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Subject: Re: Cook Marriage and births Morgan City Area 1894-1899
Author: judyartley26191
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Classification: Query
Surnames: Cook, Gentner, Mcconnell


1910 Murrayville, Morgan, IL
William Cook, b. IL, 39, M1-15yrs, harness maker own shiop
Lulu, b. IL, 34, 5/5 ch
Edna, b. IL, 14
Russell, b. IL, 11
Grace, b. IL, 8
Claude, b. IL, 4
Clyde, b. IL, 4

The Morgan County Clerk & Recorder of Deeds has birth & death records starting in 1851. I don't think they were recording every birth & death at that time/.

You can also contact the IRAD County Listing (do a Google search to find web site). They have birth certs 1858-1900 and birth record index 1878-1975.

1920 Jacksonville, Morgan, IL
W. T. Cook, b. IL, 48, harness maker
Lulu B., b. IL, 43
Edna E., b. IL, 24, nurse
Grace M., b. IL, 19, stenographer clock repair
Clyde M., b. IL, 14
Claude , b. IL, 14

Edna Cook
Born: abt. 1896, IL
Father: William
Mother: Lulu Burnett
Res: Detroit, Michigan
Married: 10 Sept 1924, Detroit, Michigan
Elmer Gentner
Source: MI Marriage Records 1867-1952

1930 Detroit
Elmer P. Gentner, b. MI, 35, draftsman mechanical
Edna E., b. IL, 34
Claud J. Cook, brolaw, b. IL, 24, clerical sales office
Clyde M. Cook, brolaw, b. IL, 24, salesman cosmetic silks

1940 Highland Park, Wayne, MI
Elmer P. Gentner, b. MI, 45, dispatch clerk heating manufacturing equipment, education=high school 4 yrs
Edna E., b. IL, 44, trained nurse county hospital, educ=college 5 yrs

Lulu B. Cook
Born: Feb 1876, Franklin, IL
Father: Moses Burnett
Mother: Matilda Drew
Died: 1 March 1943, Detroit, Wayne, MI
Source: MI Death Records 1867-1950

Edna Elois Cook Gentner
Born: Sept 22, 1895, Morgan Co., IL
Died: May 5, 1969, Florida
Buried: Lakeside Memory Gardens, Eustis, Lake, FL

Elmer P. Gentner
Born: June 2, 1894
Died: June 25, 1974
Buried: Lakeside Memory Gardens
Source: FAG

Russell William Cook
Born: 9 July 1898
1918 Res: Carthage, Hancock, IL
Occ: truck driver, unemployed
Nearest Relative: Frances Elizabeth Cook, Carthage, wife
Source: U. S. World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-18

1920 Carthage
Russell W. Cook, b. IL, 21, f___ electric lights
Francis, b. IL, 21
Lula E., b. IL , 6/12ths

Russell & Francis divorced.

1930 Carthage
John W. Mcconnell, b. IL, 62, widower
Evelyn H., dau, b. IL, 38, bookkeeper telephone co.
Bernice, b. IL, 28, proprietress restaurant
Nellie F., b. IL, 20
Frances Cook, dau, b. IL, 31, married, housekeeper @ home
Betty Lou, granddau, b. IL, 10
John W., grandson, b. IL, 8
Russell J., grandson, b. IL, 6

1940 Carthage
Evelyn McConnell, head, b. IL, 48, single, cashier telephone co., education=high school 2
John W., fa, b. IL, 72, widower, educ=high school 4 yrs
Frances Elizabeth Cook, sister, b. IL, div, traveling saleslady, educ=high school 4yrs
Betty Lu, neice, b. IL, 20, stenographer college, educ=college 1 yr
John William, nephew, b. IL, 18, educ=high school 3 yrs
Russell William Jr., nephew, b. IL, 16

Frances Elizabeth McConnell Cook
Born: 1898, Hancock Co. IL
Died: 1973
Buried: Mcconnell Geddes Cemetery, Fountain Green, Hancock, IL

Russell William Cook
Born: July 9, 1898, Waverly, Morgan, IL
Died: March 2, 1973, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada
Buried: Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark, NV
Source: FAG
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