Grace Cook

26 November 1907–9 June 2007 (Age 99)
Carter, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Cook was born on 26 November 1907, in Carter, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Marcus Cook, was 24 and her mother, Dora Lena Bays, was 19. She married Robert Franklin Lawson on 29 May 1935, in Bell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Morgan, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Balance Of County, Wasco, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 9 June 2007, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 99.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Franklin Lawson
Grace Cook
Marriage: 29 May 1935
Phyllis Jean Lawson
Marcus Clinton Lawson

Spouse and Children

    Robert Franklin Lawson



29 May 1935
Bell, Kentucky, United States


    Phyllis Jean Lawson


    Marcus Clinton Lawson


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 28

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grace Cook in household of Markis Cook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace C Lawson in household of Robert F Lawson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Cook in household of Marcus Cook, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.