George Lansford Cook1

M, #33336, b. Aug 27, 1872, d. Feb 4, 1946

Chronological Events

Birth*Aug 27, 1872 George Lansford Cook was born on Aug 27, 1872 at Mansonville, Memphrémagog Region, Quebec, Canada
Marriage*Nov 8, 1897 He married Eva Ella Arvilla Herman on Nov 8, 1897 at East Berkshire, Franklin County, Vermont, United States.1 
Death*Feb 4, 1946 George Lansford Cook died on Feb 4, 1946, at age 73 at Coventry, Orleans County, Vermont, United States
Burial*Feb 7, 1946 He was buried on Feb 7, 1946 at Coventry Village Cemetery, Coventry, Orleans County, Vermont, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 210335274.2 
ObituaryFeb 15, 1946  OBITUARY: George Lansford Cook died suddenly of coronary thrombosis at his late home in Coventry on February 4, 1946.

He was born August 27, 1872, in Mansonville, Que., the son of the late James Madison and Sarah (Duffer) Cook. A carpenter by trade, he lived the greater part of his life in the towns of Irasburg, Coventry and Newport.

On November 8, 1897, he was married at East Berkshire to Eva Armilla Heerman, who survives him, along with two sons and a daughter, John W. Cook, Harry L. Cook and Mrs. Antonio Bouthillier, and a sister, Mrs. J. H. Rogers of Newport. Two other children are deceased, Merna L. and Lyle H. Cook.

Funeral services were held at the Congregational Church in Coventry February 7, 1946, at 2:30 p.m. Entombment was at the East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, and the burial will take place at Coventry cemetery in the spring. Rev. W. A. Bugden, pastor of the Newport United Churches, was the officiating clergyman and voiced words of comfort to the grieving family and friends of the deceased.

Having served the country in the Spanish American War, the late Mr. Cook was a member of Furman Camp, United Spanish American War Veterans at Newport. The following members of the camp served as bearers at the service: Arthur Fisher, Archie Wells, Dr. E. H. Mills, Edmund Taylor, Charles Williams, William Griffin and Alex Brigham.

Following Rev. Mr. Bugden’s remarks at the service, the members of Farman Camp extended their departed comrade military honors which concluded with the sounding of taps by Ivan Fifield. George Corrow and Melvin Kennison of the Newport Post, American Legion, acting as color guards during the military service.

Among those from out-of-town attending the last rites were Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Guyette, Springfield; Mrs. Arlene Kneeland, Livermore Falls, N.H; Mrs. Louis Lee, Lebanon, N.H; Mrs. Stephen Morse, Lyndon; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Gross, Enosburg; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Clark, Richford; Mrs. Goldie Reed, Richford; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kinne, White River Junction.

Published in The Newport Daily Express (Newport, Vermont) - Friday 15 February 1946.3


Eva Ella Arvilla Herman b. Jan 20, 1882, d. Nov 20, 1964


  1. [S4094] State of Vermont, Death Record - Vermont -
  2. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States. Also check, Death Certificates &
  3. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.