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Families featured
Charles Cooke, Frederick Cook, George and Agnes Cook,
George Nesbit Cook, James Cook, Page Cook, William Cook,

Charles Cooke

Charles Edward Theodore Cooke from Birmingham wed 1879 #2526 to Mary Ann Hancox from England, and lived at Collingwood
4 Children 1. William Richard Henry Cooke 1880 #8417 - 1884 #11868 lived 4 years
2. Harriet Lee Evel Cooke 1882 #1724
3. Florence Ada Cooke 1884 #15905
4. Charles Albert G Cooke 1886 #25291
3. Flor Ada Cooke 1884 #15905 - 1952 #21428 aged 68 wed 1905 #541 to Edmund Richard Driver 1870 #16931 - 1941 #15967 aged 70

Frederick Cook

Frederick Cook wed 1863 #3160 to Emma Fairlie Hodge and lived at Whroo
Brown The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) Friday 13 December 1935 p 1 Family Notices
BROWN-On the 11th December 1935 (suddenly), at Fairfield; Emma Fairlie, relict of the late Henry, and loving mother of George (deceased), Emily (Mrs. Watts), and loved sister of Mrs. C. Coombes; aged 88 years.
4 Children 1. Frederick Charles Cook 1865 #168 - 1868 #7730 lived 3 years
2. George Liberty Cook 1867 #19034
3. Emily Ellen Cook 1870 #20193
4. Alfred Charles Cook 1872 #12959 - 1878 #6284 lived 6 years
2. George Liberty Cook wed 1889 #4715 to Augusta Magdalena Ewert, Violet Town, Northcote
4 Children 1. Geo Fredk Chas Cook 1890 #37174
2. Alfred Edward Cook 1893 #31353
3. Ruby Violet Cook 1896 #4234
4. Emily Carol Cook 1898 #13287
3. Ruby Violet Cook c1900 - 1983 #10472 wed 1920 #11936 to Percy Saml Trigg 1897 #19433 - 1974 #3661 aged 77

George and Agnes Cook

George Cook wed 1852 #2901 to Agnes Donaldson, at Portland Presbyterian church
10 Children 1. Jno Cook 10 May 1853 - 1931 (registered 1855 #5060)
2. Unnamed Male/Thomas Cook 1857 #2872 - 1858 #2166 lived 11 months
3. Chas Cook 1859 #3381
4. Mary Elizabeth Cook 1860 #20592 - 1860 #11467 lived 5 days
5. Agnes Sarah Cook 1862 #7041 - 1942 #22875 aged 79, wed 1896 #7036 to Robert Sylvester
6. Unnamed Male Cook 1864 #7379
7. Unnamed Male/Geo Richd Cook 1867 #6988 - 1953 #19892 aged 87
8. Elizth Cook 1869 - 1942 #26339 aged 73, wed Smith
9. Mary Ann Cook 1872 #14692 - 1951 #21797 aged 77, wed 1899 #7063 to John Thomas Lambert
10. Rachael Cook 1876 #7785
1. John Thomas Cook 10 May 1853 - 1931 (registered 1855 #5060) wed 1887 #4090 to Elizabeth Murrell 2 Jul 1868 - 1919 born in Mount Gambier, South Australia,
11 Children 1. George Cook 1888 #7054 - 1888 #4041 lived 7 days
2. Jemima (Florence Jemima) Cook 1889 #7995 - 1972 #26276 aged 83, wed Edward Timothy Dooling
3. Carol/Caroline Cook 1890 #12026 - 1963 #9133 aged 72, wed Frederick Bush
4. Elizabeth Minnie Cook 1891 #22072 - 1977 #4957 aged 86, wed William Wright
5. John Thomas Cook 1893 #2964 - 1944 #11181 aged 52
6. Frank Cook 1895 - 1940
7. Helena Agnes Cook 1896 #31325
8. Mabel Cook 1899 #9171 - 1959 #12579, aged 60, wed Douglas David Muir
9. Allen Eric Cook 1901 #25688
10. Alfred Russell Cook 1906 - 1979 #25314 aged 73
11. Sydney Cook 1909 - 1963 #21291 aged 54
3. Carol/Caroline Cook 1890 #12026 - 1963 #9133 aged 72, wed Frederick Bush 1890 #36756 - 1962 #20914 aged 72, son of Albert Henry Bush wed 1891 #7734 to Rosy Agnes Marshall and lived at Stawell
Albert Henry Bush 1938 #1875 aged 82, son of Mary Edmon and George Bush, died at Stawell
Rosina Agnes Bush nee Marshall 1856 - 1942 #30527 aged 86, dau of unknown Marshall
John Bush aged 24 and Albert E Bush aged 20, came Sep 1886 on the Chimborazo
1 Child 1. Marj Ellinor Bush 1913 - 1936 #16181 aged 23, wed Mooring, died at "Swan Hill"
4. Elizabeth Minnie Cook 1891 #22072 - 1977 #4957 aged 86, wed William Wright 1885 - 1951,
5. Agnes Sarah Cook 1862 #7041 - 1942 #22875 aged 79, wed 1896 #7036 to Robert Sylvester
Robert Leonard Sylvester 1860 #9217 - 1940 #17143 aged 79, son of Emma Clarke wed 1859 #1989 to Thomas Sylvester
3 Children 1. Rachel Emma Sylvester 1895 - 1961 #19907 aged 66
2. Myrtle Agnes Sylvester 1900 - 1963 #20734 aged 63, wed Bruun
3. Robert Henry Geo Sylvester 1904 - 1970 #15716 aged 55
9. Mary Ann Cook 1872 #14692 - 1951 #21797 aged 77 died at Penshurst, wed 1899 #7063 to John Thomas Lambert
2 Children 1. Mary Ena Lambert 1902 - 1957 #12582 aged 55, wed Williams
2. Ellen Jane Marga Lambert 1905 - 1954 #2786 aged 49, wed Taylor

George Nesbit Cook

George Nesbit Cook 29 Jul 1832 - 1894 #9800 aged 62, Christening: at Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England son of Sarah and John Cook wed 1857 #1348 to Harriet Ann Gail nee Russell and lived at Kingston then at Ararat. John Gale died. He may be either
John Gale 1828 - 1854 #3539 aged 26, from Isle of Man
or John Gale 1818 - 1855 #6074 aged 36, son of Anne and George Gale from Somerset.
Harriet Ann Russell wed 1851 #23602 to John Gale at Church Of England" #Christ Church, Geelong
9 Children 1. Mariann Gale 1852 #22822 christened Church of England, Christ Church, Geelong
2. Sarah Cooke 1858 #2303 born at Indented Head
3. Hannah Cooke 1860 #14159
4. Louisa Cook 1862 #8953 born at Kingston
5. Harriett Cook 1864 #15973
6. Elizabeth Cook 1867 #15740
7. John Cook 1869 #9384
8. Isabella Maria Cook 1871 #20923 born at Ararat
9. William Harrison Cook 1874 #6539
1. Mariann Gale 1852 #22822 christened Church of England, Christ Church, Geelong, as Mary Gale wed 1876 #1859 to Robert Kersel from Edinburgh, and lived at Moonambel, 2 Children
1. Hannah Cook 1861 wed 1880 #4959 to Thomas Treadwell
3. Harriet Cook 1864 wed 1885 to Walter William Ching
5. John Cook 1869 #9384 wed 30 Apr 1895 to Amelia Oakham Lambert of Mt Rouse possibly Amelia Lambert 1871 #9598 dau of Mary Bishop and Laurence Lambert registered at Horsham (wed 1864 #3856, had 5 chn registered)
From FirstFamilies2001, Laurence Lambert is the son of Robert Lambert and Amelia Oakham (oakum?). Robert Lambert was a mason. Mary May Bishop is the daughter of Emmanuel Bishop (shoemaker) and Lydia Snow.
Laurence and Mary married on 14th Dec 1864 in Portland Victoria in the rites of the Wesleyan Church. They were married in the house of Mr James Kay, Portland. The wedding was witnessed by Lydia Kay, the sister of Mary May Bishop.
1. Eileen Elsie Cook 1896 #22349 born at Murrabiel
2. John Clifford Cook
3. Myrtle Laurence Cook 1901 #5611
6. Isabella Maria Cook 1871 #20923 wed 16 Apr 1895 #3196" to Francis Henry Treloar 24 Aug 1866 - 23 Jun 1945 son of Elizabeth Julia Hodges and John Treloar (wed 1858 #2127, had 9 chn)
7. William Harrison Cook 1874 #6539 wed 1896 #5350 to Alice Mary Coates 1874 #23377 dau of Sophia Caroline Funcke (born in Adelaide) and George Stillman Coates registered at Horsham (parents wed 1872 #3541, had 10 chn - Sophia's parents Valentine Funcke 29, wed 1854-04-04 to Bertha Weidemann, 18, at Trinity Church, Adelaide, WEIDEMANN (Carl?), 3 ch (inc Wilhelm?) arrived 1849-08-07 on Princess Louise from Hamburg 1849-03-26 v Rio de Janiero)

James Cook

James Cook, born in Geelong, wed 1874 #177 to Elizabeth Jane <Pope died 1924,
5 Children 1. Ernest Edward James Cook 1876 wed Violet Hilda Bone
2. Percy Charles Cook 1878 - 9 aged 9 months
3. William Henry Cook 1879 - 9 aged 3 months
4. Elsie Florence Cook 1880 - 83
5. Arthur Herbert Cook 1882
1. Ernest Edward James Cook 1876 wed Violet Hilda Bone
4 Children 1. Ronald James Cook 1902 married 1925 #6333 to Edna Pearl Rose
2. Irene Elsie Cook 1903 married 1920 #14098 to Frederick Copperswaith Payne
3. Edward John Cook 1907
4. Ena Victoria Cook 1909 married Bill Cary

Page Cook

Page Cook Christening: 24 May 1752 at All Saints, Sudbury, Suffolk, England son of Sarah and George Cook
Page Cook wed 31 Dec 1788 to Elizabeth Strutt, children Christened at All Saints, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
8 Children 1. George Cook 13 Sep 1789
2. Page Cook 22 Jan 1791
3. Elizabeth Cook 17 Apr 1793 - 29 Nov 1801
4. John Cook 22 Apr 1795
5. Thomas Cook possibly c1798
6. William Cook 04 Jun 1800
7. James Cook 19 Mar 1802
8. Charlotte Cook 26 Mar 1804
Thomas Thimble Cook (Thomas Thimbleby Strutt Cook) 1803 - 1877 #455 aged 74 son of Elizabeth Strutt and Page Cook wed 1858 #2695 to Charlotte Higgins - when William John aged 26 was buried his parents are called Charlotte Jane Higgins and Thomas Thimbley S Cook, lived at Brighton
6 Children 1. Thomas Page Cook 1860 #10
2. John William Cook 1862 #956 - 1887 #5721 aged 26 years
3. Charlotte Jane Cook 1863 #19116
4. James Cook 1865 #13676 - 1865 #6102 lived 5 days
5. Elizabeth Cook 1867 #943
6. George Cook 1870 #14031
1. Thomas Page Cook 1860 #10 wed 1879 #4183 to Catherine Kennedy

William Cook

William Cook 21 came Oct 1852 on the Wanata with Isabella Hogg 22 and lived at Sandhurst
5 Children 1. John Cook 1854 #1818
2. James Cook 1856 #2792 died
3. Andrew Cook 1858 #4003
4. Georgina Hudson Cook 1861 #16678
5. James Hogg Cook 1868 #10715
3. Andrew Cook 1858 #4003 wed 1880 #3303 to Mary Ann Pryor 1856 #3246 - 1937 #16407 aged 81, died at Hamilton,
7 children 1. William Wilson Cook 1881 #8816
2. Thomas James Cook 1883 #11456
3. Bertie Andrew Cook 1884 #24020
4. Eva Maud Cook 1887 #10440
5. Geo Mchattie Cook 1890 #4016 born at Glenrowan
6. Chas Pryor Cook 1892 #12162 born at Cobram
7. Dthy Gina Marion Cook 1894 #11319 born at Dunolly


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