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Elizabeth Cook

Female 1677 - 1751  (74 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elizabeth Cook was born on 9 Jan 1677 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts (daughter of Capt. Aaron Cook and Sarah Westwood); died on 10 Oct 1751 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1678

    Elizabeth married Ichabod Smith on 19 Jul 1698. Ichabod (son of Philip Smith and Rebecca Foote) was born on 11 Apr 1675; died on 6 Sep 1746. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Dr. Nathaniel Smith was born on 16 Feb 1702 in of Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 21 Jul 1789 in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Capt. Aaron Cook was born before 21 Feb 1640 (son of Aaron Cooke and (Unknown first wife of Aaron Cooke)); died on 16 Sep 1716 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 21 Feb 1640, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
    • Baptised: 21 Feb 1641, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

    Aaron married Sarah Westwood on 30 May 1661 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Sarah (daughter of William Westwood and Bridget) was born about 1641; died on 24 Mar 1730 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Sarah Westwood was born about 1641 (daughter of William Westwood and Bridget); died on 24 Mar 1730 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. Joanna Cook was born on 10 Jul 1665 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 13 Nov 1713 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
    2. 1. Elizabeth Cook was born on 9 Jan 1677 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 10 Oct 1751 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Aaron Cooke was born before 20 Mar 1614 (son of Aaron Cooke and Elizabeth Chard); died on 5 Sep 1690 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 20 Mar 1614, Bridport, Dorset, England

    Notes:

    Emigrated in 1630 on the Mary & John. First at Dorchester, thne Windsor 1637, Northampton 1661, Westfield 1668, and back to Northampton in 1678.

    Commanded the Westfield garrison in King Philip's War.

    Aaron married (Unknown first wife of Aaron Cooke) before 1638. (Unknown died before 1650. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  (Unknown first wife of Aaron Cooke) died before 1650.
    Children:
    1. 2. Capt. Aaron Cook was born before 21 Feb 1640; died on 16 Sep 1716 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  William Westwood was born about 1606; died on 8 Apr 1669 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 9 Apr 1669, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Emigrated in 1634 on the Francis; first at Cambridge, then Hartford by 1635. He was among the so-called “Adventurers Party” of twenty-five men who set out to explore the area that would become Hartford, led by Founder John Steele in October 1635, prior to the departure from Cambridge of the Rev. Hooker’s party in May 1636, and was one of sixteen founders living in Hartford in 1635 prior to the arrival of Hooker’s party. His name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford.

    From Timothy Lester Jacobs at the Founders of Hartford site:

    On 3 September 1635 he was sworn “constable the plantations at Conecticott till some other be chosen”, was Commissioner for Massachusetts Bay to govern new settlements on the Connecticut 3 March 1635/6 and was Connecticut magistrate in 1636. He was deputy for Hartford to the Connecticut General Court from 1642 to 1656, was on the Connecticut petit jury in 1645, 1649, 1654, 1658, and was on the Grand Jury in 1650. He was Hartford selectman in 1639, 1647, 1653, and was assessor in 1657 and 1658.

    He was among those of Hartford who removed to Hadley, Massachusetts in 1661, in which year he was made Commissioner to end small causes on 12 July 1661, and was Hampshire magistrate in 1663.

    William married Bridget before 1634. Bridget died on 12 May 1676 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Bridget died on 12 May 1676 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    She may have been the Bridget Kerrington who, on 3 Mar 1630, married a William Westwood at Glemsford, Suffolk.

    Children:
    1. 3. Sarah Westwood was born about 1641; died on 24 Mar 1730 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Aaron Cooke died before 28 Dec 1615; was buried on 28 Dec 1615 in Bridport, Dorset, England.

    Notes:

    He was a joiner.

    Aaron married Elizabeth Chard on 2 Sep 1610 in Thorncombe, Dorset, England. Elizabeth was born in in Dorset, England; died on 18 Apr 1643 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Chard was born in in Dorset, England; died on 18 Apr 1643 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 4. Aaron Cooke was born before 20 Mar 1614; died on 5 Sep 1690 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.