Name of father Moses Edgar
Maiden name of mother Susan Markey
Spouse – Francis Marion Cook
1850 OR TERRITORY CENSUS - Mary Edgar, age 14, b. Iowa, is enumerated with Moses Edgar, age 44, b. Virginia, and Susan, age 37, b. Virginia, along with George, age 11, b. Iowa, Leonard, age 10, b. Iowa, David, age 8, b. Iowa, Jasper, age 6, b. Iowa, Eliza, age 4, b. Iowa, Maria, age 2, b. Oregon Territory, and Elma, age 1, b. Oregon Territory.
MARRIAGE – “Marion Francis Cook & Mary Jane Edgar, m 9 Sep 1857; Thomas H. Pearne, M.G. Wit: Hugh Harrison & W.V. Smith #311 pg 90”.
1860 OR CENSUS - M. J. Cook, age 23, b. Iowa, is enumerated with F. M., male, age 21, occupation farmer, b. Misouri, and M.E., female, age 2, b. Oregon. They are enumerated in the home of J. [I?] Cook, age 67, occupation farmer, b. Virginia, and S., female, age 60, b. N. Carolina.
1870 OR CENSUS - Mary Cook, age 33, b. Indiana, is enumerated with F. M. Cook, age 30, occupation farmer, b. Missouri, along with Martha E., age 12, b. Oregon, Isaac N., age 9, b. Oregon, Francis M., age 4,b. Oregon, and Nellie D., age 3 months, b. Oregon.
1900 OR CENSUS - Marie [Mary] J. Cook, age 63, mother of 6, b. Oct 1836 in Indiana, is enumerated with her husband of 42 years, Frank, age 61, occupation farmer, b. Mar 1839 in Missouri, along with Charles Edgar, identified as a boarder, age 9, b. Jun 1890 in Oregon.
DISCREPANCY - 1850 Census gives place of birth as Iowa, 1870 and 1900 give place of birth as Indiana.