Robert Lee Cook

28 September 1899–3 July 1976 (Age 76)
Jackson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Cook was born on 28 September 1899, in Jackson, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Washington Cook, was 71 and his mother, Margaret Jane Hodge, was 37. He married Dicie Stacy on 29 July 1920, in Perry, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Pond Creek, Jackson, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 3 July 1976, in Pasco, Florida, United States, at the age of 76.

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Robert Lee Cook
Dicie Stacy
Marriage: 29 July 1920
Walter Cook

Spouse and Children


    Dicie Stacy


29 July 1920
Perry, Kentucky, United States


    Walter Cook


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 1

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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 (3)

  • Robert Cook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Cook in household of George W Cook, "United States Census, 1910"

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