Frederick Cook

17 April 1812–24 February 1895 (Age 82)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Frederick

When Frederick Cook was born on 17 April 1812, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cooke, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Hilton, was 52. He married Sarah Ann Davis on 9 June 1833, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States in 1881 and Hillsdale, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1884. In 1870, at the age of 58, his occupation is listed as laborer in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 24 February 1895, in Spry, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Spry Cemetery, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Cook
Mary Ann Picton Luke
Marriage: 13 June 1863
Fredrick William Cook
Sarah Alice Cook
David John Cook
Joseph Woldbridge Cook
Benjamin Cook
Mary Ann Cook
Emma Cook
Eliza Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1863Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    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. 
    1819 · Peterloo Massacre
    Age 7
    On August 16, 1819, in St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England, a group of around 80,000 gathered together in an attempt to get parliament representation reformed. Shortly after a cavalry charged the crowd. By the end, 15 people died and around 600 were injured.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 24
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Frederick Cooke as told by Susan Alice Cooke Zabriskie

    Frederick Cooke - Faithful Mormon Pioneer (As told by Susan Alice Cooke Zabriskie - granddaughter of Frederick Cooke) Frederick is the son of William Cooke and Sarah Hilton, born April 17, 1812, i …

    Sources (58)

    • Frederick Cook, "United States Census, 1870"
    • 1914 Frederick Cook in entry for Frederick J. Cook, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Frederich Cooke, "United States Census, 1850"

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