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2. Jane Cooke was born about 1604 in Leiden, Netherlands, Holland 2 and died before 1640 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.3

General Notes: 3 Jane 2 Cooke (Francis 1) b. Holland bef. 1613; d. Plymouth by 1650, probably well before that date.
She m. after 22 May 1627 Experience Mitchell, b. prob. Amsterdam, Holland ca. 1609; d. bet 2 June 1685 and 11 May 1689; prob. son of Thomas Mitchell. * He m. (2) Mary ------. **
George Morton and Experience Mitchell received 8 acres in the 1623 Division of land as passengers on the "Anne". [ Experience was probably a teenager living with the Mortons.] He was unmarried in the 22 May 1627 Division of Cattle.
On 9 May 1631 Experience Mitchell sold his dwelling house garden plot, etc. to Samuel Eddy. This suggests he was at least 21 on that date.
On 8 June 1666 John Cooke confirmed to Richard Wrightand Thomas Mitchell in equal shares, sixty acres of upland formely given them by Francis Cooke. On 1 Aug. 1672 Thomas Mitchell of Duxbury sold to Richard Wright of Plymouth this grant stating it was given him by his grandfather, Francis Cooke of Plymouth.
On 25 Feb 1684 Experience Mitchell formely of Duxbury but now of Bridgewater, sold to Thomas Clarke land in Namsscakett excluding a lot given to son-in-law John Washbourn.
The will of Experience Mitchell of Bridgewater dated 5 Dec. 1684, proved 4 Sept. 1689, names son Edward Mitchell; wife Mary Mitchell; son John; daughters Mary Shaw, Sarah Haward and Hannah Haward; grandson Thomas Mitchell. "I leave the dispose of my grandaughter Mary Mitchell with my son Edward and Joseph Bartlett." His inventory is dated 14 May 1689.

Source:
Mayflower Families in Progress, Francis Cooke of the Mayflower and his Descendants for Four Generations. compiled by Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, Ralph Van Wood, jr.

Jane married Experience Mitchell after 22 May 1627 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.3 Experience was born in 1609 in Amsterdam, Holland 3 and died before 11 May 1689 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.10

Children from this marriage were:

+ 9 F    i. Elizabeth Mitchell was born in 1628 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 11 and died before 5 Dec 1684 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.12

+ 10 M    ii. Thomas Mitchell was born in 1631 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 3 and died before 6 May 1687 in Block Island, Rhode Island.13

+ 11 F    iii. Mary Mitchell was born in 1632 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 3 and died after 17 Nov 1699.12

3. John Cooke 4 was born in 1607 in Leyden , Holland 1 and died on 23 Nov 1695 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts 5,6 at age 88.

General Notes: John Cooke came on the Mayflower with his father. Bradford's account written about March 1650/51 says "his sone John which came over with him, is maried and hath 4 children living." This would seem to imply that there was an unknown child living at that time or that daughter Mary was born by that date. If the latter is true, then Mary would have to be born before Hester.
John Cooke became a freeman 1 Jan. 1633/34. He represented the town of Plymouth at court for many years and held other offices.
On 17 Feb. 1637 Mrs. Elizabeth Warren granted 18 acres to John Cooke the younger who had married Sarah her daughter.
On 3 Oct. 1650 John Cooke jr. of Plymouth, yeoman, sold to Thomas Tilden one half of a tract of upland and meadow granted to Francis Cook and John Cook 5 Oct. 1640. His wife Sarah gave her consent.
On 21 May 1672 John Cooke, yeoman of Dartmouth, and his wife Sarah deeded land in Dartmouth "unto my loving son in law Thomas Tabor" of Dartmouth, mason.
On 17 Jul. 1673 John Cooke, yeoman of Dartmouth, deeded land in Dartmouth to Daniel Wilcocks, yeoman of Dartmouth, and "Elizabeth my daughter now wife to said Daniel Wilcocks".
On 17 Jul. 1673 John Cooke, yeoman of Dartmouth, deeded land in Dartmouth unto my son in law Philip Tabor, mason of Dartmouth, and "Mary my daughter, now wife to the said Philip Tabor".
On 26 Jun. 1674 John Cooke of Dartmouth deeded land in Dartmouth to "Sarah Hatheway my daughter and Arthur Hatheway her husband."
On 4 Jun. 1686 John Cooke, yeoman of Dartmouth, deeded land in Dartmouth to Arthur Haddaway of Dartmouth.
The will of John Cooke of Dartmouth, County of Bristol, dated 9 Nov. 1694, proved 16 April 1696, mentions wife Sarah; " my son-in-law Arthur Hathaway & his wife Sarah my daughter"; "my son-in-law Stephen West and his wife Mercey my Daughter"; Jonathan Delano; grandson Thomas Taber; and grand-daughter Hester Perry.
On 15 July 1696 Sarah Cooke of Dartmouth widow and Relict of John Cooke, Thomas Taber & Jonathan Delano, both of Dartmouth, yeoman, posted bond. On 7 Dec. 1696 widow Sarah Cooke presented the inventory.

Source: Mayflower Families In Progress; Francis Cooke for four generations, Compiled by Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, Ralph Van Wood.

John married Sarah Warren,4 daughter of Richard Warren and Elizabeth Walker, on 28 Mar 1634 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.5 Sarah was born about 1614 in England 14 and died after 7 Dec 1696 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.5

General Notes: Sarah's father was Richard Warren of the Mayflower she came on the Fortune a year after the Mayflower landed.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 12 F    i. Sarah Cooke was born about 1635 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 5 and died after 26 Feb 1713 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts.15

+ 13 F    ii. Elizabeth Cooke was born before 1644 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 3 and died on 6 Dec 1715 in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island.15

+ 14 F    iii. Hester Cooke was born on 16 Aug 1650 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts 3 and died after 17 Apr 1671 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts.16

+ 15 F    iv. Mary Cooke was born about 1652 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 3 and died before 25 Jan 1715 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts.17

+ 16 F    v. Mercy Cooke was born on 25 Jul 1654 in Prob Dartmouth, Massachusetts 18 and died on 22 Nov 1733 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts 17 at age 79.

4. Child Cooke was born about 1608 in Leyden , Holland 2 and died on 20 May 1608 in Leyden , Holland buried.2

5. Elizabeth Cooke was born on 26 Dec 1611 in Leyden , Holland 2 and died before 22 May 1627 in Prob Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

6. Jacob Cooke was born about 1618 in Leyden , Holland 2 and died before 18 Dec 1675 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.7

Jacob married Damaris Hopkins, daughter of Mayflower Stephen Hopkins and Elizabeth Fisher, after 10 Jun 1646 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.7 Damaris was born after 22 May 1627 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 7 and died before 18 Nov 1669 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.7

Children from this marriage were:

+ 17 F    i. Elizabeth Cooke was born on 18 Jan 1649 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 8 and died on 21 Nov 1692 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 19 at age 43.

+ 18 M    ii. Caleb Cooke was born on 29 Mar 1651.8

+ 19 M    iii. Jacob Cooke was born on 26 Mar 1653.8

+ 20 F    iv. Mary Cooke was born on 12 Jan 1658.8

+ 21 F    v. Martha Cooke was born on 16 Mar 1659.8

+ 22 M    vi. Francis Cooke was born on 5 Jan 1663.8

+ 23 F    vii. Ruth Cooke was born on 17 Jan 1666.8

Jacob next married Elizabeth Lettice, daughter of Thomas Lettice and Ann Savoy, on 18 Nov 1669 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Elizabeth was born about 1637 in Lincolnshire, England 7 and died on 31 Oct 1693 in Swansea, Massachusetts 7 about age 56.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 24 F    i. Sarah Cooke was born about 1671 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 8,20 and died on 8 Feb 1745 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 20 about age 74.

+ 25 F    ii. Rebeckah Cooke was born before 11 Dec 1675.8

7. Hester Cooke was born after 1621 in Prob Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 2 and died after 21 May 1669 in Prob Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.8

Hester married Richard Wright about 1644 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.8 Richard was born in 1608 8 and died on 9 Jun 1691 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 8 at age 83.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 26 M    i. Adam Wright was born in 1645.9

+ 27 M    ii. John Wright was born about 1647.9

+ 28 F    iii. Esther Wright was born before Mar 1649.9

+ 29 M    iv. Isaac Wright was born on 26 Aug 1652.9

+ 30 M    v. Samuel Wright was born about 1653.9

+ 31 F    vi. Mary Wright was born after 1654.9

8. Mary Cooke was born about 1626 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 2 and died on 21 Mar 1714 in Middleboro, Massachusetts 9 about age 88.

Mary married John Tomson on 26 Dec 1645 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.9 John was born in 1617 9 and died on 16 Jun 1696 in Middleboro, Massachusetts 9 at age 79.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 32 M    i. Adam Tomson was born before 25 Sep 1646 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 21 and died about 1648 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.21

+ 33 M    ii. John Tomson was born in 1648 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 21 and died on 11 Feb 1649 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 21 at age 1.

+ 34 M    iii. John Tomson was born on 24 Nov 1649 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 21 and died on 25 Nov 1725 in Middleboro, Massachusetts 22 at age 76.

+ 35 F    iv. Mary Tomson was born about 1650 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts 21 and died on 15 Jun 1723 23 about age 73.

+ 36 F    v. Esther Tomson was born on 28 Jul 1652 in Barnstable, Massachusetts 21 and died after 26 Oct 1705 in Weymouth, Massachusetts.23

+ 37 F    vi. Elizabeth Tomson was born on 28 Jan 1654 in Barnstable, Massachusetts 21 and died before 21 Sep 1717 in Weymouth, Massachusetts.24

+ 38 F    vii. Sarah Tomson was born on 4 Apr 1657 in Barnstable, Massachusetts 21 and died on 19 Jun 1696 in Barnstable, Massachusetts 21 at age 39.

+ 39 F    viii. Lydia Tomson was born on 5 Oct 1659 in Barnstable, Massachusetts 21 and died on 14 Mar 1742 in Middleboro, Massachusetts 24 at age 82.

+ 40 M    ix. Jacob Tomson was born on 24 Apr 1662 in Barnstable, Massachusetts 21 and died on 1 Sep 1726 in Middleboro, Massachusetts 25 at age 64.

+ 41 M    x. Thomas Tomson was born on 19 Oct 1664 in Barnstable, Massachusetts 21 and died on 26 Oct 1742 in Halifax, Massachusetts 26 at age 78.

+ 42 M    xi. Peter Tomson was born before 1670 in Prob Barnstable, Massachusetts 27 and died before 29 Apr 1731 in Halifax, Massachusetts.27

+ 43 F    xii. Mercy Tomson was born about 1671.21


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