Sarah Gray Cook

16 April 1797–5 August 1827 (Age 30)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah Gray

When Sarah Gray Cook was born on 16 April 1797, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ellis Cook, was 37 and her mother, Mary Winter, was 33. She died on 5 August 1827, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Cook
1760–1831
Mary Winter
1763–
Sarah Gray Cook
1797–1827
James Cook
1801–1829
Edward Cook
1798–1830
Mary Earl Cook
1803–1871

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 6

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

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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