Abraham C. Cook 1809-1893, KY
LOOKING FOR MORE DESCENDANTS OF: Abraham C. Cook (1st cousin of wife)
Father: William Cook III
Biographical Sketch from: "Kentucky: A History of the State," by Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 6th ed., 1887, Shelby Co.
ABRAHAM C. COOK was born in Shelby County, November 1, 1809, the fifth of a family of six sons and three daughters born to William and Catharine (Crutcher) Cook. His father was a native of Virginia, born about 1756, and died on March 16, 1816. His mother was a native of Virginia, born about 1756 and died about 1846, a member of the Missionary Baptist Church. Our subject's paternal grandfather was a native of Virginia, came to Kentucky in 1790 and settled on a farm near Lexington, where he died in 1800. His maternal grandfather was a native of Virginia, came to Kentucky at an early day and settled near Frankfort. Abraham C. Cook has followed agricultural pursuits, and has a well cultivated farm of 140 acres. On January 26, 1832, he married Sarah Cook, of Shelby County. The names of their children are as follows: Edmund, who died March 4, 1863; Israel C., died August 10, 1835; Henry Squire, Warren C., James C., Isaac M. and Emerine. Mr. Cook has been a life-long Republican and is an honored and upright citizen.
Disagreement with Author:
Apparently, there was a mix up on paternal and maternal grandfather information. It should be switched.
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