John Cook "alias Butcher"

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
John Cook "alias Butcher", son of Thomas Cooke "alias Butcher" and Mary (…), was born probably shortly before his baptism at St. Mary, Netherbury, Dorset, England, 30 March 1630.1 He died at Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island, 16 May 1691.1 Both he and his wife were buried at Glen Farm, Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.2,3

John married Mary Borden, daughter of Richard Borden and Joane Fowle, whose ancestry is known, but not yet traced here, about 1652.1


Mary Borden b. 13 Jan 1632/33, d. 23 Dec 1690
  • Elizabeth Cook4 b. say 1653
  • John Cook4 b. say 1655
  • Mary Cook4 b. say 1656
  • Sarah Cook4 b. say 1658
  • Hannah Cook4 b. say 1660
  • Joseph Cook4 b. say 1662
  • Deborah Cook4 b. say 1666
  • Thomas Cook+1 b. abt. 1666, d. 17 May 1726
  • Martha Cook4 b. say 1668
  • Amy Cook4 b. say 1671
  • Samuel Cook4 b. abt. 1674
This person was last edited on15 May 2020


  1. [S1498] Jane Fletcher Fiske, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: A Genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher of Netherbury, Dorsetshire, England, who came to Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1637 and settled in Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1643, 2 vols. (Boxford, Massachusetts: p.p., 1987), 35, further cited as Fiske, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island.
  2. [S1498] Fiske, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island, 37-39.
  3. [S1546] Superkentman, Find A Grave memorial #21863959, added 1 Oct 2007, online, accessed May 2020, further cited as Find A Grave.
  4. [S1498] Fiske, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island, 39.