Julia Ann Cook

26 May 1836–15 September 1911 (Age 75)
Ontario, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Cook was born on 26 May 1836, in Ontario, Ontario, Canada, her father, Henry Lyman Cook, was 32 and her mother, Nancy P. Bingham, was 28. She married Asa Elijah Bigelow on 2 April 1853, in Coles, Coles, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1865 and Ward 2 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 15 September 1911, in Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wallsburg Cemetery, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Elijah Bigelow
Julia Ann Cook
Marriage: 2 April 1853
Asa Liola Bigelow
Rosella Ann Bigelow
Louisa Jane Bigelow
Eudora Lovina Bigelow
Mary Elizebeth Bigelow
William Daniel Bigelow
Franklin Dean Bigelow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1853Coles, Coles, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Atchison, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Atchison, Kansas, United States
    Age 25
    Kansas is the 34th state

    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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    Children of Asa Elijah and Julia Ann (Cook) Bigelow

    16167.341 Asa Liola, b 23 Dec 1853 Provo, UT; d 20 May 1868. 16167.342t Rosella Ann, b 21 Dec 1855 Provo; d 28 Oct 1928; m 08 May 1872 John Albert Mecham; 8 children. 16167.343 Louise …

    Sources (25)

    • Julia Biglow (37 yr old) in household of Asa Biglow, Ward 2 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Julia Ann Cook in entry for Rosella Ann Mecham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Julia Biglow (29 yr old) in household of Aea Biglow, Atchison, "Kansas State Census, 1865"

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