Abner George Washington Cook

2 October 1862–5 October 1927 (Age 65)
Sweetwater, Catawba, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Abner George Washington

When Abner George Washington Cook was born on 2 October 1862, in Sweetwater, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Sands Cook Sr, was 53 and his mother, Almira Miriam Norris, was 47. He married Sarah Alzenia Love in 1879, in Oregon, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Beaverdam Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Sugar Grove, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1927. He died on 5 October 1927, in Laurel Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Cook Cemetery, Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States.

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Abner George Washington Cook
Sarah Alzenia Love
Marriage: 1879
Lula Ellen Cook
Martha Florence Cook
Grover Cleveland Cook
William Henry Cook
Fallah Cook Warren
Floy Anna "Annie" Cook
Rosa Lee Cook
George Love Cook

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  • Marriage
    1879Oregon, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Battle of Bentonville
    Age 3
    The Battle of Bentonville took place in Johnston, North Carolina from March 19, 1865- March 21, 1865. It was considered the bloodiest battle of North Carolina, with around 4,000 casualties.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 19
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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 (38)

    • Abner G W Cook in household of Mira Cook, "United States Census, 1880"
    • A.G. Cook in entry for Lula Presnell, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
    • Abner W Cook in household of Jacob Cook, "United States Census, 1870"

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