Samuel Cook

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ChartsDescendants of Ellis Cook-6 Generations
Samuel Cook, son of David Cook and Hannah Topping, was born in 1764.1 He died 15 August 1833,1 and was buried at the Hayground Cemetery, Bridgehampton, Suffolk Co., New York.1

Samuel married Elizabeth Halsey, daughter of Jeremiah Halsey.2

Samuel left a will dated 13 December 1832, and proved 18 Nov 1833:
Bequests to wife Elizabeth with use of part of the estate for widowhood, then to son Albert G.
Legacies to daughters: Hannah, wife of Edward Halsey
Proculia, wife of Andrew Halsey,
Emily, bequests and maintenance
son Eleazar
Residual estate to sons Jeremiah H., Sullivan, Samuel, and Albert
Executors: sons Jeremiah and Sullivan
Witnesses: Rufus Rose, David Haynes.3


Elizabeth Halsey b. 1766, d. 11 Aug 1834
This person was last edited on11 Jul 2015


  1. [S979] James Truslow Adams, Memorials of Old Bridgehampton (Bridgehampton, Long Island: p.p., 1916), 338, further cited as Adams, Bridgehampton.
  2. [S979] Adams, Bridgehampton, 337.
  3. [S1984] Elizabeth R. Vanburen, Abstracts of Wills Recorded at Riverhead, Suffolk County, NY., 1933, F:18 (liber F:375-377). CD-ROM reprint, Genealogy and History of Suffolk County, New York (, 2006), further cited as Vanburen, Abstracts of Wills of Suffolk Co.
  4. [S171] George Rogers Howell, The Early History of Southampton L.I., New York with Genealogies. Revised, Corrected and Enlarged. Albany, New York: Weed, Parsons and Co., 2nd ed., 1887, 213. CD-ROM reprint, Genealogy and History of the Town of Southampton, New York (, 2007), further cited as History of Southampton.
  5. [S2017] Emma D. Morris, "Collection of genealogical information for the families of Cook": ca 199x, Digital file, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, [6], further cited as "Families of Cook."
  6. [S2024] Jacob Lafayette Halsey, Edmund D. Halsey and Francis Whiting Halsey, Thomas Halsey of Hertfordshire, England, and Southampton, Long Island, 1591-1679: With His American Descendants to the Eight and Ninth Generations (Morristown, New Jersey: The Jerseyman, 1895), 162, further cited as Halsey, et al., Halsey Genealogy.