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Samuel Shrewsberry CookRoster ID 284
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1852|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Samuel Shrewsberry Cook, Class of 1852: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 29, 1830 at Snow Creek Franklin Co. Va. Father- Samuel Cook who died before Samuel was born; Mother- Sallie Turner, who remarried Dr. George W. Clement. Pat. Grandfather- Benjamin Cook; Mat. Grandfather- Benjamin Turner. No information on either grandmother. Maj. James Arnold was Samuel S. Cook's legal guardian, but he was not a relative. Married- Mildred Anne Dawson, daughter of Lewis Dawson of Goochland Co. Va. Children- 1- William D. Cook; 2- Samuel L. Cook; 3- Ansolem T. Cook; 4- Sallie Cook Booker, who married J. W. Booker; 5- Ella Cook Long, who married John P. Long. VMI Record: Entered VMI Sept. 29, 1848; Resigned Jan. 11, 1849 (got drunk from eating brandy and was to be suspended) Civil War Record: Private Co. A 57th Va. Infantry; Captured at Five Forks April 1, 1865; Released Jun. 24, 1865. Careers: Farmer. Died- ca. 1919|