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Zadock Cook
Birth: Feb. 18, 1769
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1863
Athens
Clarke County
Georgia, USA

US Congressman. Elected to represent Georgia at-large in the United States House of Representatives. He was born in Virginia and moved to Hancock County, Georgia in early life. He was one of the first white settlers in Clarke County, Georgia. He was self-educated. He served as an Ensign in the Washington County Militia in 1793 and a Captain of the Eleventh Company, Hancock County Militia, in 1796. Cook was member of the Georgia House of Representatives in 1806, 1807, and again in 1822. He served in the Georgia Senate 1810-1814, 1823, and 1824. He was elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alfred Cuthbert. He was reelected to the Fifteenth Congress and served from December 2, 1816, to March 3, 1819. He retired from public life and settled on his plantation near Watkinsville, Georgia and engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death in 1863. He was buried in Jackson Cemetery, Clarke (now Oconee) County, Georgia.

Zadock's Siblings: Mary Cook ( 45111132)
Elizabeth Cook (45111201)

Zadock and Elizabeth's Children:
Nancy Cook (45111352)
Rebecca Cook (45111450)
Mary Cook (45111498)
Pernal Cook (45111549)
Nathan Cook (45111592)
Elizabeth Cook (45111753)
Zadock Cook Jr. (45111797)
William Marion Cook Sr. (45111836)
David H. Cook (45111886)
Nancy Cook II (45111996) - named after her deceased sister
John Cook (45112033)

Relationship links provided by Shelli West (47187725) (bio by: Jim Fullilove) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Mark Cook (1739 - 1793)
  Rachel Elizabeth Gunderson Cook
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Cook Cook (1773 - 1840)
 
 Children:
  Nancy Cook (1790 - ____)*
  Rebecca Cook Connor (1794 - ____)*
  Mary Cook Dismukes (1798 - ____)*
  Pernal Cook (1801 - ____)*
  Nathan Cook (1803 - 1895)*
  Elizabeth Cook Hogue (1806 - ____)*
  Zadock Cook (1808 - ____)*
  William Marion Cook (1810 - 1853)*
  David H Cook (1812 - 1897)*
  David H Cook (1812 - 1897)*
  Nancy Cook Browning (1815 - ____)*
  John Cook (1818 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Cook (1764 - ____)*
  Zadock Cook (1769 - 1863)
  Elizabeth Cook (1771 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jackson Family Cemetery
Watkinsville
Oconee County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 07, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6586269
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Thank you for your service great great great grandpa
- Lynn
 Added: Aug. 4, 2014

- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Aug. 3, 2014
Thank you for your service to our wonderful Country. You were remembered today.
- Barbara Wilson Krause
 Added: May. 20, 2014
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