Samuel Daniel (David) Cook, Cooke

26 March 1896–17 September 1962 (Age 66)
Pine Ridge, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samuel Daniel (David)

When Samuel Daniel (David) Cook, Cooke was born on 26 March 1896, in Pine Ridge, Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Martin Cook, was 36 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Brinkley, was 36. He married Grace Elizabeth Snow about 1920, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Stewarts Creek Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 September 1962, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mount Airy Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Samuel Daniel (David) Cook, Cooke
Grace Elizabeth Snow
Marriage: about 1920
Irvin Wade Cook

Spouse and Children

about 1920
Surry, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 1

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Samuel D Cook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel D Cook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Cook in household of Henry Cook, "United States Census, 1900"

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