John Cook

28 September 1818–3 January 1910 (Age 91)
Cranwell, Lincolnshire, England

The Life Summary of John

When John Cook was born on 28 September 1818, in Cranwell, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Cook, was 27 and his mother, Charlotte Waddington, was 23. He married Sarah Rostron on 17 March 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 3 January 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Cook
Sarah Rostron
Marriage: 17 March 1858
John R. Cook
Waddington L. Cook
Eveline or Evelyn Cook
Clara Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1858
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    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. 
    Age 5
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 25
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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    Sources (19)

    • Jno Cook, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Cook, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Jno Cook, "United States Census, 1870"

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