Joseph Cook

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Cook was born in 1782, his father, John Cook, was 34 and his mother, Ann Powers, was 27. He died on 7 May 1782, at the age of 0, and was buried in Claybrooke Parva, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Cook
Ann Powers
Mary Cook
Wiliam Cook
Mary Cook
Joseph Cook
Thomas Cooke
Ann Powers Cook
John Cook
William Cook

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Cook, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Cook, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Joseph Cook, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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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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