David Melvin Cook Jr

29 August 1922–10 April 1984 (Age 61)
Kansas, United States

The Life of David Melvin

When David Melvin Cook Jr was born on 29 August 1922, in Kansas, United States, his father, David Melvin Cook Sr, was 22 and his mother, Elsie Lavinia Smith, was 17. He married Naomi Jewell Beadell about 1945, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States for about 5 years and Delano Township, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 10 April 1984, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Kimball Cemetery, Antelope Election Precinct, Kimball, Nebraska, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

David Melvin Cook Jr
Naomi Jewell Beadell
Marriage: about 1945
Paul Leanard Cook

Spouse and Children

about 1945
Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States


    Paul Leanard Cook


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 5

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 19

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David N Cook Jr. in household of Karmsal Farha, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David M Cook in household of David M Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David Melvin Cook, "Find A Grave Index"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.