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Daniel Wilcox

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island
Death: Died in Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Wilcox, I and Elizabeth Wilcox (Cooke)
Husband of Elizabeth Briggs and Hannah Wilcox
Father of Daniel Wilcox, III; Mary Lake; Eliphal Wilcox; Joseph Wilcox and Hannah Wilcox
Brother of Samuel Wilcox; Sarah Briggs; Stephen Wilcox; John Wilcox; Edward Wilcox and 7 others
Half brother of Samuel Holmes; Jonathan Holmes; Obadiah Holmes; Unnamed Daughter Holmes; Catherine Holmes and 3 others

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About Daniel Wilcox

One theory, pursued by Jane Fiske, holds that Daniel Wilcox abandoned Hannah

sometime around 1690. This would help explain why she supposedly married Enoch

Briggs only after bearing his children, among other discrepancies. There is no solid

proof of this theory, however.

"Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Records, 1687-1745"

H.L. Peter Rounds

As found in "Massachusetts Town, Probate and Vital Records, 1600s-1900s"

Broderbund Software CD-ROM, 1999

"Will of DANIEL WILCOCK of Tiv., dtd. 9 June 1702, prob. 25 Aug. 1702.

Wife Elizebeth. Sons: Daniel (eldest), Stephen, John, Edward, Thomas &

Samuel (dcd.) Wilcock... [2:59/60/1]."

"The Mayflower Ancestry of the Descendants of Daniel Wilcox"

G. Andrews Moriarty

NEHGR v87, p73 (Jan 1933)

"As his oldest son Daniel was married to Hannah Cook of Portsmouth before 1682 and

probably as early as 1680..."

"Edward Wilcox of Lincolnshire and Rhode Island"

Jane Fletcher Fisk

NEHGR v147 p188 (Apr 1993)

"[Daniel] m. (1) [unknown], who was the mother of his older sons Daniel and Samuel..."

"Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island"

Jane Fletcher Fiske

Boxford, MA, 1987; p67

"Hannah Cook, daughter of John Cook and his wife, Mary Borden, was born perhaps about

1662 at Portsmouth, R.I. and died there 22 October 1736. She married, first, ca. 1679, Daniel

Wilcox, son of Daniel Wilcox Sr. and his first wife. He was born ca. 1656; record of his death

has not been found. They lived first in Dartmouth and later in Portsmouth."

"The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island"

John Osborne Austin

Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY: 1887 pp, 282-285; pp. 422-424

"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"

James Savage

Pub. Boston, 1860-1862; v4, p546

"I find a DANIEL, hav. by w. Hannah, Mary, b. 25 Feb. 1683;

Hannah, 11 Apr. 1684; and Joseph, 28 Oct. 1687. "

"New England Marriages Prior To 1700"

Clarence A. Torrey,

(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)

"WILCOX, Daniel (bef 1692) & Hannah [COOK] (1660-1736),

m/2 Enoch BRIGGS; ca 1680/2?, by 1681; Portsmouth, RI"

See the Thomas Cook & Henry Howland families at:

Pane-Joyce Genealogy

David E. Pane-Joyce

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Daniel Wilcox's Timeline

Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island
Age 24
Portsmouth, Bristol, R.I.
February 25, 1682
Age 26
Portsmouth, Newport, Ri
April 11, 1684
Age 28
Portsmouth, Newport, Ri
October 28, 1687
Age 31
Portsmouth, Newport, Ri
Age 33
Portsmouth, Newport, Ri
Age 36
Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Portsmouth, Newport, Ri