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Looking for Four Co Tyrone sisters

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MrsNick Report 21 Feb 2013 16:35

Many thanks to Eringobragh1916 and Maura who helped with fantastic information on my great aunts the four Co.Tyrone sisters (Cooke) hoping to visit Co Tyrone in the near future


Eringobragh1916 Report 10 Feb 2013 20:18

For ref......(Parish is listed differently dependant on source of info.and year of GV)

Griffiths Valuation Record Information

Family Name 1 COOKE
Forename 1 EDWARD
Family Name 2 GALBRAITH
Forename 2 SAMUEL


Eringobragh1916 Report 10 Feb 2013 20:08

Ann There is a Birth for James Cook 24 Feb 1864 Reg Omagh..parents Edward Cooke and Sarah McKeown.I havent found any others for this couple so far but given that an Edward Cooke was listed on Griffiths Valuation for Dunbreen 1848-64 its a distinct possibility these are the parents...

Cooke Edward Dunbreen Drumragh Parish

Edward Cooke married Sarah McKeown (McKewn) Cossroads Presbyterian Church Cappagh Parish 17 March 1846.....So there would appear to be quite a few children of that marriage to be found...


Eringobragh1916 Report 10 Feb 2013 19:45

Ann..Next door to Samuel (1901) were his mother and the two brothers William and James.....

Residents of a house 13 in Dunbrean (Dunbreen, Tyrone)

Cooke William 38 Male Head of Family Presbyterian Tyrone Farmer Read and write - Not Married -

Cooke Sarah 78 Female Mother Presbyterian Tyrone - Read and write - Widower -

Cooke James 35 Male Brother Presbyterian Tyrone Farmer Read and write - Not Married -
Mc Cutchon Annie 19 Female Servant I Church Tyrone Domestic Servant Read and write - Not Married -


Eringobragh1916 Report 9 Feb 2013 20:08

Ann...Dont know what you have on the family per se..but here is the Death of Samuel and Will

Title : Date of Death : 8 October 1916
Surname : Cooke Date of Grant : 13 February 1917
Forename : Samuel Reseal Date :
Registry : Londonderry Effects : Effects £831
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Full Abstract :
Administration of the Estate of Samuel Cooke late of Dunbreen County Tyrone Farmer who died 8 October 1916 granted at Londonderry to David Cooke Farmer.

Dont know if this is connected...:

Cooke David of Dunbreen Omagh county Tyrone and P.E. teacher died 7 September 1932 Probate Londonderry 6 January to John McCutcheon and Arthur McFarland farmers. Effects £1100 18s. 11d.

Full Abstract :
Cooke William of Dunbreen Omagh county Tyrone farmer died 18 July 1937 Probate Londonderry 22 October to reverend David Marshall presbyterian clergyman Joseph Thomson and **James Cooke** farmers. Effects £3488 16s. 4d.

Cannot find one for James to Samuel and William


Maura Report 9 Feb 2013 19:19

Had a pm from Ann,

Hi Maura,
I have just joined G/U,I was so delighted to get your quick reply, the four sisters were my great aunts, the family did live in Dunbreen. I would appreciate any further information on the family. Looking forward to your reply.
Thank-you again,

I've told her to reply to the thread


Maura Report 8 Feb 2013 19:54

Theres 4 sisters back and forth from Tyrone to the USA, Martha, Lizzie, Sarah & Annie they where all from Dunbreen, Co. Tyrone and they where all nurses

Census Years1901TyroneDunbreenDunbreanResidents of a house
Residents of a house 16 in Dunbrean (Dunbreen, Tyrone)
Show all informationSurname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses
Cooke Samuel 50 Male Head of Family Presbyterian Dunbreen, Tyrone Farmer Both English Married -
Cooke Phebe 54 Female Wife Presbyterian Co Tyrone - Both - Married -
Cooke Fanny 18 Female Daughter Presbyterian Co Tyrone Farmers Daughter Both - Not Married -
Cooke Annie 16 Female Daughter Presbyterian Co Tyrone Scholar Both - Not Married -
Cooke Samuel 13 Male Son Presbyterian

Samuel Cooke & Pheobe McCausland children
David 1874
Martha Jane 1875
Sarah Margaret 1877
Edward 1878
Elizabeth 1879
Alexander 1880
Pheby 1881
Fanny 1883
Annie 1884
Elizabeth 1886
Samuel 1887
William Charles 1890
All born in Tyrone


Alemap Report 8 Feb 2013 15:39

Received pm.

"As far as I know they travelled seperately around 1900-1910"

Thanks for the info Ann. It would be easier to reply on here, using the add your reply at the end of the page.

There is too little information. You could try familysearch and see if they come up on there.


Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 15:09


And what do you wish to know?


Alemap Report 8 Feb 2013 15:08

Hi Ann,
Welcome to the boards.
Do you have any other information on the sister's. Ages, when did they emigrate, did they travel together, occupations, etc... Pam


MrsNick Report 8 Feb 2013 14:40

Looking for Elizabeth, Sarah, Annie, Martha,(surname Cooke) four sisters who immigrated from Co Tyrone to America