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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Millard F. Cook, who resided at Sun Hill, West Virginia:
Son of James B. and Matilda (Shannon) Cook, was born Aug. 15, 1859, in Wyoming county, W.Va., where his parents now reside, both natives of this county also. His father was born on Sept. 11, 1826, and his mother on Nov. 7, 1836. Jan. 15,1890, Millard F. Cook was united in marriage with Mary Canterbury, the marriage being solemnized in Wyoming county; she was born here April 15, 1870. Her father, William Canterbury, was born in this county March 22, 1838, where he still resides. Her mother’s maiden name was Ellen Cook, born Dec. 23, 1838, and died May 11, 1887. Mr. Cook was appointed as enumerator of the 178th district of the 2d Supervisor’s Division of W.Va., in 1890, which position he filled with honor. He has a beautiful home on the Clear Fork of Guyandotte River; is a good citizen and well respected by all who know him. Mr. Cook is engaged in farming near Sun Hill, Wyoming county, W.Va.
Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 827.