Minter Bailey Cookman, Jr

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Minter Bailey Cookman, Jr

  • Birth 23 Dec 1849 Madison County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 20 Oct 1911 Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot West Maplewood Cemetery - lot 582 - North West Square
  • Memorial ID 47625148

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


Herald Newspaper Dated 10/22/1911



Well Known Aged Drayman and Plumber.

The funeral of Minter B. Cookman, age 61 years, whose death occurred at 4pm Friday, will be held at 2:30pm today from the family residence at 1429 West Tenth Street, with burial in West Maplewood.

Rev. B. F. Cunningham, of the United Brethren church, will be in charge of the services.

Mr. Cookman was one of the pioneer draymen of this city. He had been a sufferer from Bright's disease for the past some years, Mr. Cookman was formerly a plumber by trade.

He is survived by a widow and nine children, eight sons and one daughter. The sons are Charles, Cary, Frank, John, Clem, Hubert, Ray and Lester. The only daughter is Miss Susie Cookman, who resides at the family home.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Great-grandfather of my son-in-law, Quintin Maurice Cookman.





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  • Added: 5 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47625148
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