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Fred C Cook
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1871
Allegan County
Michigan, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1945
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Fred C. Cook was the son of Pleman Cook and Margaret Hower. They had 10 children. Fred had a twin brother, Frank Cook. Their mother died in childbirth (Martin) when they were only 3 years old. Their father remarried Alice Speer in Leighton Twp, Allegan Co, MI. Pleman and Alice had six children. Fred, his brothers and sister Alta moved north to Wexford County after 1880. Fred married Bessie M. Bradford, daughter of George Bradford, on 10 Apr 1898 in Wexford, Wexford, MI. They had at least four children: Norman, Clair who died young, Neal, and a daughter (Mrs. John Andert). Fred and Bessie divorced.

OBITUARY South Bend Tribune Sept. 19, 1945
contributed by findagrave volunteer Scabbardfish

Fred Chapel Cook, aged 74, of 1537 Arnold street, died at 11 p.m. Tuesday after an illness of three hours in the home of a daughter, Mrs. John Andert, with whom he resided. Born in Lawton, Mich. Aug. 20, 1871, he came here 31 years ago from Michigan.

On April 10, 1898, in Wexford, Mich., he married Bessie May Bradford. Besides Mrs. Andert, he is survived by two sons Norman and Neal, both of South Bend, six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and four brothers, Frank and Joseph, Traverse City, Mich.; Martin, Cadillac, Mich., and Ira, Kenton, Mich.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today and until 10 p.m. Thursday in the Hay funeral home. Friday morning the body will be sent to Wexford for funeral service at 2:30 a.m. in the Methodist church there. Burial will be in Cornell cemetery, Wexford.

Family links: 
  Pleman Cook (1829 - 1892)
  Margaret Hower Cook (1835 - 1874)
  Clair Cook (1905 - 1905)*
  Alison Fierer Cook (1856 - ____)*
  Joseph W Cook (1859 - 1953)*
  Lester Lavinus Cook (1861 - 1938)*
  Alta Cook Coblentz (1867 - 1888)*
  Ira G Cook (1868 - 1957)*
  Frank H Cook (1871 - 1952)*
  Fred C Cook (1871 - 1945)
  Martin Cook (1874 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Cornell Cemetery
Wexford County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Old North, Range 14, Lot 7, Grave 3
Maintained by: Jane from MI
Originally Created by: Old Bones
Record added: Aug 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56962685
Fred C Cook
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Fred C Cook
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