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John Hancock, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Braintree, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Nathaniel Hancock and Mary Hancock
Husband of Elizabeth Mary Clark
Father of Rev. John Hancock; Elizabeth Hancock; Lucy Bowes; Sarah Hancock; Nathan Hancock and 2 others
Brother of Nathaniel Hancock; Mary Emmons; Sarah Hancock; Nathaniel Hancock; Abigail Hancock and 8 others

Occupation: grammer school teacher, ordained preacher
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About Rev. John Hancock, Sr.

Biography

Son of Nathaniel Hancock Deacon 1638 – 1719 and Mary Prentice 1644 – 1699.

John Hancock graduated from Harvard in 1689 and was ordained the same year. He taught at the Grammar School at Cambridge Massachusetts starting in 1691. He was minister at Lexington, Massachusetts from 1689 to 1732.<ref>Wikipedia entry for John Hancock, Sr. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hancock,_Sr.</ref>

Marriage

"John Hancok of North Cambridge and Elesibeth Clark, Dec 11, 1700"; Vital Records of Chelmsford <ref>Massachusetts, Town Marriage Records, 1620-1850; Ancestry.com: http://ancstry.me/M3sRAa</ref>

Children

John Hancock Jr Rev 1702 – 1744

Thomas Hancock Judge Lexington 1703 – 1764

Elizabeth Hancock 1704 – 1785

Ebenezer Hancock 1710 – 1740

Sarah Hancock 1712 –

Lucy Hancock 1713 – 1768

Nathan Hancock 715 –

Burial

Old Burying Ground, Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Inscription: "Rev. John Hancock, born 1671, died 1752"<ref>Find A Grave: Memorial# 16819145</ref>

Sources

History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: Geneologies By Charles Hudson page 266

Old Burying Ground, Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Inscription: "Rev. John Hancock, born 1671, died 1752"<ref>Find A Grave: Memorial# 16819145

John Hancock Gov Pedigree Chart from History of the Town of Lexington by Charles Hudson

Daniel T. Rogers (b. 1943) family tree site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dantrogers/pafg2105.htm#41943

Genealogical And Family History Of The State Of Maine, Vol. I. Authors: George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Rev. Henry S. Burrage, D. D. and Albert Roscoe Stubbs. Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1909. Pgs 433, 434 Pgs 864, 865

Author: Charles Hudson. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Boston And New York, 1913: Pgs 267, 268

History Of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877. Author: Lucius R. Paige. Published By: H. O. Houghton and Company, New York: Hurd And Houghton, The Riverside Press, 1877. Pgs. 96, 97 & 571-574

Genealogical and family history of the state of New Hampshire, Volume 2

By Lewis publishing company, Chicago pg 864 HANCOCK

http://books.google.com/books?id=cfoI0UIOCKQC&pg=PA864&;dq=%22Jacob+Hancock%22+AND+Salisbury,+MA&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false If you want to participate in this DNA testing go http://www.small-stuff.com/HANCOCK/DNA/h20215.htm <references />n politician, John Hancock.

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Rev. John Hancock, Sr.'s Timeline

1671
March 1, 1671
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
March 1, 1671
1702
June 1, 1702
Age 31
Lexington, Middlesex, MA
1703
July 13, 1703
Age 32
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1704
February 5, 1704
Age 32
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1710
December 7, 1710
Age 39
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1712
February 17, 1712
Age 40
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1713
April 20, 1713
Age 42
Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1715
July 17, 1715
Age 44
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States