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Elizabeth Jane Cook

Elizabeth Jane Cook

Female 1836 - 1923  (86 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Jane Cook 
    Born 15 Dec 1836  Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Christened 30 Sep 1855  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Protestant 
    Family Photograph 1882  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Standing, left to right: Alice Elvira, Margaret Angeline, Elizabeth Jane, Cordelia Diana, Melinda Caroline
      Middle Row: Jacob Cook
      Seated, left to right: Ellen Roselia, Hannah Maria, Mary Jemima, Anna Christina, Henrietta Josephine. Taken at Preston, Ontario in 1882
    Jacob S. Cook with sister in 1882
    Jacob S. Cook with sister in 1882
    Name Elizabeth Jane Quickfall 
    Residence Yatton, Peel Twp., Mapleton Township Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Residence 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Christian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-56589P 
    Died 19 Feb 1923  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 11
    Cause: old age and apoplexy 
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I56589  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father James Cook,   b. 20 Jan 1800, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Williams,   b. 22 Jun 1810, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1874  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1828  Toronto Township, Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F7252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Quickfall,   b. 14 Apr 1835, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1910, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12
    Children 
     1. Walter Cook Quickfall,   b. 24 Feb 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1938  (Age 77 years)
     2. Hannah Quickfall,   b. 13 Feb 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F14601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Elizabeth Jane Cook
    Elizabeth Jane Cook
    from Walter Hartung 2011
    Elizabeth Jane Cook
    Elizabeth Jane Cook
    1882 from Walter Hartung

  • Notes 
    • OLD RESIDENT OF DISTRICT IS DEAD

      MRS. THOMAS QUICKFALL PASSES AWAY IN GALT - MANY VIEWERS AT FLORADALE


      The death of a former well-known resident of this locality took place in Galt on Monday last In the person of Mrs. Thomas Quickfall, mother of Mr. W. C. Quickfall of Elmira. Mrs. Quickfall had not been in good health for some time, and she never rallied from a stroke sustained a few weeks ago. She was eighty-six years of age.

      Mrs. Quickfall, whose maiden name was Elizabeth Jane Cook, was born in Beverley Township and later moved near Preston. On her marriage to Mr. Quickfall, she removed to Yatton and later they moved to Carrick. Finally they resided at Floradale where for years Mr. Quickfall conducted the grist and saw mill, being widely known and highly esteemed. While in Floradale, Mr. and Mrs. Quickfall celebrated their golden wedding.

      On the death of Mr. Quickfall in 1910, Mrs. Quickfall moved to Galt where she made her home with her daughter Mrs. Cross when not in Elmira with her son Mr. W. C. Quickfall. The body was brought to Elmira for burial, the funeral taking place from the residence of Mr. Quickfall to the Elmira cemetery. Rev. Mr. Jewett had charge of the services.

      Two sisters are now left of a family of eleven, these being Mrs. J. R. Weber and Mrs. E. Bricker of Kitchener. There are also the two children, Mrs. Cross of Galt and Mr. W. C. Quickfall of Elmira. There are also a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

      Those here for the funeral included, Mrs. J. R. Weber of Kitchener, Mrs. E. Bricker of Kitchener, Mrs. Stewart of Toronto, a niece, Mr. Sanford of Kitchener, Mr. Weber of Kitchener, Mr. Utterman of Waterloo, Mr. H. Sims of Kitchener, a nephew, Mr. Snyder of Kitchener, Mr. John Cross and three sons; Floyd, Murray and Walter of Galt.

      Flowers were received from the following; Mr. and Mrs. Snyder of Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs. Quickfall, Elmira. Mrs. Bricker and Miss Clemens of Kitchener, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Sanford of Kitchener, Mr. M. Little of Galt, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Woeller of Kitchener, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Sims of Kitchener, Mr. Robert Hunter of Galt, Miss Irene Bingeman of Bloomingdale, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart of Toronto, Mr. Hunter of Galt, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Weber and Mr. and Mrs. Amborge of Kitchener. The Christian Society of Galt sent a wreath from the Society children.


      Elmira Signet 22 Feb 1923

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 93.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 14.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 28.

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 60.

    5. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 15 Page 26.

    6. [S101] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register - transcript of cards, Kitchener Public Library, Volume 1 Page 402 Rev. G. Kennedy.
      Elizabeth Jane Cook b. 15 Dec 1836 Beverly Baptised 30 Sep 1855 Waterloo Child Of James Cook & Elizabeth Cook Residence: Waterloo

    7. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 34023 (1923), Elizabeth Jane Cook.
      Elizabeth Jane Quickfall, d. 19 Feb 1923 North Dumfries, b. 13 Dec 1836 Waterloo County, d/o James Cook (b. England), informant John Cross (son in law) buried Elmira, cause: apoplexy and old age

    8. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Old Resident of District is Dead - 22 Feb 1923.

    9. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 34.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Thomas Quickfall, 23, res. Waterloo, New York State, son of Thomas and Hannah, married 25 Jan 1859 Elizabeth Jane Cook, 22, res. Waterloo, b. Beverly, daughter of James and Elizabeth

    11. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Elizabeth Jane Cook/ Wife Of Thos. Quickfall/ 1837 - 1923

    12. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 8 Feb 1859.
      25 Jan 1859 On the 25th ult., at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev'd Mr. Philp, Wesleyan Minister, Mr. Thomas Quickfall, to Miss Elizabeth Jane Cook, both of Waterloo.

    13. [S1441] Vit - ON, Home District Marriage Register, Register of Rev. James Harris Presbyterian Church, 1826-1831.
      Sept. 30 - James COOK to Elizabeth WILLIAMS both of Toronto Twp. Wit: E. Austin, Ann Cook.. Sept. 30, 1828 Celebrated Matrimony by License, between James Cook of the Township of Toronto, Home District, Upper Canada. Bachelor and Elizabeth Williams of the same place Spinster In Witness of Ebenezer Austin Anne Cook

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1836 - Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Sep 1855 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jan 1859 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Protestant - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFamily Photograph - 1882 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Yatton, Peel Twp., Mapleton Township Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Christian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age and apoplexy - 19 Feb 1923 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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