Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Sergeant Robert Cook

Male 1773 - 1812  (39 years)


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  • Name Robert Cook 
    Prefix Sergeant 
    Born 1773  [1
    Gender Male 
    Land 1810  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 1 Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Land 1810  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 128, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    5 acres of swamp 
    Military 1812  [1, 3
    War of 1812 
    • Robert served as a sergeant in the flank company of the 2nd York Regiment under Captain Hector McKay.
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-109144 
    Died 5 Dec 1812  Niagara, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I109144  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Maria "Polly" "Mary" Cress,   b. 29 Apr 1790, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Cook,   b. CALC 22 Jun 1805, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1889, Sullivan Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     2. Thomas Cook,   b. CALC 26 Mar 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1842, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F56733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsLand - 5 acres of swamp - 1810 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 128, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Dec 1812 - Niagara, Welland Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Robert died of illness while on duty in the War of 1812. Dying without a will his widow Mary released her right to administer of the estate to his nephew Richard Ferguson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2758] Militia Muster Rolls and Pay Lists and Defence, RG9, 1B7, "D113" as cited by Fred Blair aged 38 on 4 Jun 1812.

    2. [S2759] Land - Waterloo County Land Registry Office Records, Waterloo Township General Register, p. 219, deed #419; LDS microfilm 1722626.
      Henry Moore to Robert Cook, 15 May 1810

    3. [S2757] York's Sacrifice: Militia Casualties of the War of 1812.

    4. [S2760] Militia Muster Rolls and Pay Lists, vol. 1 p. 200; vol. 16, p. 220 and "D113," "D216" cited by Fred Blair.

    5. [S2761] Ontario Register, Orphan Pensioners of the War of 1812 Vol. 4, Pg 79, J. R. Meachem.