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Jacob Cooke, Jr.

Birthdate: (94)
Birthplace: Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Cooke and Damaris Cooke
Husband of Lydia Cooke
Father of Margaret Lazell; William Cooke, Sr.; Lydia Leonard; Rebecca Sampson; Jacob Cooke, III and 4 others
Brother of Elizabeth Doty (Cooke); Caleb Cooke; Mary Rickard; Martha Cushman; Francis Cooke, Sr. and 1 other
Half brother of Sarah Bartlett and Rebecca Cooke

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About Jacob Cooke, Jr.

Volume 12: Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Volume 12)

Jacob, COOKE was born on 26 Mar 1653 in Plymouth, MA. (598) He died on 24 Apr 1747 in Kingston, MA. (599) Parents: Jacob COOKE and Damaris HOPKINS Mayflower.

He was married to Lydia MILLER on 29 Dec 1681.(600) Children were: William COOKE, Lydia COOKE , Rebecca COOKE, Jacob COOKE , Margaret COOKE, Josiah COOKE , John COOKE, Damaris COOKE .

Jacob Cooke (M) b. 26 March 1653,

Jacob Cooke was born on 26 March 1653.1 He was the son of Jacob Cooke and Damaris Hopkins. Jacob Cooke married Lydia Miller.

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Descendant Chart for Pilgrim Stephen Hopkins

Descendant Chart for Pilgrim Francis Cooke


Jacob Cooke Jr., of Plymouth ws the first of his line to be born in America. He was born March 26, 1653 and died a very old man of 95 years in 1748 when he passed. He was buried in the old church yard at Kingston near Plymouth, Mass.On December 29, 1681, he married Lydia Miller, the daughter of John Miller Jr. To this union eight children were born: William; Lydia; Rebecca; Jacob 3rd; Margaret; Josiah; John; and Damaris

Birth: 1618, NetherlandsDeath: Jul. 7, 1676 Plymouth Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA

Jacob Cooke born Leyden, South Holland, was the son of Francis Cooke, a Mayflower passenger, and Hester Mahieu. He came to the Colonies on the "Anne" with his mother, Hester. He married first on 10 June 1646, Plymouth County, MA. to Damarias Hopkins, the daughter of Mayflower passenger Stephen Hopkins and Elizabeth Fisher. Jacob and Damarius had 7 children: Elizabeth, Caleb, Jacob Jr., Mary, Martha, Francis 2nd, and Ruth Cooke. After her death, Jacob married Elizabeth Lettice Shirtleff; "Jacob Cooke, Sen'r. was marryed to Elizabeth Shirtleff, widow, the 18th of November 1669" from "Records of the Colony of New Plymouth: Court Records, 1633-1689" pg 32, by Nathaniel B. Shirtleff. Jacob and Elizabeth had a daughter, Sarah. From a Memorial of Francis Cooke, by Henry Cooke, "...Jacob Cooke, son of Francis, was first mentioned in the Colony Records as a volunteer in Capt. Prince's Company for the Indian War, June 1637, and in 1648 was made a freeman. The records make frequest mention of his name in colonial affairs, as holding offices in the town of Plymouth, etc. On the removal of Governor Prince to Eastham, he sold his house and lands at Rocky Nook, adjoining the land of his father, Francis Cooke, and removed with the Governor's party to above mentioned town, where he resided until his death, which occurred July 7th 1676..." Jacob's will was dated 11 December 1675

Son of Francis Cooke and Esther. Husband of Damaris Hopkins (of the "Mayflower"?) and Elizabeth Lettice on 18 Nov 1669, widow of William Shurtleff. Father of Martha Cook Cushman, Francis, Elizabeth, Caleb, Jacob and Mary. Came to the Colonies on the "Anne" in 1623.

Family links:

  Francis Cooke (1583 - 1663)
  Hester Mahieu Cooke (1582 - 1666)

  Elizabeth Cooke Doty (1647 - 1692)*
  Martha Cooke Cushman (1659 - 1722)*
  Francis Cooke (1662 - 1730)*
  Sarah Cooke Bartlett (1671 - 1745)*

  Damaris Hopkins Cooke (1628 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Lettice Shurtleff Cooke Cole (1636 - 1693)*


  1. [S20] General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Vol 12, Francis Cooke(n.p.: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000). Hereinafter cited as MFT5G 12 Francis Cooke.


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Jacob Cooke, Jr.'s Timeline

March 26, 1653
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
October 5, 1683
Age 30
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
May 18, 1685
Age 32
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
November 19, 1688
Age 35
Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
June 16, 1691
Age 38
Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
November 3, 1695
Age 42
Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
November 3, 1695
Age 42
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
May 14, 1699
Age 46
Tolland, Connecticut, United States