Gertrude E. Meeker

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Gertrude E. Meeker, daughter of John M. Meeker and Mary C. Budd, was born 30 November 1818.1 She died 21 August 1855,1 and was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey.1

Gertrude married Jabez Cook, son of Ellis Cook and Rhoda Sayre.2,3

Hoskins assigns Gertrude to an earlier Jabez Cook, who had revolutionary service, and was also a son of an Ellis Cook of Hanover. Littell doesn't give many dates, only relationships, so Hoskins' error is understandable.4,3


Jabez Cook b. 16 Jun 1812, d. 5 Feb 1890
  • William Cook3
  • Anne Cook3
  • Mary Cook3
This person was last edited on22 Aug 2015


  1. [S1546] Michael J. Lanni, Find A Grave memorial #134857078, added 25 Aug 2014, online, accessed May 2015, further cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S981] Moses S. Beach, Rev. William Ely and Geo. B. Vanderpoel (ed.), The Ely Ancestry: Lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England, who came to Boston, Mass., about 1655, & settled at Lyme, Conn, in 1660 (New York: The Calumet Press, 1902), 463, further cited as Beach, Ely, and Vanderpoel, The Ely Ancestry.
  3. [S2029] John Littell, Family Records or Genealogies of the First Settlers of Passaic Valley (and vicinity) Above Chatham–With Their Ancestors and Descendants, as Far as Can Now be Ascertained (Feltville, New Jersey: Stationers' Hall Press, 1851), 283, further cited as Littell, First Settlers of Passaic Valley.
  4. [S1055] Barbara Hoskins, Men From Morris County New Jersey Who Served in the American Revolution (Morristown, New Jersey: Friends of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1979), 45, further cited as Hoskins, Morris Co. Men in the Revolution.