Lennia R Cook

Brief Life History of Lennia R

When Lennia R Cook was born on 29 December 1903, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, Alfred Sherman Cook, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Izabelle Marler, was 33. She married Jesse Richmond Robbins on 13 July 1920, in Leflore, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Muse Township, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States in 1940 and Petaluma, Sonoma, California, United States in 1950. She died on 15 October 1986, in Solano, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Richmond Robbins
1898–1963
Lennia R Cook
1903–1986
Marriage: 13 July 1920
Ovel Virgil Robbins
1921–1982
Mary Geraldine Robbins
1924–2000
Burl Leroy Robbins
1935–2006

Sources (10)

  • Lenna Robbins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lenna Cook, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Lenna E Cook Robbins, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Middle English cok, coke, cook, couk, cuk(e) (Old English cōc) ‘cook’ or ‘seller of cooked foods’. See also Kew .

Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name (see 1 above), but in some cases a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook ).

Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘cook’, such as German and Jewish Koch , Dutch Kook , Polish Kucharz and Kucharczyk , Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar , North German Kuk .

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

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