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John Cook, Jr.

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
Death: July 20, 1737 (81)
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of John Cooke, alias Butcher and Mary Cook (Borden)
Husband of Ruth Cook
Father of Ruth Fish (Cook); Thomas Cook; Mary Howland; Deborah Howland; Anna Tripp and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth Briggs; Sarah Waite; Mary Manchester; Hannah Briggs; Martha Sherman and 5 others

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About John Cook, Jr.

John Cook resided in Portsmouth and Tiverton. His will, proved 7 Aug 1737, mentions wife Ruth, sons John and Thomas Shaw, daughters Deborah Howland and Mary Howland, Ruth Fish and Ann Tripp. [2]

Father: John I COOK b: 30 Mar 1630/1631 in ? Engl

Mother: Mary BORDEN b: 13 Jan 1632/33 in Cranbrook, Engl

Marriage 1 Ruth SHAW b: 10 DEC 1660 in Newport RI

   * Married: ABT 1682 in Tiverton Newport RI 2 4


  1. Has Children Ruth COOK b: ABT 1682 in Portsmouth Newport RI
  2. Has No Children John COOK b: 5 NOV 1685 in Tiverton RI
  3. Has Children Anna COOK b: 14 Apr 1695/7 in Tiverton, Bristol RI
  4. Has No Children Thomas COOK
  5. Has Children Deborah COOK b: ABT 1693 in Tiverton Bristol RI Prob
  6. Has Children Mary COOK

"Will of JOHN COOK of Tiv., Yeoman, dtd. 23 Jan. 1736/7, prob. 1 Aug.

1737. Wife Ruth. Sons: John & Thomas Cook. Daus: Ruth Fish, Mary

Howland, Deborah Howland & Ann Tripp. Sons-in-law Preserved Fish, John

Howland, James Howland & James Tripp to be Execs. Incl. negro woman

Phillis given to wife Ruth. Witns: Peleg Shearman, Richard Sisson & Giles Slocum [8:503/4]."

"Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Records"

H.L. Peter Rounds, in:

Massachusetts Town, Probate and Vital Records CD-ROM

Broderbund, 1999, Vol. 8, p. 262

NAME: He was known as John Cook of Puncatest, distingushing him from his cousin John Cook who lived in north Tiverton.

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John Cook, Jr.'s Timeline

Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
Age 7
November 30, 1682
Age 26
Tiverton, (Present Newport County), Plymouth Colony (Present Rhode Island), (Present USA)
Age 29
August 2, 1690
Age 34
Tiverton, Newport, RI
Age 34
Rhode Island, United States
Age 37
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, U S A
April 14, 1696
Age 40
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Age 45
Tiverton, Newport, RI