William Cooke

1786–October 1853 (Age 67)
Chichester, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Cooke was born in 1786, in Chichester, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Abraham Cooke, was 50 and his mother, Mary Carden, was 25. He married Ann Taylor on 20 March 1816, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died in October 1853, at the age of 67, and was buried in Chichester St Paul, Chichester, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Cooke
1786–1853
Ann Taylor
1802–1847
Marriage: 20 March 1816
William Cook
1817–1826
Thomas Cooke
1824–1903
George Cooke
1827–
Sarah Cook
1830–1837
Clarah Cook
1830–
Jane Cook
1836–
Eliza Cook
1841–1898
James Cook
1845–1849
Marian Cook
1819–
Matilda Cooke
1833–
Edwin Cook
1839–1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1816
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Cooke

    Male1736–1817Male

    Female1761–1795Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (7)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 1

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 3

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 22

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English, etc.: variant spelling of Cook .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willm Cooke, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Cooke, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Cook in entry for George Wells and Elizabeth Cook, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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