Martha Lucille Abbott

Brief Life History of Martha Lucille

When Martha Lucille Abbott was born on 17 January 1908, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Harrison Abbott, was 27 and her mother, Rebecca Ellen Alexander, was 21. She married Homer Justin Cook on 21 December 1924, in Eubank, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1950 and Greencastle, Greencastle Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 2009. She died on 8 January 2001, in Fillmore, Marion Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Greencastle, Greencastle Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Justin Cook
Martha Lucille Abbott
Marriage: 21 December 1924
Edna Mae Cook
Edwin Justin Cook
Edith Marie Cook
Earnest Ray Cook
Elma Doris Cook
Elmer Eugene Cook

Sources (28)

  • Lucille Cook, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lucille Cook, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Martha Lucile Abbott, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

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.

1912 · McCreary County Created

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English abbod, abbot(t), abbat ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas (genitive abbatis) ‘priest’, from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. The nickname was presumably a joking reference to a person's behaviour. In the US, the English name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .

History: George Abbot from Yorkshire, England, settled in Andover, MA, in 1640; he had numerous prominent descendants. George Abbott (probably not the same man) died in Rowley, MA, in 1647. Another early migrant was James Abbott, who came from Somerset, England, to Long Island, NY, in the 17th century.

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

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