Grace Louise Cook

7 June 1887–4 September 1908 (Age 21)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Grace Louise

When Grace Louise Cook was born on 7 June 1887, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, James Brown Cook, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Ann Winget, was 26. She lived in Burton Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 4 September 1908, at the age of 21, and was buried in Burton, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Brown Cook
1860–1942
Sarah Ann Winget
1860–1931
Grace Louise Cook
1887–1908
Mary Ann Cook
1888–1980
Charles Walter Cook
1890–1943
James Henry Cook
1892–1893
Frank Leslie Cook
1893–1969
Russell Lawrence Cook
1895–1980
Howard Cook
1897–1897
Aubrey Bryce Cook
1899–1951
Clarence Cook
1901–1933
Robert C. Cook
1905–1939

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (2)

  • Grace L Cook in household of James B Cook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace Cook, "Find A Grave Index"

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