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Lydia (Miller) Cooke (1661 - 1727)

Lydia Cooke formerly Miller
Born in Yarmouth, Plymouth Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 29 Dec 1681 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Kingston, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Biography

Lydia Miller, daughter of John Miller and Margaret Winslow, was born 18 May 1661 at Yarmouth, Plymouth Colony.[1]

"Lidea Miller ... Borne in Yarmouth" ... May 18, 1661.[2]

Lydia married 29 Dec 1681 at Plymouth Colony, Jacob Cook, the son of Jacob Cooke and Demaris Hopkins. Jacob was born 26 Mar 1653 at Plymouth, Plymouth Colony. He died 24 Apr 1747 at Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay, and was buried in Old Church Cemetery, Kingston.[1][3]

"Jacob Cook and Lida Miller was married upon the 29th of Desember 1681 by Major Bradford at Plymouth."[2]

Children of Jacob Cooke and Lydia Miller

Jacob and Lydia had four sons and four daughters.[1] All children were named in Jacob Cooke's will.[4]

  1. William
  2. Lydia
  3. Rebecca
  4. Jacob
  5. Margaret
  6. Josiah
  7. John [twin]
  8. Damaris [twin], b. 23 May 1703 in Plymouth, MA; d. after 16 Nov 1749; m. John Delano on 15 Nov 1749 in Kingston, MA; John was born on 11 Oct 1699 in Duxbury, MA, and died 16 Nov 1774 - 5 Aug 1766

Lydia Cooke died 1 Mar 1727/1728 at Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay.[1][4]

"Cooke, Lydia, w. Jacob, Mar. 1, 1727-8, in 67th y."[5] She is buried at The Old Burying Ground, Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts.[6]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Pilgrim Hopkins Heritage Society Jacob Cooke
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cutter, William R., Miller, Cook, Clark, Hall, Crosby and Smith, NEHGR Vol. 51(Jan. 1897):33-34
  3. Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines
  4. 4.0 4.1 Mayflower Families vol 12, p 85-86
  5. NEHGS, compiler, Vital Records of Kingston, MA, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 1911), p. 333
  6. Lydia Miller Cooke Find A Grave: Memorial #37090947


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