James Lesile Cookson

14 October 1886–12 January 1964 (Age 77)
Stoddard, Stoddard, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Lesile

When James Lesile Cookson was born on 14 October 1886, in Stoddard, Stoddard, Missouri, United States, his father, James C Cookson, was 29 and his mother, Arusia Adaline Hinkle, was 21. He married Lula I Montgomery on 17 March 1909, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Duck Creek Township, Stoddard, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 12 January 1964, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 77.

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James Lesile Cookson
Lula I Montgomery
Marriage: 17 March 1909
Homer Edwin Cookson
Lawrence Victor Cookson
Juanita Bernice Cookson
James Leslie Cookson
Avery Paul Cookson
Delena Arusia Cookson
Alvie Earl Cookson
Birt Leslie Cookson
Alva Cookson

Spouse and Children

17 March 1909
Missouri, United States


    Homer Edwin Cookson



    Juanita Bernice Cookson



    Avery Paul Cookson


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James C Cookson


    Arusia Adaline Hinkle




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 18

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from Cook .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leslie Cookson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leslie Cookson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie J Cookson, "United States Census, 1930"

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