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Elizabeth Marshall Cook/Potter
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1842
Sussex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Apr. 23, 1913
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

Elizabeth Marshall was born August 1841 in Sussex County, New Jersey. Her parents, Moses & Eliza Jane Casterline Marshall, moved to New York and shortly after to Michigan, when she was about 15.

She was married to John Cook at the age of 21. One child was born to them and died at the age of 4.

Mr. Cook preceded the child's death bv about 2 years.

On Jan. 30, 1883 she married David Potter, thereby becoming the mother to a deceased sister's (Anna Potter's) only child who was then 2 years of age. Mr. Potter died May, 1892.

Mrs. Potter was the last of a family of 10 children, 6 boys and 4 girls, one of each dying in their early childhood, the other 8 settled in Ingham County and became closely identified with the history of Aurelius for nearly 60 years. For 2 years Mrs. Potter has been in poor health and for several months gradually declining.

She passed away April, 23 in the home where she was tenderly cared for during her last years by her only daughter, Mrs. Florence Dolbee.

The funeral was held at the home Friday afternoon, April, 25. Rev. J.H. Davis officiated, with interment in the Aurelius Cemetery. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Moses Marshall (1800 - 1866)
  Eliza Jane Casterline Marshall (1810 - 1887)
 
 Spouses:
  John Cook (1836 - 1867)
  David James Potter (1845 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Nellie M. Cook (1866 - 1870)*
 
 Siblings:
  Barrett H Marshall (1829 - 1904)*
  Solomon Marshall (1830 - 1899)*
  Alfred Marshall (1834 - 1904)*
  John Seelye Marshall (1838 - 1906)*
  Benjamin Cass Marshall (1839 - 1886)*
  Elizabeth Marshall Cook/Potter (1842 - 1913)
  Charlotte Marshall Carr (1845 - 1910)*
  Sarah Anna Marshall Potter (1848 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Inscription on small stone hard to make out as getting faint
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Aurelius
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Theron & Helen Smith
Originally Created by: Sandra Moore
Record added: Aug 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29303452
Elizabeth <i>Marshall</i> Cook/Potter
Added by: Sandra Moore
 
Elizabeth <i>Marshall</i> Cook/Potter
Added by: Sandra Moore
 
 
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- Theron & Helen Smith
 Added: Aug. 20, 2010
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- Sandra Moore
 Added: Feb. 13, 2009
 
 
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