John Cook1

#2483, (13 April 1837-20 May 1913)
Father*Joseph Cook1 b. 1807, d. Sep 1881
Mother*Mary Ann Hamp1 b. 1814, d. Dec 1885
ChartsThe Cooks of Billington
The Hamps of Buckinghamshire
Birth*13 APR 1837 John Cook was born on 13 APR 1837 at Billington, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1841 He lived with James Cook and Ann Hinson at Little Billington, Bedfordshire, EnglandG, together with Joseph Cook, Mary Ann Hamp, Emma Cook and George Cook.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1851 John Cook lived with Joseph Cook and Mary Ann Hamp at Slapton Road, Billington, Bedfordshire, EnglandG, together with Emma Cook, William Cook, George Cook, Naomi Cook, Sarah Cook, Elizabeth Cook, Anne Cook and Mary Ann Cook.1 
Marriage*JUL 1857 John Cook married Sarah Tompkins in JUL 1857 at Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.4 
Residence*30 MAR 1861 John Cook and Sarah Tompkins lived at Little Billington, BedfordshireG, together with Ann Cook.5 
Employment*30 MAR 1871 John Cook was employed as Agricultural Labourer.6 
Residence30 MAR 1871 He and Sarah Tompkins lived at James Close, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, EnglandG, together with Ann Cook, Frederick George Cook and Emma Cook.6 
Residence30 MAR 1881 John Cook and Sarah Tompkins lived at Lammas Close, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, EnglandG, together with Frederick George Cook, William John Cook, Sidney Cook, Sarah Cook and Samuel Cook.7 
Emigration*26 MAY 1883 John Cook and Sarah Tompkins emigrated on 26 MAY 1883 from Plymouth, Devon, EnglandG.8 
Death*20 MAY 1913 John Cook died on 20 MAY 1913 at Mackay, QLD, AustraliaG, aged 76.9 
Note* He has 9 known matches from John Cook to LS & NGJ as descendants of Joseph Cook & Mary Ann Hamp.10 
Note He is a match to LS & NGJ. Teresa Clifford is a match to LS at 16cm and has a common ancestor tree. She has listed the matches on Ancestry and has matches from the following children of John and Sarah:
Frederick G Cook 1863-1927 - Cherie Hoelscher, Lorraine Burns (Cook), Gayle McKindley
Ann Cook 1859-1931 - janmaria, David Wilkinson, Courtney Kerr, Sydney, Wendy Geeves, K.G., C.G., J.L.
Sidney Cook 1873-1937 - Gary Salisbury, Betty Armstrong (Luscombe), Brenda(Armstrong), Mia Hodson, Helen Smith, Kathy Hockley (Muirhead), Caleb McGaw, Rod McGaw, Janice Robertson (Ford), Greg Valentine, Tim Valentine.
There is another match that my brother and I have which I have not been able to place on the tree as yet. He was adopted at birth and his mother will not disclose his father’s name.

Names with brackets are maiden names as I have listed them on my tree.other surnames with them are as married names as they have listed on trees.

There are also a few matches through MyHeritage.
Emma Cook 1865-1914 - Robert Dickerson
Sarah Cook 1875-1946 - Glenda Williams
Frederick Cook 1863-1927 - Andrew Laming
Sidney Cook 1873-1937 - Benjamin Muirhead.11
 

Family

Sarah Tompkins b. 17 Nov 1837, d. 17 Aug 1916
Marriage*JUL 1857 He married Sarah Tompkins in JUL 1857 at Leighton Buzzard, BedfordshireG.4 
Children
Last Edited16 Jan 2022

Citations

  1. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Leighton Buzzard, Beds., Jul-Sep 1838, vol 6 70. ?
  3. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census.
  4. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Sarah Tompkins & John Cook, Leighton Buzzard, Beds., Jul-Sep 1857, vol 3b 460.
  5. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census.
  6. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census.
  7. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  8. [S61] Passengers, John Cook, age 43, 'Nagpore' to Brisbane, arr. 26 May 1883.
  9. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death, John Cook, father Joseph, mother Mary Hamp, QLD no 002607, p 5134, 1913.
  10. [S128] Ancestry DNA, 7 known DNA matches from his descendants to Louise & Nicholas Jefferies.
  11. [S128] Ancestry DNA, Match to LS at 16cM with T.M.
  12. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, age & place.
  13. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death, Frederick George Cook, father John , mother Sarah Tompkins, QLD no 001954, p 349, 1927.
  14. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death, Emma Martin, age 51, Beechworth, VIC, 12590.
  15. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, Apr-Jun 1871, vol 3b 395.
  16. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death, Sidney Cook, father John , mother Sarah Tompkins, QLD no B034860, p 374, 1937.
  17. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, age & place.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016