John S. Cook
21 March 1898
Mr. John S. COOK, father of Rev. S. A. COOK, pastor of the Christian Church 
of this city, died at the home of his son in McKenzie, Tenn., on yesterday.  
Rev. COOK received a telegram to that effect this forenoon.  The funeral 
occurred this afternoon.  For some time past the old gentleman had made his 
home with his children and will be remembered by many of our citizens as having 
resided here about one year with Rev. COOK.

31 March 1898 
Miss Bertha COOK, of Tiffin, O., arrived here last night from Tennessee where 
she had been to attend the obsequies of her father, and will remain here 
several days visiting her brother, Rev. S. A. COOK, pastor of the Christian Church.  
Miss COOK went to McLeansboro this morning to spend the day with her brother, 
A. R. COOK, but will return here tonight.

From the obituary file:
John S. COOK, age "old", died yesterday, cemetery McKenzie, TN; 
Mt. Vernon Daily Register, 21/31 March 1898.

Source: The Daily Register
Date: 21 & 31 March 1898
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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