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Cook, George W.


Age: 42, credited to Concord, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, VRC
Service: enl 8/6/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, 9/26/62, SADR, tr to VRC dates?, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: 1819, Plainfield, VT
Death: 12/07/1906

Burial: St. Johnsbury Center Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 4
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/4/1865; widow R. Tirgah, 9/19/1916, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Died at Waterbury, VT per pension


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George W. Cook died at Waterbury December 7, aged 87 years. Mr. Cook was born in Plainfield, the son of Seth and Betsey Martin Cook. He married Pauline Wheeler who lived but a short time after their marriage. His second wife was Mary R. Hale of Danville and to them was born one child., Dennis Cook, who married Tracy Willey of St. Johnsbury Center and who died a few years ago. Mr. Cook's second wife died many years ago and for his third wife he married Miss Tirzah De Hanteville of Danville who survives him. Mr. Cook served with Co. D. 1st Vt. Regiment, during the Civil War and was an active member of Chamberlin Post, G.A.R., and was also a member of the Odd Fellows. He was engaged in the harness business at various times at St. Johnsbury, Concord and Danville and was in business in Danville when illness necessitated his being taken to Waterbury. Mr. Cook was a genial, kindly man and made friends with everyone. The funeral was held at the Universalist church at St. Johnsbury of which Mr. Cook was a member Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and the burial was at St. Johnsbury Center.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, December 12, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.