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Encyclopedia > Francis Cooke

Francis Cooke (1583 - 1663) one of the 102 passengers on the Mayflower, was born c. 1583. He died on April 7, 1663, in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This early settler is one of the 26 male Pilgrims known to have descendants. He is described in Leiden, Holland Walloon Church church and marriage records dating from 1603 as a "woolcomber out of (uyt) England". However, his origins are unknown. He could easily have been a refugee from religious conflict on the continent. 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... // Events Prix de Rome scholarship established for students of the arts. ... Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882) For other uses, see Mayflower (disambiguation). ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... // Events Prix de Rome scholarship established for students of the arts. ...   Settled: 1620 â€“ Incorporated: 1620 Zip Code(s): 02360 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Pilgrims is the name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony, MA. Their leadership came from a religious congregation who had fled religious persecution in the East Midlands of England for the relative calm of Holland in the Netherlands. ... Leyden redirects here. ...


In Leiden, on July 4 1603, as Franchoys Couck, he married Hester le Mahieu, the daughter of Walloon refugees and early Calvinists. The Mahieus, originally from Lille, had resided in Canterbury since the 1570s before moving to Leiden in 1590. Hester le Mahieu's sister was Marie le Mahieu, wife of Jan Lano, another Walloon refugee in Canterbury and then Leiden, whose son, Philippe de Lannoy migrated on the Fortune to join his uncle Francis Cooke and his cousin Robert at Plymouth colony in 1621, having been left behind with 20 others when the Mayflower's sailing mate, the Speedwell, foundered and returned to port in England leaving the Mayflower to sail alone. Philippe is the progenitor of branch the Delano family from which Franklin Delano Roosevelt descends. Leyden redirects here. ... The term Walloon may refer to either the Walloon language, or to the ethnic people of the same name. ... In an unadorned church, the 17th century congregation stands to hear the sermon. ... Canterbury is a cathedral city in east Kent in South East England and is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Primate of All England, head of the Church of England and of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... 1621 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Speedwell may refer to Speedwell Island Speedwell Cavern A ship named Speedwell any plant of the Veronica genus This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Delano family in America was founded by Philippe Delano (de Lannoy), a 19-year-old Separatist of Walloon descent who arrived at Plymouth, Massachusetts on November 9, 1621 on the ship Fortune. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States, the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ...


While in Leiden, Francis and Hester were members of the Walloon church. In 1606, they left Leiden briefly for Norwich, England, where they joined another Walloon church, returning to Leiden in 1607, possibly for religious reasons. Between 1611 and 1618, the Cookes were members of the Pilgrim Separatist congregation in Leiden. Events January 27 - The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins ending in their execution on January 31 May 17 - Supporters of Vasili Shusky invade the Kremlin and kill Premier Dmitri December 26 - Shakespeares King Lear performed in court Storm buries a village of St Ismails near... Norwich is a city in East Anglia, in Eastern England. ... Events January 20 - Tidal wave swept along the Bristol Channel, killing 2000 people. ... Events June 23 - Henry Hudsons crew maroons him, his son and 7 others in a boat November 1 - At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeares romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... Political separatism is a movement to obtain sovereignty and split a territory or group of people (usually a people with a distinctive national consciousness) from one another (or one nation from another; a colony from the metropolis). ...


In 1620, Francis and son John embarked on the Mayflower, leaving Hester and their younger children behind to follow when the colony was established. Year 1620 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Arriving at what is now Provincetown, Mass., on Nov. 11 (Nov. 21, new-style calendar), 41 of the passengers, among them Francis Cooke, signed the Mayflower Compact as the boat lay at anchor. Nickname: P-town Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Barnstable County Settled 1700 Incorporated 1727 Government  - Type Open town meeting  - Town    Manager Keith A. Bergman Area  - Town  17. ... Signing of the Mayflower Compact, a painting by Edward Percy Moran, which hangs at the Plymouth Museum. ...


Francis Cooke died in 1663 in Plymouth. In 1651, fellow Pilgrim William Bradford wrote of him: "Francis Cooke is still living, a very old man, and hath seen his children's children have children. After his wife came over with other of his children; he hath three still living by her, all married and have five children, so their increase is eight. And his son John which came over with him is married, and hath four children living."   Settled: 1620 â€“ Incorporated: 1620 Zip Code(s): 02360 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... // Events January 1 - Charles II crowned King of Scotland in Scone. ... Bas-relief on Bradford Street in Provincetown depicting the signing of the Mayflower Compact Signing of the Mayflower Compact, a painting by Edward Percy Moran, which hangs at the Pilgrim Hall Museum William Bradford (March 19, 1590 – May 9, 1657) was a leader of the separatist settlers of the Plymouth...


United States Presidents George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Franklin D. Roosevelt are direct descendants of Francis Cooke. George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States, serving from 1989 to 1993. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... FDR redirects here. ...


Other famous descendants of Francis Cooke include Cephas Thompson, William D. Washburn, Mrs. Anna Mary Robertson ("Grandma Moses"), Orson Welles, Julia Child, Abel Head "Shanghai" Pierce (Texas cattleman that introduced the Brahman cattle breed into Texas), Pete Seeger, Marjorie "Betty Crocker" Child, "Wild Bill" Hickok, John Bartlett, (presumably) Marilyn Monroe, Johnny Carson, George Mortimer Pullman, Elliot Richardson, Amasa Mason Lyman, Charles E. Merrill, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Gere, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and Beach Boys Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson. Cephas Thompson (July 1, 1775-November 6, 1856) was a successful, self-taught, early nineteenth-century portrait painter in the United States, who was born, died, and lived most of his life in Middleborough, Massachusetts. ... William D. Washburn William Drew Washburn (January 14, 1831–July 29, 1912) was an American politician. ... Grandma Moses (1953) Cornell Capas portrait of Grandma Moses on her 100th Birthday Anna Mary Moses - better known as Grandma Moses -- (September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961) was a renowned American folk artist. ... George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter, a film and theatre director, a film producer and a actor in film, theatre and radio. ... Julia Child (August 15, 1912–August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. ... Pete Seeger (1955) Peter Seeger (born May 3, 1919) almost universally known as Pete Seeger, is a folk singer and political activist. ... Marjorie Child Husted (c. ... James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837-August 2, 1876) was better known as Wild Bill Hickok. ... John Bartlett (June 14, 1820-December 3, 1905) was an American writer and publisher whose best known work, Bartletts Familiar Quotations has been continually revised and reissued for a century after his death. ... Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was a Golden Globe Award-winning American actress, singer, model and pop icon. ... For other people named John Carson, see John Carson (disambiguation). ... George Pullman (March 3, 1831 - October 19, 1897) was an American inventor and industrialist. ... Elliot Lee Richardson (July 20, 1920 – December 31, 1999) was an American lawyer and politician who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. ... Amasa M. Lyman Amasa Mason Lyman (IPA: , March 30, 1813—February 4, 1877) was an early leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ... Charles Edward Merrill, (October 19, 1885 - October 6, 1956) was a philanthropist, stockbroker and one of the founders of Merrill, Lynch & Company. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ... Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) circa 1908 Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933) was an American artist and designer who is best known for his work in stained glass and is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. ... The Beach Boys, originally the Beech Boys, a small team of four brothers from the south of Poland, emigrated to America in the early 1950s in search of a fortune to be made in the Arizonian logging industry. When it soon became evident they had been the victims of... Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942 in Hawthorne, California), is an American pop musician, best known as the lead songwriter, bassist, and lead singer of the American rock band The Beach Boys. ... Carl Wilson on the cover of his eponymous 1981 album. ... Dennis Carl Wilson (December 4, 1944 – December 28, 1983) was an American rock and roll musician best known as a founding member of The Beach Boys. ...


 
 

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