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Sarah Jane Mead Cookman
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1854
Madison County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1930
Madison County
Indiana, USA

Sarah was the daughter of John Meade and Susan J. Moore.
She married Minter Bailey Cookman, son of Minter Bailey Cookman and Margaret Elizabeth Reel, on August 15, 1874 in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana. Their children were Charles, Frank C., M. Carey, John W., Willard Clement, Susan M., M. Hubert, Maggie E., Katie S., Ray, Lester Bryan and F. Esther Cookman.


Bulletin Newspaper Dated 02/17/1930


Mrs. Sarah Jane Cookman, age 75, resident of Anderson most of her life, died of Bright's disease Sunday at 4:30pm at the family home, 1429 West Tenth Street. She had been in a serious condition for two weeks. Funeral services probably will be held Wednesday afternoon at the home. Burial will be in Maplewood cemetery.

Mrs. Cookman is survived by seven sons, Frank, Cary, John, Clem, Hubert, Ray and Lester Cookman all of Anderson; a daughter, Mrs. Susan Combs, of this city; 29 grandchildren; a half-sister, Mrs. Celia Hegman of Danville, Ill., and two half-brothers, Glen Mead, of Middletown, and John Mead, of Anderson.

Born in Anderson, Mrs. Cookman had spent practically all of her life here. She had resided in several other cities in the state, but for the past 41 years had lived here, the family home during that period being on West Tenth Street. Her husband, Minter Cookman, was a plumber here in the gas boom days. He died eighteen years ago. Mrs. Cookman was a member of the United Brethren church.

Family links: 
  John Mead (1830 - 1904)
  Minter Bailey Cookman (1849 - 1911)
  Charles L. Cookman (1875 - 1922)*
  Frank C Cookman (1876 - 1939)*
  Cary H. Cookman (1878 - 1934)*
  John Minter Cookman (1881 - 1958)*
  Willard Clement Cookman (1882 - 1943)*
  Susie M. Cookman Combs (1885 - 1933)*
  Hubert Cookman (1888 - 1942)*
  Ray Cookman (1894 - 1952)*
  Ester Cookman (1897 - 1897)*
  Lester Bryan Cookman (1897 - 1974)*
  Sarah Jane Mead Cookman (1854 - 1930)
  Beulah Carrie Mead Neagle (1887 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Sarah was the great-grandmother of my son-in-law, Quintin Maurice Cookman. - Cheryle Latour
Maplewood Cemetery
Madison County
Indiana, USA
Plot: West Maplewood - lot 582 - North West Square
Maintained by: Eric C.
Originally Created by: Cheryle Latour
Record added: Feb 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47626612
Sarah Jane <i>Mead</i> Cookman
Added by: Eric C.
Sarah Jane <i>Mead</i> Cookman
Added by: Cheryle Latour
Sarah Jane <i>Mead</i> Cookman
Added by: Cheryle Latour
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