Simeon Cook

M, #10050
Father*Nathaniel Cook b. 25 Mar 1726, d. 27 Nov 1822
Mother*Martha Scott
ChartsPedigree - mother Sarah Gertrude "Sally" Jones
Reference3G Grf
Negative*between 1729 and 1811  Simeon who m. Mary Lord and was a Major was 1729-1811 (in Descendants of Nicolas De La Vergne of Dutchess County, NY, through his son Lewis, 1738-1805) between 1729 and 1811 at "negative". 
Note* Note(s): There is a Lyman Cook somewhere in this - is that where Adelbert Jones got his middle name? 
Birth* Simeon Cook was born at Massachusetts daughter Matilda's 1880 census says father born MA. 
To-Do On To-Do list: Call Masonville and Tompkins to see what they have. 
Residence1796  In 1796 Simeon Cook resided at Barbourville, Delaware Co., New York. The History of Delaware County, by Munsell - The Town of Tompkins http://www.dcnyhistory.org/books/muntom.html
     Barbourville is situated on the Astraguntira creek, six or seven miles northeast by north of Deposit. Three brothers, James I., William and John Barbour, came from Saratoga county about 1820, and settled in what was then called Cook's settlement, but was named after the Barbours came Barbourville.
     Nathaniel Cook, from Amenia, Dutchess county, N.Y., was the first settler of Barbourville, locating there in 1796, on the Bryant place. He had five sons, Nathaniel, Nathan, Simeon, Lot and Solomon, who all settled in the neighborhood. Their descendants are numerous.
     Have looked thru Ulster Co deed and can't find either Cook or Bryant (Delaware was Ulster in 1796)
     Nathaniel Cook Jr's wife's name is Betsey per when he sold land in 1841 bk 22 pg 453 1820 Tomkins 1101-1201
     Nathan Cook 1820 Tompkins (next door to Nathaniel) 12011-1101 Is the older male the father Nathaniel?
     Lot Cook will E pg 43 (haven't looked at) 1820 Masonville 0001-2001
     Mary Cook 1820 Tompkins 1111-1201 Who's she widow of? 
Marriage* He married Gertrude Bryant Nathaniel Cook, first settler of Barbourville, (in 1796), on the ***Bryant*** place. 
(Witness) History Simeon Cook witnessed TOMPKINS* - was formed from Walton, Feb. 28, 1806, as "Pinefield," and its name was changed March 11, 1808. It is the central town on the W. border of the co. Delaware River flows westward through near the center of the town to the W. border, where it turns S. and forms a portion of the W. boundary. The portion of the town S. of the river is composed of broken and rocky mountain masses too steep and rough for cultivation. The N. part is broken and hilly and but partially cultivated. The soil is a clay, slate, and gravelly loam. Deposit** (p.v.) is situated on Delaware River, at the mouth of Oquaga Creek, on the line of Sanford, Broom co. It was incor. April 5, 1811. It is the center of a large lumber business, and is an important trading station and wood depot upon the N.Y. & Erie R.R. It contains a seminary, printing office, sawmill, a large tannery, and 4 churches. Pop. 1249,-of which 593 are in Tompkins and 656 are in Sanford, Broome co.: the depot and R.R. buildings are in the latter town. Cannonsville, (p.v.) at the mouth of Trout Brook, on the Delaware, 7 mi. above Deposit, contains a sawmill, flouring mill, a large tannery, and 2 churches. Pop. 325. Hales Eddy, (p.o.) on the Delaware, 5 mi. below Deposit, Barbourville, (p.o.) on Cold Spring Brook, near the N. border, and Trout Creek, (p.o.) in the N.E., are hamlets. Dickinsons Station is near the S. line. The first settler was Squire Whittaker, from Wyoming, Penn., who came in 1787; John Hulse, from Neversink, (Sullivan co.) came in April, 1789, and Philip Pine and Conrad Edict in 1791.*** The first religious meetings were held at the house of John Hulse, by Rev. Hugh Compton, in 1794. at Tompkins Twnshp, Delaware Co., New York. 
Census1810*1810 He was the head of the household in the 1810 census, an unknown place with Not in Colechester, Delaware (now Tomkins);
The Simeon Cook on pg 284 of German Twnshp, Chenango has no figures - the totals are there instead.
The Simeon Cook on pg 307 of Oxford, Chenango doesn't have any kids - 00100-00100.. 
Negative1811  Deed bk O pg 517 (SLC 818121) is Simon Cook & Nancy his wife in 1811 at "negative", Oxford, Chenango Co., New York. 
Negative1812  Deed bk P pg 369 (SLC 818122) is Simon Cook & Nancy his wife in 1812 at "negative", Oxford, Chenango Co., New York. 
Negative1813  Deed bk R pg 181 (SLC 818123) is Simon Cook & Nancy his wife in 1813 at "negative", Oxford, Chenango Co., New York. 
Negative1818  Deed bk Y pg 127 (SLC 818126) is Simon Cook & Nancy his wife in 1818 at "negative", Oxford, Chenango Co., New York. 
Census1820*1820 He was the head of the household in the 1820 census, an unknown place with not in Masonville or Tompkins. Lot is in Masonville, Nathaniel and Nathan are in Tompkins, and there is also a Mary, probably widow of Solomon. Nathan has an older male, maybe that's Papa. 
Census1830*1830 He was the head of the household in the 1830 census, "PROBABLE", Masonville, Delaware Co., New York, with pg 140 1m5-10 1m10-15 2m15-20 (one Simeon Jr?) 1m40-50 1f0-5 1f10-15 1f40-50. 
Negative1838  Evans Gore lot 3 Deed bk 18 pg 478 (SLC 557793) is Simeon Cook & Mary his wife in 1838 at "negative", Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. 
Census1840*1840 He was the head of the household in the 1840 census, "negative", Masonville, Delaware Co., New York, with not old enough (b.1800-1810) to be Gertrude's father, but could be a brother. pg 398 1m10-15 1m30-40 1f0-5 1f5-10 1f30-40. 
Negative1842  Evans Gore Deed bk 23 pg 482 (SLC 557797) is Simeon Cook & Mary his wife, plus Austin & Emma S Brainard, Bernice and Emily Smith, Quartus & Tirzah Brown in 1842 at "negative", Masonville, Delaware Co., New York. 
Deed*1849  In 1849 at "negative", Tomkins Twnshp, Delaware Co., New York: Evans Patent lot 2 Deed bk 34 pg 193 Simeon Cook of Tomkins to George Pettit of same place. $1100 - since it's Evans again, I suspect same Simeon with Mary being dead. 
Census1850*1850 He appeared on the 1850 census as the head of household, an unknown place . His info on the census included "negative" The Simeon on pg 317 Tompkins, Delaware Co NY is wrong one as that one was b.1807, a laborer with a Smith family. 
Census1860*1860 He appeared on the 1860 census as the head of household, "negative", Port Crane, Broome Co., New York. His info on the census included pg 652 age ok, but wife is Nancy (see Oxford, Chenango land) Simeon Cook 71 b.NY lumberman $2000-$560 and Nancy Cook 72 b.NY - same page is Mathew Cook 45 b.NY tanner $4000-$2297, with Harriett 40, Emaly 16, [Attace?](f) 10, and [Danlersz?](f) 7. 
Relationships3rd great-grandfather of David Lee Bassett
Great-grandfather of Matthew Wilson Jones

Family

Gertrude Bryant
Marriage* He married Gertrude Bryant Nathaniel Cook, first settler of Barbourville, (in 1796), on the ***Bryant*** place. 
Child
Last Edited24 Jan 2012