Eliza Clark Cook (left) born October 13, 1830 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Clark and Mary Ann Rollett. Her family emigrated to New Brunswick after 1851. She married William Cook July 6th, 1854 in Lawrence Station. They had seven children between 1856 and 1870. The first child, a daughter, Hannah Cook was this writers great grandmother. Interesting to note is that Hannah Cook married Thomas Clark Jr. who was Eliza Clark's brother.
William Cook (right) was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England about 1831. He emigrated to New Brunswick sometime prior to 1854. He married Eliza Clark July 6th, 1854 in Lawrence Station. They had seven children between 1856 and 1870. The first child, a daughter, Hannah Cook was this writers great grandmother. William met an unfortunate death, hit and killed, by a train in Lawrence Station on April 2nd, 1870. A short article from the St. Croix Courier details the accident. It can be found on the Cook family page.
To the left are three of William and Eliza's daughters. From top to bottom they are Hannah, born November 15, 1856, Martha, born March 13th, 1870 and Rebecca, born April 10th, 1866. All were born in Lawrence Station, N.B. These are the only photographs I have been able to locate out of seven children. All photos are courtesy of Muriel Graham collection from 2008.