Daniel Cook

before 29 August 1742–
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Cook was born before 29 August 1742, in Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Cook, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 24. He married Mary Peacock on 4 June 1768, in Northchurch, Hertfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Cook
Mary Peacock
Marriage: 4 June 1768
Vellua Cook
Kezia Cook
Anne Cook
Elizabeth Cook
Charlotte Cook
Rebecca Cook
Phoebe Cooke

Spouse and Children

4 June 1768
Northchurch, Hertfordshire, England


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings






+16 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 59

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 66

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.

Age 73

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • Daniel Cook, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Daniel Cook, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Daniel Cook, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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