Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Samuel C. Cook 1853 - 1864

Samuel C. Cook
Oct. 16, 1853
Nov. 8, 1864
11 yrs. [illegible]

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 19 December 2018.

Samuel P. [sic] was born 16 October 1853 in Smithland to Elbert Cook and Malinda H. Smith, who were Smithland residents. [1]  He died during the last year of the Civil War while Smithland was occupied by the Federal army.

 Samuel appears in only one census, the 1860, in the household of Elbert and Malinda Cook. His age was given as six.[2]

[1] Kentucky, Birth Records 1847 - 1911, Livingston County 1853, Samuel P. [sic] Cook, Ancestry.com.
[2] 1860 Livingston County , Kentucky census, Smithland, Roll M653_382, p. 285, Elbert Cook, Ancestry.com.

Published 26 Feb 2019, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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