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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Isaac Cook II
Jerusha Sexton
Amos Cook
Ambrose Cook
Col. Isaac Cooke III
Mindwell Cook
Caleb Cook Esq
Mindwell Cook
Ambrose Cook
Elisha Cooke
Elihu Cook
Mindwell Cooke

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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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