Elizabet Cooke Newcomb was born 16 June 1674 in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts to Josiah Cooke (1643-1731) and Deborah Hopkins (1648-1727) and died 7 December 1727 Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married Thomas Newcomb (1668-1723) 2 October 1693 in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

"They resided in the northern part of Eastham, and the births of their first three children are recorded there. The baptisms of their other six children are recorded in the Congregational Church at Truro, 2 June 1717. At a meeting of proprietors of Pamet Lands, 2 July 1703, three or four acres of land near the swamp above Thomas Newcomb's were granted to Michael Atwood. Mr. Newcomb's name is upon an original petition from the inhabitants of Billingsgate, alias North Eastham, to the legislature, 1723, concerning attendance on public worship, the petition now on file in Mass. Archives. There is no record of the settlement of Mr. Newcomb's estate. Elizabeth Newcomb of Provincetown, whose estate was administered upon in 1776 by James Pratt of Boston, may have been widow of Thomas Newcomb."

Elizabeth Cooke is a great granddaughter of Mayflower Passengers Stephen Hopkins and his Son Giles Hopkins. Proven and certified by the Mayflower Society.


Offspring of Thomas Newcomb and Elizabeth Cooke (1674-1727)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward Newcomb (1695-)
Thomas Newcomb (1697-1764)
Simon Newcomb (1699-1778) 30 November 1699 Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 16 March 1778 Wellfleet, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Lydia Brown (1702-1758) Lydia Brown (1702-1758) Sarah Walker (1699-1777)
Mary Newcomb (1700-1756)
Deborah Newcomb (1702-1749)
Josiah Newcomb (1706-1762)
Elizabeth Newcomb (1708-1763)
Ebenezer Newcomb (1712-1782)
Joseph Newcomb (1717-1762)



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