George Cook

Male20 February 1699–

Brief Life History of George

When George Cook was born on 20 February 1699, in Longparish, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Cook, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Cook, was 22.

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John Cook
1673–1768
Margaret Cook
1677–1769
George Cook
1699–
Robert Cook
1701–
Robert cook
1702–
Mary Cook
1704–
Charles Cook
1705–
Thomas Cook
1708–1758
Richard Cook
1710–
William Cook
1713–1766

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    World Events (2)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 102

    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

    Age 116

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

    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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