William Sutton Cooke

7 June 1827–15 December 1898 (Age 71)
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Sutton

When William Sutton Cooke was born on 7 June 1827, in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cooke, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Anne Sutton, was 18. He married Lucy Rutledge on 26 December 1849, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sonoma, California, United States in 1879 and Dutch Flat, Placer, California, United States in 1880. He died on 15 December 1898, in Virginia City, Storey, Nevada, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dutch Flat, Placer, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Sutton Cooke
1827–1898
Lucy Rutledge
1827–1915
Marriage: 26 December 1849
Sarah Anne Sheperson Cooke
1851–1929
William Rutledge Cooke
1854–1922
Mary Eve Anna Cooke
1855–
Frank Willis Cooke
1860–1927
Henry Sutton Cooke
1862–1900
Joseph Edwin Cooke
1868–
Genevieve Cooke
1869–1928
Lucy Cooke
1872–1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1849Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830
    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833
    Age 6
    GNiS Detail - Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa USGS Database describes Dubuque as Post Office. Post Offices Opened as Dubuque's Mines 05/27/1833. Name changed to Dubuque 01/24/1837.
    1846
    Age 19
    Iowa is the 29th state.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: variant of Cook .History: Francis Cooke (died 1663) and his eldest son John were passengers on the Mayflower in 1621; they were joined two years later by Francis's wife and other children. In the words of William Bradford, he lived long enough ‘to see his children's children have children’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Cook

    Sources (31)

    • William Sutton Cooke, "Nevada County Birth and Death Records, 1871-1992"
    • Wm S Cooke in household of Wm Cooke, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Wm S Cook, "United States Census, 1880"

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