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Pvt Samuel Wiles Cook
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1812
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1896
Conecuh County
Alabama, USA

Wiles was a son of Edith "Edy" Cook. His father's name was eother James or William Cook. Wiles Cook's siblings were James R. Cook and Marranda (Cook) Etheridge.

According to his pension record, Samuel Wiles Cook volunteered about June 1, 1836 at Pine Orchard, Monroe County, Alabama as a Private in Capt. William Jones Company in the Creek Indian War of 1836. He also states that "we stood gard and hunted the indeans" in the course of his service and that he was discharged at Irvington (now Eufaula, Alabama) about August 1, 1836.  When he was discharged, both he and his brother James were suffering from measles which was supposedly the source of later medical problems and thus were entitled to pensions. He was partially lame and bedridden in later years. The last affidavit found for Samuel W. Cook in his pension file, 1894, where he is 81 years old and asks for an increase in his pension to $12 per month.  He states that "he is wholly disabled for manual labor by reason of old age and paralysis of the lower limbs rendering him totally helpless and that he is in such destitute circumstances that $8 per month is insufficient".  He was still able to sign his name.  His sister, Marranda Cook Etheridge, stated in her deposition that Samuel W. Cook also had diabetes. 
Family links: 
  Edith Cook (1780 - ____)
  Martha Jane Whitehead Cook (1825 - 1886)*
  James Irvin Cook (1848 - 1916)*
  Martha Josephine Cook Kendrick (1851 - 1932)*
  Charles Whitehead Cook (1852 - 1924)*
  Wiley Samuel Cook (1854 - 1932)*
  Mary Jane Cook Goodwin (1855 - 1890)*
  John Thomas Cook (1856 - 1895)*
  Edith Elmira Cook Page (1858 - 1934)*
  Emily Louisa Cook Mixon (1859 - 1905)*
  Edmond Hampton Cook (1860 - 1897)*
  Nathan Columbus Cook (1862 - 1928)*
  William Elliot Cook (1867 - 1932)*
  Samuel Wiles Cook (1812 - 1896)
  James R. Cook (1813 - 1904)*
  Marranda Cook Etheridge (1815 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Asbury Methodist Church Cemetery
Conecuh County
Alabama, USA
Created by: The Wanderer
Record added: May 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7489948
Pvt Samuel Wiles Cook
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Pvt Samuel Wiles Cook
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