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 William Denny Cookson

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William Denny Cookson

  • Birth 14 Oct 1887 Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA
  • Death 17 Apr 1953
  • Burial Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 88920840

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In the 1940 U.S. Census, shoe factory shoe cutter William D. Cookson, 52, born Maine, was living on Charlotte Road, Calais, Maine, with Edna C., 51, born Vermont; and Ross E., 7, born Canada.

In the 1930 U.S. Census, William D. Cookson, 42, born Maine, father born Canada, Mother born Maine, was living in Calais, Maine, with Edna C., 41, born Vermont, father born England, mother born Canada; widowed father J. Albert, 79, born Canada, father born Maine, mother born Canada; and nephew Wellington P., 21, born Maine, parents born Maine.

In the 1920 U.S. Census, William D. Cookson, 32, born Maine, parents born Maine, was living in Washington County, Maine, with Edna C., 30, born Vermont, father born England, mother born Canada; John G. Beckett, 21, born Maine, parents born Maine; and Rita I Beckett, 18, born Canada, father born England, mother born Canada. (Rita must be Edna's little sister)

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In the 1910 U.S. Census, William D. Cookson, 22, born Maine, father born England, mother born Maine, was living in Calais, Maine, with Edna C., 21, born Maine, father born Canada, mother born England; cousins Fred Clarke, 18 and Frank Clarke, 16, both born in Mass., parents born Mass.

Millman William D. Cookson, 21, of Calais married Edna A. Smith, 20, of St. Stephen on February 17, 1909 in St. Stephen. He was born in Calais to "Albert and (H)addie Cookson", and she was born in Vermont to James and Mary Smith.

In the 1900 U.S. Census, lumber mill sawyer James A. Sawyer, 44, born July 1855 in Canada, parents born Canada, was living on Baring Street, Calais, Maine with Hattie A., 40, born Feb. 1860 in Maine, parents born Maine; day laborer Charles E., 25, born March 1876; Nellie M., 21, born July 1878; Effie E., 20, born April 1880; cotton mill carder Etta H., 14,born December 1885; William, 12, born October 1888; Emma H., 9, born August 1890; Ethel, 7, born April, 1893; and Lynnwood, 4, born March 1896, all born in Maine.
The Cooksons had been married for 26 years. Eight of their 14 children were still living.
James had come to the U.S. in 1870.


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  • Created by: SusanE
  • Added: 21 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88920840
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Denny Cookson (14 Oct 1887–17 Apr 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88920840, citing Calais Cemetery, Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by SusanE (contributor 47098878) .