What is the maiden name of Sally or Sarah below? Below is a rough draft; additions and corrections are welcomed:
1st generation John Cook, born c 1772/3 possibly in Salisbury, Litchfield Co., CT [Connecticut], died after 1880 probably in Bergen Co., NJ [New Jersey], probably married c. 1793. Wife believed to be "Sally" or "Sarah" (according to Madison Co., NY deeds in the very early 1800s). No further info on her. John lived with various family members 1850 and later (possibly Sally had died prior to 1850) and was still working as a ship joiner on the 1860 census of Bergen Co., NJ.
2nd generation 1. Dwight Ray Cook born 1807, died 1878; married Mary Etta Leonard c 1827.He lived in Oneida, Jefferson and Herkimer Cos., NY.
2. Jonas P. Cook born 1811, died 1880 ; married Catherine Fuller. Children: Ellen (born 1841), Josephine (born 1844), Elbert G., (born 1848), and Mary Augusta (born 1851).
3rd generation 1. Ransom, born 1828, d 1896, was married twice; first to Fanny Olmstead (she died 1855); Ransom married second to Mary Wilson by whom he had children: Maryette (born 1857), Charles Ransom (born 1858 lived in Madison and Oneida Cos., NY and towards the end of his life (1860) was in Bergen Co., NJ.), George Ransom (born 1861), Willard/William (born 1864), Alice (born 1866), Edward J. (born 1868), Harry (born 1872), Mabel (born 1875), and Dwight Ransom (born 1877).
4th generation 2. Mary/May F., born 1852 and Theron, born and died in 1855. Herkimer Cos., NY. Jonas Cook lived in Oneida and Rockland Cos., NY; he apparently traveled back and forth between Bergen Co., NJ and Rockland Co., NY.