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Delbert Edward Cook

Male 1895 - 1936


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  • Name  Delbert Edward Cook  [1, 2, 3
    Alt. Birth  Between 1893 and 1894  [4
    Born  18 Feb 1895  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender  Male 
    Iowa State Census  1905  Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Delbert Cook, Card Number: 318; Post Office Address: New London: Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa
    Alt. Death  8 Mar 1936  [6
    • This date in Grace Tarman's obituary is most probably incorrect.
    Died  9 Mar 1936  Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 8
    Death Notice  10 Mar 1936  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette 
    • NEW LONDON MAN PASSES AWAY AT HOSPITAL DOOR
      Special To The Hawk-Eye Gazette.

      New London, Iowa, March 10. -- Delbert Cook, 42, who was stricken in the Charles Young meat market here yesterday, died without regaining consciousness at the entrance of University hospital, Iowa City, where he was being taken for treatment at 6:15 o'clock Monday evening. The ambulance returned immediately with the body, which is now at the Elliott funeral parlors where it will remain until time for services not yet announced.

      Mr. Cook had spent Monday morning as usual doing farm work and had come to New London to complete the sale of his wife's property at the west end of town. After signing the contract, he went to the market, where he became ill, lapsing into unconsciousness.

      He was the only child of Mr. an Mrs. Ed Cook, and was born and had spent his entire life in Baltimore township.

      Surviving are his wife, the former Grace Goody, and three children Ethel Gladys and Charles and Lester, all at home, in addition to his parents and other relatives.
    Funeral Notice  11 Mar 1936  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    The Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette 
    • Delbert Cook Rites Held.

      Funeral services for Delbert Cook, who passed away Monday afternoon (March 9, 1936) after an illness of about three hours, were held this afternoon at the Elliott funeral residence in charge of Reverend E. L. Castrodale, pastor of the Presbyterian church. Burial was in Burge cemetery. Virgil Simmons, William Kilbourn, John Hennessee, Homer Raines, Elmer Simmons, and James Detrich were pallbearers.
    Buried  11 Mar 1936  Burge Cemetery, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID  I35971  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Edward Henry Cook,   b. 8 Apr 1864, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1948, Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Katherine Summers,   b. 20 Jan 1867, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1953, south of New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  18 Feb 1889  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Married  20 Feb 1889  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Edward H. Cook; Bride's Name: Mary C. Summers; Marriage Date: 18 February 1889; Marriage Place: Henry, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09956-4; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 965928; Reference Number: p 287
    Issue 
    • There was at least one child from this marriage.
    Family ID  F2233  Group Sheet

    Family  Grace May Goody,   b. 16 Feb 1893, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1980, Henry County Health Center, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jan 1914  [5, 6
    Issue 
    • There were at least three children from this marriage.
    Children 
     1. Charles E. Cook,   b. 13 Dec 1916, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1986
     2. Ethel Gladys Cook,   b. 25 Oct 1920, Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1984, Henry County Health Center, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lester Leland Cook,   b. 20 May 1924, Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 2009, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F20823  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Baltimore Township, Henry County; Post Office: New London

    2. [S6968] Carden, Ethel Gladys (Cook) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 16, November 15, 1984; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S7456] Cook, Lester Leland - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, February 20, 2009; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S11309] Cook, Delbert Edward - Death Notice, (originally published in The Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 7, March 10, 1936; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S6980] Tarman, Grace May (Goody/Cook) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 14, February 28, 1980; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1261] Cook, Mary Katherine (Summers) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 17?, January 7, 1953; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S11308] Cook, Delbert Edward - Funeral Notice, (originally published in The Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 7, March 11, 1936; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      1900 US Census, Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa, enumerated June 21, 1900, Supervisor's District #74, Enumeration District #26, Sheet #8, Page #8A

    10. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1260] Cook, Edward Henry - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 11, January 26, 1948; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).