Sarah Cook

14 January 1747–
Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Cook was christened on 14 January 1747, in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Cook, was 21 and her mother, Mary Moreton, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Cook
1726–
Mary Moreton
1721–
Sarah Cook
1747–
Samuel Cook
1748–1783
Thomas Cook
1748–
Joseph Cook
1749–
Nancy Mary Cook
1751–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (1)

  • Sarah Cook, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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