Robert and Mary Cook Cross Collection, 565 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains genealogical material on the Cook, Cross, and Davis families.
(1 box and last date updated 12/15) 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Robert and Mary Cross are long- time residents of Winchester, VA 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection 

CITE AS: Cross, Robert L. and Mary Collection #565 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA

BOX 1 

Cook, John Henderson- Discharge Papers, 1919, 1 leaf, typescript, with leather case 

Cook, John and Esther Davis—Marriage Record; November 23, 1920, 1 leaf printed/manuscript 

Cook, John Henderson- Family: folder includes the following items

            Marriage Record for Ester Davis and John H. Cook, Nov. 11, 23, 1920, 1 leaf, printed

            Testimonial Dinner In Honor of Past Master John Bruce Cook given by King Hiram Lodge No. 53, program, June 1, 1979, 3 leaves, printed

            Grammar School Certificate for Henderson. Cook, June, 1914, signed by Jno. H. Quiett,

                        1 leaf, printed 

Cross, Mary Cook- Certificates and Awards, folder includes the following:

  • Plaque for Devoted Service to St. Paul A.M.E. Church. Presented to Mary Cross on October-18-1992. 30.5cm x 23.2cm.
  • Certificate from the National Foundation for Cancer Research. Presented to Mary Cook in 1983.
  • Certificate from the National Foundation for Cancer Research. Presented to Mary Cook in 1984.
  • Past Matron’s Certificate. Presented to Mary Cook on May-14-1988.
  • Certificate from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Presented to Mary Cook. N.D.
  • Certificate for Twenty-Five Years of Faithful Service to the Apple Blossom Chapter No. 196. Presented to Mary Cross in 2003. 

Cross, Mary Cook-Correspondence; 1 leaf, printed photograph with typescript, n.d. 

Cross, Mary Cook- Legend Ball Material, 2010, 2 leaves, 1 page, print, 1 item

 Cross, Robert L- Military papers, 1945, 1950, 1952,

4 leaves, typescript, 1 Item, 1 envelope, 7 pages, print 

Cross, Robert L- Personal Papers, 1960, 1988 4 leaves, print 

Cross, Robert L- Vital Records, 1926, 1 leaf, print 

Davis Family- Jack Davis was Mary Cross’s Grandfather, 2 leaves, printed 

News Clippings 

Bible- Given to Esther M. Cook from John Henderson Cook, contains family records dating from

1920 to 2001. N.D. Front cover attached with tape.