- H. Patrick Cookest 1700-1710 - bef 1747/48
- W. Jane Youngest 1710-1715 - Aft 1752
m. Est. 1732-1735
- John Cookest 1733-1739 - 1755
- Mary CookEst 1744-1746 -
Facts and Events
Patrick Cook was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Patrick Cook's land (Beverley Manor SW, 590 acres, 1740) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 117-120. 23-24 July 1740. William Beverley of Essex County, Gent., to Patrick Cook of Augusta County, farmer. Lease and release; [consideration not stated]. 590 acres in Beverley Manor... (signed) W. Beverley. Wit: John Lewis, John Willson. 24 July 1740. Acknowledged by Wm. Beverley, Gent. [Relinquishment of dower as above, Beverley to Page]. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 4, dorman, pg. 42].
Will of Patrick Cook
From Chalkley's Chronicles:
- Page 123.--12th December, 1748. Patrick Cook's will--Wife, Jane; daughter, Mary (infant); son, John (infant). If children die in infancy, care to be taken to find the nearest blood relations, and, in their default, then the estate to be given in care to the Presbytery of New Castle to be laid out in pious uses and to support the gospel here. Executors, James Lockhart and Patrick Martin. Teste: John Risk, Pat Martin. Proved, 17th February, 1748, by both witnesses.
Notes on Patrick Cook
- Page 686.--1st March, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to Jean Cook, widow, and John and Mary Cook, minors (the whole contains 802 acres), 2/3 of 2 tracts in one place, and to John Cook the remainder of the other third sold to Jane Cook, widow, during her life, according to will of Patrick Cook, her late husband. 1748, in Augusta--Nathan Lusk's line; John McCutchin's line. Teste: James Lockhart, Robt. Young.
- Deed Book No. 6. - Page 1.—15th March, 1754. Robert Robinson and Isabella, his wife, of Augusta, to Thomas Berry, of Augusta, two tracts adjoining and joining Beverley Manor and Borden's tract. 1st.—82 acres in Beverley Manor, conveyed by Beverley to Ro. Robinson. Beverley Manor line, cor. James Lusk (Loosk) ; cor. Patrick Cook, deceased; cor. Burden's tract and Beverley Manor. 2d.—In Borden's land, 218 acres conveyed by Borden to James Shields, cordwainer, and conveyed (vid chancery cause, County Court) by James Shields, guardian of John Shields, son and heir-at-law and orphan child of said James Shields to Ro. Robinson; James Loosk's
- page 477: deed book 15 = (186) 15th November, 1768. William Dean and Mary to Hugh Davis, of York County, Pennsylvania, L5, 550 acres in Beverley Manor, part of 800 acres formerly belonging to Patrick Cook; corner William Dean; corner David Campbell. Teste: Patt. Cunningham, DAVID DOACK. Delivered: Hugh Davis, March, 1770.
- 6. Jane Young b. County Antrim and migrated to America, to Augusta Co., VA. Married 1) Patrick Cook and had children Mary (who married William Deane) and John who was killed at North Mountain when young. Patrick died and Jane married 2) to Andrew Steel, having one known child, Andrew Steel Jr. (Source: "Descendants of John Lamont and Mary Young Lamont, b. Scotland, Early 1600's", http://www.geocities.com/charryoung/early.html )