Dane Cook

by follers on September 7, 2013


Birth Name: Dane Jeffrey Cook

Place of Birth: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Birth: March 18, 1972

Ethnicity: Irish, English, some Scottish and German

Dane Cook is an American comedian and actor.

Dane is the son of Donna Jean (Ford) and George Francis Cook.

Dane’s patrilineal line can be traced back to Elias Cook, who was born, c. 1675, and lived in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Dane’s paternal grandparents were George Wilfred Cook (the son of Ernest Arthur Cook and Mary Magdalene McLean) and Agnes Emiline/Emmeline/Emma Hagan (the daughter of Francis Hagan and Mary Emily Hughes). George and Agnes were both born in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Dane’s maternal grandfather was James Christopher Ford (the son of Edward Ford and Mary Lombard). James was born in Massachusetts. Edward and Mary were Irish immigrants.

Dane’s maternal grandmother was Phyllis May Smith (the daughter of Clifford Albert Smith and Florence Avilla Creighton). Florence was the daughter of Harlan Page Creighton and Delia A. Howe. Dane’s grandmother Phyllis had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Some of Phyllis’s ancestral lines went back to Massachusetts in the 1600s, and to some of the earliest English immigrants to the United States.

Sources: Genealogy of Dane’s paternal grandfather, George Wilfred Cook – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Dane’s maternal grandfather, James Christopher Ford, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Dane’s maternal grandmother, Phyllis May Smith – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogies of Dane’s matrilineal great-great-grandmother, Delia A. Howe (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Hazeleyes March 26, 2015 at 6:41 am

I don’t know why, but these English + German and Scots-Irish types all look alike and have flat looking faces, like Ben Affleck.

Capricious October 11, 2015 at 12:43 am

Yeah and besides Affleck, they’re mostly unattractive and bland.

visokozen March 25, 2015 at 8:44 am

Looks like Jason Sudekis.

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