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Winters in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Robert Cooke, M.D.

 
 
Robert Cooke, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
1. Robert Cooke, M.D. Marker
Inscription. Born in Emory, Texas, youngest son of William and Nancy Cooke.
     Attended Waco College (now Baylor University); medical school in Kentucky, received degree, 1886.
     Began practice, Kentuckytown. Moved to Winters area in 1889. Became town’s first doctor; and deacon in first church and later pastor. Married 1886, Sallie Mitchell. Had five children.
     Beloved by all as a physician and Baptist preacher.
Recorded - 1967

 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4291.)
 
Location. 31° 57.966′ N, 99° 57.857′ W. Marker is in Winters, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N. Main Street (U.S. 83) and W. College Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in the southwest corner of North View Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Winters TX 79567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Cotton Oil Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Winters Brass Band (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winters FFA Chapter (approx. ¼ mile away); Winters Korean Veterans Memorial
Grave Sites of Robert Cooke and His Wife, Sallie image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
2. Grave Sites of Robert Cooke and His Wife, Sallie
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Blue Gap Post Office (approx. half a mile away); Winters (approx. half a mile away); Winters Public Library (approx. 0.6 miles away); Winters State Bank (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winters.
 
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Grave Sites of Robert Cooke and His Wife, Sallie image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
3. Grave Sites of Robert Cooke and His Wife, Sallie
View to the east
Marker in Southwest Section of North View Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
4. Marker in Southwest Section of North View Cemetery
View to the southeast
Rear View of Robert Cooke, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
5. Rear View of Robert Cooke, M.D. Marker
Entrance to North View Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
6. Entrance to North View Cemetery
View to the west across Main Street (US 83)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 18, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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