Marvin Cook

about 1870–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Marvin

When Marvin Cook was born about 1870, in Georgia, United States, his father, John Leander Cook, was 49 and his mother, Frances Lawing, was 42. He lived in Flat Woods, Floyd, Georgia, United States in 1880.

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John Leander Cook
1821–1912
Frances Lawing
1828–1888
Samuel Decatur Cook
1849–1927
Elizabeth Cook
1849–
Marvin Cook
1870–
Jeremiah Cook
1853–
Andrew S Cook
1855–1921
John Harrison Cook
1860–1892
Melissa Cook
1864–1941
Marion J. Cook
1867–1945
William A Cook
1869–

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 23

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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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