AfriGeneas States Research Forum
Re: [AL] Cook Family
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Certainly is a tough one. Might be time to spend some money. (Something I TRY to avoid)
Since you apparently have this one....have you sent for his SS application? It costs about $27 -- but it SHOULD have his parents names and his birthplace on it.
Name: Augustus Cook
If land was deeded to them in Talladega county there has to be a record of that.....somebody's will or soomething. Transfer of deed. Tax records. SOMETHING
The Allabama Archives has a lot of Talladega on microfilm.....if you can narrow the time frame, the search shouldn't be too bad, though of course there will be a LOT of COOKS
If you can't visit the archives, perhaps you can order the microfim in to your library and review it there.
These are "stab in the dark" notions but since Oree is an unusual name.......
California Death Index, 1940-1997 Record
There was also an Oree in the right time frame, who got married in Arkansas:
Name: Oree Cook