Cooke married Lefferts 1901

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marriage 1901 – Flatbush

Posted: 12 May 2017 08:44AM

Classification: Marriage
Surnames: Cooke, Lefferts

at Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York

C. Montague Cooke Jr
of Honolulu, Hawaian Islands


Eliza Lefferts
Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY

25 Apr 1901
Honolulu, Hawaian Islands

The Independent. (Honolulu, H.I.), 13 May 1901. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. –…-

Re: marriage 1901 – Flatbush

Posted: 20 May 2017 04:43PM
Classification: Query
Edited: 20 May 2017 04:54PM

Cooke-Lefferts Marriage
13 May 1901
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
Newspaper notice of marriage.…

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Name: C Montague Cooke Jr
Age: 44

Gender: Male
Birth Year: 1874
Port of Departure: San Francisco, California
Departure Date: 6 Sep 1918
Port of Arrival: Honolulu, Hawaii
Arrival Date: 14 Sep 1918
Last Residence: Hawaii

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New York City Records:

Apr 25
Liscense # 2472
Kings County (Brooklyn)

U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925

Name: Eliza Lefeerts Cooke
Gender: Female
Age: 40

Birth Date: 23 Jan 1881
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York

Residence Place: Honolulu, Hawaii
Passport Issue Date: 2 Sep 1921

Has Photo: Yes…

Has Photo attached:
Page 2…

1900 Census

Name: Eliza Lefferts
Age: 29
Birth Date: Jan 1881
Birthplace: New York

Home in 1900: Brooklyn Ward 29, Kings, New York
Ward of City: 29
Street: Flatbush Ave
House Number: 563
Sheet Number: 6B
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 97
Family Number: 120
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single

Father’s name: James Lefferts
Father’s Birthplace: New York

Mother’s name: Carrie H Lefferts
Mother’s Birthplace: New York

Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Can Speak English: Yes

Household Members:
Name Age
James Lefferts 48
Carrie H Lefferts 41
Eliza Lefferts 29
Louise A Lefferts 17
Leffert Lefferts 28 Brother
Dwight C Lefferts 25 Brother
Briget Mckiernan 20 Servant
Elizabeth Keenan 36 Servant
1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Eliza L Cooke
Age in 1910: 29
Birth Year: abt 1881
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1910: Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Chas Montague Cooke
Father’s Birthplace: New York
Mother’s Birthplace: New York

Household Members:
Name Age
Chas Montague Cooke 35
Eliza L Cooke 29
Caroline A Cooke 5
Chas M Cooke Jr 2
Myemieki Tomonari 28 Servant
Hisa Tomonari 30 Servant
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Name: Charles Montague Cooke
[Charlie Montague Cooke]
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Dec 1874
Street address: Upper Manoa Rd P.O. Box 717
Residence Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii, USA
Physical Build: Medium
Height: Medium
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Brown

Relative: Lila Lefferts Cooke
Relative’s Relationship: Wife

1920 Census

Eliza L Cook
[Eliza L Lefferts]

Age: 38
Birth Year: abt 1882
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1920: Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory
Race: Other-Caucasian (White)
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Chas M Cook
Father’s Birthplace: New York
Mother’s name: Carrie H Lefferts
Mother’s Birthplace: New York
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Chas M Cook 45
Eliza L Cook 38
Caroline L Cook 14
Chas M Cook 12
Carrie H Lefferts 64 (Mother In Law)
Sakichi Kawashima 27
Masako Kawashima 19
Kamichi Ramonas 38 (all below re Servants)
Zeka Ramonas 32
George Yoshie Ramonas 7
Franklin H Ramonas 6
Lincoln F Ramonas 3
Kikurchi 32
Serigo 24
(not transcribed) 33
1930 Census

Name: Chas Montague Cooke

Birth Year: abt 1875
Gender: Male
Race: Oc (White)
Birthplace: Hawaii
Marital Status: Married
Occupation “Malconologist – (the branch of zoology that deals with mollusks.) Museum Curtaor
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory
Map of Home: View Map
Radio Set: No
Able to Read and Write: No
Father’s Birthplace: Hawaii
Mother’s Birthplace: Hawaii

Household Members:
Name Age
Chas Montague Cooke 55
Eliza Liferts Cooke 49
Charles M Cooke 22
Sekichi Kawashima 38 All below are Servants of Boarders
Shizuku Kawashima 30
James S Kawashima 12
Oscar L Kawashima 10
David W Kawashima 2
Otozo Akagi 56
Kisahu Fuhuda 56
Jaheo Kinosheita 20
Kasuji Nakazawa 56
Shizuku Kewabata 19
Kawa Higa 51


Charles Death – Find a Grave Nice photo included…

Birth: Dec. 20, 1874
Death: Oct. 29, 1948

Family links:
Charles Montague Cooke (1849 – 1909)
Anna Charlotte Rice Cooke (1853 – 1934)

Eliza Mary Lefferts Cooke (1881 – 1970)*

Charles Montague Cooke (1874 – 1948)
Clarence Hyde Cooke (1876 – 1944)*
William Harrison Cooke (1879 – 1880)*
George Paul Cooke (1881 – 1960)*
Richard Alexander Cooke (1884 – 1941)*
Theodore Atherton Cooke (1891 – 1973)*
Dorathea Cooke (1891 – 1892)*

*Calculated relationship

Kawaiahao Church Cemetery
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Eliza Mary Lefferts Cooke
Find a Grave
Birth: 1881
Death: 1970

Family links:
Charles Montague Cooke (1874 – 1948)

Kawaiahao Church Cemetery
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA…

NewRe: marriage 1901 – Flatbush
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Posted: 20 May 2017 04:49PM
Classification: Query
Charles Montague Cooke Jr.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles Montague Cooke Jr.
Born December 20, 1874
Honolulu, Hawaii
Died October 29, 1948 (aged 73)
Nationality American
Occupation Zoologist
Spouse(s) Eliza Lefferts
Children 2
Parent(s) Charles Montague Cooke
Anna Rice Cooke
Charles Montague Cooke Jr. (December 20, 1874 – October 29, 1948) was an American malacologist who published under the name of C. Montague Cooke or C.M. Cooke.

Contents [hide]
1 Life
2 Works
3 Family tree
4 References
5 Further reading
6 External links

Charles Montague Cooke Jr. was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 20, 1874.[1] He was from a wealthy family descended from two early missionaries to Hawaii. His mother was Anna Rice Cooke (1853–1934), a patron of the arts in Honolulu and founder of the Honolulu Museum of Art. His father was Charles Montague Cooke (1849–1909), co-founder of the Bank of Hawaii and benefactor of educational institutions such as Kamehameha Schools, Punahou School, and the Waikiki Aquarium.[2] His grandfather Amos Starr Cooke (1810–1871) founded Castle & Cooke.
Cooke graduated from Punahou School in 1893, and Yale University, with a Bachelor of Arts in 1897 and a Ph.D. in 1901. He married Eliza Lefferts (1880–1970) from Flatbush, New York on April 25, 1901.[1] They traveled through Europe before returning to Hawaii. They built a grand estate in Manoa Valley, the Charles Montague Cooke Jr. House, also known as Kualiʻi, which is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places listings in Oahu.[3] They had two children: Carolene Alexander Cooke (1905–1987) and Charles Montague Cooke III (1907–1952).[4]
Unlike his father and younger brothers such as Clarence Hyde Cooke who became financiers, his interests were in the field of malacology, the study of molluscs. His cousin Annie Montague Alexander (1867–1950) also became a scientist. From 1902 he was a curator of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum collection of Pulmonata (snails) in Honolulu. In 1905 he bought the extensive collection of shells from early evolution scientist John Thomas Gulick.[5]
Cooke led the museum’s Mangarevan Expedition in 1934. He worked with Henry Augustus Pilsbry to identify species of snails in the Hawaiian Islands.[6] He took several expeditions with Kenneth Emory through the South Pacific.[7]
He directed the Cooke Foundation (created by his parents) from 1920 to 1948. From November 13, 1909 to April 30, 1914 he was on the board of regents of the University of Hawaii (then known as the College of Hawaii). From February 4, 1911 to July 1, 1913 he was on the Honolulu Parks Commission, and from July 1919 to June 1920 the Fish and Game Commission.[8]

The University of Hawaii granted him an honorary doctorate in 1936.[9] A street near the museum was named Monte Cooke Place for him, at 21°19′57″N 157°52′1″W.[10]
He died October 29, 1948 and was buried at the Mission Houses Cemetery near Kawaiahaʻo Church.[11] His assistant Yoshio Kondō became the new curator at the Bishop Museum.

The standard author abbreviation C.M.Cooke is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name.[12]

Charles Montague Cooke Jr. (1902). “The Hawaiian hepaticae of the tribe Tirgonanthae”. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 12. pp. 1–44. Ph.D. dissertation

Alpheus Hyatt and Henry Augustus Pilsbry. 1911. Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Volume 21.

Achatinellidae (Amastrinae). Leptachatina by C. Montague Cooke. (The volume was published after Hyatt’s death in 1902.) (Amastridae is now considered to be a sole family.)

1912-1914. Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Volume 22. Achatinellidae by Henry A. Pilsbry assisted by

C. Montague Cooke. Genealogy and migrations of the Achatinellidae by Alpheus Hyatt.

Henry A. Pilsbry & C. Montague Cooke. 1915-1916. Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Volume 23. Appendix to Amastridae. Tornatellinidae. Index, vols. XXI-XXIII.

H. A. Pilsbry & Cooke C. M. 1918-1920 Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Volume 25. Pupillidae (Gastrocoptinae, Vertigininae). Philadelphia.

C. M. Cooke & Henry Edward Crampton (1930) “New species of Partula”. B. P. Bishop. Mus. Occ. Papers 9: 3-5.

I hope this information has been useful to you.
Thank You

Jose from Clarkston, Michigan

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