Prudence Cook

15 June 1777–1778
Randwick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Prudence

When Prudence Cook was christened on 15 June 1777, in Randwick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Daniel Thomas Cook, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Mann, was 38. She died in 1778, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Thomas Cook
1735–1795
Elizabeth Mann
1739–
Elisabeth Cook
1768–1785
Benjamin Cook
1772–
Joseph Cooke
1774–
Nathaniel Cook
1774–
Prudence Cook
1777–1778

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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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