Sarah Frances Cook

29 September 1871–31 July 1906 (Age 34)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Sarah Frances

When Sarah Frances Cook was born on 29 September 1871, in Missouri, United States, her father, William H. Cook, was 35 and her mother, Frances Teagarden, was 35. She married Robert E Cravens on 14 October 1889, in Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Colfax Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 31 July 1906, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Robert E Cravens
Sarah Frances Cook
Marriage: 14 October 1889
Claude Francis Craven

Spouse and Children

    Robert E Cravens



14 October 1889
Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States


    Claude Francis Craven


Parents and Siblings

    William H. Cook


    Frances Teagarden




    Mary J. Cook




    John Cook


    Tabitha Cook


    George B. Cook


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 10

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 .

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Sources (2)

  • Fannie Craven in household of Robert Craven, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah F Cook in household of William H Cook, "United States Census, 1880"

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