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1940 Feb. 26
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1940 Feb. 26
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eng
Summary
Letter, dated 26 February 1940, from Adelbert Delano Hiller (1892-1946) of the Veterans Administration, Washington D.C., to F. B. Morris of Richmond, Virginia, concerning the Revolutionary War service and family history of Dawson Cooke (d. 1829) of King and Queen County, Virginia. These records were gathered from papers in his pension claim, number W. 4657. Also includes genealogical notes on the Cooke and related families, as well as a list of slaves born to the Newcomb family of King and Queen County
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Dawson Cooke served as a clerk, then later as sheriff of King and Queen County, Virginia. He joined the Virginia State Navy during the American Revolution, serving aboard the "Liberty" and the "Gloucester." As a result of his service in the state navy, from 1776 to 1779, Cooke was granted land by the state. Cooke married his wife, Mildred (d. 1836) in 1775. He died 14 November 1829.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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6
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000498953
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Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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