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Lewis Mark Cook
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1858
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar., 1953
Clay County
Nebraska, USA

Lewis Mark Cook was born at Gilsen, Illinois, August 27, 1858. He was the son of a Civil War veteran, who came with the family to Fillmore county about 1870. Lewis Cook grew to manhood there and married Sarah Clementine Smith at Exeter, Nebraska, June 19, 1878. They later moved to Clay county, where his farmed many years.
To this union were born seven sons and two daughters: Lester A. of Edgar; Lewis D. of Berwyn, Nebraska; Ivan A. of Caldwell, Kansas; Melvin B. of Boise, Ida.; Glen P. of Roseville, Calif.; Mrs. Bessie Brubaker of Emmet, Ida.; Mrs. Faye V. Cassell of Boise, Ida. Vern L. and Lawrence E. preceded him in death as did Mrs. Cook who passed away on May 8, 1936. Following her death, Mr. Cook made his home in Emmet, Ida. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Fairfield; both he and Mrs. Cook having joined that church on November 6, 1927. Mr. Cook found much spiritual comfort out of his Christian experience to the very end.
Survivors include the above children, sixteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and two great-great- grand sons, one brother; Elmer D. of Imperial, Nebr., one niece and several nephews.
Burial was held on Saturday, March 7, 1953, at 2 p.m. in the MCGhie Mortuary at Edgar. Rev. Norman Crounse conducted the service. Sharilyn Cook Todd sang "In the Garden" and "Beyond the Sunset," accompanied by Mrs. Ruth Killion of Fairfield. Pallbearers were Irvin Essinger, Lewis Cook, Donald Essinger, Cyde Cook, Myrl Cook, and Gordon Sheets. Interment was in the Edgar cemetery.
Fairfield Auxiliary Fairfield, Nebraska March 12, 1953 pg 4 col. 5 & 6 
 
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 Parents:
  Darius Jackson Cook (1837 - 1926)
  Sophrona Elizabeth Stephens Cook (1838 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarrah Clementine Smith Cook (1860 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  Lester Arthur Cook (1879 - 1961)*
  Lawrence Emery Cook (1882 - 1947)*
  Bessie Sophrona Cook Brubaker (1884 - 1978)*
  Lewis David Cook (1886 - 1968)*
  Vern Leroy Cook (1888 - 1907)*
  Ivan Ambrose Cook (1891 - 1972)*
  Melvin Darius Cook (1893 - 1985)*
  Faye V Cook Cassell (1900 - 1982)*
  Glen P Cook (1903 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lewis Mark Cook (1858 - 1953)
  Malanthen Maywood Cook (1860 - 1944)*
  Arthur Meredith Cook (1862 - 1942)*
  Jacob Emery Cook (1864 - 1951)*
  Darious Elmer Cook (1875 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Rest in peace"

 
Burial:
Edgar Cemetery
Edgar
Clay County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 5 Lot 22 Grave 4
 
Created by: Lois
Record added: Oct 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43364948
Lewis Mark Cook
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Lewis Mark Cook
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