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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Family Time Line

Henry Cook Sr
1777–1839
Margaret Bobart
1775–1839
William Cook
1810–1892
Henry Cook
1813–
Samuel Cook
1829–1903
Charles Cook
1829–
Jedediah Cook
1812–1881
Jarvis Cook
1815–1851
James Cook
1817–1848
Hannah Cook
1818–1896
Margaret Cook
1823–1847

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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.
1869

Age 56

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1871

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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