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Seeking info about COOK, WILLIAMS, MELTON,
in Grayson and Fannin Counties, TX

Seeking information about the ancestors and descendants of African American families:
Cook, Williams, and Melton who lived in Sherman, Denison, and
other parts of Grayson and Fannin Counties, Texas.


1870 Census in Bonham, Fannin County
--Frederick Cook born about 1825-30 Virginia or Tennessee
--wife Mary Cook born about 1835-38 Kentucky or South Carolina
--Lucinda Cook born about 1859 Texas
--Lizzie Cook [stepdau] born about 1864 Texas, married Arch Johnson 1884

1880-1920 Sherman, Grayson County [My 2nd great grandparents]
--Edward/Edwin Cook born about 1857 Alabama (later married Susie Wright in 1893)
--Ollie (wife) born about 1862-65 Missouri (may be Ollie Williams who later
married Monroe Johnson in 1887 and later Alec Melton in 1900)
--Edna Cook (dau) born 1880 Texas [my Ggreat grandmother]
--Annie Cook (possible dau) born about 1881 Texas [mother of Delores Salters and grandmother to Ollie Mae, Frankye Louise, and Anna Mae Mooney]

1870 Census in Kentuckytown, Grayson County/1880 Census in Savoy, Fannin Country
--William Cook born about 1844-50 Alabama
--Charlotte Cook born about 1815 Kentucky [per 1870 census] or 1800 Virginia
[per 1880 census]
--Melissa Williams born about 1849 Kentucky [per 1870 census] or 1852
Tennesee [per 1880 census]
--Mollie Williams born about 1865 in Texas [name may be Olllie]
--Lucy Williams born about 1864 Texas
--Lucy Cook born about 1836 Missouri
--Adaline Cook born about 1842 Missouri
--John Cook born about 1852 North Carolina
Note: Mellisa and Lucy listed as Williams in this 1870 household but lists them as Cook in this 1880 household]

1870 Census in Sherman, Grayson County [not found in 1880]
--Ellen Cook born about 1830 in Kentucky
--Morgana Cook born about 1872 in Texas
--David Cook born about 1873 in Texas
--Nancy Cook born about 1876 in Texas

Victoria Robinson
Ancestors sought: Cook, Williams, Milton/Melton
in Grayson and Fannin Counties
Elsewhere: Gant, Potts, Goss, Wynn, Robinson, Kitchens, Edwards, Chambers, Dancer, Simmons, Jack, etc, etc, etc

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Re: COOK, in TX?

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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