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Rachel Wilt Hertzog Cooke
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1807
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1896
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Her father was Joseph Hertzog b. 1768 in Philadelphia, d. January 1827 Illinois.
Her mother was Catherine Wilt b. 1775 in Philadelphia, d. Nov 1861 Collinsville Illinois


Rachel married Philip when he was a 2nd Lt. of the 6th US Infantry on October 28th, 1830 at the Cantonment Leavenworth quarters of Agent John DOUGHERTY and his wife Mary (Herzog) DOUGHERTY, sister of the bride, by Rev. Mr. EDWARDS. This was the first wedding of record in present Kansas in which both bride and groom were white persons.

Marriages, Births & Deaths in Kansas Before 1854; Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc., Wichita, KS.
Avilable in Johnson County Library, Kansas.
Vol. 28, 32, p. 177, written 1962 and entire document organized in 1966. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Hertzog (1764 - 1827)
  Catherine Wilt Hertzog (1775 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Philip St. George Cooke (1809 - 1895)
 
 Children:
  John Rogers Cooke (1833 - 1891)*
  Flora Cooke Stuart (1836 - 1923)*
  Maria Pendleton Cooke Brewer (1840 - 1926)*
  Julia Turner Cooke Sharpe (1842 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Hertzog Dougherty (1799 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth Wilt Hertzog Collins (1804 - 1876)*
  Rachel Wilt Hertzog Cooke (1807 - 1896)
  Anna Barbara Hertzog Wickliffe (1814 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried in Section H Lot 94 in the Elmwood Cemetery in Detroit along with her daughter Julia and Julia's first husband Jacob Sharp.
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Old Bones
Record added: Jul 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73489397
Rachel Wilt <i>Hertzog</i> Cooke
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: May. 1, 2014

- Old Coot
 Added: Mar. 14, 2014
 
 
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