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William Cooke III (1659 - 1740)

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William Cooke III aka Cook
Born in Isle of Wight, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 20 Sep 1727 in Surry, Surry, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Surry, Virginiamap
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WILLIAM5 COOKE III (WILLIAM4, WILLIAM3, PHILIP2, RICHARD1) was born Abt. 1659 in Isle of Wight County, VA, and died Bet. May 01 - November 19, 1740 in Albemarle Parish, Surry County, VA. Alternate birth dates are 1675 and 1690.

He married REBECCA JONES, daughter of JAMES JONES and REBECCA LEWIS. She was born Abt. 1675 in Prince George, VA, and died Bef. December 20, 1764 in Sussex County, VA.

More About WILLIAM COOKE III: Fact 1: 6-19-1722, 100 acres in Surry Co. left to Chapell Fact 7: A William Cook owned 630 acres in Surry Co, VA Fact 8: in 1704. (1704 Rent Roll)

Military service: Thomas Chappell deeded to Wm. Cooke, III on


  1. HANNAH6 COOKE, b. Aft. 1695, Surry County, VA; m. RICHARD GRAY, Surry County, VA.
  2. JAMES COOK I, b. Bet. 1695 - 1705, Surry County, VA; d. March 1777.
  3. REBECCA COOK, b. Bet. 1695 - 1705, Surry County, VA; d. Aft. 1752, Southwark Parish, Surry County, VA.
  4. ELIZABETH (ELIZA) COOKE, b. Bet. 1700 - 1715, Surry County, VA; d. January 27, 1750/51.
  5. WILLIAM COOKE IV, b. Bet. 1700 - 1720, Albemarle Parish, Surry County, VA; d. Bef. December 20, 1764, Sussex County, VA.
  6. REUBIN COOKE, SR., b. Bet. 1700 - 1720, Surry County, VA; d. June 23, 1764, Sussex County, VA.
  7. MARY COOKE, b. 1715, Surry County, VA; d. May 03, 1770, Sussex County, VA.
  8. AMY COOK, b. 1715, Surry County, VA; d. 1771, VA.


Will of William Cook. Surry Co., VA, DB/WB 9, pp. 248-249, w. 1 May 1740, p. 19 Nov 1740. Digital image at -

son William Cook
son Rubin Cook
son James Cook
daughter Elizabeth wife of Thomas Tomlinson
daughter Rebecca wife of James Anderson
son James Cook
daughter Sarah wife of Henry Mitchell
daughter Mary wife of William Briggs
daughter Susanna wife of Miell Hill
daughter Hannah wife of Richard (Cary? Gary?)
daughter Amy wife of John Maclin
Exr: son James Cook
Wit: John Barker, William Brewer, Thos Lanier



Richard Parker created Cook-15628 on 4 May 2016.

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Cooke-5376 and Cooke-617 do not represent the same person because: Repurposed duplicate as grandson Bennet Cook
posted by Topher Sims
Cooke-5376 and Cooke-617 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents and death. Cooke-5376 has errors.
posted by Mark Geesey
Cook-15628 and Cooke-617 appear to represent the same person because: Cooke and Cook are spelling variations of the same surname. Both these William Cook/Cookes have the same death date and same children.
posted by Sarah Sharpless
Williams will is on page 572 of LEAVES OF A STUNTED SHRUB Vol One and is devised and proved in 1740, Surry county VA.
posted by Eric Daly
Cooke-3648 and Cooke-617 appear to represent the same person because: clear duplicate
posted by Eric Daly

William is 15 degrees from Alice Paul, 18 degrees from Michael Schell and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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