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Nathaniel Cook Family
“Nathaniel Cook, known as "Buster" Cook, his
father, Shedrick, was given his slave owner's name Cook. He worked on a
plantation in Panola County, Mississippi.
Shedrick Cook married Malanie Gamble and had five children. Daisy
married Joseph Taylor. Henry Beatrice, Robertina married Reverend Reed.
Ruddell and Audrie Martin begat 7 children. Lizzie and Collin Patton begat
Bertha Ownes, three children. Jewel Bonner begat Cassie. Lude married
Thompson, begat 2 sons, Leroy and ?. Fletcher married Parham. Otis and Nutie
had no children. Augustus married and begat 3 children.
Harriet and Anderson Buford begat Nancy, Kate, Queenie Mae, Johnny,
Osie, Herman, and Marvin.
members own farmland in Lafayette County, Mississippi. Literacy and land
ownership made African-Americans somebody in the late 19th century.”
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