David Cook

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ChartsDescendants of Ellis Cook-6 Generations
David Cook, son of Theophilus Cook and Phebe Hedges, was born 30 April 1785.1,2 He died 1 June 1834,1 and was buried at the Hayground Cemetery, Bridgehampton, Suffolk Co., New York.1

David married Sally Gelston, daughter of Thomas Gelston and Mary Corwith, 3 June 1808.3,2

Administration of the estate David Cook of Southampton was granted to his widow, Sally G., and son Thomas G., 17 September 1834.
Bond by Josiah H. White and Benjamin T. Rogers.
Named Heirs were said son and widow, Phebe, wife of John Swezey, and children Harriet C., Matcy, and Jane.4


Sally Gelston b. 27 Nov 1784, d. 18 Oct 1860
This person was last edited on4 Jul 2015


  1. [S979] James Truslow Adams, Memorials of Old Bridgehampton (Bridgehampton, Long Island: p.p., 1916), 337, further cited as Adams, Bridgehampton.
  2. [S2017] Emma D. Morris, "Collection of genealogical information for the families of Cook": ca 199x, Digital file, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, [7], further cited as "Families of Cook."
  3. [S979] Adams, Bridgehampton, 339.
  4. [S1985] Elizabeth R. Vanburen, Abstracts of Intestate Records at Riverhead, Suffolk County, NY., 1931, F:[7] (liber F:105, file 2650). CD-ROM reprint, Genealogy and History of Suffolk County, New York (http://genealogycds.com: genealogycds.com, 2006), further cited as Vanburen, Abstracts of Intestate Records of Suffolk Co.
  5. [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 (http://genealogycds.com: genealogycds.com, 2007), further cited as History of Southampton.