Solomon Cook

From : History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley

By : M. E. Krug

Page 419
Solomon and Mary (Brown) Cook were the parents of six shildren all of whom became outstanding citizens of the communities in which they resided: Antoinette, who married Andrew J. Coryell and resided in Woodland for many years; Ella C., who married Charles Veeder, lived for some years in Woodland, and went with the Quakers to Whittier, Cal.; Sarah, who married Lewis Williams, and also went to Whittier; Drusilla, who married Ezra, son of Neal Davis; Charles and Caleb Cook, both of California.

The History of Sauk Co., Wisocnsin

Page 731
Solomon Cook, farmer, carpenter and cabinet-maker, Sec, 36; P.O. Ironton; son of Nathan and Anna (Wickersham) Cook; was born in Wayne Co., Ind, Aug. 20, 1821. He was married Nov. 5, 1845, in Hamilton Co., at Strawtown, to Mary A. Brown, daughter of Fielder and Martha (Bundy) Brown: Mrs. Cook was born in Wayne Co., Ind., Jan. 1, 1832; they have had seven-children--Antoinette, now Mrs. A. J. Coryell, living in Woodland; Ella C., now Mrs. Charles Veeder, of Richland Co. (near Woodland); Sadie L., Charles O., Drusilla, Caleb E. and Alice, who died when 1 year of age. In July, 1855, Mr. Cook and family came to Wisconsin and settled in Richland Co., town of Westford, Sec.1; remained there till 1872, then moved to Woodland, Sauk Co., on Sec. 36; has 45 acres of land, a portion of which lies in Richland Co., was Assessor of Westford one year, and of Woodland one year; was Treasurer of School District No. 9. Westford, six yeard, and Joint School District No. Woodland and Westford, six years. Mrs Mary A. Cook is the recorded minister of the "Ironton Monthly Meeting of Friends' Church," Sec.36. The daughters have all been teachers; Antoinette has taught four years, Ella C., ten years, and Sadie L., six years. Mr. Cook has manufactured sorghum sirup quite extensively; in 1879, he made 1,268 gallons, and this year he has made 827 gallons.

  • Father : Nathan Cook
  • Mother : Anna Wickersham
  • Birth date : August 20, 1821
  • Born at : Wayne Co., Indiana
  • Occupation : Farmer, Carpenter and Cabinet-maker
  • Married : Mary A. Brown
  • Marriage date : November 5, 1845
  • Married at : Strawtown, Hamilton Co., Indiana
  • Death date :
  • Buried at :
  • Children :
    Antoinette Cook
    Emily Alice Cook
    Mary Charlotte Cook
    Ella C. Cook
    Sarah or Sadie L. Cook
    Drusilla Cook
    Charles O. Cook
    Caleb E. Cook


    Birth-The History of Sauk Co., Wisocnsin, page 731.
    Marriage-History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley by M. E. Krug, page's 418-419 and The History of Sauk Co., Wisocnsin, page 731.
    Other-History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley by M. E. Krug, page's 417-418 and The History of Sauk Co., Wisconsin, page 731; 1881 Business Directory page 2; and History of Valton by Gilbert Mortimer page 7.

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