The Shemwell Family

John William “J.W.” CookAge: 94 years18601954

Name
John William “J.W.” Cook
Given names
John William
Surname
Cook
Nickname
J.W.
Birth April 4, 1860 25 24
Census July 23, 1860 (Age 3 months)
Birth of a brotherEverett Fielding Cook
September 16, 1862 (Age 2 years)
Death of a fatherFielding Cook
December 28, 1864 (Age 4 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Note: Prisoner of War
Birth of a half-sisterGeorgeann Isabelle “Belle” Cook
March 12, 1865 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a parentAndrew CookMary Jane “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
September 11, 1866 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMary Margaret Cook
February 1870 (Age 9 years)
Census July 29, 1870 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRichard “Dick” Thomas
April 11, 1872 (Age 12 years)
Marriage of a parentAndrew ThomasMary Jane “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
before 1873 (Age 12 years)

Birth of a half-sisterAmanda Ellen Thomas
February 29, 1876 (Age 15 years)
Marriage of a parentCornelius CornineMary Jane “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
September 13, 1878 (Age 18 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 20 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Jane Cook
before August 1880 (Age 20 years)
Religious marriageMary Emma CornineView this family
August 23, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Claude M Cook
February 1, 1887 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Irene A Cook
December 26, 1891 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Walter Herbert Cook
October 8, 1896 (Age 36 years)
Marriage of a childClaude M CookGeorgia M RollinsView this family
about 1909 (Age 48 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1
Claude Leroy “Buster” Cook
April 12, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childClaude M CookMinnie May MosherView this family
October 9, 1911 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Alexander CuthbertIrene A CookView this family
May 8, 1912 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2
George Waldon Cook
August 31, 1912 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3
James Cook Cuthbert
April 17, 1913 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4
Herbert Isaiah Cook
October 23, 1914 (Age 54 years)
Death of a half-sisterAmanda Ellen Thomas
August 22, 1915 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sonClaude M Cook
December 16, 1916 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5
Cecil Everett Cook
January 20, 1917 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Fay Elizabeth Cuthbert
November 21, 1917 (Age 57 years)
Death of a granddaughterFay Elizabeth Cuthbert
December 7, 1917 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childWalter Herbert CookMarie Blanche RousselView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 17, 1919 (Age 58 years)
Note: WWII French War Bride
Birth of a grandson
#7
John Leland Cuthbert
February 20, 1920 (Age 59 years)
Death of a motherMary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell
March 31, 1920 (Age 59 years)
Cause: Old Age
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Antoinette Yvonne “Toni” Cook
January 26, 1921 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Paulette Albertine Cook
October 24, 1922 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10
Mack Kenneth Cuthbert
August 30, 1925 (Age 65 years)
Death of a grandsonMack Kenneth Cuthbert
April 23, 1926 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Jacqueline Blanche Cook
May 14, 1926 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherEverett Fielding Cook
April 16, 1931 (Age 71 years)
Cause: chronic myocarditis
Death of a half-sisterGeorgeann Isabelle “Belle” Cook
December 27, 1941 (Age 81 years)
Death of a half-brotherRichard “Dick” Thomas
September 6, 1949 (Age 89 years)
Death December 2, 1954 (Age 94 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 14, 1854Cooper, Missouri, United States
1 month
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
Nancy Jane Cook
Birth: 1857 22 21Missouri, United States
Death: before August 1880Pettis, Missouri, United States
3 years
himself
John William “J.W.” Cook
Birth: April 4, 1860 25 24Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: December 2, 1954Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
2 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with Andrew Cook - View this family
uncle
mother
Marriage: September 11, 1866Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
-18 months
half-sister
Georgeann Isabelle “Belle” Cook
Birth: March 12, 1865 27 29Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: December 27, 1941Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States
5 years
half-sister
Mother’s family with Andrew Thomas - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: before 1873
-9 months
half-brother
4 years
half-sister
Amanda Ellen Thomas
Birth: February 29, 1876 38 40Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: August 22, 1915Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States
Mother’s family with Cornelius Cornine - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: September 13, 1878Cooper, Missouri, United States
Family with Mary Emma Cornine - View this family
himself
John William “J.W.” Cook
Birth: April 4, 1860 25 24Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: December 2, 1954Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
wife
Mary Emma Cornine
Birth: December 12, 1870Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: May 10, 1960Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
Marriage: August 23, 1885Pettis, Missouri, United States
17 months
son
5 years
daughter
Irene A Cook
Birth: December 26, 1891 31 21Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: November 17, 1959Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
5 years
son

John William “J.W.” Cook has 10 first cousins recorded

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Fielding Cook - Household

Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Phalon Cookhead25MWFarmerIN
Mary J Cookwife24FWMO
J T Cookson6MWMO
Nancy J Cookdaughter3FWMO
John W Mson4mMWMO
Andrew Cookbrother?22MWFarm LaborerIN
Ira Cookbrother?22MWFarm LaborerIN

Are Andrew & Ira Fielding's brothers -b

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Nancy Jane Shemwell - Household

Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Cook, Janehead34FWKeeping HouseMO
Cook, Miltonson15MWWorks On FarmMO
Cook, Nancydaughter13FWMO
Cook, William Nson11MWMO
Cook, Fielding Eson9MWMO
Cook, Georgeann Jdaughter4FWMO
Cook, Sarah Edaughter4mFWMOFeb

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Nancy Jane Shemwell - Household

Pilot Grove, Cooper, MO

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Jane CornineWF40headM-Keeps houseMOKYKY
William N. CookWM20sonS-Works out by the dayMOINMO
Everett H. CookWM17sonS-Works out by the dayMOINMO
Georgeann I. CookWF14daughterS-At HomeMOINMO
Mary M. CookWM11sonS-At HomeMOINMO
Richard ThomasWM7sonS-At HomeMOTNMO
Amanda E. ThomasWF5daughterS-At HomeMOTNMO

Notes: parted from her husband