Anne Cook

2 March 1798–22 June 1881 (Age 83)
Winscombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Anne

When Anne Cook was born on 2 March 1798, in Winscombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Cook, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Hyett, was 42. She married William Grimmett on 14 May 1818, in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 22 June 1881, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

William Grimmett
Anne Cook
Marriage: 14 May 1818
George Grimmet
Samuel Chandler Grimmett
William Grimmet
Trypena Grimmett
Hannah Maria Grimmett
John Grimmett
James Grimmett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1818Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 3
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 22
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    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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    Autobiography of Hyrum Grimmett

    Autobiography of Hyrum Grimmett (unedited) Everyone has ancestors and it may be reasonably presumed that each of us has approximately an equal number of them. And if each of us could trace back his fo …

    Sources (6)

    • Anne in entry for John Grimmet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth in entry for John Grimmett, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
    • Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company financial accounts

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