Mary Mith-coo-coo-man-E'Squew Cocking
|Also Known As:||"Mary Cocking", "Agathas"|
Daughter of Matthew Cocking and A-pis-ta-Squa-sish
|Managed by:||DEBBY BALABAN|
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From "Many Tender Ties" pg 140.... William Hemmings Cook persuaded to have his 35 year old union with Mary (Agathas) Cocking blest by the church, although the couple had lived in Red River since the early 1820s.
By 1815 William Hemmings Cook was married "Indian Style" to Mary Cocking. She was the half-breed daughter of Hudson's Bay Company Chief Factor Matthew Cocking and mother of at least his last five children.