Maj. Aaron Cook

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Maj. Aaron Cook

Also Known As: "Cooke"
Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Bridport, Dorset, England
Death: September 5, 1690 (76)
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Place of Burial: Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Aaron Cooke, Sr. and Elizabeth Ford
Husband of Rebecca Cooke; Joan Cooke; Mary Cook; Joan Cook; Elizabeth Cook and 1 other
Father of Noah Cook; Aaron Cook; Mariam (Leeds) Cook; Nathaniel Cook; Joanna Wolcott and 6 others
Brother of Richard Cook and Bethia Sweetser
Half brother of Abigail Ford; Hepzibah Ford; Joanna Clapp; Abigail Strong; Thomas Ford, Jr. and 8 others

Occupation: planter, soldier., 1st settler of Windsor/served in Kings Philip's War/of Westfield - Deputy
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About Maj. Aaron Cook

He was baptized at Bridport,Co.Dorset Mar 20, 1613/4.

Aaron Cook Jr served in King Philip's War. He commanded the garrison at Westfield in 1675.

His first wife was Mary Ford Cook, daughter of Thomas Ford and Joane Waye Ford. Mary died in 1649 at Windsor,CT.

His second wife was Joan Denslow Cook, *possibly* (not proven) daughter of Nicholas Denslow and Elizabeth Doling Denslow. Joan died April 1676 at Westfield,MA.

His third wife, whom he married Dec 2,1676, was Elizabeth Nash Cook, daughter of John Nash and Elizabeth Tapp Nash of New Haven,CT. She died Sept 3, 1687 and is probably buried beside Aaron in Northampton.

His fourth and final wife, whom he married Oct 2,1688, was Rebecca Foote Smith Cook, widow of Philip Smith, and daughter of Nathaniel Foote and Elizabeth Deming Foote.

Aaron Cook was the son of Aaron Cook and Elizabeth Charde Cook of Bridport,Co.Dorset, England.

Children(by first marriage): Joanna Cook Wolcott(first wife of Simon Wolcott), Aaron Cook III, Miriam Cook Leeds, and Moses Cook.

Children(by second marriage): Samuel Cook, Elizabeth Cook Parsons(first wife of Samuel Parsons), John Cook, and Noah Cook(father of Elizabeth Cook Clark and Noah Cook Jr).

Family links:

 Rebecca Foote Smith Cooke (1634 - 1701)

 Aaron Cook (1641 - 1716)*
 Miriam Cooke Leeds (1643 - 1720)*
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Burial: Bridge Street Cemetery Northampton Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA

Maintained by: Kevin Avery Originally Created by: GWC Record added: Apr 05, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 25751965

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Maj. Aaron Cook's Timeline

March 20, 1613
Bridport, Dorset, England
March 20, 1613
Bridport, Dorset, England
March 20, 1613
Dorsetshire, ENGLAND
March 20, 1614
Bridport, Dorset, England
March 20, 1614
Age 10
Bridport, Dorset, UK
August 5, 1638
Age 24
Simsbury, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
February 21, 1640
Age 25
Windsor, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
November 12, 1643
Age 29
Windsor, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony