Joel was born about 1750. Joel Cook ... 
Joel was born before 1755. He passed away after 1816.
Per blog of profile manager, Roberta Estes, some connection may be between Clayton Cook and Joel Cook, this is uncertain and needs further research.
1810 Personal Property Tax List, Russell County, Virginia: Shows a Clayton Cook, Joel Cook and a John Cook. https://sites.rootsweb.com/~varussel/census/1801tx.html?_gl=1*hjywa6*_gcl_dc*R0NMLjE2Mjg2MzQwNjcuQ091V3g5YTlwX0lDRlVUcndBb2RBNlFEblE.&_ga=2.9822195.731410416.1634323083-1342678294.1628111423
Also in Russell, Virginia (and so may be the same Joel as above):
Source: "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHLJ-2JX : accessed 5 November 2021), Joel Cooks, Dickensonville, Russell, Virginia, United States; citing p. 138, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 141; FHL microfilm 193,700. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYBM-978N?cc=1803955&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AXHLJ-2JX
Notes below on all possible parents, of the right age, who lived in the area with various Cook, Cooke, Koch spellings: these are not in order of best to worst canidates. Morrison-4392 Please contribute more sources for the canidates and information, as well as any additonal Joel Cook's the Wikitree researchers find !
Adam's parents: Johann MICHAEL COOK Koch Loch VanKough VonKeugh KOUGH (1695–1775) and Mary BARBARA REINER Reiners (1686–1775) one conflicting tree has Adam's parents as Reuben Cooke (1660–1751) and Hannah Atkinson (1665–1758) Adam's Spouse: Barbara Elizabeth Fleishmann (the LNAB is not verified however they seem to have named at least one son Peter and maybe another with the middle name Fleishmann) and there is a marriage record for Adam and Barbara in 1739. Barbara Elizabeth Fleishmann, BIRTH 17 Mar 1732 Culpepper, Culpepper, Virginia, United States, DEATH1796 Culpepper, Virginia, United States. Their children are listed as in trees as; Peter Fleishman (1752–1832), John Fleishman (1754–1836), Catherine (1755–), Adam (1757–1776), Margaret (1758–), John (1759–), Barbara (1760–), Daniel (1763–1823), Frederick (1765–), Elizabeth (1766–), Rhoda Ann (1770–1851), Michael (1773–1844), Ephraim (1775–1806), George (1777–1865), Some trees also list two other older sons : Michael (1747–) and Frederick (1750–).
Reasoning they are a candidate, Brunswick county Virginia, where daughter Sarah was born, was formed in 1749 from Orange County. And it's about 140 to the North to Culpepper where these canidates lived. Joel if born in 1750, being older, could have been off the records and left home already, or he could be a twin to Frederick. More reasearch is pending and records to verify above. They did have a grandson named Joel born in 1795 who married Nancy Farley in 1820 in Virginia. These Cook descendants most all migrated on to middle Indiana, (Hamilton, Rush, Harrison, Hancock Counties ) same as Clayton Cook family. View this family (although light on sources) at https://www.familysearch.org/tree/pedigree/landscape/LDZR-G2Z There are a couple of other good candidates in this same family, (siblings and cousins of Adam Michael Cook above) for being the father/parent of this profile. They include George Johann Cook born 1723, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LBRR-G47 and any children of Ludtovich Cook-Koch born 1690, which would be cousins to Adam Michael. https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/GCMM-GLT .
Joel Cook born 1759 son of William Cook and Mary Dempsey (uncertain LNAB). Looking at them because they migrated to Sumner County, Tennessee and had a daughter Sarah. However in 1775 when our profiled Joel's daughter Sarah was born, they would have still been in Bertie, North Carolina where he married Bellison Floyd on 26 Mar 1784. This Joel married second 09 May 1797, also in Bertie County, North Carolina, Patience Brassell and their daughter Sarah was not born until 11 Mar 1808 in Sumner, Tennessee.
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And, You bet Cousin Roberta ! It's the least I could do for all you have taught me and so many others. Will post anything else I find in Research Notes right on the profile if you like, not to clutter the page or you may post what you like from these comments, and archive afterward, whichever.
Also, see the Clayton Cook he was associated with, per Roberta's recent dnaexplained.com piece I received earlier today. Clayton Cook in the 1810 Census of Floyd County ....... https://genealogytrails.com/ken/floyd/1810census.html
Exploring Ancestry records and trees... this tree has a Joel Cook not born until 1783 though as a sibling of Roberta's aforementioned Clayton Cook . He married Elizabeth Ring . This Joel also had a son Joel Cook, Jr. See: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/4527668/family/familyview?cfpid=6046679188 . Also see Find A Grave for Clayton Cook https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87174967/clayton-cook . I think there is a connection as the migration paths are almost exact. Also family names carried down etc. I know she said no Y-line test of any male for her Cook, maybe some connections to some of the descendants autosomal DNA in Clayton Cook tree? I just found Clayton's profile on Wikitree and improved and added the sources and notes I have found so far. It is profile Cook-24612
edited by Loretta Morrison
According to the Russell County deeds, this Joel Cook's wife was "Alcy" which I presume was short for Alice. Of course, he could have remarried. This Joel that married Elizabeth Ring could have been his son, or they could have been two distinct lines.
edited by Roberta Estes