||Unknown (Unknown) Cooke migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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Caution: Some believe she was Aaron's step-sister, Mary, dau of Thomas Ford by his first wife, Joane Way, but "Torrey had earlier presented evidence on Aaron Cooke which showed that he was a stepson rather than son-in-law of Thomas Ford TAG 11:179-80." Therefore, until further evidence surfaces, she is Unknown Unknown.
Whoever she was, she married Aaron Cooke about 1636, probably in Hartford Co, CT. She died in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT in 1645.
In accordance with the last name at birth as unknown, the parents are being removed from this profile-- William Cooke and Martha White. (Nally-4 11:59, 19 May 2016).
Yer baptism- Disproved : 18 AUG 1612, Cranborne, Dorset, England Is based on her being Mary, daughter of Thomas Ford.
Sources showing her as Mary Ford, d/o Thomas, which has been disproven.
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Categories: Estimated Birth Date | Puritan Great Migration
Andersons Great Migration Study: https://search.ancestry.com/collections/2496/records/45663 AARON COOKE ORIGIN: Dorchester, Dorsetshire MIGRATION: 1630 on Mary & John FIRST RESIDENCE: Dorchester REMOVES: Windsor 1637, Northampton 1661, Westfield 1668, Northampton 1678
BIRTH: Baptized Bridport, Dorsetshire, 20 March 1613/4, son of Aaron and Elizabeth (Chard) Cooke [TAG 11: 179-80). DEATH: Northampton 5 September 1690 . MARRIAGE: (1) By 1638 ___ ___ ; she died by 1650. [Probably did not exist. See Comments below.] (2) By 1650 Joan Denslow, daughter of Nicholas Denslow; she died Westfield in April1676. (3) New Haven 2 December 1676 Elizabeth Nash [NHVR 1:43]; she died by 1688. (4) Hadley 2 October 1688 Rebecca (Foote) Smith [Pynchon VR 224], widow of Philip Smith, daughter of Nathaniel Foote [Wethersfield Hist2:328); although not mentioned in the will of her second husband, she survived him and died 6 April 1701
CHILDREN: With first wife i. JOANNA, bp. Windsor 5 August 1638 [WiVR 33; Grant 29]; m. Windsor 19 March 1656 Simon Wo'olcott [WiVR 42].
ii. AARON, bp. Windsor 21 February 1640[11 ?] [WiVR 33; Grant 29]; m. Hadley 30 May·1661 Sarah Westwood (Pynchon VR 223].
iii MIRIAM, bp. Windsor 12 March 1642[/3?] [WiVR 33; Grant 29]; m. Dorchester 8 November 1~61 Joseph Leeds [DVR20].
iv MOSES, bp. Windsor 16 November 1645 [WiVR 33; Grant 29]; m. Windsor 25 November 1669 (as "Moses Cooke of Warronock") Elizabeth Clarke [WiVR 12].
v SAMUEL, b. Windsor 21 November 1650 [Grant 29], bp. Windsor 22 November 1650 [WiVR 33);
v1 ELIZABETH, b. Windsor 7 August 1653 [WiVR 33: Grant 29]; by about 1677 Samuel Parsons [NEHGR 148:219].
vii NOAH, b. Windsor 14 June 1657 [WiVR 44; Grant 29];
The standard arrangement of assigning four wives to Aaron Cooke will be retained here, with the caveat the first two may be only one.
(Pope also gives Aaron Cooke an eldest child Nathaniel, but Nathaniel Cooke of Windsor married in 1649, which would make him too old to be a son of Aaron.)
edited by Katherine Cappon
If you would please post this to G2G, it will get a much wider audience.
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