Edward Cook (1886-1972) was born in Gays River, NS to George Taylor Cook and Lucy Merson Cook. He married in 1916 at Milford Station, Hants County NS to Mary Ellen Lawson (1895-1966) she also of Gays River. Their three children were born in Gays River.

Children of Edward Burton Cook and Mary Ellen Lawson:


Edna Katherine Cook McGuire (1918-2009)

Edna married Vance Vernon McGuire (1916-2004) and they lived mostly in Bedford, Halifax County NS. Their children:

Dawna McGuire Richard
Bernard McGuire

Alvin Lawrence Cook (1919-1998)

Alvin served in the Second World War in England and France. On his return, he worked with the Railway Mail Service of Canada Post and with his wife, A. Marie Weaver, they raised three sons.

David Lawrence Cook
Edward Cook
Philip Cook

Phyllis Verna Cook Schmeisser

Phyllis married in 1947 to Norman Charles Schmeisser (1921-1993) from East LaHave, Lunenburg County, NS. Schmeisser had served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the war. They raised four sons.

Donald Schmeisser
Gary Schmeisser
Brian Schmeisser
Michael Schmeisser