Biography of Stephen B. Cook
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STEPHEN B. COOK, son of L. H. and Sabina (Adams) Cook, was born February 8, 1841. He resided with his parents till he joined the army in 1862, enlisting in Company F, One Hundred and Twenty third Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Enlisting as private, he was soon promoted to Orderly, participating in the battles of Winchester, New Market, Piedmont, Lynchburg, Snicker's Gap, Berryville, Opequan, Fisher's Hill, Cedar Creek, Petersburg and Hatcher's Run. Being wounded at Cedar Creek, he was compelled to be in a hospital six months, after which he was honorably discharged, having served three years. Returning home, he was married, June 17, 1869, to Miss Ann E. Bowman, daughter of T. N. and Eliza (Gibson) Bowman (see sketch), and two children have been born to them, George B., May 23, 1875, and Helen E., March 29, 1878. Mrs. Cook was born January 26, 1847. Re inherited twenty acres of his present farm, to which he has since added twenty, all valued at $10 per acre. Mr. Cook is a strong Republican. His wife is a member of the Presbyterian Church at Upper Sandusky.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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