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William Cooke, Esq.

Male Abt 1795 - Aft 1850  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name William Cooke 
    Suffix Esq. 
    Born Abt 1795  Retreat near Athlone, Westmeath, Leinster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1850  Retreat near Athlone, Westmeath, Leinster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~chute/gp3910.htm#head1


      William Cooke, Esq., Catherine Chute, and Ruth Chute.

      Below are two biographical sketches from the same source. However, there is a slight oddity in that William Cooke's sketch indicates that he is living at the time of writing; his son's sketch, refers to him as "the late" William Cooke.
      COOKE, William, Esq., of Retreat, co. Westmeath. Second but eldest surviving son of the late Thomas Cooke, Esq., of Retreat, by Elizabeth, dau. of William Dawson, Esq., of Nohaville, co. Westmeath; b. 179- ; succ 18 --; married 1st 1815 Catherine, only child of Falkiner Chute, Esq., 2nd 1840 Ruth, daughter of Richard Chute, Esq. of Chute Hall, co. Kerry, and has by the former, with other issue:
      William, in Holy Orders, b. 1827.
      Mr. Cooke is Resident Magistrate for cos. Kilkenny and Wexford - Retreat, near Athlone, co. Westeath; Residence, Talbot Hall, near New Ross, co. Wexford.
      Source: «i»The County Families of the United Kingdom or Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of Great Britain and Ireland.«/i» Edward Walford, M.A. 1864, Robert Hardwicke, 192, Piccadilly, Second Edition. Page 231.

      (From his son's biographical sketch, same source):
      COOKE, FALKINER, Esq., of Retreat, co. Westmeath. Eldest surviving son of the late William Cooke, Esq., of Retreat by his first wife, Catherine, only child of Capt. Falkiner Chute, of the 6th Dragoon Guards; b. 1823; succ 185 -; This family have been seated in co. Westmeath for upwards of a century. - Retreat, near Athlone, co. Westmeath.
      Source: «i»The County Families of the United Kingdom or Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of Great Britain and Ireland.«/i» Edward Walford, M.A. 1864, Robert Hardwicke, 192, Piccadilly, Second Edition. Page 231.



      «b»Record Type:«/b» Chute Family History/Book
      «b»Title:«/b» «i»A Genealogy and History of the Chute Family in America: With Some Account of the Family in Great Britain and Ireland, with an Account of Forty Allied Families Gathered from the Most Authentic Sources«/i»
      «b»Author:«/b» William Edward Chute
      «b»Published:«/b» Salem, Massachusetts, 1894
      «b»Comments:«/b» Copy originally owned by George Maynard Chute, nephew of William Edward Chute with his signature on the flyleaf; handwritten notes in margins; passed to George Maynard Chute, Jr. who published an updated addendum to this work in 1968; passed to George Maynard Chute, III; passed to Jacqueline Irene Chute.
      «b»Location:«/b» Privately held

      «b»Record Type:«/b» Book
      «b»Title:«/b» The County Families of the United Kingdom or Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of Great Britain and Ireland
      «b»Author:«/b» Edward Walford, M.A.
      «b»Date:«/b» 1864
      «b»Publisher:«/b» Robert Hardwicke, 192, Piccadilly
      «b»Edition:«/b» Second Edition
      «b»Pages:«/b» 202, 203, 231
      «b»This Source Has Been Cited for:«/b» «u»Francis Blennerhassett Chute «/u», «u»Captain Rowland John Chute IV «/u», «u»William Lyde Wiggett Chute «/u», «u»Falkiner Cooke, Esq. «/u», «u»Maurice Fitzgerald Sandes «/u» «u»William Sandes, Esq. «/u», «u»Thomas Sandes, D.P., J.L. «/u» and Elizabeth Chute Sandes, «u»Charles Higgs, Esq. «/u»and «u»Lieutenant Colonel Robert Torrens «/u».
      «b»GROUP NO:«/b» Chute Family Records/GP3940-0 (Frances Blennerhassett Chute) and GP390-0 (William Lyde Wiggett Chute)
    Person ID I56076  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2008 

    Father Thomas Cooke,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Dawson,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F551614805  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ruth Chute,   b. County Kerry, Munster Province, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1862, Retreat near Athlone, Westmeath, Leinster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2008 
    Family ID F551614804  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Catharine Chute,   b. County Kerry, Munster Province, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1840, Retreat near Athlone, Westmeath, Leinster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2008 
    Family ID F551614806  Group Sheet