Henry Cook

about 1813–
Saint Marys, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Henry

When Henry Cook was born about 1813, in Saint Marys, York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Henry Cook Sr, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Bobart, was 38.

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Henry Cook Sr
Margaret Bobart
William Cook
Henry Cook
Samuel Cook
Charles Cook
Jedediah Cook
Jarvis Cook
James Cook
Hannah Cook
Margaret Cook

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World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 54

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 56


Age 58

British Columbia joins the confederation.

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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