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Edna Clara Smith Cookson
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1889
Saint Johnsbury
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1975
Calais
Washington County
Maine, USA

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"wife Edna C. Smith and five infants"

In the 1940 U.S. Census, shoe factory shoe cutter William D. Cookson, 52, born Maine, was living on Charlotte Road, Calais, Maine, with Edna C., 51, born Vermont; and Rose E., 7, born Canada.

In the 1930 U.S. Census, William D. Cookson, 42, born Maine, father born Canada, Mother born Maine, was living in Calais, Maine, with Edna C., 41, born Vermont, father born England, mother born Canada; widowed father J. Albert, 79, born Canada, father born Maine, mother born Canada; and nephew Wellington P., 21, born Maine, parents born Maine.

In the 1920 U.S. Census, William D. Cookson, 32, born Maine, parents born Maine, was living in Washington County, Maine, with Edna C., 30, born Vermont, father born England, mother born Canada; John G. Beckett, 21, born Maine, parents born Maine; and Rita I Beckett, 18, born Canada, father born England, mother born Canada. (Rita must be Edna's little sister)


In the 1910 U.S. Census, William D. Cookson, 22, born Maine, father born England, mother born Maine, was living in Calais, Maine, with Edna C., 21, born Maine, father born Canada, mother born England; cousins Fred Clarke, 18 and Frank Clarke, 16, both born in Mass., parents born Mass.

Millman William D. Cookson, 21, of Calais married Edna A. Smith, 20, of St. Stephen on February 17, 1909 in St. Stephen. He was born in Calais to "Albert and (H)addie Cookson", and she was born in Vermont to James and Mary Smith.

In the 1901 Canada Census, gardner James Smith, 48, born March 14, 1853, in England, was living in St. Stephen, N.B. with Mary, 48, born August 13, 1852, in N.B.; shoe factory worker Carrie, 22, born January 13, 1879; Nora M., 20, born January 7, 1881; shoe factory worker Eva, 19, born March 2, 1882; Bertha, 15, born July 15, 1885; and Edna, 12, born March 12, 1889, all born in the U.S.; Fossie, 10, born January 23, 1891; and Reta, 7 months, born August 16, 1900, both born in N.B..

In the 1891 Canada Census, gardener/farmer James Smith, 38, born England, parents born England, was living in St. Stephen, N.B. with Mary Ann, 38, born Quebec, parents born England; Gertrude M., 18, born Quebec; Carrie E., 12; Nora May, 10; Eva Esther, 8; Bertha E., 4; and Edna Clara, 2, all born in U.S.; and Flossy Ella, two months, born N.B.

The death certificate of son William D. Cookson says she was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

Edna was the daughter of James Smith and Mary A. Sizen.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Denny Cookson (1887 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Male Cookson (1923 - 1923)*
  William D. Cookson (1931 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calais Cemetery
Calais
Washington County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: SusanE
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88921005
Edna Clara <i>Smith</i> Cookson
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Edna Clara <i>Smith</i> Cookson
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