Clarance H Cook

6 February 1920–1989 (Age 68)
Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clarance H

When Clarance H Cook was born on 6 February 1920, his father, Cornelius Cook, was 35 and his mother, Mary E. Bennett, was 29. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Marjory Vanderlaan. He lived in Belmont, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1955 and Plainfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1989. He registered for military service in 1942. He died in 1989, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Clarance H Cook
Marjory Vanderlaan
Thomas Cook
Carol Cook

Spouse and Children



    Thomas Cook


    Carol Cook


Parents and Siblings


    Mary E. Bennett




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 5

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Clarence Cook in household of Cornelius Cook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Cook in household of Cornelius Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Clarence H Cook, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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