16 Prince Street

16 Prince Street, Provincetown (2008), by David W. Dunlap.It was fitting that the accountant John F. Cook Jr. (1931-2010) should have lived across the street from St. Peter’s Church. A recipient of the Marian Medal, Cook was a member and president of the Holy Name Society and of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, and he was a Faithful Navigator Fourth Degree in the Knights of Columbus. (“John F. Cook Jr., of Provincetown,” The Provincetown Banner/Wicked Local, 25 February 2010.) In ±1951, he married Ellen Ross (1931-2005). Shortly after their marriage, in 1954, Ellen acquired this property from her parents [?], George A. Ross (b 1901) and Ethel Ross (b 1907), and from Ellen T. “Nellie” Francis. The family sold the property in 2011. • MapHistoric District Survey, main house • Historic District Survey, shed • Assessor’s Online Database ¶ Posted 2013-08-03

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