Everett Theodore Cook

10 February 1918–29 June 1959 (Age 41)
Galesburg, Jasper, Missouri, United States

The Life of Everett Theodore

When Everett Theodore Cook was born on 10 February 1918, in Galesburg, Jasper, Missouri, United States, his father, Vernon Alvadora Cook, was 28 and his mother, Roxie Adeline Edwards, was 32. He lived in Mineral Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 29 June 1959, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Austin Memorial Park, Austin, Travis, Texas, United States.

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Vernon Alvadora Cook
Roxie Adeline Edwards
Alton Alvadora Thornton Cook
Mary Isabelle Cook
Everett Theodore Cook

Parents and Siblings



    Alton Alvadora Thornton Cook


    Mary Isabelle Cook



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 13

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Everette T Cook in household of Dora Cook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Everett T Cook in household of Dora Cook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Everett T Cook, "Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946"

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