Cook Family in America, Generation 6 - Irene Churchill - 1786

Phineas Wolcott Cook’s mother was Irene Churchill. Irene was also the sixth generation in America. The first Churchill was Josiah, born about 1613 at Dorsetshire, England. His first record in America is a land record dated February 28, 1641 at Wethersfield in Hartford County, Connecticut. The Churchill family stayed in Wethersfield four generations until Jonathan II moved to Woodbury, Litchfield County in 1749. His son Jonathan III married Sarah Burgess of Woodbury and they moved to the town of Litchfield where their 7 children were born.

Irene and Polly, daughters of Jonathan III and Sarah, married Cook brothers Phineas and Amasa of Goshen.