Ardella Cook

27 September 1867–19 July 1953 (Age 85)
Hancock, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ardella

When Ardella Cook was born on 27 September 1867, her father, John Farley Cook, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Ann Maria Ham, was 20. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Parker Robert Van Winkle. She lived in Harrison Township, Henry, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 July 1953, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Parker Robert Van Winkle
Ardella Cook
Herbert Arthur Van Winkle
Ruby Virginia Van Winkle

Spouse and Children

    Parker Robert Van Winkle





Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Ann Maria Ham




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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Ardella Cook in household of John F Cook, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Della Davenport, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pardellee Vanwinkle in household of Parker Vanwinkle, "United States Census, 1900"

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