Hervey Cook

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Hervey Cook, son of Stephen Cook, was born 1789.1,2 He died at Southampton, Suffolk Co., New York, 19 August 1853,3 and was buried at the Mecox Cemetery, Bridgehampton, Suffolk Co., New York.2

Hervey married Betsey (…) before 1823.4,3

Hervey left a will dated 29 July 1852, and proved 16 September leaving furniture to wife Betsey and legacies to children:
Mary S,
Elmore C.,
Electa M.
Jane S.
balance to son Baldwin
support for sons Elmore & Henry.3


Betsey (…) b. 25 Nov 1809, d. 26 Feb 1894
  • Jane S. Cook3 b. 1823, d. 9 Feb 1845
  • Stephen S. Cook2 b. 1827, d. 1845
  • Mary S. Cook3 b. abt. 1829
  • Elmer C. Cook2 b. 1831, d. 1849
  • Baldwin Cook3 b. abt. 1834
  • Sarah-Helen Cook3 b. abt. 1836
  • Lucy Cook2 b. 1838, d. 1838
  • Lucy Cook3 b. abt. 1840
  • Electa M. Cook3 b. abt. 1843
  • Elmore C. Cook3 b. abt. 1845
  • Henry Cook3 b. abt. 1848, d. 1879
  • Lillys Cook2 b. 1852, d. 1853
This person was last edited on30 May 2016


  1. [S457] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Southampton, Suffolk Co., New York, population schedule, sheet #345B, dwelling #105, family #120, Hervey Cook household; original data: NARA micropublication M432, Seventh Census of the United States, 1009 rolls, roll #602.
  2. [S979] James Truslow Adams, Memorials of Old Bridgehampton (Bridgehampton, Long Island: p.p., 1916), 326, further cited as Adams, Bridgehampton.
  3. [S1984] Elizabeth R. Vanburen, Abstracts of Wills Recorded at Riverhead, Suffolk County, NY., 1933, 35. CD-ROM reprint, Genealogy and History of Suffolk County, New York (http://genealogycds.com: genealogycds.com, 2006), further cited as Vanburen, Abstracts of Wills of Suffolk Co.
  4. [S1330] Estimated from birth date of first known child (1823).