Rhes Farmer McCook

Male23 January 1892–20 May 1944

Brief Life History of Rhes Farmer

When Rhes Farmer McCook was born on 23 January 1892, in Natchitoches, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States, his father, Jasper Baker Woodruff McCook, was 47 and his mother, Bathsheba "Bashie" Estelle Farmer, was 33. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Annie Belle Swift. He lived in Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Three, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 20 May 1944, at the age of 52, and was buried in Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States.

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Rhes Farmer McCook
Annie Belle Swift
Rhes Farmer McCook
Josaphine McCook
Jack S Mccook

Sources (14)

  • Rhea A McCook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rhes Farmer McCook, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Rhes Farmer Mccook, "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1959"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 14

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhubhóig or Mac Dhubhaig, ‘son of Dubhóg’ or ‘son of Dubhag’, a diminutive of Dubh, from dubh ‘black’; see Dow and Duff .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhabhóg ‘son of Davock’, a pet form of David . The surname, borne by a branch of the Burkes of Connacht, was first Anglicized in Ireland as McGavock .

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

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