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Loyalist Directory: Rev. Samuel; D.D. Cooke

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Surname : Cooke
Given name : Rev. Samuel; D.D.
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Where Resettled : Saint John then Fredericton New Brunswick
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Source : certificate
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
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Date & Place of Birth : c 1723
Settled before war : Shrewsbury N.J.
Date & Place of Death : 23 May 1795 Saint John NB
Place of Burial : The Old Burying Ground in Fredericton in New Brunswick. Burial Information
Wife Name : Graham Kearney; b. 21 May 1736 d. 23 September 1771 Shrewbury New Jersey
Children : Lydia; William; Mary died young; Thomas; Mary; Michael; Sarah; Isabella m. Lt. Col. William Harris Hailes; Grace; and Anastatia m. Maj. David Ford
Biography : During the war; was Chaplain to the Brigade of Guards and the Garrison at New York. Post-war; posted to New Brunswick and was appointed Chaplain to the garrison at Saint John. In 1786 he became the first rector of the Episcopal Church at Fredericton. Biographical sketch
Proven Descendants : Col. John Butler 2004.05.31; Vancouver 2007.03.05
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : Cooke Family
Family History : Nil
Family Genealogy : Bev Craig U.E.; Col. John Butler Branch; 31 May 2004;
Other Info : There are quite a lot of articles written about Rev. Samuel Cooke. You can even put his name in a search engine and locate a group of his sermons!
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