Evelyn Courtney Cook
b. 14 May 1878, d. November 1975
- Father: Conrad Evelyn Cook b. 6 May 1847, d. 25 February 1928
- Mother: Frances Isabella Mangum b. circa 1844, d. 18 July 1902
- Evelyn Courtney Cook was born on 14 May 1878 in Yazoo County, Mississippi.
- Conrad Evelyn Cook and Frances Isabella Mangum appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Yazoo, Yazoo County, Mississippi. Other members of the household included Evelyn Courtney Cook, Ethel S. Cook, Fannie Isabel Cook and Conrad Eason Cook. Also in the household were two female domestic servants.
- Conrad Evelyn Cook and Frances Isabella Mangum appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 222 Court Street. Other members of the household included Evelyn Courtney Cook, Ethel S. Cook, Fannie Isabel Cook, Conrad Eason Cook, Robert Mangum Cook and May Avery Cook. Conrad and daughter Evelyn also were enumerated in New Iberia, Louisiana, where he was practicing as an Ear, Eye & Nose Doctor.
- Conrad Evelyn Cook and Evelyn Courtney Cook appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana, on the west side of Bayou Teche north of Iberia Street.. Both Conrad and Evelyn also were enumerated with their family in Montgomery, Alabama.
- The following appeared on 19 July 1902 in The Montgomery Advertiser: At the family residence, 222 South Court Street, Mrs. Cook, wife of Dr. Conrad Cook, died at an early hour yesterday morning, after a lingering illness.
Her remains were sent last evening to Yazoo, Adams county, Miss., for interment.
Mrs. Cook was well known in Montgomery, having been a resident of this city for about twelve years.
In 1873, at the home of her parents in Yazoo, Miss., she was married to Dr. Conrad E. Cook of Wetumpka, Ala.
About 1890 Dr. and Mrs. Cook moved to Montgomery, and since that time have lived on South Court Street.
Mrs. Cook's death was caused from tuberculosis of the lungs. She has been affected with this malady for years, and her death, although a shock, did not come unexpectedly to the family.
Mrs. Cook leaves a husband and four children to mourn her loss: Conrad E. Cook, Jr., who is a shipping clerk for Hobbie and Teague; Misses Ethel, Evelyn and Fannie Cook.
Dr. Cook is a brother of Messrs. Geo. W. and E. T. Cook and Mrs. Dr. Blue, all of this city.
The funeral party left last evening for Yazoo, Miss., where her remains will be laid at rest in the family burying ground.
- The following appeared on 29 March 1903 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Miss Evelyn Cook is visiting her cousins, Miss Estelle Mitchell and Miss Roberta Adams, in Birmingham.
- She married Francis Edward Malone on 19 October 1904 in Montgomery, Alabama, at First Baptist Church.
- The following appeared on 20 October 1904 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Last evening at the First Baptist Church, Rev. Charles A. Stakley officiating, a wedding occurred which many friends gathered to witness. It was that of Miss Evelyn Courtney Cook and Mr. Francis Edrey Malone, which was solemnized at 8:30.
The church was beautified by a tasteful placing of tall palms and many tall vases of American beauty roses.
When the bridal party arrived the way to the alter was led by the ushers, Mr. Joseph Billing and Mr. Robert Cook, cousin and brother of the bride. They were followed by the two bride's maids, Misses May Cook, sister of the bride and Miss Martile Sellers both of whom were daintily attired in exquisite costumes of blue silk tissue and lace and carried arm clusters of pink carnations.
The next to follow was the maid of honor, Miss Estell Cook, sister of the bride. She was gowned in a toilette of of pink silk tissue and lace and carried an arm bouquet of pink carnations.
Last came the bride accompanied by her brother, Mr. Conrad Cook, who gave her away at the altar. Her bridal array was of white liberty silk fashioned over satin and her flowers were white carnations, of which she carried a gorgeous shower bouquet. Her bridal veil was caught in graceful folds with a spary of orange blossoms.
The bridal party was joined at the altar by the groom, his friend, Mr. H. Smith, who was best man, and Rev. Charles A. Stakely, who performed thye ceremony.
After the ceremony the young couple were driven to the home of Mr. Conrad Cook, where they will reside.
The bride is an accomplished young woman, who has hosts of friends and admirers who will wish her a life of happiness. She graduated with honor at the Girls' High School and since has been a successful young teacher. Mr. Malone is of a prominent family of Florida and has lived in Montgomery for the past six months, during which time he has won the respect and esteem of all with whom he has come in contact.
- Francis Edward Malone and Evelyn Courtney Cook appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, at 682 Woodlawn Street. Other members of the household included Margaret Ethel Malone.
- Francis Edward Malone and Evelyn Courtney Cook appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, at 1056 Peach Street. Other members of the household included Margaret Ethel Malone.
- Francis Edward Malone and Evelyn Courtney Cook appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, at 1064 Peach Avenue. Other members of the household included Margaret Ethel Malone.
- Evelyn Courtney Cook became a widow at the 7 July 1936 death of her husband Francis Edward Malone.
- Evelyn Courtney Cook appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, at 1064 Peach Avenue.
- The SSDI lists Collierville, Shelby County, Tennessee, as the last residence of record of Evelyn Courtney Cook.
- Evelyn Courtney Cook died in November 1975 at age 97.
- Last Edited: 26 Jun 2014