Walter (unconfirmed) Cook

1770–1845 (Age 75)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Walter (unconfirmed)

Walter (unconfirmed) Cook was born in 1770, in New Jersey, United States. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Margaret Bodie. He lived in Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1895. He died in 1845, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Walter (unconfirmed) Cook
1770–1845
Margaret Bodie
1778–1845
Nancy Cook
1800–1879
Elizabeth Cook
1805–1893
David Ross Cook
1809–1890
Alfred Cook
1813–
Abner Cook
1815–1904
Sarah J Cook
1818–1911

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

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World Events (8)

1775

Age 5

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 20

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

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 (1)

  • Walter Cook in entry for Ellen M. Cook, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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