Annie Elizabeth Cook

29 December 1885–15 October 1967 (Age 81)
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Annie Elizabeth

When Annie Elizabeth Cook was born on 29 December 1885, in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, William Cook Jr, was 26 and her mother, Anna Maria Stockdale, was 22. She married Elmer Hans Jorgensen on 17 June 1908. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Uintah, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 3 Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 15 October 1967, in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Hans Jorgensen
Annie Elizabeth Cook
Marriage: 17 June 1908
Elna Jorgensen
William Elmer Jorgensen
Ruth Jorgensen
Rose Jorgensen
Margaret Jorgensen

Spouse and Children

17 June 1908


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 11

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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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Story Highlight

Memories of Annie Cook by Elna (daughter)

Annie Cook Jorgensen was born 29 Dec. 1885 in Hyde Park, just three months following her parents arrival in the United States from England. She lived in Hyde Park throughout her childhood years. S …

Sources (3)

  • Annie Jorgensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna E Jorgensen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Annie E. Cook in household of William Cook, "United States Census, 1900"

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