Gertrude Jessie Cook

4 August 1910–24 December 1994 (Age 84)
Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life of Gertrude Jessie

When Gertrude Jessie Cook was born on 4 August 1910, in Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States, her father, Frederick Cook, was 56 and her mother, Elnora Estella Austin, was 44. She lived in Newark, Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States for about 5 years and Irondequoit, Monroe, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 24 December 1994, in Revere, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Revere, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Elmer Malcolm Neal
Gertrude Jessie Cook

Spouse and Children

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    Frederick Cook


    Elnora Estella Austin




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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 7

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 22

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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 (3)

  • Dorothy E Neal in household of Elmer M Neal, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geraldine Wood in household of John Day, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie Neal in household of Elmer Neal, "United States Census, 1940"

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