Hi Linda, Seeking Alfred SEYMOUR's first wife's maiden name, Phoebe E. b. in 1832 New York.
Also, can please verify the children of Alfred SEYMOUR or Alfred SEYMOUR COOK possibly: Blanche, Frank, Rita, Harry, Bertha and or Della? [Please see below.]
1st generation [earliest] Dwight Ray COOK [1807-1878] and Mary E. LEONARD === 2nd generation Alfred SEYMOUR, CIVIL WAR vet., was born 8 Dec. 1832 in Waterville, Oneida, NY; he was later called Alfred Seymour COOK.His occupations were sash maker, foreman, pattern maker, carpenter/woodwork contractor/building contractor.
PLACES where they supposedly lived: 1) Brownville, Jefferson Co., NY, sometime around 1865-70; 2) moved to Chicago, IL, living there from 1872-1877 per Chicago, Illinois, city directories. 3) August 1878 in Lake Forest, Lake, IL [Illinois], and 4) by Jan. 1881 in Sandusky, OHIO [OH]. 5) Herkimer or Mohawk, Herkimer Co., NY. 6) From 1886 to 1889 they were living in Syracuse, NY where Alfred Seymour COOK is buried in the Village of Geddes [annexed to Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, in 1886].
3rd generation ~Blanche E. COOK d. 1953 m. Frank R. HUGHES of Chicago, Cook Co., IL [Illinois whom I'm researching], ~Frank R. COOK 1877-1955 m. Blanche GORMLEY, ~Retta [Rita Emmeretta or Lillian] COOK b. ca 17 Jan 1881 of Sandusky, Erie, OH [Ohio], d. 1948m. Mr. Walter Alan GREIG, ~Harry L. COOK 1870-1917 m. Bertha UNKNOWN MAIDEN NAME ~Bertha Florence COOK b. ca 1865 d. 1869 DIED YOUNG ~possibly Della b. ca 1867 of Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL. Was this Blanche E. COOK listed above?