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Henry COOK
Birthdate: 1616
Birth Place: Birmingham, County Warwickshire, England
Spouse: Judith BURDSALL
Marriage Place: Salem
Marriage Date: 1639
Death: 25 December 1661
Location: Salem
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Parents:  
Children: 1. Issac
  2. Samuel
  3. Judith
  4. Rachel
  5. John
  6. Martha
  7. Mary
  8. Henry
  9. Eliza
  10. Hannah

Livelihood: Butcher
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Special Interest: He was in Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts before 1640 and is found in the Public Records of Salem in Plymouth Colony as early as 1638. His estate was administered 26 June 1662.

Related Internet Genealogies:
http://www.fortunecity.com/millenium/teletubby/40/birdsall.html

"The Birdsall family home is thought to be near Malton, East

Riding, Yorkshire. The first American records of Henry are

from 1632 after arriving in Boston with son Nathan and dau.

Judith. He was a member of the First Church of Salem. In 1643

He removed to New Haven. His will is recorded in probate

records in Essex Cty. Vol. 1, p. 123.

Henry Birdsall and Judith or Agness Kempe had the following

children:

+ 5 i. Judith5 Birdsall was born 2 JUN 1611.

+ 6 ii. Nathan Birdsall was born about 1611.

Fifth Generation

5. Judith5 Birdsall (Henry4, Henry3, Robert2, John1)

reference EC was born in Norwich, England 2 JUN 1611. Judith

died 11 SEP 1689 in Salem, Mass, at age 78.


She married Henry Cook 29 Jun 1639 in Salem, Mass. Henry

was born ABT 1615 in Yorkshire, England. Henry was the son of

Edmund Cooke and Elizabeth Nichols. Henry died 25 DEC 1661 in

Salem, Mass, at age 46. Henry was the first Cook in America.

He was at Salem, Mass. in 1638 and most likely arrived in US a

short time before that. He is believed to be a descendant of

the Cooks of Kent or Hertsfordshire who migrated from Normandy

in the 11th century. He came to New England as a Puritan.

Sons, Samuel and Henry Jr. emigrated to Connecticut while the

rest remained in Mass. The family also lived at Plymouth for a

time. The farm was passed to the widow after he died and it is

unknown where it passed from there.


See: Families of Ancient New Haven p27


Judith was the daughter of Henry Burdsall.

Judith Birdsall and Henry Cook had the following children:

7 i. Isaac6 Cook1 was born in Salem, Mass 03 Apr 1640.

Isaac died circa 1692 at age unknown. He married

Elizabeth Buxton May 3, 1664 in Salem, Mass.

Elizabeth was born on an estimated date of 1641.

(Additional notes for Elizabeth Buxton2)

Elizabeth died on an uncertain date of at age

unknown. Isaac and Elizabeth had Ten Children.

8 ii. Samuel Cook was born in Salem, Mass 30 Jul 1641.

Samuel died 25 Dec 1703 in Wallingford, Conn., at

age 62. He married four times. He married Hope

Parker 02 May 1667 in New Haven, Conn.. Hope was

born 26 Apr 1650 in New Haven, Conn.. Hope was

the daughter of Edward Parker. Hope died about

1691 at age unknown. Hope was dau. of Edward

Parker and Elizabeth Wood.

He married Hope Parker about 1667. Hope was

born 26 Apr 1650 in New Haven, Conn.. Hope was

the daughter of Edward Parker. Hope died about

1691 at age unknown. Hope was dau. of Edward

Parker and Elizabeth Wood.

He married Mary Unknown circa 1691. Mary was

born on an estimated date of 1665. Mary died

circa 1695 at age unknown. He married Mary

Mallory 14 Jul 1695 in Wallingford, Conn.. Mary

was born on an estimated date of 1665. Mary was

known as the widow Roberts. Samuel had 15

children. He was married 3 times and I don't know

which wives were the mothers of the children. THe

wives were: 1. Hope Parker

2. Mary Roberts
3. Mary Mallory

Related Internet Records:
American Marriages Before 1699
Viewing records 1-2 of 2 Matches

Name Spouse Marriage Date Marriage Place
BIRDSALE, Judith Cook, Henry 1 June 1639 Plymouth, Mass.
COOK, Henry Birdsall, Judith June 1639 Plymouth, Mass.

Listed in the Essex County, Massachusetts Depositions, 1636-86

The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1776
4 September 1685. The following apprenticed in London: Margaret
McGregor (MackGrigger) of Wapping, Middlesex, spinster, to John Pye,
mariner, 4 years Virginia, witnessed by Margaret Toulloch of the
Hermitage, Wapping, Middlesex; Henry Cook, aged 19, son of John C. of
St. Giles in the Fields, Middlesex, butcher, deceased, to Solomon
Niccolls, mariner, 4 years Maryland, witnessed by his sister Elizabeth
C. of Cow Cross. (LMWB14/389,390).