Zebulon Cook

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ChartsDescendants of Ellis Cook-6 Generations
Zebulon Cook, son of Colonel Ellis Cook and Margaret Griswold Cocker, was born 22 March 1755.1,2,3 He died at Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey, 12 December 1810,4,5,2,6,3,7 and was buried at the First Presbyterian Church of Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey.4,3

Zebulon married Mary Jones, whose parents are unknown, at Hanover, 15 February 1775.8,1,3,6,2,7

Zebulon left a will dated 2 December 1810, and proved 24 January 1811:
of Hanover Twp., Morris Co;
Wife, Mary, household furniture she brought at marriage;
Son, John, part of my farm west of the road leading from Robert Morris to Daniel Balls;
Son, Jabez, part of farm on opposite side of said road, he paying to my son, Ellis, $150 within one year;
Daughter, Clausia, $25;
Daughters, Clarissa, Margaret, and Phebe all personal estate, after debts are paid;
Executors—Farrand Kitchell, John Steven Darcy;
Witnesses—Samuel Merry, Jabez Cook, John Darcy.9


Mary Jones b. 20 May 1758, d. 14 Apr 1830
This person was last edited on26 Jul 2015


  1. [S217] William O. Wheeler and Edmund D. Halsey, Inscriptions on the Tombstones and Monuments in the Grave Yards at Whippany and Hanover, Morris County, N. J. (1894; reprint, Lambertville, New Jersey: Hunterdon House, 1984), 41, further cited as Wheeler and Halsey, Hanover Graves.
  2. [S981] Moses S. Beach, Rev. William Ely and Geo. B. Vanderpoel (ed.), The Ely Ancestry: Lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England, who came to Boston, Mass., about 1655, & settled at Lyme, Conn, in 1660 (New York: The Calumet Press, 1902), 463, further cited as Beach, Ely, and Vanderpoel, The Ely Ancestry.
  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]), 6, further cited as Cook, Notes for Ellis Cook.
  4. [S1564] Zebulon Cook Grave Stone, Hanover Presbyterian Church Burial Ground, Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey; Photographed by Bruce Mitchell, Sep 2009.
  5. [S975] William A. D. Eardeley, "Inscriptions from the Town Cemetery, Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, 1681-1885," Typescript (35 p.) at the Queens Borough Public Library, Jamaica, New York: (1913), microform copy: FHL Film #17924, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 5, stone #57, age 55, further cited as "Southampton Cemetery Inscriptions."
  6. [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, 215. 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.
  7. [S964] James W. Moore, Rev. John Moore of Newtown, Long Island, and Some of His Descendants (Easton, Pennsylvania: Chemical Publishing, 1903), 370, further cited as Moore, Moore Genealogy.
  8. [S1325] Jacob Green, W. Ogden Wheeler and Edmund D. Halsey, Church Members, Marriages & Baptisms, at Hanover, Morris Co., N.J. During the Pastorate of Rev. Jacob Green, and to the Settlement of Rev. Aaron Condit: 1746-1796 (Morristown, New Jersey: The Jerseyman, 1893), 15, further cited as Green, Wheeler, and Halsey, Church Members, Marriages & Baptisms, at Hanover, Morris Co., N.J.
  9. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 12:80 (File 1440 N), further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.
  10. [S80] Cook, Notes for Ellis Cook, 8.