William Cook was born to John Cook 2nd and Isabella Geddes in Portaupique Mountain in 1813. His was the farming life and in 1835 he married Mary Morrison (1814-1892). Together they had eight children. William died in 1875 and the record indicates from cholera. Mary outlived him by 17 years. They are both buried in the Church of England Cemetery in Londonderry, NS.

Children of William Cook and Mary Morrison:


Margaret Cook Fisher (1837-1889)


Esther Jane Cook (1839-    )


Phoebe Cook (1840-    )


Alexander Cook (1842-1844)


William Andrew Cooke (1844-1928)

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Olive Cook Patriquin (1847-    )


Mary Bell Cook Campbell (1852-    )


Emma Jane Cook (1856-1865)