Phebe Cook

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ChartsDescendants of Ellis Cook-6 Generations
Phebe Cook, daughter of Abiel Cook, was born about 10 April 1736.1 She died 26 August 1824,1 and was buried at Brainerd Cemetery, Cranbury, Middlesex Co., New Jersey.1

Phebe married Peter de Witt, whose parents are unknown, at Monmouth Co., New Jersey, 25 February 1757.2,3,4

Although she survived her husband by 15 years, she was not mentioned in his will. Still, the children listed there are probably hers.5


Peter de Witt b. abt. 17 Aug 1734, d. 28 Jan 1809
This person was last edited on7 Jul 2015


  1. [S1546] Kat, Find A Grave memorial #39151487, added 6 Jul 2009, online, accessed May 2015, further cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S2002] William Nelson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey: Volume 22, Marriage Records, 1665-1800 (Paterson, New Jersey: The Press Printing and Publishing, 1900), 106, further cited as Nelson, New Jersey Marriage Records, 1665-1800.
  3. [S80] George H. Cook, Notes for a Genealogy of the Family of Ellis Cook, of Southampton, L.I., N. Y. (New Brunswick, New Jersey: p.p., [1886]), 18, further cited as Cook, Notes for Ellis Cook.
  4. [S1994] William Nelson, New Jersey Biographical and Genealogical Notes From the Volumes of the New Jersey Archives with Additions and Supplements (1916; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1973), 77, further cited as Nelson, New Jersey Biographical and Genealogical Notes.
  5. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 11:103 (File 10213L), further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.