Susan Cook

5 June 1843–20 June 1940 (Age 97)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Cook was born on 5 June 1843, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Jacob Sands Cook Sr, was 34 and her mother, Almira Miriam Norris, was 28. She married Thomas Trivett in 1864, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Beech Mountain Township, Avery, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Beech Mountain, Avery, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 June 1940, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Mcguire Cemetery, Elk Park, Avery, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Trivett
Susan Cook
Marriage: 1864
Rev James Shadrack Trivett
Nancy Louisa Trivette
Mary Alice Trivette
John Suttle Trivett

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Trivett



Ashe, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 10

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 27

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Susan Trivett in household of Thomas Trivett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susin Trivett in household of Lee W Mcguire, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susan Trivett in household of Thomas Trivett, "United States Census, 1910"

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