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Gertrude E. Clark Cookson
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1886
Milltown
Washington County
Maine, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1951
Calais
Washington County
Maine, USA

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In the 1930 U.S. Census, Fredrick P. Clark, 68, born Maine, parents born Maine, was living in Cooper, Maine, with Katherine J., 66, born Maine, parents born Ireland; daughter Gertrude E. Cookson, 43, born Maine; and grandchildren Henry E. Cookson, 19; Edna G. Cookson, 15; Evelyn L. Cookson, 13; and Nina O., 9, all born in Maine, parents born Maine.

Widow Gertrude Cookson married her widower brother-in-law, barber Charles Edward Cookson, on February 26, 1920 in Milltown, N.B. Methodist Parsonage.

In the 1920 U.S. Census, James A. Cookson, 68, born Canada, father born Maine, mother born Canada, was living in Washington County, Maine, Hattie A., 65, born Maine, parents born Maine; widowed daughter (sic) Gertrude Cookson, 34, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Mass.; grandchildren Albert John Cookson, 12; Wellington Cookson, 10; Henry E. Cookson, 9; Evelyn, 8; and Edna, 5, father born Maine., mother born Mass, all born in Maine.

In the 1910 U.S. Census, Henry Cookson, 20, born Maine, father born Canada, mother born Maine, was living in Ward 1, Calais, Maine, with Gurtie E., 23, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Mass.; James A., 3; and Wellington P, 1, both born Maine; and John McDougall, 27; and Earnest McDougall, 21, both born Maine, father born Canada, mother born Maine.

H. Emmons Cookson and Gertie Clark, both of Calais, married on December 12, 1906 in Maine. (Maine State Archives)

In the 1900 U.S. Census, engineer Frederick P. Clark,37, born July 1862 in Maine, parents born Maine, was living in Somerville, Mass. with Catherine, 38, born November 1861 in Maine, parents born Ireland; candy packer Harriett, 16, born Sept. 1883 in Mass.; Gertrude, 13, born July 1886, in Maine; Nellie, 19, born Oct. 1880; Frederick, 9, born April 1891; and Frankie, 6, born January 1894, all born in Mass.; and brother-in-law carriage painter Joseph Fay, 23, born Mary 1877 in Maine, parents born Ireland.
The Clarks had been married for 18 years and all five of their children were living.

Gertrude was the daughter of Frederick Clark and Katherine Fay.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Henry Emmons Cookson (1889 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Evelyn L. Cookson (1916 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calais Cemetery
Calais
Washington County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: SusanE
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88920402
Gertrude E. <i>Clark</i> Cookson
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Gertrude E. <i>Clark</i> Cookson
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