Charity COOK

Charity COOK

Female 1805 - 1853  (48 years)

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  • Name Charity COOK 
    Alt. Birth 21 Mar 1804  Bush River, Newberry, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 15 Mar 1805  , , North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ||Conflicting information states she was born about 1796 in South Carolina.
    Gender Female 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Residence Aft 1821  Franklin, Union, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Names of Children, When Born, Names of Parents (Thomas & Kezia Cook), Residence (Franklin, Union County), Notes (Removed to Vermillion Illinois):
      1) Zimmie 1 Jul 1793;
      2) Isaac 11 Oct 1795;
      3) Nathaniel 25 May 1798;
      4) Eli 9 Jul 1800;
      5) Wright 11 Oct 1802;
      6) Charity 15 Mar 1805;
      7) Rebecca 1 Aug 1808;
      8) Mary 11 Oct 1810;
      9) Elizabeth 11 Oct 1812;
      10) Daniel 25 Jul 1815;
      11) Sally 12 Apr 1818.
    • Role: Occupant
    Salem Meeting Minutes
    Salem Meeting Minutes
    Census 1830  , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    1830 U.S. Federal Census 
    • Nathan Thornton, Home in 1830: Vermilion, Illinois; Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2; Free White Persons - Males 20 thr 29: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 5 thr 9: 1; Free White Persons - 20 thr 29: 1; Free White Persons - Under 20: 3; Free White Persons - 20 thr 49: 2; Total Free White Persons: 5; Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5.
    • Role: Household Member
    1830 Census
    1830 Census
    Census 1840  , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    1840 U.S. Federal 
    • Nathan Thornton; Home in 1840: Vermilion, Illinois; Free White Persons - Males - 5 thr 9: 2; Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 3; Free White Persons - Males - 40 thr 49: 1; Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2; Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2; Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 2; Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 2; No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1; Free White Persons - Under 20: 11; Free White Persons - 20 thr 49: 3; Total Free White Persons: 14; Total All Persons - Free Wite, Free Colored, Slaves: 14.
    • Role: Household Member
    1840 census
    1840 census
    Census 17 Sep 1850  , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • 1) Nathan Thornton, farmer, age 51, birthplace North Carolina, value of real estate $2500.
      2) Charity Thornton, age 45, birthplace South Carolina.
      3) Newton Thornton, age 18, birthplace Illinois.
      4) Anne Thornton, age 13, birthplace Illinois.
      5) Jane Thornton, age 11, birthplace Illinois.
      6) William Thornton, age 8, birthplace Illinois.
      7) Thomas F. Thornton, age 5, birthplace Illinois.
    • Role: Household Member
    1850 Census
    1850 Census
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    Name Charity Thornton  [9, 10
    _FSFTID L4B4-6GN 
    _UID C83BE32A0BFF4CABB862037A61A64563573A 
    Died 23 Oct 1853  Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    NE 78th St.
    one mile east of exit 90 on I-35
    Ankeny, IA Ankeny, IA 
    • Charity Cook
    Tombstone of Charity Thornton
    Tombstone of Charity Thornton
    Charity Cook Thornton Tombstone
    Person ID I4652  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 3 May 2017 

    Father Thomas COOK,   b. 3 Jan 1770, Bush River MM, Newberry, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1840, , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Kezia HENDERSON,   b. 5 Sep 1774, Orange County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1857, Elwood, Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1792  Bush River MM, Newberry, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Family ID F1576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nathan THORNTON,   b. 25 Apr 1799, Bush River, Newberry, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1878, , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1821  Liberty, Union, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Nathan and Charity were second cousins. His father and Charity's mother were first cousins
    Census 17 Sep 1850  Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. Maria THORNTON,   b. 27 Apr 1823, , Warren, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1884, , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Riley H. THORNTON,   b. 1 Nov 1824, , Montgomery, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1900, Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. John Spencer THORNTON,   b. 11 Oct 1827, , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1891  (Age 64 years)
     4. Calvin THORNTON,   b. 7 Jan 1830, , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1908, Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Newton THORNTON,   b. 9 Apr 1832, , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1903, Hemet, Riverside, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Marietta THORNTON,   b. 3 Apr 1834, , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1887, Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     7. Anna THORNTON,   b. 15 Oct 1837, , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Jane THORNTON,   b. 28 Oct 1839, , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. William THORNTON,   b. 7 Apr 1842, Georgetown, Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1924, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     10. Thomas Jefferson THORNTON,   b. 13 Nov 1844, , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F1590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jul 1821 - Liberty, Union, Indiana, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 U.S. Federal Census - 1830 - , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 U.S. Federal - 1840 - , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 17 Sep 1850 - , Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 17 Sep 1850 - Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1853 - Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    NE 78th St.
    one mile east of exit 90 on I-35
    Ankeny, IA Ankeny, IA - - Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States
    Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Charity Cook
    Charity Cook

  • Notes 
    • She is of English ancestry


  • Sources 
    1. [S21] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 3 Apr 2017), entry for Charity Cook, person ID L4B4-6GN. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S861] Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes, Earlham College (Richmond, Indiana, United States), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://Ancestry.com : 2014.), Thomas Cook household; accessed 21 Mar 2016 (Reliability: 3).
      Names of Children, When Born, Names of Parents (Thomas & Kezia Cook), Residence (Franklin, Union County), Notes (Removed to Vermillion Illinois): Zimmie 1 Jul 1793; Isaac 11 Oct 1795; Nathaniel 25 May 1798; Eli 9 Jul 1800; Wright 11 Oct 1802; Charity 15 Mar 1805; Rebecca 1 Aug 1808; Mary 11 Oct 1810; Elizabeth 11 Oct 1812; Daniel 25 Jul 1815; and Sally 12 Apr 1818.

    3. [S850] Illinois, Vermillion County - 1830 U.S. census, Illinois, Vermilion County, (www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), M19, roll 23, p. 103, Nathan Thornton, accessed 19 Mar 2016 (Reliability: 3).
      Nathan Thornton, Home in 1830: Vermilion, Illinois; Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2; Free White Persons - Males 20 thr 29: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 5 thr 9: 1; Free White Persons - 20 thr 29: 1; Free White Persons - Under 20: 3; Free White Persons - 20 thr 49: 2; Total Free White Persons: 5; Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5.

    4. [S1065] Find A Grave NEW, (http://www.findagrave.com: 2016), accessed 4 May 2017, Maria Thornton Madden, 28822554. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S851] Illinois, Vermillion County - 1840 U.S. census, Illinois, Vermilion County, (www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), M704, roll 71, p. 126, line 5, Nathan Thornton, accessed 19 Mar 2016. (Reliability: 3).
      Nathan Thornton; Home in 1840: Vermilion, Illinois; Free White Persons - Males - 5 thr 9: 2; Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 3; Free White Persons - Males - 40 thr 49: 1; Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2; Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2; Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 2; Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 2; No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1; Free White Persons - Under 20: 11; Free White Persons - 20 thr 49: 3; Total Free White Persons: 14; Total All Persons - Free Wite, Free Colored, Slaves: 14.

    6. [S1065] Find A Grave NEW, (http://www.findagrave.com: 2016), accessed 4 May 2017, Marietta Thornton Lewis, 54414153. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S855] Iowa, Polk County - 1850 - U.S. Census, Iowa, Polk, (http://www.Ancestry.cin: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), M432, roll 188, p. 61A, dwelling 134, family 759, Nathan Thornton household (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1065] Find A Grave NEW, (http://www.findagrave.com: 2016), accessed 4 May 2017, William Thornton, 114182860. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S243] Ancestoral chart of Martin Lut, TMG Src#: 286.

    10. [S522] Indiana, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1892, Compiler: Jordan Dodd, ((Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2004)), TMG Src#: 554.

    11. [S1065] Find A Grave NEW, (http://www.findagrave.com: 2016), accessed 3 May 2017, Charity Cook Thornton, 28829455. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S61] Thornton - Haworth, Family Gro, Larry E. Warren, (October 11, 1998), TMG Src#: 107.

    13. [S261] Vol I, Quaker Genealogy, Compiler: Hinshaw, William Wade, (Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., Baltimore, 1994), TMG Src#: 305., page 1028 (Reliability: 0).

    14. [S710] 1850 Census Thornton Nathan, (17 Sep 1850), TMG Src#: 735.


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