Hopefully, someone will be able to help with this family. Maybe even one of you folks researching the DeBoard and related lines will know something about this family.
John Cook b 5 Sep 1824 Hamilton Co, Ill, parents John L. Cook and Hannah DeBoard. John died before 1910 in Illinois, I don't have an exact date or place, perhaps someone on the list does? Also, where is John and his wife buried?
John md Sarah Caroline "Sallie" Bagby 7 Nov 1845 White Co., Ill. Her parents were William Anderson Bagby and Catherine "Caty" Bloodworth. Sallie was born 6 Jan 1831 Shadsville, White, Ill. I don't know when or where she died, or is buried. The "History of White Co, 1883" erred with her parents names, they had her father as William M. Bagley. His name was deffinitely William Anderson Bagby. William A. Bagby had a son, Davis Polk Bagby, who served in the Civil War, killed when the "General Lyon", burned and sank in a storm off the coast of Cape Hatter. William Bagby applied for a pension on his son's service, which he received. in order to get the pension, he had to submit greatly detailed records on his family, which included a list of all his children, etc.
John and Sallie had the following children:
1.) Edgar Cook, b ca 1847 White Co, Illinois
2.) Elmer Cook, b ca 1849 White Co, Illinois
3.) Delilah C. Cook, b 1850 White Co, Illinois, d 1861 White Co, Illinois
4.) John Melvin Coo, b 1 Aug 1854 Indian Creek Twp, White Co, Illinois; he was a teacher; when did he die and when and where was he bur?; md 27 Aug 1878 White Co., Illinois to Laura Ellen Carlyle, daughter of William Carlyle of Gossett; the had two ch I know of May b and d bef 1883, White Co, Illinois and Earl b before 1883.
5.) Lewis H. Cook, b 1858 White Co., Illinois, md Martha E. b 1864 Illinois, their family is listed on the 1910 Census, Indian Creek Twp, White Co, Illinois; they had two ch that I know of Raymond b 1889 and Clara b 1892.
6.) Frances Isabell Cook, b 1860 White Co, Illinois
7.) Silas David Cook, b 1863 White Co, Illinois, d 1949 white Co, Ill, bur Ebenezer Cemetery.
8.) Laura L. Cook, b 1865 White Co., Illinois, d 1880 White Co, Illinois, bur Ebenezer Cemetery
9.) Sarah E. Cook, 1865 White Co., Illinois, d 1873 White Co, Illinois, possibly buried in Ebenezer Cemetery.
10.) Marshall E. b ca 1870 White Co., Illinois
11.) Willis E. Cook, b 1875 White Co., Illinois
Sources on this family have been:
William Anderson Bagby pension papers
1880 Census, Indian Creek Twp, White County, Illinois
1860 Census, White Co, Ill
White Co, Ill Marr Recs
History of White Co 1883