Allie Cook

21 July 1888–5 May 1963 (Age 74)
Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Allie

When Allie Cook was born on 21 July 1888, in Union, North Carolina, United States, her father, Pinkney Walker Cook, was 23 and her mother, Martha Angeline Hasty, was 26. She married John W. Shepard on 10 March 1907, in Union, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Wolf Pit Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Rockingham Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 5 May 1963, in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States.

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John W. Shepard
Allie Cook
Marriage: 10 March 1907

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
Age 9
In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 20
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 (11)

  • Allie Shepperd in household of John W Shepperd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Allie Shephard in household of John Shephard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Allie Cook in household of Pink Cook, "United States Census, 1900"

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