David N Cook

8 May 1861–1930 (Age 68)
Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of David N

When David N Cook was born on 8 May 1861, in Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Cook, was 32 and his mother, Agnes Durie, was 27. He married Jessie McNeil on 20 June 1883, in Lonaconing, Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1910. He died in 1930, in Lonaconing, Allegany, Maryland, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

David N Cook
Jessie McNeil
Marriage: 20 June 1883
Elizabeth Pollock Cook
David Cook
Robert Cook
James Thomas Cook
William S. Cook
Hugh Wilson Cook Sr
Jessie Cook
Ruth Cook
Agness Cook

Spouse and Children

20 June 1883
Lonaconing, Allegany, Maryland, United States


    Elizabeth Pollock Cook


    David Cook


    Robert Cook


    James Thomas Cook


    William S. Cook


+4 More Children

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • David Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David Cook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David Cook, "United States Census, 1920"

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