Biography of Ernest F. Cook
Monroe County, MI Biographies





ERNEST FREDERICK COOK was born in Eaden, Germany. in 1832. He came to this country in 1857, and settled in Lenawee county, Mich., and enlisted there in 1861 in Co. B, 2d Mich. Inf., and served to September, 1863; discharged at Fortress Monroe, Va.; was in 15 battles, among which were Antietam, Fredericksburg, 1st and 2d Bull Run, at the last of which he received a shock from a shell, from the effects of wbich he never recovered. He returned to Lenawee county, and there married Miss Alice Burnor. They have had eight children, seven now living. He came to Summerfield in 1884, and purchased the farm of 15 acres on which he now resides. He is a member of Rider Post, No. 12; he is also a member of Tracy Lodge, No. 167, F. & A. M., of Deerfield, and has attained the degree of Knight Templar.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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