1. JOHN COOK was born in Massachusetts in 1794. When he was 12 years of age he came to Jefferson County with his parents and located in Ellisburgh. He died in 1877. He married ABIGAIL LITTLEFIELD of Massachusetts and they had 10 children, eight of whom attained adult age. ABIGAIL died in 1870. Children, COOK: 2 i ASHBEL COOK 3 ii LAURA COOK + 4 iii WILLARD LITTLEFIELD COOK married (1) CHARLOTTE FOX; (2) JANE TAYLOR 5 iv JOHN W. COOK 6 v CYRUS L. COOK 7 vi HORACE S. COOK 8 vii MALCOLM G. COOK 9 viii MARRIE M. COOK 4. WILLARD LITTLEFIELD COOK (son of JOHN & ABIGAIL (LITTLEFIELD) COOK) was born July 30, 1823 in Ellisburgh. He attended common schools and graduated from Commercial College at Syracuse. In the fall of 1861 he enlisted in the Union Army and lost his arm in the second battle of Bull Run. He married (1) CHARLOTTE FOX of Clayton, Jefferson County. They had seven children, four of whom attained adult age. She died in 1876. Children, COOK: 10 i ORREN M. COOK 11 ii BYRON C. COOK 12 iii CLARENCE COOK 13 iv NETTIE L. COOK WILLARD COOK married (2) JANE TAYLOR, widow of BENJAMIN TAYLOR.
For further information, contact:
Charlotte Cook Lee
Return to Jefferson County NYGenWeb page
Return to Town of Ellisburg
If you have any questions or comments about this page, please contact: Nancy Dixon
http://jefferson.nygenweb.net/cookp.htm updated March 21, 2009
Copyright © 1997 — 2017 Jefferson County NYGenWeb — a member of the NYGenWeb Project