Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Service: US Navy 1861-1865 on tombstone
See Legend for expansion of abbreviationsVITALS
Birth: 1842, Unknown
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 60239692
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/3/1872; widow Jane, 12/14/1928
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)
(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)
Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.
Robert Cook, Civil War Veteran, Died Last Night.
Robert Cook, a veteran of the Civil war and a member of Brooks post, G.A.R., died last night at his home on Waverly place in his 87th year. He was born in Ireland May 4, 1842, the son of David and Martha E. (Bells) Cook. Enlisting in the United States navy at the outbreak of the Civil war he served until he was severely wounded. He has made his home in this vicinity, in Berlin or Montpelier, for almost 60 years.
Mr. Cook was married at White River Junction to Jane Connor, who survives him. He also leaves four children Mrs. Samuel Johnson, D.J.A. Cook, Robert O. Cook and A. Wallace Cook, all of this city, 13 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at the residence at 12 o'clock tomorrow noon and burial will be in the Elmwood cemetery at Northfield.
Source: Barre Daily Times, December 15, 1928
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.