927 - 1928)*
John F. Cook (1927 - 1997)*
Jim Wells County
Created by: Susan R. Cole
Record added: Jan 09, 2013
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