Lieut Henry Cook

28 May 1775–10 June 1862 (Age 87)
Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Henry

When Lieut Henry Cook was born on 28 May 1775, in Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Capt. John C. Cook, was 37 and his mother, Martha Ann Pearson, was 20. He married Elizabeth McCormack on 13 May 1800, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 June 1862, in Collin, Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Baccus Cemetery, Plano, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Lieut Henry Cook
Sally " Sarah" Kincaid
Marriage: 6 March 1825
Martha Cook
Elizabeth Cook
Rachel Cook
Daniel Cook
Lewis Franklin Cook
Sarah Jane Cook

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  • Marriage
    6 March 1825Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 1
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 25
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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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    Sources (16)

    • Henry Cook, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Henry Cook, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Henry Hustis in entry for Elizabeth Hustis, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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