John Cooke & Elizabeth Hamilton, of Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, had 12 children, 4 of whom came to America about 1760. They all subsequently served in the Revolution. William and Jacob served as Colonels on the side of the colonists. Brothers Robert and Charles, who fought for the British, returned to the UK.
Sarah, William, Mary, and Eleanor, children of James Cooke, came to America in the mid-1790′s without their parents. Mary Cooke married John Beatty shortly after landing. William Cooke went to Kentucky. Eleanor Cooke lived with her uncle William at Northumberland, PA until she met and married James Forsyth.
Eleanor Cooke & James Forsyth descendants can be found listed under the Descendants of Col. James Loughead & Catherine Simonton Finney.
John Cooke & Elizabeth Hamilton
- George Cooke
- James Cooke & Eleanor Falls
- Sarah Cooke
- William Cooke & Sarah Crow
- Mary Cooke & John Beatty
- Eleanor Cooke & James Forsyth
- Col. Jacob Cooke & Rosetta Hall
- Col. William Cooke & Sarah Simpson / (biography of Sarah Simpson)
- Lieut-Col. Charles Cooke
- Maj. Robert Cooke
- Thomas Cooke
- Jane Cooke
- Betty Cooke
- Edward Cooke
- John Cooke, Jr.
- Unknown Cooke