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Jane Elizabeth Willison Cookson
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1854, England
Death: May 4, 1917
Sargent County
North Dakota, USA

Mrs. Cookson Passes Away
We regret to announce the sad tidings that Mrs. Jane Cookson died at the home of her son Will, in this village, this Thursday morning at 4:30 o’clock. Deceased suffered a stroke of paralysis Wednesday night and never regained consciousness. She had been an invalid for about two years, but seemed during the past few weeks to be gaining strength, when suddenly she was smitten down. Mrs. Cookson was born and brought up in England, but has resided with her husband and children in Sargent county for may years. She was well known and respected hotel keeper several years, and a women of sterling worth in every way. When her health failed, and she was obliged to give up her active participation in the affairs of life, her many friends wee indeed sorry and always hoped that she would recover health. Her son J. E. Cookson, arrived from Eden Valley Minn, yesterday morning. Her husband who has been a clerk in the Soldiers’ Home in Minneapolis the past two years, arrived this morning. Mrs. Emily Schnack of Dubuque, Iowa has been notified of her mother’s death, and is expected to arrive tomorrow.
The funeral will be held from the house of Mr. And Mrs. Will Cookson tomorrow afternoon at 2:30. Louis steimke has charge of the undertaking arrangements. Rev. T. J. Chappell will preach the funeral sermon.

Source: Forman Independent News newspaper, May 4, 1917.
Family links: 
  Edward Moore Cookson (1864 - 1939)
  John Edward Cookson (1886 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Forman Cemetery
Sargent County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Dale Tarkington
Record added: Feb 28, 2013
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Jane Elizabeth <i>Willison</i> Cookson
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Jane Elizabeth <i>Willison</i> Cookson
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