Biography of Chauncey B. Cook
Madison County, NY Biographies





Cook, Chauncey B., supervisor of the town of Cazenovia six years, was born on the farm in Cazenovia which has always been his home. May 2, 1842, a son of Wolcott and Nancy A. (Gilbert) Cook. The family is of New England pioneer stock, and Mr. Cook's great grandfather held the rank of captain in the Revolutionary army. His grandfather, Serad Cook, was also a Revolutionary soldier, and one of the first Settlers of the town of Sullivan. He subsequently removed to Cazenovia and settled on the farm which Mrs. Robert Stewart now owns, and became a man of considerable prominence in the early history of the town. Wolcott Cook was born in Great Barrington. Mass., and was twelve years of age when his parents came to this region. He died in April, 1879. aged eighty years. Of his union with Nancy A. Gilbert were three children: Gilbert, deceased; Burr W., of Brockport; and Chauncey B. Cook. The latter was educated at Cazenovia Seminary, and has always been engaged in farming. He is also well known throughout this region as an auctioneer. In politics he is a Republican. He is a member and .past master of the Madison County Grange, and a member of the A. O. U. W. He married in 1862, Agnes Martin, and four children have been born to them Leora A., who died in childhood; Edith May, wife of John Bennett of Cazenovia; Daniel C., who resides on the home farm; and Theodotia, wife of G. Ray Nichols of Cazenovia.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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