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Mary Elizabeth (Hughes) Cook (1858 - 1931)

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Mary Elizabeth Cook formerly Hughes
Born in Mississippi, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Died in Smith County, Mississippi, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Oct 2014
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Categories: Merchant Cemetery, Smith County, Mississippi.

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Biography

Mary Elizabeth Hughes was born on May 18, 1858 in Mississippi, USA as the third child of Thomas G. Hughes and Adline L. McLehaney. She had eight siblings, namely: John W., Avie P., Jane, Thomas Green, Robert Benjamin, Adline L., Millie, and James F.. She died on Sep 21, 1931 in Smith County, Mississippi, USA (Age at Death: 73). When she was 26, she married Daniel A. Cook on Dec 10, 1884 in Simpson County, Mississippi, USA.[1]

Mary Elizabeth Hughes was buried in Smith County, Mississippi, USA (Merchant Cemetery). Race: (White) She lived in Beat 1, Simpson, Mississippi, USA in 1880 (Age: 21; Marital status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter). She lived in Beat 1, Smith, Mississippi, USA in 1900 (Age: 41; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife). She lived in Beat 1, Smith, Mississippi, USA in 1910 (Age: 51; Age: 31; Age: 31; Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Head). She lived in Beat 1, Smith, Mississippi, USA in 1920 (Age: 61; Age: 41; Marital Status: Widowed; Marital Status: Widow; Relationship: Head). She lived in Beat 1, Smith, Mississippi, USA in 1930 (Age: 72; Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Mother).

Daniel A. Cook and Mary Elizabeth Hughes had the following children:

  1. Mandy J Cook was born in Nov 1885 in Mississippi, USA.
  2. James Aaron Cook was born on Apr 15, 1890 in Mississippi, USA. He died on Jan 15, 1966 (Age at Death: 75).
  3. William Louie Cook was born on Apr 11, 1895 in Smith County, Mississippi, USA. He died on Jan 26, 1969 (Age at Death: 73).
  4. Daniel Dewey Cook was born on May 01, 1900 in Mississippi, USA. He died on Sep 14, 1974 in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA (Age at Death: 74).

Bio by Myrtis added after a GEDCOM import.[2]

Sources

  1. "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V285-X5Z : accessed 11 January 2016), D. A. Cook and Mary E. Hughes, 10 Dec 1884; citing Simpson,Mississippi; FHL microfilm 886,969.
  2. Hughes-6093 was created by Myrtis Jane Bishop through the import of Kennedy-Springs.ged on Oct 5, 2014.
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  • "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVD-X2FH : accessed 11 January 2016), Mary Elizabeth Cook, 1931; Burial, , Smith, Mississippi, United States of America, Merchant Cemetery; citing record ID 13412750, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  • MS death certificate, Source: Smith County, MS Death Certificate Index Nov 1912 - Dec 1943 (whites only), Published by Smith County Genealogical Society, c 2011: MS DC # 31-15168, Name: Mary Elizabeth Hughes, Sex: F, Status: W, DOB: 05-15-1858, MS, DOD: 09-09-1931, Smith Co, MS, Father: Thomas Hughes, Mother: Adline Hughes, Burial: Merchants, Informant: Louie Cook - Gunn, Smith Co., MS
  • "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9MD-FLK : accessed 11 January 2016), Mary E Cook in entry for W Louie Cook, 1930.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNTF-XYN : accessed 11 January 2016), Mary S Cook, Beat 1, Smith, Mississippi, United States; citing sheet 6A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,893.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPDG-HBD : accessed 11 January 2016), M E Cook, Beat 1, Smith, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 107, sheet 5B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,771.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9FS-BG1 : accessed 11 January 2016), Mary E Cook in household of Daniel A Cook, Beat 1 (west of Leaf River), Smith, Mississippi, United States; citing sheet 25A, family 395, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,828.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4PS-RZT : accessed 11 January 2016), Mary E Hughes in household of Thomas Hughes, Beat 1, Simpson, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district ED 99, sheet 187B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0664; FHL microfilm 1,254,664.
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6GJ-T4Q : accessed 11 January 2016), Mary E Hughs in entry for Thomas Hughs, 1860.


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