Anthony Joseph Cook

18 September 1865–3 November 1951 (Age 86)
Waterford, Racine, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Anthony Joseph

When Anthony Joseph Cook was born on 18 September 1865, in Waterford, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Heinrich Koch, was 47 and his mother, Anna Catherine Timp, was 37. He married Mary Magdalene Schoeberl on 16 November 1886, in McCook, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Clarno, Lake, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Richland Township, McCook, South Dakota, United States in 1920. He died on 3 November 1951, in Dollymount Township, Traverse, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery, Dumont, Traverse, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Joseph Cook
Mary Magdalene Schoeberl
Marriage: 16 November 1886
Mary H. Cook
Annie Cook
Clara Cook
Henry Michael Cook
Joseph Anthony Cook
Edith Helena Cook
John Peter Cook

Spouse and Children


    Mary Magdalene Schoeberl


16 November 1886
McCook, South Dakota, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Cook


    Mary Theresa Cook


    Adelaide Ann Cook


    John Henry Cook


    Henry C Koch


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 2

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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Sources (3)

  • Anton J Cook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anthony J Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anthony J Cook, "United States Census, 1930"

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