woman Annie Hall‏‎, daughter of William Hall and Flossie Hall‏.
Born ‎4 Jan 1908 at Dry Creek, Floyd, Kentucky, United States, died ‎3 Feb 1960 at Lawrence, Kentucky, United States‎, 52 years

Married ‎5 Apr 1923 (36 years married) to:

man Dow Cook‏‎, son of Enon Cook and Martha Mullins‏.
Born ‎19 Jan 1904 at Dry Creek, Floyd, Kentucky, United States, died ‎9 Mar 1979 at Lawrence, Kentucky, United States‎, 75 years


Husband: Dow Cook, b.1/19/1903 at Dry Creek, KY; d.3/9/1979; bur.
Louisa (Lawrence Co.), KY; son of Enon Cook and Martha Mullins.
Married: 4/5/1923
Wife: Annie Hall, b.1/4/1908 at Dry Creek, KY; d.2/2/1960; bur.
Louisa (Lawrence Co.), KY; dau. of Will Hall and Flossie Hall, sister of
Dola Hall and Nola Hall. See notes concerning the ancestry of Annie Hall.

Notes: After marriage, Dow farmed until 1936 when he took over the
store which his father started at the forks of Dry Creek. His brother
"Dabber" had been operating the store for some years. In 1938 Dow and
Annie moved to Buckingham (Bevinsville) (Floyd Co.) and operated a
general store there until 1942. At that time, they moved to Keavy
(Laurel Co.), KY, near Dow's brother Crit, and farmed for two years. In
1944 they moved to Lancer (near Prestonsburg) (Floyd Co.), KY and
operated a general store for a short time. Later in 1944 they moved to
Adams (Lawrence Co.), KY where Dow farmed and then was a rural mail
carrier 1948-52. They remained in Lawrence Co. the rest of their lives.

The Children of Dow Cook and Annie Hall were:

1. Earl Cook, b.3/8/1924 at Dry Creek, KY; m.11/14/1945 at Louisa,
KY to Mary Malinda Maxwell, b.7/7/1925; dau. of Willie Howard Maxwell and
Sarah Emmaline Tucker. After the family moved to Buckingham in 1938,
Earl attended Wheelwright High School until March, 1943 when he dropped
out to join the navy. He was discharged from the Navy 2/5/1946 then
joined the U. S. Air Corps 2/12/1946-2/12/1947. After discharge from the
Air Corps, Earl went to work in a Stove factory in Cincinnati, OH until
Thanksgiving, 1948 when he and Mary moved to Adams, KY (Lawrence Co.)
Mary worked at Crosley's in Cincinnati 1943-1948 making radar equipment
for the Navy. After their move to Adams, Earl farmed til 1953, taught
school 1953-1960, sold Progressive Farmer magazine 1960-1961, then served
as postmaster 6/30/1961-4/1/1984. In conjuction with the postmaster
position, Earl operated a country store from 7/10/1964-11/20/1983. He
retired 4/1/1984. Mary worked for the Northeast Area Development Council
3/3/1975-5/10/1982 as a rural transportation bus driver. She gave up the
position due to a disability. 1988 residence: HC80, Box 40, Adams, KY
41201, phone (606)652-3851.
Earl Cook and Mary Maxwell were the parents of 10 children:
(1) Dorothy Lee Cook, b.12/2/1946; m.6/19/1965 to William
Herman Moore, div.8/19/1987. Dorothy Lee Cook and William Herman Moore
were the parents of 4 children: (a) Tammy Lee Moore, b.4/16/1966;
m.4/26/1985 to F. B. Kidd, Jr.; (b) Malinda Rene Moore, b.7/27/1968; (c)
James William Earl Moore, b.12/24/1970; and (d) Stephanie Sue Moore,
(2) Anna Mae Cook, b.2/17/1948; m.4/11/1970 to Larry Carson
Holt with two children: (a) Eric Donald Holt, b.11/8/1969; and (b)
Travis Carson Holt, b.4/21/1983.
(3) Martha Lou Cook, b.4/26/1949; m.5/8/1974 to Willie Simpson
Steele with one child: Stacey Bryan Steele, b.9/1/1971.
(4) Gladys Cook, b.9/26/1951; m.4/8/1967 to Ernie Joe Fields
with two children: Rhonda Lee Fields, b.5/22/1968 and Rebecca Jo Fields,
(5) Thomas James Cook, b.1/11/1954; m.11/26/1979 to Juanita
McCoy, dau. of William Luther McCoy, with two children: Thomas James
Cook II, b.3/3/1982 and James Luther Cook, b.11/19/1984.
(6) Betty Jane Cook, b.9/29/1956; m.12/16/1972 to Bernard
Robertson, div. 9/1/1976. Betty Jane Cook m.(2nd) 10/2/1976 Burnie Lee
Ditterline, div.5/7/1981 with one child: Burnie Lee Ditterline II,
b.7/23/1977. Betty Jane Cook m.(3rd) Willard Thompson and they were the
parents of one child: Randy Alan Thompson, b.2/2/1983.
(7) Timothy Earl Cook, b.12/23/1957; m.9/1/1979 to Wilma Lynn
with three children: (a) Shawn Christopher Cook, b.10/6/1978; (b)
Timothy Earl Cook II, b.10/8/1979; and (c) Erin Floline Cook, b.1/13/1981.
(8) Joseph Edward Cook, b.1/15/1959; m.2/12/1981 to Leta Jo
Burchette div. with one child: Sheena Rene Cook, b.11/17/1982.
(9) Paul Eugene Cook, b.1/5/1960; m.4/3/1982 to Gracey May
McCoy, dau. of William Luther McCoy, with one child: Jessie Dawn Cook,
(10) Sara Kathryn Arlene Cook, b.12/9/1962, m. to Ronnie Castle
with one child: Adair Jenee-Leigh Castle, b.12/9/1981.
2. Ruth Cook, b.11/2/1925 at Dry Creek, KY; m. to James Scofield
Stanley with two children:
(1) Sarah Ann Stanley, b.9/26/1948 m.(1st) to Floyd Westley
Compton, m.(2nd) to Joe Creech. Sarah Ann and Westley Compton were the
parents of one daughter: Lisa Marie Compton. Sarah Ann and Joe Creech
were the parents of one son: Joseph Bradley (Joey) Creech.
(2) James Scofield Stanley, Jr., m. to Gale ??? . Jim and
Gale were the parents of two boys: Scott Reed Stanley and Jason Stanley.
3. Ruby Cook, b.4/12/1930 at Dry Creek, KY; d.9/30/1931 of spinal
4. Manis Cook, b.8/9/1931 at Dry Creek, KY; d. 1 hour after birth
with an enlarged heart.
5. Allen Cook, b.6/14/1933 at Dry Creek, KY, m. to Ella Jay ???
with two children:
(1) Joe Allen Cook, b.7/22/ ; m. 12/30/1976 to Debbie
Thompson, div.4/1977; m.4/9/1979 to Mary Elizabeth ??? . Joe and Mary
were the parents of three children: Crystal Cook, Tiffany Cook, and
Matthew Cook.
(2) Johnny Monroe Cook, b.3/29/ ; m.6/3/1978 to Willa

Source: Personal communication from Earl Cook, 1984, 1988.
Compiled by: Doyle Cook, 1988.


man Mainis Cook‏‎
Born ‎9 Aug 1931 at Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, died ‎9 Aug 1931 at Lawrence, Kentucky, United States‎, under 1 year old

To submit corrections or additions: Dan Mohn