Rebecca Elizabeth Hogan

Brief Life History of Rebecca Elizabeth

When Rebecca Elizabeth Hogan was born on 22 March 1827, in Haywood, Chatham, North Carolina, United States, her father, Nathanial Hogan, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Isabella "Elly" Kimsey, was 22. She married Thomas Jefferson Cook on 24 December 1846, in Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in District 551, Pike, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Rabun, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 20 February 1885, in Clayton, Rabun, Georgia, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Rabun, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Cook
Rebecca Elizabeth Hogan
Marriage: 24 December 1846
Thomas John Cook
Nancy Elizabeth Cook
Alfred Benton Cook
Sarah Rachael Amanda Isabel Cook
Margaret Ann Cook
Lavina "Viney" Independence Cook
Vaila Cook
Zevalor Wilkerson Cook
Dora Cook

Sources (11)

  • Rebecca Cook in household of Thomas J. Cook, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rebecca Elizabeth Cook, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hogan in entry for Margaret Powell, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Historical Boundaries: 1832: Union, Georgia, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish (Tipperary): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓgáin ‘descendant of Ógán’, a personal name from a diminutive of óg ‘young’, also meaning ‘young warrior’. In southern Ireland, some bearers claim descent from an uncle of Brian Boru, while in northern Ireland a surname of the same form was Anglicized as Hagan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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