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Daniel Pope Cook
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Birth: 1794
Scott County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 1827
Scott County
Kentucky, USA

First Illinois state attorney general, 1819; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1819-1927. Married Julia Edwards, a daughter of Gov. Ninian Edwards on May 6, 1821. She died when quite young. Father of Civil War Union Army general John P. Cook. Cook County Illinois was named after him four years after his death.

Note: Body moved to Oak Ridge Cemetery from Hutchinson Cemetery in October 1866. His name is etched on the Lamb family monument (his son's wife was Susan Lamb) but dates are illegible.

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  Julia Catherine Edwards Cook (____ - 1830)*
  John Pope Cook (1825 - 1910)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 10, 107
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Record added: Apr 26, 2009
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- Always~Saffron♥Wings
 Added: Jan. 14, 2011
Fall blessings, Daniel Cook
- Sharon
 Added: Sep. 27, 2009

- Irene LaCombe
 Added: Aug. 9, 2009
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