Rev James COK
(-Est 1635)
Edward COK
Margaret BAIKIE
Jean COK


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Jean COK 2

  • Marriage: John ELPHINSTONE in 1647 1
  • Died: After 1678, Of, Lopness, Sanday, Orkney 3

bullet  Notes:

She was the only known daughter of Edward Cok (qv). She was known as the Mistress of Lopness, the property her husband John Elphinstone (qv) probably acquired through their marriage contract, and had a very large family there.


Jean married John ELPHINSTONE, son of Robert ELPHINSTONE and Elizabeth SMYTH, in 1647.1 (John ELPHINSTONE died About 1683, Of in Lopness, Sanday, Orkney 4.)



1 Marriage contract, Letter from Malcolm Laing Esq to John Kerr Esq dated 29-9-1815. Anon, Elphinstone Documents p105-107. SoG ref FH/ELP

2 Hugh Marwick, Some Notes on an Old Orkney Family - The Scollays, Orkney Herald, 4 March 1952, 11, 18:, p13.

3 Inference, Kirkwall and St Ola, FHL(L) ref Mf 0990503 (baptism of granddaughter Jean Elphinstone).

4 Probate, John Elphingstoune, Registration of Inventory dated 19-10-1685, ref CC17/2/14.

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