Jacob Griest Cookson

Maleabout 1827–

Brief Life History of Jacob Griest

When Jacob Griest Cookson was born about 1827, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Cookson, was 28 and his mother, Esther Vanscoyac Griest, was 20. He married Mary Jane Bond on 25 November 1852, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States for about 30 years.

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Jacob Griest Cookson
about 1827–
Mary Jane Bond
Marriage: 25 November 1852
Amanda Cookson
James Cookson
Mary A Cookson
Mahlon M. Cookson
Laura Alice Cookson
Ida May Cookson
William John Cookson

Sources (15)

  • Jacob Cookson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Cookson - Government record: birth-name: Jacob Cookson
  • Jacob G. Cookson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1852Fairfield, Ohio, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    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.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 9

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 33

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): from Middle English cok ‘cook’ or the surname Cook + son, denoting either ‘son of (the) cook’ or ‘son of (a man called) Cook’. See Cook .

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

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