Samuel Cook

24 April 1881–15 October 1964 (Age 83)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Cook was born on 24 April 1881, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, David Cook, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Holt, was 29. He married Elsie Victoria Williams on 29 November 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 15 October 1964, in Syracuse, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Syracuse Memorial Park, Syracuse, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Cook
Elsie Victoria Williams
Marriage: 29 November 1905
Dell Williams Cook
Ben Samuel COOK
Wayne Henry Cook
Max Mark Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 15
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 22
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    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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    Story Highlight

    David Cook and Hannah Holt from The Community of Syracuse

    David Cook was born in Abbesecond, Bath County, Wales, March 15, 1847. He immigrated to Utah February 4, 1853 with his parents, Mark Cook and Ann Evans and two other children. He was seven years of …

    Sources (36)

    • Samuel Cook in entry for Ben Samuel Cook, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Samuel Cook, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Samuel Cook in entry for Wayne Henry Cook and Iola C Ellis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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