Samuel Cook

Male8 December 1899–about 1972

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Cook was born on 8 December 1899, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, his father, John H Cook, was 36 and his mother, Mary Johnston, was 35. He died about 1972, in Florida, United States, at the age of 74.

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Samuel Cook
1899–about 1972
Bertha Washington Kimmerly
1904–1976

Sources (7)

  • Samuel J Cook in household of Mary Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Cook, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"
  • Samuel J Cook in household of Mary Cook, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 15

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Middle English cok, coke, cook, couk, cuk(e) (Old English cōc) ‘cook’ or ‘seller of cooked foods’. See also Kew .

Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name (see 1 above), but in some cases a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook ).

Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘cook’, such as German and Jewish Koch , Dutch Kook , Polish Kucharz and Kucharczyk , Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar , North German Kuk .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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