John Cook Trew

1887–1947 (Age 59)
Cooke, Texas, United States

The Life of John Cook

When John Cook Trew was born on 16 March 1887, in Cooke, Texas, United States, his father, Jesse James Trew, was 43 and his mother, Eliza Elvira Cooke, was 39. He married Jewel Marie Pryor on 7 March 1917, in Cooke, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Cooke, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 January 1947, in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Cook Trew
Jewel Marie Pryor
Marriage: 7 March 1917
Johnnie L Trew

Spouse & Children

7 March 1917
Cooke, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Jesse James Trew


  • Eliza Elvira Cooke




  • Henderson Trew


  • Male1870–1955Male

  • William Hezekial Trew


  • Mary Trew


  • Charles Trew


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Trow , mainly of 1.2 altered spelling of German Treu .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • J C Trew, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John C Trew, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John C Trew, "United States Census, 1940"

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