John Cooke

John Cooke (HM2K0W)

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N 37° 41.556', W 81° 38.019'

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First settler of Wyoming County. He was
born in London, 1752, and kidnaped and
sold to Virginia planter as an indentured
servant. He was a Revolutionary soldier,
and fought in battles of Point Pleasant,
Monmouth and Stony Point. In lieu of
army pay, he was given grant of land in
Montgomery County, Virginia, located
on "Little Laurel," on which he and two
sons settled, 1799. He is buried here
in the Delilah Chapel graveyard.
HM NumberHM2K0W
Year Placed1963
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 444135 N 4171898
Decimal Degrees37.69260000, -81.63365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.556', W 81° 38.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 33.36" N, 81° 38' 1.1399999999999" W
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