Randall Cook

10 November 1800–8 June 1871 (Age 70)
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Randall

When Randall Cook was born on 10 November 1800, in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Levi Cooke, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Poole, was 40. He married Sarah Tower Bates on 16 September 1827, in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 8 June 1871, in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Randall Cook
Sarah Tower Bates
Marriage: 16 September 1827
Sarah Jane Cook
Ellen Maria Cook
Fidelia Hayward Cook
Harriet Bisbee Cook
Randall Webster Cook
Edward Clifford Cook
Carrie Isabelle Cook

Spouse and Children

16 September 1827
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Levi Cooke


    Sarah Poole






    Susanah Cooke


    Levi Cook


    Nathaniel Cook


+7 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Randall Cook, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Randall Cook, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Randall Cook, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"

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