Mariah Louise Cook

Female16 October 1817–25 January 1846

Brief Life History of Mariah Louise

Mariah Louise Cook was born on 16 October 1817, in Fountain, Indiana, United States as the daughter of John Daniel Koch Jr. She married Jobe Jenne Jr on 7 January 1836, in Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 25 January 1846, in her hometown, at the age of 28, and was buried in Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jobe Jenne Jr
Mariah Louise Cook
Marriage: 7 January 1836
Lucinda Jenne
Elizabeth Jenne
Julia Ann Jenne
Melissa Jane Jenne
Daniel Jenne

Sources (2)

  • Mariah Cook, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Maria Louisa Cook Jenne, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1836Fountain, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

    Age 8

    The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1826: Fountain, Indiana, United States

    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.

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