Lorne was born in Portaupique in 1878, the eldest of Amos F. and Maggie Jane Vance. In 1907 he married Effie Blanche Vance (1887-1963) and their seven children were born on the home farm. Lorne died in 1954; he and Effie are buried in the Mahon Cemetery in Great Village, NS.

Children of Lorne Hilbert Cooke and Effie Blanche Vance:


Vera Mae Cooke (1908-1963)


Harold Russel Cooke (1909-1985) Read More


Blanche Estelle Cooke Franklin (1912-2005)


Florence Irene Cooke Wood (1914-2001)


Lloyd Raymond Cooke (1915-1977)


Emma Belle Cooke McCarthy (1920-1996)


Margaret Agnes Cooke Vance (1922-    )