Alma Spencer Cook

5 January 1908–31 August 1975 (Age 67)
Ammon, Bonneville, Idaho

The Life of Alma Spencer

When Alma Spencer Cook was born on 5 January 1908, his father, Stephen Joshua Cook, was 28 and his mother, Amy Laura Lords, was 27. He married Katherine Mavis Allen on 15 March 1929, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Austin, Lander, Nevada, United States in 1930 and Shelley Election Precinct 1, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 31 August 1975, at the age of 67, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Spencer Cook
1908–1975
Katherine Mavis Allen
1911–1967
Marriage: 15 March 1929
Elmo Richard Cook
1930–1937
Amy Louise Cook
1931–2014
Betty May Cook
1933–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 March 1929
Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 7

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.
1927

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Old English cōc (Latin coquus). There has been some confusion with Cocke .2 Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name, but in some cases a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ ( see McCook ).3 In North America Cook has absorbed examples of cognate and semantically equivalent names from other languages, such as German and Jewish Koch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Alma Spencer Cook, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alma Spencer Cook, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alma Spencer Cook, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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