Margaret Widders

6 October 1874–7 December 1924 (Age 50)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Widders was born on 6 October 1874, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Perry Widders, was 44 and her mother, Louisa Jane Gray, was 42. She married Daniel Henry Alexander Cook on 11 May 1895, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Arkansas City, Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 7 December 1924, in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Henry Alexander Cook
Margaret Widders
Marriage: 11 May 1895
Dessa Jewell Cook
Olive Aleta Cook
Eula Belle Cook
Lathel Herman Cook

Spouse and Children

11 May 1895
Missouri, United States


    Dessa Jewell Cook


    Olive Aleta Cook


    Eula Belle Cook


    Lathel Herman Cook


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 4

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 16

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): unexplained.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Cook in household of Dan H Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margret I Cook in household of Danial H Cook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marguerite Cook in household of Daniel Cook, "United States Census, 1920"

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