helen russell cooke

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    Tracing Possible Bloodline Connection to Edward John Smith

    I was a "Smith" by birth. When I was re-united with my bio-mother 20 years ago, she told me, vaguely, I have a bloodline connection to Captain Smith. I never gave it much stock nor investigated, but now that my son has taken an interest in genealogy, I'm doing some research. I can see that it...
  2. Stanley C Jenkins

    Helen Russell Cooke

    Captain Smith’s daughter, Helen Russell Cooke, resided for many years in a cottage known as "Pratt's" on the south side of the village green at Leafield, near Witney in Oxfordshire. At the time of the sinking Helen Melville Smith was a child of five. In 1922 she married a stockbroker, Mr Sidney...