Looking for more info on the following ancestors: HUGH COOK was born in Ireland, abt 1784.He married Hannah Aiken in Pennsylvania.They lived in Pennsylvania for several years; living in Mifflin County around 1830, Juniata County around 1840. They eventually moved to Indiana.Their daughter, Nancy Jane Cook, married Joseph Hinkle; they are our ancestors.Hugh Cook is buried in the Mt. Hope Cemetery located in Owen Townhip, Clinton County, IN.Tombstone inscription says "died at age 73" no dates.Based on census info, it can be estimated that Hugh Cook died abt. 1857.
Notes for Hugh Cook and Hannah Aiken taken fromA History of Carroll County, Indiana by Odell, written in 1916. "Hugh Cook immigrated from Ireland to America in an early day, settling in Pennsylvania, where he was married to Hannah Aiken.Hugh Cook emigrated from Pennsylvania to Clinton County, Indiana, traveling from Pittsburgh to Madison, Indiana, and from Madison to Indianapolis on the old wooden railway.From Indianapolis to Clinton County the journey was made overland by wagon.They settled in Carroll County, Indiana, in pioneer times, but later moved to Rossville, Clinton County, Indiana, where, for many years, he followed the shoemaker's trade."