Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Cooke, Cook, Cocus and others.
First found in Essex where they were seated from very ancient times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Chas Cook who settled in Nova Scotia in 1749 with his wife, son and daughter; Christn Cook who settled in Nova Scotia with his wife, son, 2 daughters and servant in 1749.
Crest: An ostrich with a horseshoe in its mouth.
Coat of Arms: A shield divided quarterly purple and silver with a horseshoe in sinster chief.