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John Newton Love

John Newton Love
birth: 28 Apr 1809, Stokes County, North Carolina to John Crook Love and Flora Campbell
death: 10 Apr 1869,  Martin County, Indiana
burial: Love Cemetery, Martin County, Indiana

marriage: 11 Nov 1834
Rachel Carrico
birth: 1 Oct 1816, Indiana
death: 22 Oct 1859, Martin County, Indiana
burial: Love’s Cemetery, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana

Children of John Newton Love and Rachel Carrico:

  • Flora Jane, 1835-1902, m. Armaduke Moses Fraim
  • Milton H. 1842-1858
  • John Augustus, 1850-1909, m. Bridget Gump

John was a shoemaker, a Justice of the Peace (ca. 1852). He established Love’s Meeting House (Methodist) with his mother and siblings on her land. He married, at Rachel’s death, his cousin, Sarah Jane Love, had one son, William A. (ca. 1863).

John lived in Stokes County, North Carolina; and Daviess County and Martin County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

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Bert O. Cook

Bert O. Cook
b. 16 July 1879 at Wabash Twp., Parke Co., IN to Andrew Cook and Martha Hayth
d. 12 Aug 1944 at Clinton, Vermillion Co., IN
bur. Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN

Bert Cook

Bert Cook

Bert Cook gravestone

Bert Cook gravestone

m. 20 Sept 1899 at Wabash Twp., Parke Co., IN
Minnie Puntenney
b. 18 Sept 1880 at Wabash Twp., Parke Co., IN to John Guffy Puntenney and Margaret Hixon
d. 30 Jun 1953 at Wabash Twp., Parke Co., IN
bur. Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN

Children with Minnie Puntenney:

  • Bereniece Cook (1990–1984), m. George Richardson
  • Maxine Eliza Cook (1903–1991), m. Walter B. (“Tip”) Murphy
  • Madonna Opal Cook (1909–1993), m. Parke Lewman

Bert’s obituary in the Montezuma Enterprise, 17 August 1944, stated that he died of a heart attack in Clinton while on the way to see a doctor in town. He was a farmer and the operator of the Cook Grain company in Mecca. He was a Mason and member of both the lodge in Montezuma and the Scottish Rite at Indianapolis.

Bert was born on his parents’ farm southwest of Mecca and spent most of his life in Parke County. He was survived by his wife Minnie; three daughters, Mrs. George Richardson and Mrs. W. B. Murphy, both of Mecca, and Mrs. Parke Lewman of Montezuma; and three sisters, Mrs. Jennie Carrico of Terre Haute, Mrs. Rose Miles of Rockville, and Mrs. Eva Funkhouser of Hymera. He also had four grandchildren.Rev. Robert Shanklin, pastor of the Montezuma Methodist Church, presided over the funeral service.

Submitted by:
Mikel Lewman
mblewman@yahoo.com