Matilda Cook

F, #10025, b. 27 March 1809, d. 3 July 1886
Father*Simeon Cook
Mother*Gertrude Bryant
ChartsPedigree - mother Sarah Gertrude "Sally" Jones
Jones (maternal side) - John Jones
Reference2G Grm
Birth*27 March 1809 Matilda Cook was born on 27 March 1809 at Cannonsville, Tompkins Twnshp, Delaware Co., New York, Surname and "of Cannonsville" per Franklin's death record. Age 77-3-7 at death backs into date. Parents names from death. 
(Witness) History She witnessed 974.736/T1 H2s is a book on Tomkins that gave me these general facts:
Cannonsville originally was Dickonson City. Prior to 1808 Tompkins was Pinefield. Cannonsville Post Office closed in 1962 when they started flooding for the dam. As the water built up, it took over the area that had been Cannonsville, Rock Rift, Rockroyal, and Granton. In 1984, the State Senator was Charles D Cook who was born in Tompkins. The book was written in 1984 by Perry Shelton at Cannonsville, Tompkins Twnshp, Delaware Co., New York. 
Marriage* She married John Jones at Probably, Chenango Co., New York. 
(Witness) Census18301830 Matilda Cook is assumed to be one of the household of John Jones in the 1830 census, Coventry, Chenango Co., New York, who has pg 31 (Evd 1412) 1m30-40 (John) 1f20-30 (Matilda) 2f0-5 (___ & Minerva). Next door is an Asa Jones 40-50 (1780-1790). Could he be a brother? See additional notes for other possible Jones relatives.. 
(Witness) Census18401840 Matilda Cook is assumed to be one of the household of John Jones in the 1840 census, Coventry, Chenango Co., New York, who has pg 257 (Evd 1413) 1m0-5 (John Franklin) 1m40-50 (John) 1f5-10 (Mary Ann) 2f10-15 (____ & Minerva) 1f30-40 (Matilda). 
(Witness) Residence1847  In 1847 Matilda Cook resided Moved to Masonville (per Matilda's 1855 census which says 8 years in this county.) 
(InHomeOf) Census18501850 She appeared on the 1850 census in the household of John Jones, pg 206 #120-124, Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. Her info on the census included - Jones, Matilda 41 b.NY. 
Census1855 Matilda Cook appeared on the census of 1855 at Masonville, Delaware Co., New York; State census (Evd 684) age 45 alone with two sons. 
Marriage*between 1855 and 1860 She married Henry Spickerman between 1855 and 1860 at (probably), Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. 
(InHomeOf) Census18601860 Matilda Cook appeared on the 1860 census in the household of Henry Spickerman, pg 357 #1180-1161, Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. Her info on the census included - Spickerman, Matilda 52 b.NY. 
Census1865 Matilda Cook appeared on the census of 1865 at Masonville, Delaware Co., New York; State census (Evd 686) age 56 with husband Henry (states had 9 children.) 
(InHomeOf) Census18701870 She appeared on the 1870 census in the household of Henry Spickerman, pg 311 #192-201, Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. Her info on the census included - Spickerman, Matilda 62 b.NY. 
Census1875 Matilda Cook appeared on the census of 1875 at Masonville, Delaware Co., New York; State census (Evd 690) age 66 as servant in family of Scofield. 
Census18801880 She appeared on the 1880 census as the head of household, ED 75 pg 283 #226-241, Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. Her info on the census included Spickerman, Matilda 71 b.NY (parents b.MA & NY) living alone. 
Death*3 July 1886 She died on 3 July 1886 at Masonville, Delaware Co., New York, at age 77 "Matilda Spickerman 77-3-7, Masonville, [born] to Simeon Cook & Gertrude Bryant."1 
Burial* She was buried at Beech Hill Rd Cemetery, Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. 
Relationships2nd great-grandmother of David Lee Bassett
Grandmother of Matthew Wilson Jones

Family 1

John Jones b. 1797, d. 29 Apr 1855
Marriage* She married John Jones at Probably, Chenango Co., New York. 
Children

Family 2

Henry Spickerman b. 1795
Marriage*between 1855 and 1860 Matilda Cook married Henry Spickerman between 1855 and 1860 at (probably), Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. 
Last Edited23 Nov 2018

Citations

  1. [S1560] Masonville, Delaware County, New York Early Records from the Past, compiled by Shirley Goerlich Evd #1560, pg 157 #76 "Deaths in Masonville."