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Re: A Sad Chapter in Our Family History
Posted by: Linda Wilbur (ID *****3643) Date: February 12, 2004 at 08:33:51
In Reply to: A Sad Chapter in Our Family History by Linda Wilbur of 240

The OldCooksborough Cemetery contains the following VanDerCook or VanDerCook allied burials:

FILKIN Smith
Born 1781
Either died or was buried on 15 Nov 1858 at 77y
NOTE: Son of Henry Filkin and Charity Smith, husband of Cornelia
VanDerCook.

FILKINS Nancy (VanDerCook)
Born 07 Sep 1794
Either died or was buried on 02 Aug 1872 at 78y
Wife of Peter Vandercook
Daughter of Charity Smith and Cornelius Filkins

HANER Mary
Born 26 Jun 1839
Either died or was buried on 04 Jul 1841 at 2y 8d
Daughter of Cornelia Vandercook and Abner Hayner

HASKINS Mehitabel (VanDerCook)
Either died or was buried on 19 Jun 1806 at 31y
First wife of Michael S. Vandercook
NOTE: First of the three wives of Major Michael S. VanDerCook. The spelling on her tombstone is �Mahitabel�.

HAYNER Mary Nora VanDerCook
Born 04 Oct 1788
Either died or was buried on 19 Feb 1871 at 82y 4m 5d
Wife of William Hayner
Daughter of Anna Francisco and Henry VanDerCook

HAYNER William
Born Oct 1784
Either died or was buried on 18 Jul 1860 at 75y 8m 18d
Husband of Mary Nora Vandercook
Son of Hannah Simmons and Frederick Hayner
NOTE: William was born in Town of Brunswick, Rensselaer Co., NY.

HAYNER Winfield Scott
Born 1844
Either died or was buried on 15 Apr 1853 at 9y
Son of Cornelia Vandercook and Abner Hayner

HAYNER Panina
Either died or was buried on 13 Jan 1863 at 6y 10m
Daughter of Cornelia VanDerCook and Abner Hayner

PERRY Hannah (VanDerCook)
Born 07 Oct 1784
Either died or was buried on 10 Sep 1819 at 34y
Daughter of Ruth Hathaway and Mathew Perry
First wife of Gilbert VanDerCook
NOTE: She shares a marker with her sister, Ruth Perry, who was Gilbert�s second wife.

PERRY Ruth (VanDerCook)
Either died or was buried on 01 May 1821 at 25y
Daughter of Ruth Hathaway and Mathew Perry
Second wife of Gilbert Vandercook.
NOTE: She shares a marker with her sister, Hannah Perry, who was Gilbert�s first wife.

SEE Anna
Born 1805
Died 1873
Wife of Henry VanDerCook

SMITH Deborah Ann (nee VanDerCook)
Born 20 Oct 1817
Either died or was buried on 27 May 1840
Wife of George Smith
NOTE: Daughter of Peter and Nancy (Filkins) VanDerCook. Died in childbirth.

SMITH Infant
Infant of Deborah Ann Vandercook and George Smith

SMITH Infant Daughter
Stillborn infant Daughter of Deborah VanDerCook and George Smith

STEENBERGH Mary Jane (nee VanDerCook)
Born 04 Jun 1819
Either died or was buried on 20 Aug 1842
Wife of H. H. Steenburgh
Daughter of Nancy Filkins and Peter VanDerCook
Wife of Henry H. Steenbergh

VAN DER COOK Anna F. (nee Francisco)
Born 7 March, 1755 in NJ
Either died or was buried on 23 Apr 1841 at 87y
Daughter of Aeltje Doremus and Johannis Francisco
Wife of 1. Henry VanDerCook and 2. Jacob VanNess
NOTE: Received a pension (W.26,615) for Henry VanDerCook�s Revolutionary War service in the 4th Regiment, Albany Co., Militia. Buried next to her first husband as Anna VanDerCook.

VAN DER COOK Cornelia (Filkin)
Born 3 Dec 1783
Either died or was buried on 15 Dec 1845 at 62y
Wife of Smith Filkin
Daughter of Lavina VanDerHoof and Simon VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK Cornelia (nee VanNess)
Born circa 1719 in Gansegat, Morris Co., NJ
Died circa 1775-1780 in Cooksborough, Pittstown, Rensslaer Co., NY
First Wife of Michael VanDerCook
Daughter of Hester Delamater and Simon VanNess
NOTE: Her burial marker no longer exists for her. According to the research notes of a VanDerCook family historian, her footstone could be seen until fairly recently, but that has since disappeared as well. Cornelia lies buried next to her \husband. Michael�s second wife, as named in his will, was Sarah RUNNELS or REYNOLDS, who survived him.

VAN DER COOK Cornelia (nee Weatherwax)
Born 07 Mar 1800
Either died or was buried on 25 Aug 1832 at 32y
NOTE: Third Wife of Gilbert Vandercook . Daughter of Alida �Olive � VanDerCook and Andrew Weatherwax of Schagticoke, Rensselaer Co., then West Glenville, Schenectady Co., NY.

VAN DER COOK Eliza
Born 07 Dec 1834
Either died or was buried on 01 Feb 1837
Daughter of Nancy Filkins and Peter VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK George W.
Born 28 Feb 1823
Either died or was buried on 10 Jun 1826
Son of SallyAnn Perry and John S. VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK Gilbert
Born 10 Jul 1781
Either died or was buried on 5 Apr 1858 at 76y
Husband of Hannah Perry, Ruth Perry, Cornelia Weatherwax and Permelia Judd Stilwell.
Son of Levyntje �Fevine� VanDerHoof and Simon VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK Henry
Born 18 Apr 1751 at Gansegat, Morris Co., NJ
Either died or was buried on 20 Jan 1813 at Pittstown, Rensselaer Co., NY
Husband of Anna Francisco
Son of Cornelia VanNess and Michael VanDerCook
NOTE: Revolutionary War Veteran of 14th Regiment, Albany Co. Militia. Served as Minuteman, then Private, Corporal and Sergeant for the duration of the war. His service was conclusively established in 1991 with admission of his 4th great granddaughter, Linda Wilbur, into the Daughters of the American Revolution (#735621). She was the very first of Henry�s many female descendants file for DAR membership based on his Revolutionary War service.

VAN DER COOK Levyntje �Fevine� (vee VanDerHoof)
Born 5 May, 1754 at Essex Co., NJ
Died 4 March, 1818 at 63y
Wife of Simon VanDerCook
Daughter of Sarah Francisco and Hendrick VanDerHoof

VAN DER COOK Mahitabel
Either died or was buried on 20 Oct 1795

VAN DER COOK Michael
Born 10 Nov 1715 at Gansegat, Morris Co., NJ
Either died or was buried on 2 Nov 1786 at Pittstown, Rensselaer Co., NY
Husband of 1. Cornelia VanNess and 2. Sarah Runnels/Reynolds
Son of Saertje Joosten and Michael VanDerCook
NOTE: Michael VanDerCook was the first white settler in the area. He settled on Cook�s Patent in May, 1762. He was a Revolutionary War Patriot, serving for the duration of the war as a member of the Schagticoke Committee of Correspondence. Listed as a Revolutionary War Patriot - Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots. [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Original data: Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vols. 1-4, Dallas, TX: Pioneer Heritage Press, 1987.

VAN DER COOK Michael S. (Major)
Born 08 Apr 1774
Either died or was buried on 17 Feb 1852 (cemetery) or 1837 (genealogical records)
Husband of 1. Mahitabel Haskins, 2. Sally Eddy, 3. Betsey Roberts Pickett
Son of Leventje �Fevine� VanDerHoof and SimonVanDerCook
NOTE: Major Michael S. VanDerCook commanded New York troops in the War of 1812.

VAN DER COOK Peter
Born 04 Oct 1790
Either died or was buried on 08 Dec 1875 at 85y
Husband of Nancy Filkins
Son of Levyntje :Fevine� VanDerHoof and Simon VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK Sally Ann (nee Eddy)
Born 30 Jan 1789
Either died or was buried on 04 Apr 1823
Second Wife of Major Michael S. VanDerCook
Daughter of Prudence Avery and Gilbert Eddy

VAN DER COOK Simon
Born 9 Sept 1799
Either died or was buried on 12 Apr 1812
Son of Margery Lester and Henry S. VanDerCook
NOTE: �Died by the kick of a horse.�

VAN DER COOK Simon
Born 17 Aug 1749 at Shalleck, Morris Co., NJ
Either died or was buried on 28 Nov 1829
Husband of Levyntje �Fevine� VanDerHoof
Son of Cornelia VanNess and Michael VanDerCook
NOTE: Revolutionary War veteran. Served as an Ensign in the 14th Regiment, Albany Co., Militia. Listed as a Revolutionary War Patriot in Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots. [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Original data: Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vols. 1-4, Dallas, TX: Pioneer Heritage Press, 1987.        

VAN DER COOK Simon Henry
Born 30 Oct 1830
Either died or was buried on 6 Jan 1835
Son of Nancy Filkins and Peter VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK Simon Michael
Born 12 Jul 1815
Either died or was buried on 13 Apr 1816
Son of Hannah Perry and Gilbert VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK Susan
Born Sep 1804
Either died or was buried on 09 Mar 1824
Daughter of Sally Ann Perry and John S. VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK William Henry
Born 10 Jun 1805
Either died or was buried on 27 Nov 1823
Son of Hannah Perry and Gilbert VanDerCook

VAN DER COOK William Henry
Born 08 Feb 1830
Either died or was buried on 25 Jan 1831
Son of Cornelia Weatherwax and Gilbert VanDerCook





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