Hannah Cook

14 September 1855–14 April 1892 (Age 36)
Compton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Cook was born on 14 September 1855, in Compton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Cook, was 39 and her mother, Ann Denley, was 38. She married John Jay Stocking Jr. on 1 January 1875, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 14 April 1892, in Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Herriman Cemetery, Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jay Stocking Jr.
Hannah Cook
Marriage: 1 January 1875
John J Stocking III
Hannah Elizabeth Stocking
Joseph Horace Stocking
Rosezella Stocking
George Angus Stocking
Lilly May Stocking

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1875Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 8
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 11
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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    The Life of Hannah Cook Stocking

    HANNAH COOK STOCKING by Ann M. Jones Hannah Cook, eleventh and youngest child of John Cook II and Ann Denley Cook, was born September 14, 1855 in Compton-Abdale, Gloucestershire, England. The …

    Sources (20)

    • Hannah Cook in entry for George A Stocking, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Hannah Stockings in household of John Jay Stockings, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hannah Cook in entry for Hannah Elizabeth Stocking Butterfield, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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