Ambrose Philip Cook

Male14 October 1775–

Brief Life History of Ambrose Philip

When Ambrose Philip Cook was born on 14 October 1775, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, George Johann Cook, was 52 and his mother, Anna Maria Huffman, was 20. He married Susannah Fleischmann on 20 September 1803, in Madison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Ambrose Philip Cook
Susannah Fleischmann
Marriage: 20 September 1803
Francis Estermilla Cook
Jeremias Cooke
Noah Cook

Sources (7)

  • Ambrose Cook in entry for Frances E Cook, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Ambrose Cook, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Ambrose Cook in entry for Frances E. Cook, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1803Madison, Virginia, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 5

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.


    Age 33

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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