Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

James Cook[1, 2, 3]

Male 1800 - 1880  (80 years)


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  • Name James Cook 
    Born 20 Jan 1800  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1828  Toronto Township, Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-27854P 
    Died 29 Feb 1880  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 11
    Cause: heart disease (3months) 
    Buried Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I27854  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Family 1 Elizabeth Williams,   b. 22 Jun 1810, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1874  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1828  Toronto Township, Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Jacob S. Cook,   b. 27 Jan 1831, Rockton, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1916, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Annie Christina Cook,   b. 28 Oct 1832, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1915, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Alice Alvira Cook,   b. 2 Nov 1834, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1907, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Elizabeth Jane Cook,   b. 15 Dec 1836, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1923, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Hannah Maria Cook,   b. 1 Jan 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1921, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Melinda Carolina Cook,   b. 12 Jan 1841, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1912  (Age 71 years)
     7. Elizabeth Cook,   b. 20 Sep 1842,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Jemima Cook,   b. 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Cordelia Diana "Diana" Cook,   b. 22 Nov 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1922  (Age 78 years)
     10. Mary Jemima "Jemima" Cook,   b. 4 Oct 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1921, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     11. Margaret Angelina "Angelina" Cook,   b. 13 Sep 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Ellen Roselia "Rosy" Cook,   b. 5 Jun 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1929, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     13. Eliza Artemesia Cook,   b. 24 Jan 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1863  (Age 11 years)
     14. Henrietta Josephine Cook,   b. 7 May 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F7252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth,   b. 1809, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Deana Cook,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henrietta Cook,   b. 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F274166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James Cook
    James Cook
    This crayon portrait is of James Cook (1800-1880) from the former Waterloo Township. Crayon portraits were popular from the 1860s to the early 1900s, and were an inexpensive alternative to a painted portrait. The process involved enlarging a photograph onto drawing paper using a weak emulsion, which produced a faint image. The artist would then draw over the photograph with charcoal or pastels, copying the photograph while making it look hand drawn. 2015.066.001 Waterloo Region Museum

  • Notes 
    • James is reported to have been born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, not yet supported by documents. He married on the same day as his sister Anne Cook at the home of their father Andrew C. Cook.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 32800-1915 Anna C. Sager.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Diana Cook Born: Waterloo Township Age: 23 Born: abt 1848 Father: James Cook Mother: Elizabeth Cook Spouse: Samuel Woelfe Age: 22 Born: abt 1849 born: Wilmot Ont Father: Andrew Woelfe Mother: Barbara Woelfe married 23 May 1871 married: Wellington, Guelph

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 93.

    5. [S488] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Zion United Maple Grove CC#4503 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memory of/ James Cook/ who died Feb 29/ 1880/ aged 80 years/ [verse]

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 16335-1880 James Cook.
      James Cook, d. 29 Feb 1880 Waterloo twp. aged 89y, 1m, 9d, b. Pennsylvania, cause: heart disease (3 months)

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 4 Mar 1880.
      Feb. 29, 1880 James Cook died near Preston, at age of 80 years.

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 11 Page 81.

    9. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Sect. 2 Page 36.

    10. [S1441] Vit - ON, Home District Marriage Register, Register of Rev. James Harris Presbyterian Church, 1826-1831.
      Sept. 30 - James COOK to Elizabeth WILLIAMS both of Toronto Twp. Wit: E. Austin, Ann Cook.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 4 Mar 1880.
      Feb. 29, 1880 James Cook died near Preston, at age of 80 years.

    12. [S1441] Vit - ON, Home District Marriage Register, Register of Rev. James Harris Presbyterian Church, 1826-1831.
      Sept. 30 - James COOK to Elizabeth WILLIAMS both of Toronto Twp. Wit: E. Austin, Ann Cook.. Sept. 30, 1828 Celebrated Matrimony by License, between James Cook of the Township of Toronto, Home District, Upper Canada. Bachelor and Elizabeth Williams of the same place Spinster In Witness of Ebenezer Austin Anne Cook

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1800 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1828 - Toronto Township, Peel Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1828 - Toronto Township, Peel Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart disease (3months) - 29 Feb 1880 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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