Hannah Cook

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Cook was born on 22 January 1842, in Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, her father, Henry Freeman Cook, was 27 and her mother, Sophronia Strobridge, was 28. She married Moroni Dayton on 9 February 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Dingle, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 16 April 1926, in Cokeville, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Dingle, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moroni Dayton
Hannah Cook
Marriage: 9 February 1860
Mary Sophronia Dayton
Helen Isola Dayton
Charlotta Dayton
Henrietta Dayton
William Freeman Dayton
John Henry Dayton
Forrest Dayton
Oliver Lee Dayton
Marett Dayton
Elmo Dayton
Marvin Moroni Dayton

Sources (35)

  • Hannah Cook in household of Hy F Cook, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah Cook Dayton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hannah Cook in entry for Moroni Dayton, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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Henry Freeman Cook (12 January 1815 - 14 April 1882)

HENRY FREEMAN COOK BORN:12 Jan 1815Homer, Cortland, New York DIED:14 Apr 1882Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah FATHER:William Cook6 Sep 1780 - 4 Nov 1840 MOTHER:Lucy Chapman5 May 1787 - 16 Oct 1857 …

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