When George W Cook was born on 20 March 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Henry Freeman Cook, was 35 and his mother, Sophronia Strobridge, was 37. He married Ellen Mariah Phippen on 17 November 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 26 November 1916, in Dingle, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Dingle, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.
English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Middle English cok, coke, cook, couk, cuk(e) (Old English cōc) ‘cook’ or ‘seller of cooked foods’. See also Kew .
Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name (see 1 above), but in some cases a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook ).
Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘cook’, such as German and Jewish Koch , Dutch Kook , Polish Kucharz and Kucharczyk , Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar , North German Kuk .
HENRY FREEMAN COOK BORN:12 Jan 1815Homer, Cortland, New York DIED:14 Apr 1882Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah FATHER:William Cook6 Sep 1780 - 4 Nov 1840 MOTHER:Lucy Chapman5 May 1787 - 16 Oct 1857 …
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