Robert Woodruff Cooke

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Robert Woodruff Cooke, son of Dr. Robert Woodruff Cooke, MD and Susan Gansevoort, was born at Holmdel, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, 19 December 1837.1,2,3 He died 4 October 1917,4 and was buried in the Cooke plot at the Old Brick Reformed Church Cemetery, Marlboro, Monmouth Co., New Jersey.5,6

His stone at the Old Brick Reformed Church is perhaps a cenotaph, a monument erected to honor someone buried elsewhere. The Roseboom Genealogy indicates he moved to Philadelphia in 1890.5
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Citations

  1. [S145] Catharine Roseboom, J. Livingston Roseboom, Henry U. Swinnerton and Joseph H. White, A Brief History of the Ancestors and Descendants of John Roseboom (1739-1805) and of Jesse Johnson (1745-1832): 1630-1897 (Cherry Valley, New York: Co-operative Press, 1897), 52, further cited as Roseboom, et al., Roseboom Ancestry.
  2. [S457] United States Census for 1850, Seventh Census of the United States, Raritan Township, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, population schedule, sheet 194, dwelling 133, family 140, Robert Cooke household, age 12, born in New Jersey, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M432, 1009 rolls, roll #456.
  3. [S458] United States Census for 1860, Eighth Census of the United States, Holmdel Township, Key Port Post Office, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, population schedule, sheet 28, dwelling 181, family 172, Robt Cooke household, age 21, born in New Jersey, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M653, 1438 rolls, roll #701.
  4. [S1050] Maria Cowdrey Cooke. Cooke and allied families, Compiled vital records data (no sources), Compiler's genealogy files, Clarkdale, Arizona.
  5. [S145] Roseboom, et al., Roseboom Ancestry, 53.
  6. [S1012] Grave Stone, Cooke Graveyard at the Old Brick Reformed Church Cemetery, Marlboro, Monmouth Co., New Jersey; Photographed by Bruce Mitchell, June 2003.