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Alfred Henry COOK + Ada Fannie RUTTER - Otaki

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Alfred Henry COOK (1862-1946)
married in New Zealand on 22 May 1885 to:
Ada Fannie RUTTER (1864-1956)

ALFRED & ADA had 8 known CHILDREN

... 1
1885 - 1966 Wilfred Cook

- nothing known


... 2
1887 - 1971 Ella Maud Cook

- Ella married John Joseph NEWELL (1878-1915) in 1912
30 August 1912
... At the Roman Catholic Church, Otaki, on Wednesday (28th), Miss Ella Maud Cook, eldest daughter of Mr A, H, Cook, was married to Mr J. J. Connell (sic), a well-known resident of Lansdowne, Masterton. Miss Stella Cook was bridesmaid and Mr Carl Cook best man, while the Rev Father Melu was the officiating minister. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked very pretty in a neat blue serge costume, with hat to match. The bridesmaid was dressed in white silk. After the ceremony, the young couple left for the North for their honeymoon, after which they will take up their residence in Masterton
JOHN died 4 March 1915 aged 36 & buried Archer st cemetery, Masterton
- Ella next married Henry John Frederick HARDING (1881-1934) in 1922
- Henry was the 3rd of 14 children of Frederick Thomas HARDING (1846-1913) & Rosina Warner WRIGHT (1858-1939) of Masterton
- Henry served in WWI as Private 28470 with the NZEF, 24th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company, embarking from Wellington 5 April 1917. His next of kin was his cousin Mrs M Hunn of 21 Warwick street, Feilding
ELLA died 3 June 1971 aged 84
- she is buried Plot 98, Public Lawn Area at Otaki cemetery

... 3
1889 - 1903 1985 Dorothy Cook

- born 20 September 1898
DOROTHY died 13 October 1903 aged 14


... 4
1891 - 1969 Carl Leon Cook

1 July 1911
... OTAKI, Owing to a suspended lamp falling in a local storekeeper's shop on Thursday evening, there was an outbreak of fire that threatened to assume a serious aspect. The oil flamed freely, showing a glare that attracted Mr Carl Cook, who happened to be passing. Had it not been for his prompt action in smothering the flames, the building, and probably several others, would have been destroyed
28 Aug 1912
... OTAKI, Carl is best man at his sister's wedding (see Ella above)
12 June 1913
... OTAKI, The members of the Boys' Club in connection with the Otaki Church of England met last night for the purpose of making a presentation to the Rev Cecil Smith, who is leaving the district. Mr Carl Cook, secretary of the organisation, made the presentation
CARL died 3 September 1969 aged 77 (2 weeks after brother Sudlow)
- his burial not yet found


... 5
1893 - 1969 Sudlow Edmond Cook

- Sudlow married Christina Elizabeth Ann BUSH (1899-1955) in 1928
SUDLOW died 17 August 1969 aged 77


... 6
1897 - 1990 Stella Marjorie Cook

- born 4 February 1897
- Stella wasn't married
STELLA died 10 Sep 1990 aged 93 (2 months after sister-in-law Annie)
- she is buried Plot 100, Public Lawn at Otaki cemetery


... 7
1898 - 1974 Eric Joseph Cook

- born 16 May 1898
- Eric married Annie Olive MacLEOD (1907-1990) in 1927
ERIC died 19 May 1974 aged 76
ANNIE died 3 July 1990 aged 82 (2 months before sister-in-law Stella)
- they are buried Plot 167 & 168, Lawn Block at Otaki cemetery


... 8
1901 - 1977 Nancy Cook

- born 28 February 1901
- Nancy wasn't married
NANCY died 12 August 1977 aged 76
- she is buried Plot 99, Lawn Block at Otaki cemetery


Alfred Henry Cook died 25 January 1946 aged 83
- he is buried Plot 215, Anglican Block at Otaki cemetery
Ada Fannie Cook died 27 February 1956 aged 91
- she is buried Plot 206, Anglican Block at Otaki cemetery

Surnames: BUSH COOK HARDING MACLEOD NEWELL RUTTER SCHROEDER
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