Elisha Cooke

9 May 1760–1855 (Age 94)
Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Elisha

When Elisha Cooke was born on 9 May 1760, in Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Michael Cooke, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Mitchell, was 39. He had at least 6 sons and 8 daughters with Abigail Williams. He lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1760. He died in 1855, in Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Cooke
1760–1855
Abigail Williams
1764–1836
Safety Cook
1786–
Edward William Cook MD.
1789–1853
Joseph Cook
1790–1863
Alice Cook
1793–
Sally Cook
1794–1871
Sarah Cook
1795–
Polley Cook
1796–1855
Elisha Cook
1797–
Nancy Alta Cook
1797–1864
Ebenezer Cook
1799–1841
Elisha Cook
1801–
Abigail Weaver Cook
1804–
Abner Cook
1808–
Caroline Roxanne Cook
1810–

Spouse and Children

children

(14)

    Safety Cook

    Female1786–Female

    Edward William Cook MD.

    Male1789–1853Male

    Joseph Cook

    Male1790–1863Male

    Female1793–Female

    Sally Cook

    Female1794–1871Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 16

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 26

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English, etc.: variant spelling of Cook .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elisha Cooke, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Elisha Cook in entry for Elisha Cook and Rebecca Reed, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Elisha Cook in entry for Abigail Cook, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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