Janet Hunter

4 October 1837–31 October 1921 (Age 84)
Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet Hunter was born on 4 October 1837, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, her father, Robert Hunter, was 22 and her mother, Agnes Hunter, was 22. She married David Simpson Cook on 24 September 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 31 October 1921, in South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Simpson Cook
Janet Hunter
Marriage: 24 September 1852
David Hunter Cook
Andrew Beveridge Cook
William Simpson Cook
Robert Hunter Cook
James Hunter Cook
Agnes Hunter Cook
Margaret Simpson Cook
Jeanette Hunter Cook
Alexander Cook
Peter Cook
John Allen Cook
Thomas Simpson Cook
Joseph Hunter Cook
Henry Hunter Cook
George Hunter Cook
Isabelle Beveridge Cook
Ida Elizabeth Cook
Junius Melvin Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 13
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: occupational name from Middle English hunter(e) ‘huntsman’ (see Hunt ).Irish (Antrim and Derry): adopted for Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee ) due to confusion with the word fiadhach ‘hunt’.History: A Scottish family of this name (see 1 above) has been established at Hunterston (Ayrshire) since the 13th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Sketch of David Simpson Cook and wife Janet Hunter Cook

    A Short Sketch of the Life of David Simpson Cook and Wife, Janet Hunter Cook and A Short History of Janet Hunter's Parents, Robert Hunter and Agnes Hunter Agnes Hunter was born to James Hunter and M …

    Sources (66)

    • Jannett H Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Janet H Cook in entry for Junius M Cook and Alta Garner, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
    • Janet Hunter in entry for Ida Elizabeth Cook Parrish, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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