Verna Grady Cook

27 September 1908–19 June 1980 (Age 71)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Verna Grady

When Verna Grady Cook was born on 27 September 1908, in Texas, United States, his father, William Arthur Cook, was 25 and his mother, Audry Jackson, was 21. He lived in Clinton, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 19 June 1980, in Lancaster, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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William Arthur Cook
Audry Jackson
Verna Grady Cook
Clyde William Cook
Alvin James Cook
Margaret Cook

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 1
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.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York
Age 6
Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
Age 19
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (8)

  • Verner Cook in household of W A Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vernon Cook in household of Clyde Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Verne Cook in household of W A Cook, "United States Census, 1920"

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