Dr. Robert Anderson Cooke, MD

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Dr. Robert Anderson Cooke, MD, son of Dr. Henry Gansevoort Cooke, MD and Maria Burritt Cowdrey, was born at Holmdel, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, 17 August 18801,2 and baptized at the First Reformed Dutch Church, Holmdel, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, 18 December 1880.1 He died at New Jersey, 7 May 1960,3 and was buried in the Old Brick Reformed Church Cemetery, Marlboro, Monmouth Co., New Jersey.4

Robert married (1) Florence Rogers at Interlaken, Seneca Co., New York, 9 October 1916;5 they later divorced, after 1920;6 he married (2) Alberta Louise Hegar, before 1930;6 he married (3) Maria McNally at New York, New York Co., New York, 10 March 1949.

Dr. Robert Anderson Cooke, MD was awarded his Batchelor of Arts and Master of Arts from Rutgers in 1900 and 1904, respectively and earned his M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, also in 1904.7

Family 1

Florence Rogers

Family 2

Alberta Louise Hegar d. 11 Sep 1947

Family 3

Maria McNally


  1. [S512] Holmdel, New Jersey, Church Records 1825-1934, 102, FHL microfilm 1298672, item #2, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, further cited as Holmdel Church Records.
  2. [S461] United States Census for 1900 [Twelfth Census of the United States], New Brunswick City, 4th Ward, Middlesex Co., New Jersey, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 42, sheet 2A, dwelling 21, family 25, Henry G. Cooke household, age 19, born Aug 1880 in New Jersey, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication T623, 1854 rolls, roll #791.
  3. [S213] Bible Record of Family and Descendants of Henry G. Cooke, The Comprehensive Bible; Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorized Version... (Hartford, Connecticut: Andrus & Judd, 1832); Compiler's genealogy files.
  4. [S1565] Grave Stone, Cooke Graveyard at the Old Brick Reformed Church Cemetery, Marlboro, Monmouth Co., New Jersey; Photographed by Bruce Mitchell, Sep 2009.
  5. [S992] New York Physician Marries Florence R. Turner in Vermont, The New York Times, 10 Oct 1916, New York: Electronic image forwarded by email from Bruce Mitchell, 20 Dec 2007.
  6. [S1050] Maria Cowdrey Cooke. Cooke and allied families, Compiled vital records data (no sources), Compiler's genealogy files, Clarkdale, Arizona.
  7. [S1881] Rev. John Howard Raven, Catalogue of the Officers and Alumni of Rutgers College (Originally Queens College) in New Brunswick, N. J.: 1766-1916 (Trenton, N. J.: State Gazette Publishing, 1916), 238, further cited as Raven, Catalogue of Rutgers College.
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