Ambrose Cook

about 1742–about 1743 (Age 1)
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Ambrose

When Ambrose Cook was born about 1742, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Cook II, was 32 and his mother, Jerusha Sexton, was 29. He died about 1743, in his hometown, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Cook II
1710–1790
Jerusha Sexton
1713–1795
Amos Cook
1734–1813
Ambrose Cook
1742–1743
Col. Isaac Cooke III
1739–1810
Mindwell Cook
1740–
Caleb Cook Esq
1741–1821
Mindwell Cook
1743–1744
Ambrose Cook
1744–1824
Elisha Cooke
1745–
Elihu Cook
1747–1747
Mindwell Cooke
1749–

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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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