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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Descendants of Ellis Cook-6 Generations
Ellis Cooke to Edward Ambrose Cooke
Mary Williams, daughter of John Williams, was born in 1716.1 She died 19 April 1754,2 and was buried at the First Presbyterian Church of Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey.2,3

Mary married, as his 2nd wife, Ellis Cook, son of Abiel Cook and Frances (…), after 1723.4,5

In the Hanover burying ground is small gravestone marked: "Here lyes ye body of Mary wife of Ellis Cooke, Dec'd April 19th 1754, Aged 38 years."6


Ellis Cook b. say 1699, d. 1756
This person was last edited on13 Dec 2017


  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. calculated from age at death.
  2. [S217] Wheeler and Halsey, Hanover Graves, 41.
  3. [S1088] Hanover Presbyterian Church Burial Ground (Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey; 3 1/2 miles SE of Hanover on Rt-10), Mary Williams Grave Marker, photograph provided by Stuart MacPherson.
  4. [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]), 4-6, further cited as Cook, Notes for Ellis Cook.
  5. [S1580] Gregory Don Cooke, "Abiel Cook2 of Southampton, Long Island, New York," The American Genealogist 84 (April 2010): 108-112, at 111, further cited as Cooke, "Abiel Cook of Southampton, N.Y."
  6. [S80] Cook, Notes for Ellis Cook.
  7. [S1033] New Jersey, Record of wills in New Jersey, 1705-1804, F: 404, FHL microfilm 522737, further cited as New Jersey Wills.
  8. [S964] James W. Moore, Rev. John Moore of Newtown, Long Island, and Some of His Descendants (Easton, Pennsylvania: Chemical Publishing, 1903), 369, further cited as Moore, Moore Genealogy.