Anna Cook

May 1835–13 October 1912 (Age 77)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Cook was born in May 1835, in Greene, Indiana, United States, her father, Augustine James Cook, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Wilson, was 26. She married Willis T Slinker on 19 May 1853, in Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lindsey Township, Benton, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Zapato, Costilla, Colorado, United States in 1900. She died on 13 October 1912, in Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Wilder Cemetery, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willis T Slinker
Anna Cook
Marriage: 19 May 1853
William J. Slinker
James A. Slinker
John Laurie Slinker
Theodoria Slinker
Temperence Elisabeth Slinker
Nancy A. Slinker
Allen Thornton Slinker
Nettie M Slinker

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  • Marriage
    19 May 1853Jasper, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 19
    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.
    Age 25
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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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    Sources (8)

    • Ann Slinker in household of Willis T Slinker, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Anna Cook in entry for Allen T. Slinker, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Annie Slinker in household of Allen Slinker, "United States Census, 1900"

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