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Bethiah Harding (Cooke)

Also Known As: "Bertha", "Bettia", "Cook"
Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Death: May 31, 1687 (45-53)
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Josiah Cooke, of Eastham and Elizabeth Cooke
Wife of Joseph Harding, Jr.
Mother of Martha Brown; Capt. Joseph Harding; Josiah Harding; Amaziah Harding; Nathaniel Harding and 6 others
Sister of Anne Snow and Josiah Cooke, Jr.
Half sister of Elizabeth Twining; Miriam Wing and Susannah Snow

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About Bethiah Harding

'Bethia (Cooke) Harding (abt. 1640 - 1687)

Bethia Harding formerly Cooke

Born about 1640 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony [uncertain]


Daughter of Josias Cooke and Elizabeth (Ring) Cooke

Sister of Elizabeth (Deane) Twining [half], Miriam Deane [half],

Susanna (Deane) Snow [half], Anne (Cooke) Snow and Josiah Cooke Jr.

Wife of Joseph Harding —

married 4 Apr 1660 in Eastham, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony


Mother of Martha (Harding) Brown, Mary Harding, Prudence (Harding) Atwood,

Joseph Harding, Josiah Harding, Maziah Harding, John Harding, Nathaniel Harding,

Susanna (Harding) Brown, Joshua Harding, Abiah Harding and Samuel Harding

Died 31 May 1687 in Eastham, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony

Profile managers: Bobbie Hall [send private message],

Mark Chapman [send private message], and Kerry Fisher [send private message]

Cooke-17 created 11 Jun 2010 | Last modified 11 Feb 2017


Alternative death date: aft 1673-10-17 [1] Bertha was born in 1640. Bertha Cook ...

She passed away in 1687. [2]


"Joseph Harding and Bethiah Cook ware mareied the fourth Day of Apreill

in the yeare on thousand Six hundered & Sixty"[3]


Smith Jr., Leonard H. and Norma H. Smith. Vital Records of the Towns of Eastham and Orleans: An authorized facsimile reproduction of records published serially 1901-1935 in The Mayflower Descendant, With an added index of persons, published online by, The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, 2007. Original publisher: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1993. Freeman, Frederick, The History of Cape Cod: The Annals of The Thirteen Towns of Barnstable County; Boston, 1858-62 ↑ First-hand information as remembered by Mark Chapman, Saturday, January 25, 2014. Bethia was born about 1647. Bethia Cooke ... She passed away about 1673, <ref>Entered by Douglas or Doug Harding, firsthand knowledge Dec 11, 2012 from Cooke-1191</li> <li id="_note-2"> Eastham Vital Records & Cemetery Inscriptions, Early Vital Records of Barnstable Co., MA to about 1850, CD-ROM (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research, 1997), p. 64</li></ol></ref>


Contributors: Kerry Fisher, Bobbie Hall, Douglas or Doug Harding, Mark Chapman,

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Bethiah Harding's Timeline

Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
December 13, 1662
Age 24
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
August 19, 1665
Age 27
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
July 8, 1667
Age 29
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Age 29
August 15, 1669
Age 31
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
November 1, 1671
Age 33
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
October 9, 1673
Age 35
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
December 25, 1674
Age 36
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States