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  • Capt. Aaron Cooke (1640 - 1716)
    Aaron was a captain of the militia and took over command when his father died. Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Dec 14 2016, 16:47:58 UTC
  • Maj. Aaron Cook (1614 - 1690)
    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 ...
  • Aaron Cook (1715 - c.1743)
  • Abagail Stricklin (deceased)
  • Abigail Cook (1692 - 1766)

About the Cook surname



occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Old English coc (Latin coquus). There has been some confusion with Cocke.

Irish and Scottish

usually identical in origin with the English name, but in some cases a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook).


In North America Cook has absorbed examples of cognate and semantically equivalent names from other languages, such as German and Jewish Koch. Erroneous translation of French Lécuyer

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