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Families covered: Cook of Brainshaugh, Cook of Eastfield, Cook of Low Newton

William Cook of Brainshaugh (bpt 22.08.1669, bur 09.08.1748)
m1. (18.07.1697) Jane Forster (dau of Ralph Forster of Elford & Hatrlaw)
1. Edward Cook of Brainshaugh (bpt 30.04.1702,dsp bur 13.10.1775) 
m. (19.10.1735) Jane Forster (dau of Robert Forster of Hartlaw & Elford, cousin)
2. Robert Cook of Low Newton (bpt 27.07.1704, bur 03.12.1774)
  The following comes from 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 5, John Crawford Hodgson, 1899, 'Cook and Johnson of Low Newton', p455).
  m. m1. (12.07.1744) Barbara James (bur 27.06.1753)
  A. Margaret Cook (dsps)
  m. (04.12.1773) Robert Forster of Brunton
  m2. (30.05.1760) Dorothy Lawson (a 10.1802, dau of William Lawson of Longhirst)
  B. Anne Cook (bpt 13.12.1763, a 1829)
  m. (06.06.1782) Francis Johnson, Mayor of Newcastle (b 09.06.1748, d 07.06.1810, son of Francis of Etherley Grange & Durham)
  i. Francis Johnson of Low Newton (b 05.01.14784, dsp 15.11.1880)
  m. (06.06.1820) Eleanor Bacon (b c1791, d 15.12.1879, dau of Charles Bacon of Styford)
  ii. Edward Johnson of Newcastle & Chester Deanery, Sheriff of Newcastle (b 22.03.1798, dsp 08.01.1885)
  m. (29.10.1828) Jane Atkinson (dau of George Atkinson of Morland)
  iii.+ other issue (d before 10.1829) - Robert, Huet, John Huet, Margaret, Mary Ann
  viii.+ other issue - Anne (bur 27.06.1789), Elizabeth (bur 14.08.1793), Dorothy (b 12.02.1787, a 1829), Maria (a 1829), Sarah (a 1829)
3. William Cook of Tweedmouth (bpt 08.11.1709, d before 1775)
  m. Isabella Johnson of Berwick
  A. William Cook of Warkworth (bur 21.07.1782)
  B. Thomas Cook of Brainshaugh (bur 17.04.1792)
  m. (04.09.1778) Elizabeth Watson (d 15.11.1843, dau of John Watson of Monkwearmouth (by Jane Stafford), m2. Rev. William Beverstock of Billingham)
  i. Thomas Cook, last of Brainshaugh (b 15.11.1784, bur 27.02.836)
  ii. William Cook of Ninewick (b 15.09.1786, d 13.08.1819) had issue
  m. (18.05.1809) Elizabeth Lambert (b 18.05.1786, d 25.08.1874, dau of Anthony Lambert of Alnwick)
  iii. Isabella Cook (b 03.06.1779, d 07.1855)
  m. (03.06.1807) Joseph Dodds of Shorestwood then Sturton Grange South Side
  iv. Jane Cook (bur 01.07.1791)
  C. Isabella Cook
  m. (18.02.1766) George Marsh (rector of Ford)
4. Joseph Cook of Tweedmouth (bpt 11.03.1711, a 1764, d unm)
5. Ann Cook (bpt 08.08.1698)
  m. (06.07.1721) Christopher Cook of Acklington Park
6. Jane Cook (bpt 19.06.1700)
  m. George Forster of Hartlaw
7. Margaret Cook (bpt 17.06.1706)
  m1. (17.01.1730/1) Michael Wheatley of Morpeth
  m2. Joseph Fenwick
8. Isabella Cook (bpt 06.01.1707/8, d 25.02.1798)
  m. (16.11.1736) John Kennedy of Felton
m2. (c04.1725) Dorothy Read of Amble



John Cook of Sturton Grange, Eastfield (b 20.09.1692, bur 13.07.1764)
m. (05.1718) Deborah Whitehead (bur 30.07.1767, dau of Capt. Henry Whitehead)
1. John Cook of Eastfield (bpt 07.05.1719, bur 25.01.1777)
  m. (11.02.1766) Elizabeth Lindsay
2. Henry Cook of Alnmouth (bpt 17.10.1723, bur 09.12.1774)
3. Margaret Cook (bpt 03.10.1721, d 24.06.1782)
  m. (03.07.1750) John Cook of Little Mill then Alnwick (bur 18.02.1789, son of Edward of Blakemoor, m2. Frances Beaumont of Longhoughton)
  A. Edward Cook of Southwick, last of Eastfield, later of Blakemoor (bpt 26.12.1753, dsp before 1824)
  m1. (29.09.1778) Sarah Smetham (bpt 31.07.1753, a 1792, dau of Edward Smetham of Howick Pasture House)
  m2. (18.03.1813) Elizabeth Lawson (dau of John Lawson of Old Moor)
  B. George Cook of Alnwick (bpt 13.11.1761?, a 1792, dsp)
  m. Mary Maule
  C. John Cook of London (bpt 11.04.1768?, a 1792)
  m. Dorothy Smetham (cousin of Sarah)
  i. Margaret Cook (dsp)
m. Edward Bennett (prothonotary of Court of Common Pleas, son of ?? of Morpeth)
  ii.+ other issue (dsp) - John William of London then Reading, Sarah
  D. Ann Cook (bpt 08.05.1769)
  m. Ralph Patterson of Middleton
  E. Margaret Cook
  BLG1952 ('Selby of Shotton formerly of Pawston') identifies Margaret as "2nd dau. of John Cook (2nd son of Edward Cook, Barrister-at-law, and Recorder of Berwick)".
  m1. (06.01.1784) George Selby of Beal & Twizel House
  m2. (04.01.1806) Matson Dodd (rector of Ingram)
4. Ann Cook (bpt 04.04.1728)
  m. (11.07.1753) Thomas Storrer of Rothbury
5. Deborah Cook (bpt 25.09.1735, bur 29.03.1778)
  m. Edward Cook of Newham, Togston then Rothbury ("believed to have been the third son of Edward Cook of Togston and Mary Brandling")

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 09.05.19) : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 5, John Crawford Hodgson, 1899, 'Cook of Brainshaugh', p496) with input as reported above
(2) For lower section (uploaded 11.09.19) : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 5, John Crawford Hodgson, 1899, 'Cook of Eastfield', p249)
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