John Marson Cook

23 June 1844–22 April 1919 (Age 74)
Newthorpe, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Marson

When John Marson Cook was born on 23 June 1844, in Newthorpe, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Cook, was 21 and his mother, Rachel Marson, was 30. He married Elizabeth Ann Casper on 22 December 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in London, Middlesex, England in 1861 and Vernal Utah Temple, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 22 April 1919, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Marson Cook
Elizabeth Ann Casper
Marriage: 22 December 1866
Rachel Sarah Cook
Rosemary Josephine Cook
John William Cook
Thomas Cook
Elizabeth Beatrice Cook
George Albert Cook
Effie Georgina Cook
Harriet Sariah Cook
Rueben Edgar Cook
Raymond Eugene Cook
Luetta Ann Cook
Clydie Bell Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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

    John M. Cook and wife Journey to Vernal Utah

    The journey to Vernal of John M. Cook and family related by Elizabeth Ann Cook Workman and written by her daughter Vada Workman Hislop. Mother was about fifteen years old when grandfather sold their …

    Sources (29)

    • John W. Cook, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John M Cook in entry for Alvis C Grace and Luetta McCarrel, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Marson Cook in entry for Luetta Ann Cook Grace, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964" - d. 1964

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