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Descendants of Johan Jacob METSKER (METZGER)

Eighth Generation

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611. Thomas Jefferson COOK (Mary A. METSKER , Phillip METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born on 2 Feb 1868 in Missouri. He died on 1 Apr 1952 in Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon. He was buried in Haines, Oregon, Cemetery West.

COOK, Thomas JeffersonAge 84 years 1 month 29 days Born Feb 2nd, 1868, Missouri
Died April 1st, 1952, Portland, Oregon
Survived by 8 children, May HASKELL, Baker, Ore., William T. COOK, Cheyenne,
Wyoming; G. O. COOK, Portland, Oregon; Mary Eva HEARING, Veronia, Oregon;
Harvey E. COOK, Salem, Oregon; Curtis D. COOK, Portland, Oregon; Alta
CHANDLER, Vale, Oregon, one half-sister, Maud COX, Missouri, 25 grandchildren,
20 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild.
He married Mary Ellen TILLERY Oct 1st, 1891, who died Aug 2nd, 1924.
Buried Haines, Oregon CemeteryWest & Co.

1870 Census: Barry County, MO, Capps Creek Township page 658.
Cook, William, age 26, farmer, IRE
Mary, age 24, IND
James, age 5, MO
Annie, age 5, MO
Thomas, age 2, MO

1880 Census: Grundy County, MO, Liberty Township. (Lincoln Twp?)
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
William COOK Self M Male W 38 IRE Farmer IRE IRE
Liddie A. COOK Wife M Female W 23 MO Keeps House KY KY
James COOK Son S Male W 15 MO Farmer IRE IN
Annie COOK Dau S Female W 13 MO IRE IN
Thomas COOK Son S Male W 12 MO IRE IN
Sophia COOK Dau S Female W 8 MO IRE IN
Frances COOK Son S Male W 6 MO IRE IN
Jennie COOK Dau S Female W 3 MO IRE MO
Census Place Lincoln, Grundy, Missouri
Page Number 357A

1900 Census: Benton co., Missouri, Lindsey Twp., ED 4, Sheet 7b, pg 62b
Thomas COOK, Feb 1868, age 32, MO IRE IRE Farmer, owns
Mary, wife, Mar 1874, age 26, MO KY IN
Martha, dau, Feb 1892, age 8, MO MO MO
William, son, Aug 1894, age 5, MO MO MO
Gusie, son, Aug 1896, age 3, MO MO MO
Mary, dau, Aug 1898, age 1, MO MO MO

1910 Census - Baker County, Haines Township
Married 18 years; 8 children - all living in 1910 census.

1920 Census - Baker County, Haines Township
Thomas J, age 51, MO IRE Unknown, father's nationality Irish, Laborer, RR
Mary E., age 45, MO KY VA
Harvey E, son, age 19, MO MO MO
Floyd N, son, age 16, OR MO MO
Curtis D., son age 13 OR MO MO
Alta V., dau, age 12 OR MO MO
Helen D., granddaughter, age less than 1 yr OR MO OR

1930 census - Haines, Baker, Oregon
Wayne C. Chandler, head, age 29, OR
Alta B, wife, age 22, OR
Thomas J, son, age 2, OR
Thomas J. Cook, father-in-law, age 62, widowed

More About THOMAS JEFFERSON COOK:
Burial: Haines Cemetery, Baker County, Oregon

Thomas married Mary Ellen TILLERY daughter of Isaac A. TILLERY and Martha A. VANDEVENDER on 1 Oct 1891. Mary was born on 31 Mar 1874 in Missouri. She died on 2 Aug 1924 in Baker Co., Oregon. She was buried in Haines Cemetery, Baker Co., Oregon.

Source: Haines Cemetery Records
http://www.rootsweb.com/~orbaker/database/cemetery/hainesfo.htm
1930 Census, Baker Co, OR - Oren Cook shows his mother being born in Missouri

1880 census, Grundy Co., Missouri
Isaac Tilery, age 30, farmer, born KY, father born NC, mother born KY
Marthy, wife, age 28, born IN, father born IN, mother born IN
Louise, son, age 8, born MO
Ellen, dau, age 6, born MO
Jane, dau, age 3, born MO
Susan, dau, age 4 mos., born MO

Thomas and Mary had the following children:

+ 834 M i Gus Oren COOK
+ 835 M ii Harvey E. COOK
+ 836 M iii Floyd Newton COOK
+ 837 M iv William T. COOK
+ 838 F v Martha May COOK
+ 839 F vi Mary Eva COOK
+ 840 F vii Alta Bernice COOK
+ 841 M viii Curtis D. COOK

612. Mary Sophie COOK (Mary A. METSKER , Phillip METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born on 9 Aug 1870 in Missouri. She died in 1949 in Grundy County, Mo. She was buried in South Evans Cemetary, Grundy County.

Notes for MARY SOPHIE COOK:
Birth date may be 1870 - cemetary index.
1880 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Liberty Township.
1900 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Lincoln Township.
1910 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Lincoln Township. 2 children; 2 living.
1920 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Lincoln Township, p 6B

Member of South Evans Church - Grundy Gleanings - Vol. 17, No. 4

South Evans Cemetery, Grundy County, MO
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This cemetery is located in Lincoln Township; S18-T62N-R23W. It is in South Evans church yard, well tended, with a burial chart of the cemetery in the hands of a cemetery committee. This committee is active and is taking excellent care of the grounds. The church is Christian, and the history is also in the hands of the committee (as of 1964 at which time this information was gathered by Mrs. Delbert Hesler).

BALLINGER Mary S. (COOK) 1870 1949 w/o Benjamin; d/o William & Mary (METSKER) COOK
Source: http://www.rootsweb.com/~mogrundy/cemetery/southevans.html

Mary married Benjamin T. BALLINGER son of Harvey BALLINGER and Mary J. EVANS on 29 Nov 1888 in Grundy County, Mo. Benjamin was born on 4 Apr 1864 in Grundy County, Mo. He died on 22 Dec 1938 in Grundy County, Mo. He was buried in South Evans Cemetary, Grundy County.

Notes for BENJAMIN T. BALLINGER:
His farm is well improved and consists of 128 acres. He owns stock in Galt Telephone Company. He is an independent in politics and a member of the Christian Church. History of Grundy County.
1870 Census: Missouri - Grundy County - Trenton.
1880 Census: Missouri - Grundy County - Jefferson.
1900 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Lincoln Township.
1910 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Lincoln Township.
Member of South Evans Church - Grundy Gleanings - Vol. 17, No. 41
Burial: South Evans Cemetary, Grundy County

1880 Federal Census:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Harvey BALLINGER Self M Male W 53 OH Farmer OH KY
Mary J. BALLINGER Wife M Female W 44 IN Keeps House OH PA
Martha BALLINGER Dau S Female W 22 MO OH IN
Achsah BALLINGER Dau S Female W 19 MO OH IN
Benjamin T. BALLINGER Son S Male W 16 MO Farmer OH IN
John W. BALLINGER Son S Male W 6 MO OH IN
Jane BALLINGER Dau S Female W 3 MO OH IN
Cemira J. COCHRAN GDau S Female W 3 MO MO MO
William COCHRAN GSon S Male W 6M MO MO MO
Source Information:
Census Place Lincoln, Grundy, Missouri
Family History Library Film 1254688
NA Film Number T9-0688
Page Number 360C

Benjamin and Mary had the following children:

  842 F i Dortha BALLINGER was born on 29 Dec 1889.

Notes for DORTHA BALLINGER:
1900 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Lincoln Township.
1910 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Lincoln Township.
May have died in Oklahoma. E:Mail - Rusty Ballinger.
+ 843 F ii Dora BALLINGER

613. Francis Dillon COOK (Mary A. METSKER , Phillip METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born on 19 Aug 1872 in Missouri. He died on 1 Feb 1945 in Grundy County, Mo. He was buried in South Evans Cemetary, Grundy, MO.

Notes for FRANCIS DILLON COOK:
Died in Kansas City; funeral services held at Tindall Baptist Church with Rev. J.E. Todd in charge. Pallbearers were Erwin Dennison, Floyd Rottman, Glen Rottman, Glen Rottman, Vermon Breigel, Carl Rickett and Russell Parr. Flower bearers were Beulah Reed, Helen Lake and Virginia Dennison. Died Thursday, Feb. 1, according to paper. Milan Republican, Feb. 5, 1945.

Uncertain about his spouse - information received from other researchers indicates his wife was Edna O'Neal, however, in the 1920 Federal Census his wife's name is Della. He may have been married more than once, therefore, uncertain about the mother of his children.

1880 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Liberty Township.

1900 Census: Oklahoma - Nowata County - Lenapah County. Township 27 Range 16 East, Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma
1900 Census
Township 27, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
Francis Cook, 30, marr 6 yrs, MO
Della A, wife, Feb 1877, 24, marr 6 yrs, 2 children-2 living, IA
Verniece G, dau, Aug 1896, 3, MO
Pearl L, dau, Apr 1898, 2, Indian Terr.

1920 Census: Missouri, Grundy County, Tindall
Dill Cook, Age 47, b. Missouri
Della, wife, age 42, b. Iowa
Betha, dau, age 14, MO
Forest, son, age 12, MO
Ruth, dau, age 9, MO
Wilma, dau, age 8, MO
Weldon, son, age 4, MO
Earnest, son, age 2, MO

More About FRANCIS DILLON COOK:
Burial: South Evans Cemetary, Grundy County
Occupation: Farmer

Francis married (1) Edna O'NEAL in 1891 in Grundy County, Mo. Edna was born in Missouri. She died prob bef 1893.

Francis married (2) Della A. RIDDLE about 1893. Della was born in Feb 1877 in Iowa. She died in 1922. She was buried in South Evans Cemetary, Grundy, MO.

They had the following children:

  844 F i Living
+ 845 F ii Living
  846 F iii Living
  847 F iv Bessie M. COOK was born in 1902 in Missouri. She died in 1917. She was buried in South Evans Cemetary, Grundy County.

Notes for BESSIE M. COOK:
1910 Census: Missouri - Grundy County, Lincoln Township.
  848 F v Living
  849 M vi Living
  850 F vii Living
  851 F viii Living
  852 M ix Weldon COOK was born on 12 Jun 1915 in Missouri. He died on 15 Nov 1987 in Warsaw, Benton Co., MO.

Notes for WELDON COOK:
1920 Census: Missouri, Grundy County, Tindall

SSDI:
WELDON L COOK 12 Jun 1915 15 Nov 1987 (V) 65355 (Warsaw, Benton, MO) 65355 (Warsaw, Benton, MO) 496-07-7961 Missouri
  853 M x Earnest F. COOK was born in 1917. He died in 1937. He was buried in South Evans Cemetary, Grundy County.

Notes for EARNEST COOK:
1920 Census: Missouri, Grundy County, Tindall

615. William Sylvester METSKER (Louis Allen METSKER , Phillip METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born in Aug 1869 in Missouri.

1900 Census - Alder Precinct, Baker County, Oregon
Series: T623 Microfilm: 1345 Book: 1 Page: 99
Sylvester Metsker, Aug 1869, 30, married 8 yrs, MO IN IL, farmer
Etta, wife, Feb 1872, 28, married 8 yrs, 2 children-2 living, MO MO MO
Arthur E, son, Dec 1891, 8, OR
Ernest A, son, Dec 1895, 8, OR

1910 Census - Baker, Baker, Oregon
William Metsker, 43, married 20 yrs, MO
Etta, wife, 37, MO, married 20 yrs, 2 children-2 living
Arthur, son, 18, OR
Ernest, son, 14, OR

1930 Federal Census - Precinct 3, Umatilla, Oregon
William S. Metsker, age 60
Etta, age 57

William married Etta about 1891. Etta was born in Feb 1872 in Missouri.

They had the following children:

  854 M i Arthur E. METSKER was born in Dec 1891 in Oregon.

1930 Federal Census - Precinct 3, Umatilla, Oregon
Arthur E. Metsker, age 37, b. OR
Retta J, wife, age 33, b. WA
Harold E, son, age 12. b. Idaho
  855 M ii Living

618. Paris N. METSKER (Louis Allen METSKER , Phillip METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born on 13 Nov 1877 in Missouri. He died in Dec 1963 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California.

SSDI:
PARIS METSKER 13 Nov 1877 Dec 1963 90802 (Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA) (none specified) 541-42-6116 Oregon

1910 Census
State: Oregon
County: UNION
Locale: BIG CRK PCT
Series: T624 Roll: 1290 Part: 1 Page: 28B
Paris Metsker, 32, MO IN OH, boarder, works in quartz mine

1920 Federal Census - Precinct 3, Umatilla, Oregon
Paris Metsker, age 42, b. MO, farmer
Clara, wife, age 33, b. Michigan

1930 Federal Census - Precinct 3, Umatilla, Oregon
Paris N. Metsker, age 52, b. Missouri
Clara C., wife, age 44, b. Mich
Roy P., son, age 8, b. Oregon
Wayne E, son, age 5, b. Washington

Paris married Clara C.. Clara was born about 1887 in Michigan.

They had the following children:

  856 M i Roy P. METSKER was born in Mar 1920 in Oregon. He died in Mar 1969.

SSDI:
ROY METSKER 20 Mar 1920 Mar 1969 (not specified) (none specified) 717-12-6190 Long-time or retired railroad workers
  857 M ii Living

622. Walter E. METSKER (John Philip METSKER , Phillip METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born in Apr 1872 in Missouri.

1900 Census - Lincoln Township, Grundy County, Missouri
Series: T623 Microfilm: 857 Book: 1 Page: 67
Walter Metsker, Apr 1872, 28, married 6 yrs, MO IL MO, farming
Mary, wife, Sept 1866, 33, married 6 yrs, 2 children-2 living, MO GER GER
Maud, dau, Feb 1895, 5, MO
Grace, dau, Nov 1896, 3, MO

1910 Census - 8-WD JOPLIN, JASPER, MO
Walter E. Metsker, 37, MO, married 16 yrs
Anna M, wife, 42, MO, 2 children-2 living, married 16 yrs
Maude B, dau, 14, MO
Mariee?, dau, 13, MO
NEXT DOOR:
J. P. Metsker, 57, IL, married 42 yrs
Elizabeth, wife, 57, MO, married 42 yrs, 4 children-3 living

Walter married Anna Mary about 1893. Anna was born in Sep 1866 in Missouri.

They had the following children:

  858 F i Living
  859 F ii Living

629. Grover METSKER (Charles ? METSKER , Henry R. METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born about 1885 in Indiana.

1910 Census - Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana
Grover Metsker, 24, IN, married 3 yrs
Darsy, wife, 26, KY, married 3 yrs, 2 children-2 living
Leonard, son, 2, IN
Louise, dau, 1, IN

Grover married Darsy about 1906. Darsy was born about 1883 in Kentucky.

They had the following children:

  860 M i Living
  861 F ii Living

632. Charles R. METSKER (John R. METSKER , Henry R. METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born in Jan 1868 in Indiana.

1900 Census - 2 Ward Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana
Series: T623 Microfilm: 375 Book: 1 Page: 208
Charles H. Metsker, Jan 1868, 32, m. 9 yrs, IN IN IN
Lida, wife, Aug 1866, 33, m. 9 yrs, 2 children-2 living, IN IN IN
Courtland, son, Dec 1892, 7, IN
John P, son, Apr 1899, 1, IN

1910 Census - 12-WD INDIANAPOLIS, MARION, IN
Chas H Metsker, 43, IN, single, lodger
Courtland Metsker, 17, single, IN, lodger

Charles married Lida about 1890. Lida was born in Aug 1866 in Indiana . She died poss before 1910.

They had the following children:

  862 M i Courtland METSKER was born about 1892 in Indiana.

1910 Census - 12-WD INDIANAPOLIS, MARION, IN
Chas H Metsker, 43, IN, single, lodger
Courtland Metsker, 17, single, IN, lodger
  863 M ii Living

637. Marshall B. METSKER (John R. METSKER , Henry R. METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born in Oct 1877 in Indiana.

1900 Census - 2 Ward Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana
Series: T623 Microfilm: 375 Book: 1 Page: 207
Marshal B. Metsker, Oct 1877, 22, m. 3 yrs, IN IN IN
Martha, wife, July 1874, 26, m. 3 yrs, 1 child-1 living, IN IN IN
Rema, dau, Nov 1899, 1, IN

1920 Census - Noblesville, Hamilton, IN
Marshall B. Metsker, 49, IN
Martha E, wife, 46, IN
Renna E, dau, 10, IN

Marshall married Martha E.. Martha was born in Jul 1874 in Indiana.

They had the following children:

  864 F i Living
  865 F ii Living

638. Nellie METSKER (Louis George METSKER , Henry R. METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born about 1869 in Indiana.

Nellie married William C. TAYLOR on 23 Aug 1894 in Hamilton Co, Indiana. William died before 1910.

Title: Index to Marriage Record 1880-1899 Inclusive Volume II Letters A to Z Inclusive
Record Location: Hamilton County, Indiana
Part One 1880-1889 Part Two 1890-1899 W. P. A Original Record Located County Clerk's Office Noblesville Compiled by Indiana Work Progress Administration 1942
Spouse 1: William M Caylor
Spouse 2: Nellie Metsker
Marriage Date: 23 Aug 1894
County: Hamilton
Book: 9
Original Source Page: 257

William and Nellie had the following children:

  866 M i James S. TAYLOR was born about 1895 in Indiana.
  867 M ii Living

639. Fred A. METSKER (Louis George METSKER , Henry R. METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born on 3 Oct 1873 in Hamilton, Indiana. He died on 5 Nov 1911.

1900 Census - Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana
Lewis Metsker, Nov 1843, 56, married 32 yrs, IN PA PA
Sarah, wife, Feb 1847, 53, married 32 yrs, IN OH WV
Fred, son, Oct 1873, 26, IN
Mary, dau, Jun 1883, 17, IN

1910 Census - WD-2, Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana
Fred Metsker, head, 36, married 8 yrs, IN
Bertha, wife, 28, married 8 yrs, 2 children-2 living, IN
Dale, dau, 6, IN
Thomas, son, 3, IN

Title: Index to Marriage Record 1900-1920 Inclusive Volume III Letters A to Z Inclusive
Record Location: Hamilton County, Indiana
Part One 1900-1909 Part Two 1910-1920 Original Record Located County Clerk's Office Noblesville W. P. A. Compiled by Indiana Works Projects Administration 1942
Spouse 1: Bertha Dale
Spouse 2: Fred A Metsker
Marriage Date: 30 Apr 1902
County: Hamilton
Book: 11
Original Source Page: 281

Fred married Bertha DALE on 30 Apr 1902 in Hamilton Co, Indiana. Bertha was born about 1881 in Indiana.

They had the following children:

  868 F i Living
  869 M ii Living

640. George L. METSKER (Louis George METSKER , Henry R. METSKER , George METSKER , George METSKER , George Valentine , Johanne Philip , Johan Jacob ) was born about 1880 in Indiana.

1910 Census - 2-WD NOBLESVILLE, HAMILTON, IN
George L. Metsker, 29, married 7 yrs, IN
Nellie, wife, 26, married 7 yrs, IN, 1 child-1 living
Lawrence, son, 4, IN

Title: Index to Marriage Record 1900-1920 Inclusive Volume III Letters A to Z Inclusive
Record Location: Hamilton County, Indiana
Part One 1900-1909 Part Two 1910-1920 Original Record Located County Clerk's Office Noblesville W. P. A. Compiled by Indiana Works Projects Administration 1942
Spouse 1: Nellie May Boren
Spouse 2: George L Metsker
Marriage Date: 22 Nov 1902
County: Hamilton
Book: 11
Original Source Page: 352

George married Nellie May BOREN on 22 Nov 1902 in Hamilton Co, Indiana. Nellie was born about 1883 in Indiana.

They had the following children:

  870 M i Living

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