Daniel Pope Cook

Daniel Pope Cook

Birth
Scott County, Kentucky, USA
Death 16 Oct 1827 (aged 32–33)
Scott County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 10, 107
Memorial ID 36398885 · View Source
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First Illinois state attorney general, 1819; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1819-1927. Married Julia Edwards, a daughter of Gov. Ninian Edwards on May 6, 1821. She died when quite young. Father of Civil War Union Army general John P. Cook. Cook County Illinois was named after him four years after his death.

Note: Body moved to Oak Ridge Cemetery from Hutchinson Cemetery in October 1866. His name is etched on the Lamb family monument (his son's wife was Susan Lamb) but dates are illegible.



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  • Maintained by: BjJ
  • Originally Created by: brenda joyce
  • Added: 26 Apr 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 36398885
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Pope Cook (1794–16 Oct 1827), Find a Grave Memorial no. 36398885, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .