When Seth Cook was born on 28 May 1745, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Seth Aldrich Cook, was 25 and his mother, Mary Cass, was 26. He married Eunice Cook in 1770, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1801, in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 56.
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 .
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