Hester Cooke1,2

F, #310014, b. 16 August 1650, d. 1671
Father*Pilgrim John Cooke b. c 1606, d. 23 Nov 1695
Mother*Sarah Warren b. c 1614, d. a 15 Jul 1696
Relationship1st cousin 10 times removed of Robert Michael Damon

Names and TItles

Variation: Esther Cooke.
Married: Mrs (Cooke) Taber as of 1667.
     Hester Cooke, daughter of Pilgrim John Cooke and Sarah Warren, was born on 16 August 1650 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2 Hester Cooke was the daughter of Pilgrim John Cooke and Sarah Warren. Hester Cooke married Thomas Taber, son of Philip Taber and Lydia Masters, in 1667 in Dartmouth, (now Bristol County), New Plymouth Colony.3,4,5 Hester Cooke died in 1671 in Dartmouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.3 She is also reported to have died in 1672.4
     She became the mother of Thomas Taber on 29 October 1668.1


     Hester Cooke is mentioned in ID 6 in Descendants of Thomas, son of Philip Taber for Thomas Taber.1 Hester Cooke is mentioned in The Great Migration Begins under Philip Taber.6


Thomas Taber b. February 1643/44, d. 11 November 1720
ChartsDescendant Chart for John Taber
Indented Descendant Chart of John Taber
Descendant Chart for Francis Cooke
Descendant Chart for Richard Warren
Indented Descendant Chart for Francis Cooke
Indented Descendant Chart for Richard Warren
Last Edited4 Jun 2003


  1. [S9] George L Randall, Descendants of Thomas, Son of Philip Taber (New Bedford, MA: Vining Press, Printers, 1924). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as Thomas, Son of Philip Taber.
  2. [S20] General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Vol 12, Francis Cooke(n.p.: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000). Hereinafter cited as MFT5G 12 Francis Cooke.
  3. [S40] J Edwards, WFT Vol. 1, Tree 0504.
  4. [S49] Brøderbund Software Inc., WFT Vol. E1, Tree 0418.
  5. [S18] Mary K Knudstrup, online http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/k/n/u/Mary-K-Knudstrup
  6. [S142] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol I-III, CD-ROM (n.p.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000). Hereinafter cited as The Great Migration Begins.