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  • ID: I39626
  • Name: John COOKE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF MAR 1606/07 in Leyden, South Holland, the Netherlands
  • Event: Immigration 1620 "Mayflower"
  • Will: 9 NOV 1694
  • Death: 23 NOV 1695
  • Title: Deacon
  • Note:
    The Last will and Testament of John Cook of the town of Dartmouth in the County of Bristoll:
    I being weake of Body but of sound and Perfect memory, have Disposed of my Estate which God hath been pleased to bestow upon me in manner following: that is to say In the first place I give to my Son in-law Arthur Hathaway & his wife Sarah my Daughter all my land in the point at or Near the Burying place in Dartmouth the which I bought of John Russell to them their heires and Assignes for Ever: And also I give unto my Son in-law Stephen west and his wife Mercey my Daughter one full Third part of a whole Share of lands in the Township of Dartmouth with all my houseing and Orchards "hereunto belonging: with all the priviledges & appur=ces belonging to the same to them their heires & Assignes for ever They to possess the same after the Decease of my wife Sarah Allso I give unto Jonathan Delano. one Third part of a share of meadow Caled the ffreemens Meadow Lyeing within the Township of Rochester to him his heires & assigne for Ever: Allso I give to my Grandson Thomas Taber my little Island Caled & Known by the Name of Ram Island Lying in Cushnat River in Dartmouth with one third part of my Share of Meadow Called the ffreemens Meadow Lyeing in the Township of Rochester. to him his heires & assignee for Ever and I give to my said Grand son my Gun & sword Allso I give to my Grand Daughter Hester Perry One feather Bed & Bolster, All the Rest & Residue of Estate Goods & Chattles of what Sort or Kind so ever I Give & bequeath uto my Loveing wife Sarah to use. & Dispose of the same as she shall see good And I make my said wife Sole Executrix of this my Last will & Testament: In witness whereof I the said John Cooke have hereunto sett my hand & seale this Ninth Day of November 1694 in the presence of
    Aaron Savory O his mark
    John Cooke (seal) Thomas Taber
    memorandum that on the 16th of Aprill 1696
    Then appeared Aaron Savory & Thomas Taber both of Dartmouth, Before John Saffin Esqr Judge of Probate ot wills &ca and made Oath that they were present & did see John Cooke late of Dartmouth Decd Signe seale & publish this Instrument to be his last will & testiment and yt he was of a Disposeing mind when he so did to the best of their apprehensions
    Jno Saffin John Cary Registr
    Thus Entered & Engrosed may the: 8th 1696 By Jno Cary Registr
    December the 7th 1696 A true Inventory of the Estate Goods & Chattels of John Cooke late of Dartmouth Deceased

    Father: Francis COOKE b: BET 1582 AND 1583 in England
    Mother: Hester MAHIEU b: ABT 1585 in Leyden, South Holland, the Netherlands

    Marriage 1 Sarah WARREN b: 1613 in England
      1. Has Children Sarah COOKE b: ABT 1635 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA
      2. Has Children Susannah COOKE b: 1640 in Plymouth Co., MA
      3. Has Children Elizabeth COOKE b: 6 DEC 1645 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA
      4. Has Children Esther COOKE b: BEF 16 AUG 1650 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA
      5. Has Children Mary COOKE b: 12 JAN 1651/52 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA
      6. Has Children Mercy Warren COOKE b: 25 JUL 1654 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA
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