Lavina A Cook

Brief Life History of Lavina A

When Lavina A Cook was born on 12 December 1827, in Westfield MM, Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Stephen Cook, was 29 and her mother, Patience Marshall, was 26. She married Charles E Woodward on 3 July 1845, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Otoe, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Kansas, United States in 1870. She died on 12 March 1897, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Charles E Woodward
1821–
Lavina A Cook
1827–1897
Marriage: 3 July 1845
Mary Emma Woodward
1846–1918
Pryer C Woodward
1850–1930
Lydia J. Woodward
1853–
Joshua C. Woodward
1855–
Francis M. Woodward
1858–
Dempsey Woodward
1860–
Elsie Woodward
1863–
Jessie E. Woodward
1866–1955

Sources (6)

  • Lovina Woodword in household of Charley Woodword, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lavina Cook - Government record: birth-name: Lavina Cook
  • Luvina Cook, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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.

1838

Historical Boundaries: 1838: Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Iowa Territory, United States 1843: Keokuk, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Keokuk, Iowa, United States

1846

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

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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