|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1889|
In the 1910 U.S. Census, Henry Cookson, 20, born Maine, father born Canada, mother born Maine, was living in Ward 1, Calais, Maine, with Gurtie E., 23, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Mass.; James A., 3; and Wellington P, 1, both born Maine; and John McDougall, 27; and Earnest McDougall, 21, both born Maine, father born Canada, mother born Maine.
H. Emmons Cookson and Gertie Clark, both of Calais, married on December 12, 1906 in Maine. (Maine State Archives)
In the 1900 U.S. Census, lumber mill sawyer James A. Sawyer, 44, born July 1855 in Canada, parents born Canada, was living on Baring Street, Calais, Maine with Hattie A., 40, born Feb. 1860 in Maine, parents born Maine; day laborer Charles E., 25, born March 1876; Nellie M., 21, born July 1878; Effie E., 20, born April 1880; cotton mill carder Etta H., 14,born December 1885; William, 12, born October 1888; Emma (sic) H., 9, born August 1890; Ethel, 7, born April, 1893; and Lynnwood, 4, born March 1896, all born in Maine.
The Cooksons had been married for 26 years. Eight of their 14 children were still living.
James had come to the U.S. in 1870
James Albert Cookson (1851 - 1932)
Harriet Adelle Clark Cookson (1854 - 1922)
Gertrude E. Clark Cookson (1886 - 1951)*
Evelyn L. Cookson (1916 - 1937)*
William Denny Cookson (1887 - 1953)*
Henry Emmons Cookson (1889 - 1917)
Linwood Albert Cookson (1896 - 1925)*
Created by: SusanE
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
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