Nellie Cook or Mason

Brief Life History of Nellie

When Nellie Cook or Mason was born in 1886, in Shepherds Bush, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Harry Edwin Mason, was 29 and her mother, Ann Woodhall, was 32. She married Charles Moody on 24 January 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Charles Moody
Nellie Cook or Mason
Marriage: 24 January 1904
Florence Kate H. Moody
Nellie Ada Moody
Ameila Rose Moody
Charles Frederick Moody
Mable Edith Moody
Ethel Ivy Moody
James Moody
Doris Moody

Sources (2)

  • Nellie Moody in household of Charles Moody, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Nellie Ives, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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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