William Henry Cooke

Male22 May 1906–23 July 1986

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Cooke was born on 22 May 1906, in Hampton in Arden, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Herbert Harry Cooke, was 21 and his mother, Annie Jeffs, was 21. He lived in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 23 July 1986, in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Herbert Harry Cooke
Annie Jeffs
William Henry Cooke
Herbert Cooke
Violet Annie Cooke

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  • William Henry Cooke in household of Herbert Harry Cooke, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 2

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 8

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 22

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Cook .

History: Francis Cooke (died 1663) and his eldest son John were passengers on the Mayflower in 1621; they were joined two years later by Francis's wife and other children. In the words of William Bradford, he lived long enough ‘to see his children's children have children’.

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

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