Cook Genealogy


John Henry Cook Genealogy

197 John Henry Cook, son of John LaFayette, b. February 17, 1860, in Wayne County. He was a farmer. He m. January 4, 1882, Sarah Ellen Keaton. Early in 1900 he bought a farm near Pontotoc, Miss. and prepared to move his family to that location. However, he d. February 27, 1900, and was buried in the Cook Cemetery on Hardin's Creek. Later the widow and children moved to the farm in Miss. The mother d. in September 1908. Several of the children married and reared families near Pontotoc.

Children (Two, Ada and Mamie, d. young.)

239. Carmie Luther, b. April 29, 1883; m. Nellie Biffle. They live on a farm near Pontotoc, Miss. They have no children.

240. Clyde Cleveland, b. June 29, 1887; m. Minnie Biffle. They live on a farm near Pontotoc, Miss. They have three children: Alvis, Jessica, and Frances. Alvis, b. 1908, m. Ella Kuhn. They live in Bissoier City, La. Jessica, b. 1917, m. Wayman Jones. They live in Gladewater, Texas, and have a son, Wayland, b. 1945, and a daughter, Judy, b. 1947. Frances, b. 1922, m. Lonnie Rutledge. They live near Pontotoc and have a son George, b. 1956 and three daughters: Donna, b. 1945, Mary, b. 1949, and Cyntha, b. 1956.

241. Katie Irene, b. March 23, 1890; d. 1907. She m. John Biffle and had a daughter Mary Ellen who m. Fred Powers of Memphis, Tennessee.

242. John Kennie, b. April 15, 1900; m. Lavern Tate. They live near Pontotoc and have no children.

243. Timothy Burton, b. February 16, 1892; m. Carolyn Young. They live near Pontotoc and have two daughters; Beulah who m. Dr. Kincaid Cooper of Morristown and had a dau., Carol Ann; and Etoyl who m. (1) Edward Cunningham and had a dau., Helen Carolyn, and m. (2) Capt. Arnie Millican and had three children, Sharon, Madolin and Timothy.



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