Charles Earnest Cook

25 October 1875–28 November 1946 (Age 71)
Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles Earnest

When Charles Earnest Cook was born on 25 October 1875, in Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter McCauley Cook, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Margaret Seylar, was 26. He lived in Ayr Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 28 November 1946, at the age of 71, and was buried in McConnellsburg, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Peter McCauley Cook
Sarah Margaret Seylar
Jessie Edith Cook
Charles Earnest Cook
Claude Bernard Cook
Katherine Horner Cook

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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)

  • Chas Ernest Cook in household of P Mc C Cook, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Earnest Cook, "Find A Grave Index"

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