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Maj Aaron Cooke, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1614
Dorset, England
Death: Sep. 5, 1690
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA

He was baptized at Bridport,Co.Dorset Mar 20, 1613/4.

Aaron Cook was the son of Aaron Cook and Elizabeth (Chard) Cook of Bridport,Co.Dorset, England.

Aaron Cook Jr served in King Philip's War. He commanded the garrison at Westfield in 1675.

NOTE: Lower three photos are of a cenotaphic memorial in Palisado Cemetery in Windsor, Connecticut.

His first wife was Mary (Ford) Cook, daughter of Thomas Ford and Joane (Waye) Ford. Mary died in 1649 at Windsor,CT.

His second wife was Joan (Denslow) Cook, *possibly* (not proven) daughter of Nicholas Denslow and Elizabeth (Doling) Denslow. Joan died April 1676 at Westfield,MA.

His third wife, whom he married Dec 2,1676, was Elizabeth (Nash) Cook, daughter of John Nash and Elizabeth (Tapp) Nash of New Haven,CT. She died Sept 3, 1687 and is probably buried beside Aaron in Northampton.

His fourth and final wife, whom he married Oct 2,1688, was Rebecca (Foote) Smith Cook.

Children(by first marriage): Joanna Cook Wolcott(first wife of Simon Wolcott), Aaron Cook III, Miriam Cook Leeds, and Moses Cook.

Children(by second marriage): Samuel Cook, Elizabeth Cook Parsons(first wife of Samuel Parsons), John Cook, and Noah Cook.

Family links: 
  Elizabeth Charde Ford (1587 - 1643)
  Rebecca Foote Cook (1634 - 1701)
  Joan Denslow Cook (1622 - 1676)*
  Aaron Cook (1641 - 1716)*
  Miriam Cooke Leeds (1643 - 1720)*
  Noah Cook (1657 - 1699)*
  Aaron Cooke (1614 - 1690)
  Joanna Ford Clap (1617 - 1695)*
  Abigail Ford Strong (1619 - 1688)*
  Thomas Ford (1623 - 1623)*
  Hepzibah Ford Lyman Marsh (1625 - 1683)*
  Hannah Ford (1628 - 1629)*
*Calculated relationship
Bridge Street Cemetery
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Founder's Monument
Maintained by: Kevin Avery
Originally Created by: GWC
Record added: Apr 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25751965
Maj Aaron Cooke, Jr
Added by: P.K. Magruder
Maj Aaron Cooke, Jr
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Maj Aaron Cooke, Jr
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- Mary Briggs
 Added: Jan. 20, 2016
May You Rest in Peace, your 8x G/Grandson
- Gene Stephan
 Added: Nov. 27, 2015
With much love for my 12th Great Grandfather. Rest in peace.
- Arielle Crawley
 Added: Aug. 10, 2015
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