Timothy Cook

1758–1780 (Age 22)
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Cook was born about 1758, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Job Cook, was 43 and his mother, Jemima Grinnell, was 28. He died after 1780, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Job Cook
1715–1775
Jemima Grinnell
1730–1790
Mercy Cook
1756–1815
Timothy Cook
1758–1780
Ellis Cook
1760–1831

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 18

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 22

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Timothy Cook - Published information: birth-name: Timothy Cook

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