Durham Hancock, Sr. (1786 - 1864)

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Birthplace: Craven, NC, USA
Death: Died in Colquitt, GA, USA
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About Durham Hancock, Sr.

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  • Durham Hancock (son of James Hancock, Jr. and Jestern Joyce) was born September 08, 1786 in Craven County, North Carolina, and died March 01, 1864 in Colquitt, Georgia. He married (1) Mary Ann Hood on 1811 in Craven County, North Carolina. He married (2) Mary (Polly) Hall on 1831 in Georgia.

More About Durham Hancock:

  • Military service: 1812, Durham served in the War of 1812 in a militia of Lt. John Griffis. Stationed at Fort Chancy near Tattnall, Georgia from Jan. 1814-March 1814. Durham and his brother William M. were privates and spies for the militia..

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  • Durham Hancock and Mary Ann Hood - Marriage: 1811, Craven County, North Carolina.

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  • Durham Hancock and Mary (Polly) Hall - Marriage: 1831, Georgia.

Children of Durham Hancock and Mary Ann Hood are:

  1. +Jordan Hancock, b. February 05, 1818, Tattnall County, Georgia, d. October 12, 1867, Ft. Meade, Florida.
  2. John D. Hancock, b. 1811.
  3. Mary Ann Hancock, b. November 09, 1827.
  4. Burrell Hancock, b. 1813.
  5. Shadrack (white shade) Hancock, b. August 18, 1831.
  6. Cader Hancock, b. February 28, 1829.
  7. Martha Hancock, b. February 02, 1832.
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Durham served in the War of 1812, in a militia detachment under command of Lieutenant John Griffis. He was stationed at Fort Chancy on the frontier of Tattnall County from January 12, 1814 until March 13, 1814. Durham and his brother, William M. Hancock, were identified as "spies" on the muster Roll of the militia.

In the 1880 census Cader (who is listed as Cato) lists his father ( Durham) and mother's (Mary Polly Hall) birthplace as Gerogia.

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Durham Hancock, Sr.'s Timeline

1786
September 8, 1786
Craven, NC, USA
1806
January 15, 1806
Age 19
Tattnall County, Georgia
1808
1808
Age 21
Tattnall County, Georgia
1809
January, 1809
Age 22
Tattnall County, Georgia
1813
1813
Age 26
Effingham, GA, USA
1814
February 27, 1814
Age 27
Tattnall, GA, USA
1817
1817
Age 30
Tattnall County, Georgia
1818
October 5, 1818
Age 32
Tattnall, GA, USA
1823
February 2, 1823
Age 36
Tattnall County, Georgia
1827
November 9, 1827
Age 41
Tattnall, GA, USA