Earl D Cook

13 October 1886–6 June 1974 (Age 87)
Dakota Territory, United States

The Life of Earl D

When Earl D Cook was born on 13 October 1886, in Dakota Territory, United States, his or her father, Adelbert W Cook, was 26 and his or her mother, Emillia F. Smith, was 28. He or she lived in Cunningham Township, Potter, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and Gettysburg, Potter, South Dakota, United States in 1910. He or she died on 6 June 1974, at the age of 87.

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Adelbert W Cook
Emillia F. Smith
Earl D Cook
Fern Cook

Parents and Siblings

    Adelbert W Cook


    Emillia F. Smith




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

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.

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 (2)

  • Earl D Cook in household of Emma F Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Earl D Cook in household of Emma F Cook, "United States Census, 1900"

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