Cook John

Male 1681 - 1738  (57 years)


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  • Name Cook John 
    Born 21 Dec 1681  Baltimore County, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    MRIN 690 - Sarah West 
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    _FSFTID LZLF-8XL 
    _UID D6F71FC87A5F4661B492F4B1618C8B25BCD3 
    Died 22 Dec 1738  Baltimore or Harford County, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • This is John (2), son of John (1) below.

      Book: Baltimore County Families 1659-1759, Volume 1, by Robert W. Barnes, MF 187.82 B 261 - Maryland State Historical Society (Dec. 2006) [note: the info typed below is exactly as it appears in the book]
      THE JOHN COOK FAMILY
      COOK, JOHN (1), earliest known ancestor, was in Balto. Co. by May 1678 when he surv. Cook's Chance in Spesutia Hund; d. c.1713; est. was inv. on 1 Aug 1713 by Joseph Johnston and Cadawallader Jones, and val. at 19.8.4 pounds; est. admin. on 4 Oct. 1714 by William Cook; had iss.: JOHN, b. 21 Dec. 1681; WILLIAM, b. 8 Nov. 1684 (1:15; 50:253; 128:1; 211)

      COOK, JOHN (2), s. of John (1), was b. 21 Dec. 1681; may be the John who d. 22 Dec. 1738; m. 30 Dec. 1726 Sarah West; in Aug. 1718 the petition of John Cook to be levy free was granted; had iss.: MARY, b. 13 March 1726/7; PRISCILLA, b. 27 March 1730; ROBERT, b. 15 Aug. 1732; JOHN, b. 8 Dec 1734 (23:40; 128:50, 64, 75, 86, 93).

      COOK, WILLIAM (3), s. of John (1), b. 8 Nov. 1684, d. 26 Sept. 1731; m. Sarah Garrett on 27 Aug. 1713; admin. the estates of John Cook and John Miles on 4 Oct. 1714; his will, 24 Sept. 1731 - 8 March 1731/2, named sons Jeremiah and John, daus. Elizaabeth and Sarah, and w. Sarah; may be the William Cook who in 1730 gave his age as 46, and named his father-in-law Emanuel Ceely; had iss.: SARAH, b. 1 March 1720, d. 15 May 1720; RICHARD, b. 21 May 1715,d. 31 March 1722; JEREMIAH, b. 1 Jan. 1717/8; JOHN, b. 28 Feb. 1721/2; ELIZABETH, b. 5 April 1725, prob. the Elizabeth who m. Jacob Cord on 20 June 1750; SARAH, b. 12 March 1727; WILLIAM MINER, b. 25 May 1732 (1:15, 20; 125:217; 128:61, 38, 49, 77; 129:362).

      COOK, ROBERT (4), s. of John (2), b. 15 Aug 1732; in Aug. 1750 chose Ephraim Gover as guardian (37:152)

      COOK, JOHN, d. by 1750 when his heirs owned 50 a. part Maidens Mount, and 25 a. part Paradice (153:37). This is the same John(2) as his son, Robert, chose a guardian in Aug. 1750 as stated above.

      COOK, JOHN, in Nov. 1718 pet. that his son should be levy free; d. by March 1719/20, leaving a son William (23:40, 344). This appears to be this same John (2), although death year differs from the book that stated he "may be the John who died 22 Dec. 1738."

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    Person ID I2105  Petranek-Mercer
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2014 

    Father Cook John,   b. Abt 1656,   d. Abt 1713, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Unknown,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F691  Group Sheet

    Family West Sarah,   b. 24 Oct 1701, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Dec 1726  Baltimore, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Notes 
    • Maryland Marriages, 1634-1777 by Robert Barnes, pg. 39. Maryland State Archives, Jan. 2007.
      Cook, John, 30 Dec. 1726, Sarah West. 1 BA-243.
    Children 
     1. Cook Mary,   b. 13 Mar 1727, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Cook Priscilla,   b. 27 Mar 1730, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Cook Robert,   b. 15 Aug 1732, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784, Harford County, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Cook John,   b. 8 Dec 1734, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F690  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Baltimore County Families, 1659-1759.

    2. [S49] Marriage Index Book.

    3. [S66] Maryland Marriages 1634-1777.


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