Mariah Louise Cook

16 October 1817–25 January 1846 (Age 28)
Fountain, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mariah Louise

Mariah Louise Cook was born on 16 October 1817, in Fountain, Indiana, United States as the daughter of John Daniel Cook 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

Spouse and Children

7 January 1836
Fountain, Indiana, United States


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+3 More Children

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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Old English cōc (Latin coquus). There has been some confusion with Cocke .2 Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name, but in some cases a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ ( see McCook ).3 In North America Cook has absorbed examples of cognate and semantically equivalent names from other languages, such as German and Jewish Koch .

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

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Sources (2)

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

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