Chancy Cook

1879–1881 (Age 2)
Payson, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Chancy

When Chancy Cook was born in 1879, in Payson, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Chancy Cook, was 29 and his mother, Orena E. Tyler, was 25. He died in October 1881, in his hometown, at the age of 2, and was buried in Payson, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Chancy Cook
Orena E. Tyler
Alonzo Dell Cook
Holbert Cook
Hattie Cook
Albert Young Cook
Chancy Cook
Haldane Cook
Louis Phillips Cook
Clara Edith Cook

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World Events (1)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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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  • Chancy Cook, "Find A Grave Index"

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