Seeking vital info. [birth and death dates, places, etc.] for Bertha COOK born in late 1800's probably in Herkimer Co., NY, daughter of Ransom D. COOK.
from Herkimer New York Probate Records -
Ransom D. Cook - probated 20 Apr 1896, Bk 26, p 401 (image 225/226)
On Ransom D's will record it indicates a special
guardian appointed for infants Dwight R., Mabel
H. and Bertha.
In this case it appears the term "infant" was someone under the age of 18 years as Dwight Ransom COOK 1878-1971 of Mohawk, Herkimer Co., NY, was 14 years old while Mabel COOK 1875-1912 m. 1902 Arthur GREENWOOD in Mohawk, Herkimer Co., NY, was 17 years old.
Other of Ransom D. COOK's children were Willard Dwight COOK 1864-1938 m. Carrie LYNCH, Alice A. COOK 1866-aft. 1930 m. John LYONS, Edward J. COOK 1868-1938 m. Clarabell SPRAGUE, Harry E. COOK 1872-1934 m. Sadie BOWDITCH, etc.