Margaret Cook

about 1736–
Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Cook was born about 1736, in Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Archbald Cook, was 42 and her mother, Elisabeth Bready, was 37. She married John Colquhoun on 11 February 1757, in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Colquhoun
1732–1797
Margaret Cook
1736–
Marriage: 11 February 1757
Archbald Colquhoun
1758–1839
Ann Colquhoun
1759–
Malcolm Calhoun
1760–1823
Patrick Calhoun
1761–
Margaret Brisbane Colquhoun
1762–
Isabel Colquhoun
1764–1818
Jean Calhoun
1765–
James Colquhoun
1767–
Walter Colquhoun
1769–
John Colquhoun
1770–
Elizabeth Colquhoun
1772–1855
David Colquhoun
1774–
Katherine Donald Colquhoun
1776–
Mary Falconer Colquhoun
1778–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1757Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (4)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 66
    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
    1815
    Age 79
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1830
    Age 94
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Middle English cok, coke, cook, couk, cuk(e) (Old English cōc) ‘cook’ or ‘seller of cooked foods’. See also Kew .Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name (see 1 above), but in some cases a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook ).Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘cook’, such as German and Jewish Koch , Dutch Kook , Polish Kucharz and Kucharczyk , Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar , North German Kuk .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Cookson
    Cocke
    Coke
    Kuhar
    Cooke
    Kew

    Sources (14)

    • Margaret Cook in entry for David Colquhoun, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Margaret Cook, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
    • Margaret Colquhoun (born Cook), 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage

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