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Joseph Cook

Male about 1662 - 1746  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Joseph Cook 
    Born about 1662  Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 March 1746  Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Joseph resided in Portsmouth. His will, dated 25 Apr 1742 and proved 27 Mar 1746, “Son Thomas executor; to son WIlliam land in Portsmouth; to daughter Deborah Sisson land in Portsmouth; to William and grandson Constant Briggs, son of Joseph, certain land in Tiverton. Constant to pay his sister mary 20 pounds and to sister Rachel 25 pounds; to son Thomas land already given by deed; to grandson John, son of JOhn, all my housing and lands in Portsmouth given to me by my honored father John Cook last will and testament; to grandson John a chest which was his great grandfather’s; to daughter Diborah Sisson 1 iron pot and 2 silver spoons; to granddaughter mary, the daughter of Deborah Sisson, a brass skillet, to son Thomas all my neat cattle, feather bed and Negro man Abraham; to son William a cow, old mare, long table and the least silver cup, etc.; to cach grandson named Joseph in the first line two shillings; to sons Thomas and William and daughter Deborah the rest of the silver money; to grandson David cook my silver buttons for breeches; to granddaughter Susannah, daughter of William, a silver spoon, to sons Thomas and william my wearing apparel; to sister-in-law Mary Briggs thirty pounds and a cow; to cousin Sarah Durfee, daughter of Thomas Durfee now of Bristol 5 pounds at 18; to daughter Deborah next biggest silver cup...” [1]
    Person ID I8032  Schirado
    Last Modified 12 October 2000 

    Father John Cook,   b. 13 January 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1691, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Mary Borden,   b. about 1633, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 December 1690, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married about 1652 
    Family ID F5586  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Susannah Briggs,   b. March 1672, Dartmouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 April 1692  Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Joseph Cook of Rhode Island and Susanna Briggs of Tiverton were married by Joseph Church, Justice, 19 Apr 1692
    Children 
    +1. Deborah Cook,   b. 5 May 1692, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after April 1750  (Age > 58 years)
    +2. John Cook,   b. 27 February 1693/4, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joseph Cook,   b. 20 April 1695, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 October 1726, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    +4. Thomas Cook,   b. 31 March 1697, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 November 1756, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +5. William Cook,   b. 11 September 1701, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5740  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S126] (Little Compton Historical Soc., 1967, with corrections and additions 1974).

    2. [S116] James N. Arnold, (Narragansett Historical Publ. Co., Providence, 1893, volume 4).


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