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Possible Descendants of Benjamin COOK

Second Generation

2. Charles ? COOK (Benjamin ) was born about 1735. He died before 9 Jan 1801 in Franklin Co, NC.

Franklin Co, NC Court Minutes - Minutes of March Court 1802
Green Hill Sheriff returned the report of the Jury who were summoned to divide & allott
to Lucretia VaSser her Dower in the Land of her lat husband Charles Cook Decd. & on M.O.R.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncfrankl/court/minutes-1801-1805.htm

Oath of Allegiance Bute Co. NC - 1774-1804
Before Capt Matthew Thomas:
Benjamin Cook, Charles Cook, John Cook
Mr. Norris District: William Moodey
Captain Milner's District:
Francis Rackley Mills Rackley Person Rackley
Person rackley, Junr. Francis Rackley Mills Rackley
Dadrick Rackley
Other Cooks mentioned in Bute Co, NC:
Thomas Cook, 1775 and 1776
Joseph Cook, 1789

Genealogical Records: North Carolina Wills, 1665-1900
Listed in: Index to North Carolina Wills, 1665-1900
Allen Cook
Year: 1846
#WB-C/244
Charles Cook
Year: 1818
#WB-2/25
Charles Cook
Year: 1821
#WB-A/223

[Extract of "Franklin Co. Court Minutes, 1785-1805", years 1786-1787]
[Film/Roll 744/C.039.30001 NC State Archives]
[transcribed by Mark A. Murphy, 14 May 2001]
[p.] (21)
Minutes of March Term 1786
Ordered that the following persons be summoned to serve next Court
as Jurors. | to wit|
Joshua Perry, John Pennell, Nicholas Murphy, Joshua Richards,
Richard Jones, Jacob Waddle, Zack Dixon, Charles Cook, Herbert Hight,
Joseph Lemon, Benjan. Perry, Richard Ransom, James Murphy
/work out MoSes Stallion, John Gay, Thomas Nelms, JeSse Bird, James,
Baker, William Freeman, John Richards, Ephraim Perry. Edward Freeman,
David Jefferys, William Christmas, James Perry, Isaac Hudson, Willsby
Self, Job Self, Sabon Smart & Hardy Hunt.

(24)
Minutes of June Court 1786
At a Court opened and held for the County of Franklin at the Courthouse in
Lewisburgh the third Monday in June 1786.
Present Henry Hill Benjamin Seawell and Thomas Arendell Esquires
-----
Grand Jury |to wit| William Christmas foreman
Joshua Richards, David Jeffreys, James Murphy, John Richards, Sabon Smart,
MoSes Stallions, Edward[?] Freeman, Isaac Hudson, Charles Cook, Willby Self,
William Freeman, Jacob Waddler, James Perry, John Gay, John Pinnell and
Nicholas Mruphy.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncfrankl/court/minutes-1786-1787.htm

TIDBITS ON WILSON COUNTY TENNESSEE FAMILIES
http://members.aol.com/genny1/tidbit1.html
Sale of estate of CHARLES COOK, decd - Buyers, NATHAN COOK, bough negro
boy FRANK; SAMUEL EDWARDS, JOHN CARR, BENJAMIN HAWKINS,
SOLOMON ARNOLD, ALEN JONES, S.C. COOK, JOHN DICSON (sic) who
bought negro boy SAM, DANIEL JONES, ARON RUSSELL, SOLOMON
COOK, JOSEPH HAWKINS, ANDERSON SMITH, WILLIAM RANSOM, EDWARD FLECHER, JORDON DENSON, WILLIAM GREEN, LEATHEA COOK, PHILEMON HAWKINS< REUBEN COGWELL, WILLIAM NORMAN, NATHAN PEOPLES. Admr was NATHAN COOK. Undated - p. 81

TIDBITS ON WILSON COUNTY TENNESSEE FAMILIES
http://members.aol.com/genny1/tidbit1.html
Sale of estate of CHARLES COOK, decd - Sold January 9, 1801 - Buyers - GREEN
WILLIAMSON, ATHELSTON ANDREWS, NATHAN COOK, SAMUEL FULLER, JOHN JONES McLEROY. Admr NATHAN COOK - p. 127

1790 census
Charles Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-3-7) Image 3 - Listed near Thomas (b)
(a) Thomas Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-2-3) Image 3
(b) Thomas Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-2-0-11) Image 3 (11 slaves)
Benjamin Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-1-7-0-1) Image 3 (1 slave)
John Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-0-2) Image 3 - Listed near Thomas (b)
Jacob Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-4-3) Image 3
John Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-5) Image 3
William Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-3-8) Image 3
William Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-8) Image 3

1800 census
Charles Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (10011-12111) age 45+ Page 447
Elisabeth Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (02100-11010) age 26-45 Page 488
John Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (01201-12001) age 45+ Page 482
Shamael Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (20010-21010) age 26-45 Page 462
Thomas Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (01001-01001) age 45+ Page 455
William Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (32101-12501) 2 lines away from Thomas Page 455

1810 census
Charles Coock Clark, KY 1810 (21201-11001) oldest male age 45+ <b. bef 1765> Image 6
Jacob Cool or Cook (11010-40010) Image 6 - 2 lines away from Charles

1820 census
Charles Cook Senior Not Stated,Lawrence,TN 1820 (000001-02001) age 45+ - Image 13
Charles Cook Junior Not Stated,Lawrence,TN 1820 (200010-10010) age 26-45 - Image 13
William Cook Not Stated,Lawrence,TN 1820 (100100-20100) age 18-26 - Image 9
Robert Brashears Not Stated,Lawrence,TN 1820
Walter Brashears Not Stated,Lawrence,TN 1820

Lawrence County 1826 Tax List
Cooke, Charles - 15
Cooke, Charles - 263
Cooke, Isaac S. W. - 85

Charles married Lucretia (VASSER?). Lucretia was born in 1750/1760. She died after 1840 in Of Franklin Co, NC.

Franklin Co, NC Court Minutes - Minutes of March Court 1802
Green Hill Sheriff returned the report of the Jury who were summoned to divide & allott
to Lucretia VaSser her Dower in the Land of her lat husband Charles Cook Decd. & on M.O.R.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncfrankl/court/minutes-1801-1805.htm

1840 census
Nathan Cook Not Stated, Franklin, North Carolina (000100001-00000000001) oldest male age 60-70
female age 80-90 (presumed to be Lucretia)

Charles and Lucretia had the following children:

  7 M i Nathan COOK was born before 1784 in Of Franklin Co, NC. He died after 1840 in Of Franklin Co, NC.

Franklin Co, NC Court Records - Minutes of December Court 1800
Lucrecy Cook widow of Charles Cook came into open Court & relinquished her right of
administration upon her Decd Husbands Estate to her son Nathan Cook to whom
administration was granted accordingly who entered into Bond with Green Williamson
& John Dixon in the sum of Two Thousand pounds as his securities.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncfrankl/court/minutes-1791-1800.htm

Franklin Co, NC court records - September Court 1821
Ordered that the following persons be summoned to attend the next
Superior Court as Jurors, to wit, - John Allen William Coppage, Nathan
Cook...
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncfrankl/court/minutes-1821.htm

1810 census
Nathan Cook Not Stated, Franklin, NC 1810 (00010-00200) age 26-45 - Page 800

1830 census
Nathan Cook Edwards District, Franklin, North Carolina (00100001-0000000001) age 50-60 <1770-1780>

1840 census
Nathan Cook Not Stated, Franklin, North Carolina (000100001-00000000001) oldest male age 60-70
female age 80-90 (presumed to be Lucretia)

NC CENSUS
JESSE COOK NC Duplin County Bowdens District 1786
JOHN COOK NC Duplin County Early Tax List 1783
HENRY COOK NC Duplin County Early Tax List 1783
JAMES COOK NC Duplin County Early Tax List 1783
LAZARUS COOK NC Duplin County Early Tax List 1783
MERCURICE COOK NC Duplin County 1783
NATHAN COOK NC Duplin County Kenans District 1786 - different Nathan?
RUBIN COOK NC Duplin County Kenans District 1786
WILLIAM COOK NC Duplin County Early Tax List 1783

3. Thomas ? COOK (Benjamin ) was born about 1745 in Of Virginia. He died after 1830 in Of Lawrence, TN.

1790 census
Charles Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-3-7) Image 3 - Listed near Thomas (b)
(a) Thomas Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-2-3) Image 3
(b) Thomas Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-2-0-11) Image 3 (11 slaves) - married Amy
Benjamin Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-1-7-0-1) Image 3 (1 slave)
John Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-0-2) Image 3 - Listed near Thomas (b)
Jacob Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-4-3) Image 3
John Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-5) Image 3
William Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-3-8) Image 3
William Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-8) Image 3
Allen Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-0-2) - Image 3
Shemuel Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-0-3-0-3) - Image 4
Blanton Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-0-3) - Image 4

1800 census
Charles Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (10011-12111) age 45+ Page 447
Elisabeth Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (02100-11010) age 26-45 Page 488
John Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (01201-12001) age 45+ Page 482
Shamael Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (20010-21010) age 26-45 Page 462
Thomas Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (01001-01001) age 45+ Page 455
William Cook Louisburg, Franklin, NC 1800 (32101-12501) 2 lines away from Thomas Page 455
NOTE: The Thomas who married Amy was in Franklin NC in 1790 - he died 1798

Thomas married Margaret JOHNSON. Margaret was born in Scotland.

They had the following children:

+ 8 M i Charles COOK I
+ 9 M ii Joseph ? COOK
+ 10 M iii William ? COOK
  11 M iv Thomas ? COOK was born in 1770/1780. He died after 1830 in Of Lawrence, TN.

1830 census
Nathan Brasher Not Stated, Lawrence, Tennessee
Saml Brasher Not Stated, Lawrence, Tennessee
Basil Brashers Not Stated, Lawrence, Tennessee (01110001-1101001) age 50-60 - Image 39
Henry Brashers Not Stated, Lawrence, Tennessee (his son John was in Polk, MO 1850)
Jesse Brashers Not Stated, Lawrence, Tennessee
Charles Cook Not Stated, Lawrence, Tennessee (001101-101001001) age 30-40 - Image 57
Thos Cook Not Stated, Lawrence, Tennessee (1010100001-101111001) age 60-70 <1770-1780> - Image 23
Wm Cook Not Stated, Lawrence, Tennessee (111001-011101) age 30-40 - Image 51

4. Jacob ? COOK (Benjamin ) was born in 1745 in Of Bute and Franklin Co, NC. He died in 1798 in prob Allen, KY.

EARLY NORTH CAROLINA CENSUS/TAX RECORDS:
BENJAMIN COOK NC Bute County 1771
CHARLES COOK NC Bute County 1771
DRURY COOK NC Bute County 1771
JACOB COOK NC Bute County 1771
JOHN COOK NC Bute County 1771
PETER COOK NC Bute County 1771
THOMAS COOK NC Bute County 1771
HENRY COOKE NC Bute County 1771
JAMES COOKE NC Bute County 1771
THOMAS COOKE NC Bute County 1771
BENJAMILN COOK NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
CHARLES COOK NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
DRURY COOK NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
JACOB COOK NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
JOHN COOK NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
PETER COOK NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
HENRY COOKE NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
JAMES COOKE NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
THOMAS COOKE NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773

[Extract of "Franklin Co. Court Minutes, 1785-1805", years 1788-1790]
[Film/Roll 744/C.039.30001 NC State Archives]
[transcribed by Mark A. Murphy, 21 May 2001]
Minutes of March Court 1789
A Deed from Jacob Cook to William Coppedge was proved by the oath of James
Boon. M.O.R.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncfrankl/court/minutes-1788-1790.htm

ID: I0040
Name: Jacob COOK
Sex: M
Birth: 1745 in North Carolina
Death: 1798 in Nash Co., North Carolina (poss. TN)

EARLY TN & KY CENSUS
JACOB COOKE TN Sullivan County No Township Listed 1812
JACOB COOKE TN Sullivan County No Township Listed 1812
JACOB JR. COOKE TN Sullivan County No Township Listed 1812

TIDBITS ON WILSON COUNTY TENNESSEE FAMILIES
http://members.aol.com/genny1/tidbit1.html
Account of estate of WILLIAM POWELL, by HARDY HUNT, admr. Persons
metioned: THOMPSON CURRY, RICHARD TIMBERLAKE, THOMPSON
CONYER, (Jesse?) WEBB, (?) JOHNSON, THOMAS NELMS, JAMES BAKER, WILLIAM LINSEY, NATHANIEL SEAT, HENRY HUNT, CORNELIUS SULLIVANT, JOSIAH JACKSON, FRANCIS TIMBERLAKE, JOHN ANDREWS, WILLIAM JACKSON, JOHN KING, WILSON DENSON, WILLIAM HAMMON, JESSE ADAMS, WILLIAM BABB, DRURY ALFORD,
(?) WILLIAMS, KITCHEN PRIMM, WILL LASHLEY, JOHN HUNT, MOSES
HARRIS (to his estate), WILLIAM WEBB, WILSON DENSON, MATTHEW JOHNSON, WILL JONES, GREEN HILL, JOHN CHEVES, JACOB COOK,
JOHN WEBB, JOHN TAYLOR's estate, JOHN COOLEY, WILLIAM BOWDEN, JULIUS JACKSON, ANN JONES, THOMAS ROSE, JESSE ADAMS. Undated. p. 78.
[NOTE: WILLIAM BABB who married POWELL's widow is among those
listed. KITCHEN PRIMM and JACOB COOK are both BABB relatives, as is WILLIAM BOWDEN.]

1790 census
Charles Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-3-7) Image 3 - Listed near Thomas (b)
(a) Thomas Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-2-3) Image 3
(b) Thomas Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-2-0-11) Image 3 (11 slaves)
Benjamin Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-1-7-0-1) Image 3 (1 slave)
John Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-0-2) Image 3 - Listed near Thomas (b)
Jacob Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-4-3) Image 3
John Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-5) Image 3
William Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (1-3-8) Image 3
William Cook Franklin, NC 1790 (2-2-8) Image 3

1830 census
Benjamin Anderson Allen, Kentucky (00110001-0112001) age 50-60 <1770-1780> - Image 39
Jacob Cook Allen, Kentucky (12100001-111011) age 50-60 <1770-1780> - Image 9

1840 census
Gray Cook Not Stated, Allen, Kentucky
Green Cook Not Stated, Allen, Kentucky
Sion Cook Not Stated, Allen, Kentucky
Jacob Cooke Not Stated, Allen, Kentucky

NORTH CAROLINA VITAL RECORDS ABSTRACTS
Cook, Elisha Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb
Cook, Elizabeth Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb
Cook, Green Babb Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb
Cook, Jacob Nash co., NC
Cook, Jesse Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb
Cook, Martha Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb
Cook, Mary Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb
Cook, Nancy Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb
Cook, Sarah Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb
Cook, Thomas Bet. 1778-1799 Franklin co., NC Jacob Cook Elizabeth Babb

Jacob married (1) Elizabeth BABB daughter of BABB in 1781 in Franklin, North Carolina. Elizabeth was born about 1758 in Franklin, North Carolina.

They had the following children:

  12 M i Thomas COOK was born in 1782 in Franklin, North Carolina. He died on 7 Jul 1851 in Wilson Co, Tennessee.

1820 census
John C Cook Lebanon,Wilson,TN 1820 (010010-22101) age 26-45 - Image 21
Nancy Cook Lebanon,Wilson,TN 1820 (110000-10010) age 26-45 - Image 3
William Cook Lebanon,Wilson,TN 1820 (130001-60011) age 45+ - Image 3
Green C Cook Not Stated,Wilson,TN 1820 (200010-00100) age 26-45 - Image 4
Henry Cook Not Stated,Wilson,TN 1820 (000020-00101) age 26-45 - Image 4
Thomas Cook Not Stated,Wilson,TN 1820 (000020-00101) age 26-45 - Image 4
Thomas Cook Not Stated,Wilson,TN 1820 (000130-00001) age 26-45 - Image 2
Anthony Huddleston Statesville,Wilson,TN (000110-02101) age 26-45 - Image 2

1830 census
Gilbert Cook Not Stated, Wilson, Tennessee (110001-01001) age 30-40 - Image 25
Green Cook Not Stated, Wilson, Tennessee (021001-000011) age 30-40 - Image 152
Thomas Cook Not Stated, Wilson, Tennessee (0000001-000001001) age 40-50 - Image 164
Geo A Huddleson Not Stated, Wilson, Tennessee (010001-10001) age 30-40 - Image 90
Anthony Huddleston Not Stated, Wilson, Tennessee (111001-101001) age 30-40 - Image 112
  13 F ii Mary Caroline Polly COOK was born on 19 Apr 1784 in Franklin, North Carolina.
+ 14 M iii Green Babb COOK
  15 M iv Ailsey COOK was born in 1789.
  16 M v Elisha COOK was born in 1778/1799 in Franklin, North Carolina.
  17 M vi Jesse COOK was born in 1778/1799 in Franklin, North Carolina.
  18 F vii Martha COOK was born in 1778/1799 in Franklin, North Carolina.
  19 F viii Nancy COOK was born in 1778/1799 in Franklin, North Carolina.
  20 F ix Elizabeth COOK was born on 12 Nov 1793 in Franklin, North Carolina.
  21 F x Sarah COOK was born in 1796 in Franklin, North Carolina.

Jacob married (2) Frances. Frances died after 1820 in Scottsville, Allen, KY.

1820 census
Frances Cook Scottsville,Allen,KY 1820 (10100-11010) oldest female age 26-45

Jacob and Frances had the following children:

  22 M xi William COOK was born in 1771 in North Carolina. He died before 1830.
        William married Frances BRITTON on 23 Jan 1813. Frances was born in Kentucky.
+ 23 M xii Jacob COOK
+ 24 M xiii Sion COOK

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