Elizabeth Cook

24 October 1849–17 January 1922 (Age 72)
Abersychan, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Cook was born on 24 October 1849, in Abersychan, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Mark Cook, was 29 and her mother, Ann Evans, was 26. She married John Haven Barlow Sr on 24 October 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 17 January 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Haven Barlow Sr
Elizabeth Cook
Marriage: 24 October 1868
John Haven Barlow Jr.
Elizabeth Ann Barlow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 8
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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    Elizabeth Cook Barlow

    Elizabeth Cook Barlow by Elizabeth Ann Barlow Stringham With additions and notes by Donnette Stringham Smith Bountiful, Utah October 24, 1933 This being my Mother’s 81 birthday, and also Fa …

    Sources (23)

    • Eliza Barlow in household of John Barlow, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Cook in entry for Elizabeth Ann Barlow Stringham, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Cook in household of Mark Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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