ABT 1659 - 22 Oct 1736
Father: John COOK
- BIRTH: ABT 1659, Portsmouth, Newport, RI
- DEATH: 22 Oct 1736, Portsmouth, Newport, RI
- PROBATE: 8 Nov 1736, Portsmouth, Newport, RI
Mother: Mary BORDEN
: Daniel WILCOX
: Enoch BRIGGS
- +Daniel WILCOX
- Mary WILCOX
- Hannah WILCOX
- Joseph WILCOX
- Eliphal WILCOX
- MARRIAGE: 2 Mar 1698, Portsmouth, Newport, RI
_Thomas Butcher COOKE _
_Thomas COOK ____|
| |_Joanna _______________
_John COOK ___|
| | _______________________
| |_Mary ___________|
| _Matthew BORDEN _______
| _Richard BORDEN _|
| | |_Joan _________________
|_Mary BORDEN _|
| _Richard FOWLE ________
|_Joane FOWLE ____|
|_Mary FILKES __________
One theory, pursued by Jane Fiske, holds that Daniel Wilcox abandoned Hannah
sometime around 1690. This would help explain why she supposedly married Enoch
Briggs only after bearing his children, among other discrepancies. There is no solid
proof of this theory, however.
Rhode Island Vital Records
New England Historic Genealogical Society
"1699, WLLCOCKS, Hannah, (widow), and Enock Briggs,
March 2, 1699-0; Vol. 1, p. 70, Marriage, Portsmouth"
"Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island"
Jane Fletcher Fiske
Boxford, MA, 1987; p67
"Hannah Cook, daughter of John Cook and his wife, Mary Borden, was born perhaps about
1662 at Portsmouth, R.I. and died there 22 October 1736. She married, first, ca. 1679, Daniel
Wilcox, son of Daniel Wilcox Sr. and his first wife. He was born ca. 1656; record of his death
has not been found. They lived first in Dartmouth and later in Portsmouth."
"The Mayflower Ancestry of the Descendants of Daniel Wilcox"
G. Andrews Moriarty
NEHGR v87, p73 (Jan 1933)
"As his oldest son Daniel was married to Hannah Cook of Portsmouth before 1682 and
probably as early as 1680..."
"The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island"
John Osborne Austin
Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY: 1887 p. 23; pp. 282-285; pp. 422-424
"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862; v4, p546
"I find a DANIEL, hav. by w. Hannah, Mary, b. 25 Feb. 1683;
Hannah, 11 Apr. 1684; and Joseph, 28 Oct. 1687. "
"New England Marriages Prior To 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey,
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"WILCOX, Daniel (bef 1692) & Hannah [COOK] (1660-1736),
m/2 Enoch BRIGGS; ca 1680/2?, by 1681; Portsmouth, RI"
See the Thomas Cook & Henry Howland families at:
David E. Pane-Joyce