ORIGIN: Earls Colne, Essex.
RETURN TRIPS: Returned to England permanently in or soon after 1659, settling in Stanway, Essex.
CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admission to Cambridge church prior to 3 March 1635/6 implied by freemanship.
FREEMAN: 3 March 1635/6 (second in a sequence of eleven Cambridge men) [MBCR 1:371].
BIRTH: About 1608 (aged 27 in 1635 [Hotten 100]; deposed 15 June 1658 aged 50 [MCF Folio #17], son of Thomas Cooke of Great Yeldham, Essex [Bethia Harris Anc 89-92].
DEATH: After 1679 when he was mentioned in his brother's will [Waters 674-75, citing PCC 128 Cottle].