Amos Cooke

12 October 1766–31 May 1850 (Age 83)
Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Amos

When Amos Cooke was born on 12 October 1766, in Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, Michael Cooke, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Mitchell, was 45. He married Thankful Clemence on 5 July 1789, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 31 May 1850, at the age of 83, and was buried in Chester, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Cooke
1766–1850
Thankful Clemence
1766–1839
Marriage: 5 July 1789
Morris Cook
1790–1870
Elizabeth Cooke
1793–
Anna Cooke
1795–
Wakefield Cook
1804–1886
Hannah Phebe Jane Cooke
1797–
Amos Cook
1802–1858
Ebenezer Cook
1805–1881
Abigail Cook
1807–1881

Spouse and Children

    Male1766–1850Male

    Thankful Clemence

    Female1766–1839Female

MARRIAGE
5 July 1789
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(8)

    Morris Cook

    Male1790–1870Male

    Elizabeth Cooke

    Female1793–Female

    Anna Cooke

    Female1795–Female

    Male1802–1858Male

    Wakefield Cook

    Male1804–1886Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 6

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.
1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 22

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English, etc.: variant spelling of Cook .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Amos Cooke, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Amos Cook in entry for Rodman Nutting and Elizabeth Cook, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Amos Cook in entry for Amos Cook, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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