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Mary Verbal Davis Cook Culbertson
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Birth: Feb., 1896
Sundance
Crook County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1949
Prosser
Benton County
Washington, USA

spouse 1: Amos Henry Cook
birth: February 2, 1884 Oelrichs, Fall River County, South Dakota
death: May 7, 1938 Granger, Yakima County, Washington
burial: Iowa & Verdigris TWPs, Holt County, Nebraska
His marriage to Mary Verbal Davis is his second marriage, her first.

spouse 2: unknown Culbertson

1920 U.S. Census, Weston County, Wyoming:
Amos Cook is 35 and Mary Verbal Cook is 25. Living with them are their 3 children:
Eunice R. born ca. 1915 Wyoming age 5
Verbal F. born ca. 1917 Wyoming age 3yrs.,10m.
Amos H., Jr. born ca. 1919 Wyoming age 1yr., 11m.

1930 U.S. Census, Douglas, Douglas County, Nebraska
Amos is 46 and Mary Verbal is 35. By this time there are 5 children. Amos Henry Cook, Jr. had died in a house fire when they had lived in Wyoming and his sister Verbal had also been burned but had survived. Amos Jr. was 3 when he died. Verbal was 5 at the time.
Eunice R. born ca. 1916 Wyoming age 14
Verbal F. born ca. 1917 Wyoming age 13
Meldinetta M. born ca. 1921 Wyoming age 9
Cora F. born ca. 1924 Wyoming age 6
Goldie J. born ca. 1928 Nebraska age 2

Besides the children, either staying or living with the Cooks is Lizzie E. Paxton (Elisabeth E. Richardson Davis Paxton), Mary Verbal Davis Cook's mother.

Additional information on some of the Cook children:
Eunice Rachel Cook Larson
birth: August 26, 1914 Upton, Weston County, Wyoming
death: April 22, 1971, Toppenish, Yakima County, Washington
burial: Zillah Cemetery, Zillah, Yakima County, Washington
spouse: Richard Melvin Larson
birth: January 5, 1905 Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota
death: December 12, 1993, Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington
burial: Zillah Cemetery, Zillah, Yakima County, Washington

Verbal Fereby Cook Spencer ("Verbie")
birth: February 7, 1916 Upton, Weston County, Wyoming
death: January 27, 1993 Roy, Pierce County, Washington
burial: Spokane Memorial Gardens, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
spouse: Ivan Bartlett Spencer
birth: July 19, 1912 Washington (per U.S. Social Security Death Index)
death: March 10, 1982 Washtucna, Adams County, Washington
burial: Spokane Memorial Gardens, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

Amos Henry Cook, Jr.
birth: 1917 Upton, Weston County, Wyoming
death: November 5, 1920 age 3 years (house fire)
burial: Green Mountain Cemetery, Sundance, Crook County, Wyoming (per 1920 newspaper reports however, he is not listed by the cemetery as being buried there)

Meldonetta/Meldinetta M. Cook Spencer
birth: ca. 1921 Upton, Weston County, Wyoming
death: unknown (alive in 1940 and living in Prosser, Benton County, Washington with husband and their 2 daughters)
burial: unknown
spouse: Harley Jay Spencer
birth: ca.1911 Washington
death: unknown
burial: unknown

Cora Frances Cook Larson
birth: August 21, 1923 Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming
death: August 25, 2000 Yakima, Yakima County, Washington
burial: Old Sunnyside Cemetery, Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington
spouse: Harold Louis Larson
birth: June 2, 1918 Pasco, Franklin County, Washington
death: September 3, 1992 Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington
burial: Old Sunnyside Cemetery, Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington

Goldie J. Cook
birth: ca. 1928 Nebraska
death: unknown (was alive in 1940 and living with her mother in Granger, Yakima County, Washington)
burial: unknown

Further research is needed at this time to learn more about Meldonetta Cook Spencer and Goldie Cook. In the 1940 U.S. Census, Granger, Yakima County, Washington, Goldie was 12 years old and living with her mother. Additional research is also needed to find the name of Mary Verbal's Culbertson spouse and their date of marriage.

Elisabeth E. Richardson ("Lizzie") Davis and Jacob W. Davis had one other child, Flossie Davis, who was born February 1894 in Sundance, Crook County, Wyoming. Nothing more is known about Flossie at this time.

Note: None of the Davis siblings are half-siblings. Their mother is listed as being buried in 2 different cemeteries.




 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob W Davis (1840 - 1919)
  Elisabeth E Richardson Davis Paxton (1855 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Eunice Rachel Cook Larson (1914 - 1971)*
  Verbal Fereby Cook Spencer (1916 - 1993)*
  Cora Frances Cook Larson (1923 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Horace Davis (1870 - 1919)*
  William E Davis (1874 - 1953)*
  Jessie M Davis Treat Stevens (1878 - 1916)**
  Cecil Nevill Davis (1886 - 1916)**
  Mary Verbal Davis Cook Culbertson (1896 - 1949)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: cemetery text reads "(Cook) Beloved Mother"
 
Burial:
Old Sunnyside Cemetery
Sunnyside
Yakima County
Washington, USA
Plot: Block 4, Lot 29, Grave 1
 
Created by: Sheila Mobley
Record added: Apr 04, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127441258
Mary Verbal <i>Davis</i> Cook Culbertson
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