Ella Elizabeth Henrietta Cook

20 August 1879–29 January 1954 (Age 74)
Marcus, Cherokee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ella Elizabeth Henrietta

When Ella Elizabeth Henrietta Cook was born on 20 August 1879, in Marcus, Cherokee, Iowa, United States, her father, Marcus Koch, was 34 and her mother, Caroline Muller, was 25. She married Martin Peter John Luther on 7 June 1904, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 29 January 1954, at the age of 74, and was buried in Worth, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Peter John Luther
Ella Elizabeth Henrietta Cook
Marriage: 7 June 1904
Lillian Catherine Luther
William Martin Luther
Carol Margaret Luther

Spouse and Children

7 June 1904
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Marcus Koch


    Caroline Muller




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ella H Luther in household of Martin P Luther, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella H Luther in household of Martin Luther, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella Luther in household of Martin Luther, "United States Census, 1930"

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