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Daniel Wilcox, Sr

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Croft, Lincolnshire, England
Death: July 02, 1702 (70)
Tiverton, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Wilcox and Susanna Wilcox
Husband of Elizabeth [Mary] Wilcox and Elizabeth Wilcox
Father of Daniel Wilcox; Samuel Wilcox; Mary Earle; Sarah Briggs; John Wilcox and 7 others
Brother of Stephen Wilcox; Mary Sherman; Elizabeth Wilcox; Lydia Wilcox and John Wilcox
Half brother of Daniell Wilcox

Occupation: Yeoman
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About Daniel Wilcox, Sr

Daniel WILCOX

  • BIRTH: 1631, Croft, Lincolnshire, England
  • Christing: Christening Date 04 Mar 1632 in CROFT, LINCOLN, ENGLAND
  • Death: 2 Jul 1702 in Tiverton, Bristol County, Massachusetts USA

Edward Wilcoxe in entry for Daniell Wilcoxe in England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - Name: Daniell Wilcoxe,Gender: Male, Christening Date: 04 Mar 1632, Christening Date (Original) 04 MAR 1632, Christening Place: CROFT, LINCOLN, ENGLAND, Father's Name: Edward Wilcoxe - https://www.geni.com/photo/view/6000000003938270585?album_type=photos_of_me&photo_id=6000000081492504209 Daniel Wilcox Find A Grave Memorial# 66598191. Link to grave - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66598191 Some Descendants of Edward WILCOX - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nanc/wilcox/aqwg01.htm

Parents

  • Father: Edward WILCOX
  • Mother: Susanna THOMSON

Family 1 : Unknown

MARRIAGE: ABT 1654, Portsmouth, Newport, RI

  • Daniel WILCOX
  • Samuel WILCOX

Family 2 : Elizabeth COOKE

MARRIAGE: 28 Nov 1661, Portsmouth, Newport, RI

  • Mary WILCOX
  • Sarah WILCOX
  • Stephen WILCOX
  • John WILCOX
  • Edward WILCOX
  • Susannah WILCOX
  • Thomas WILCOX
  • Lydia WILCOX
  • Judith WILCOX

History

Tiverton was incorporated by the Province of Massachusetts in 1694. It was then incorporated in Rhode Island on January 27, 1746 and annexed to Newport County three weeks later. Similarly, Little Compton was founded in Massachusetts in 1682, but was annexed to Rhode Island in 1746/47.

Vital Record of Rhode, Island, 1636-1850" New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002 - http://www.newenglandancestors.org/

  • Originally "Vital Records of Rhode Island 1636-1850" James N. Arnold Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., Providence, RI., 1891.
  • WILCOX Daniel, died July 2, 1707. Vol 1, p 176, Tiverton
  • WILCOX Elizabeth, wife of Daniel, died Dec. 6, 1715. Vol 1, p 176, Tiverton

The date 1707 above must be a typo of 1702.

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. Daus: Mary wife of John Earle, Lydia, Sarah wife of Edward Briggs, Susannah Wilcock (mentions "her grandfather John Cook"). Friends Thomas Cornhil of Newport, Joseph Walker of Tiv. & John Coggeshall of Portsmouth, Overseers. Witns: William Manchester, Edward Briggs & Zachariah Allen [2:59/60/1]." "Edward Wilcox of Lincolnshire and Rhode Island"
  • Jane Fletcher Fisk. NEHGR v147 p188 (Apr 1993) Died at Tiverton, Bristol, MA, which became part of RI in 1747.

Note that the date of death in this article is 1720, which must be a typo of 1702. "The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island" John Osborne Austin Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY: 1887 pp. 422-424 "Richard Warren of the Mayflower" Mrs. Washington A. Roebling (Emily Warren Roebling) Boston: Press of D. Clapp & Son, 1901, 42 pgs. (also NEHGR v55 p74; Jan 1901) "He made his will 09 June 1702, proved 25 Aug of the same year." "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" James Savage Pub. Boston, 1860-1862; (John Cooke, v1, p445) "his d. Sarah m. 20 Nov. 1652, Arthur Hathaway; and Elizabeth m. 28 Nov. 1661, Daniel Wilcox." "New England Marriages Prior To 1700" Clarence A. Torrey, (as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)

  • "WILCOX, Daniel (-1702) & 1/wf _____ _____ (bef 1 Aug 1661); by 1657?; Portsmouth, RI" "WILCOX, Daniel (-1702) & 2/wf Elizabeth COOKE (-1715, Tiverton, RI); 28 Nov 1661; Plymouth" "American Marriage Records Before 1699" Clemens, William Montgomery Pompton Lakes, NJ: Biblio Co., 1926. "Daniel WILCOX & Elizabeth Cook, 28 November 1661, Portsmouth, R.I." There's an amusing genealogical argument over which wife is the mother of Daniel. This is important because Sir Winston Churchill descends from his line, and if the true mother is Elizabeth Cooke, then Sir Winston is a "Mayflower" descendant. Most authorities, notably Ralph Wood of the "Mayflower" Society, agree that Daniel's mother is the unkown first wife. See: "The Mayflower Ancestry of the Descendants of Daniel Wilcox" G. Andrews Moriarty NEHGR v87, p73 (Jan 1933)
  • The Churchill Centre "Mayflower Ancestry: For and Against" - http://www.winstonchurchill.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=50
  • No genealogies have been more carefully prepared, or reach a higher standard than, the Mayflower Society genealogies. There is solid evidence that Daniel Wilcox married a first wife prior to his marriage to Elizabeth Cooke, granddaughter of Francis Cooke. There is no evidence that Elizabeth was the mother of his sons Daniel (Churchill's ancestor) and Samuel. There is circumstantial evidence that she was not. In genealogy, absence of evidence means absence of conclusions." - http://jrm.phys.ksu.edu/Genealogy/Needham/d0002/I2742.html
  • 1. DNA - COMMON ANCESTOR. EDWAD WILCOX-Daniel & Stephen were brothers.
  • 2. Page 814
  • 3. Volume III. Page 2260. Austin, the Rhode Island genealogist, assumes that Stephen Wilcox, who was at Portsmouth, R I, having a grant of land in 1657, and who later was at Westerly; and Daniel Wilcox, of Portsmouth, R I, who had a grant in 1656 and was later at Dartmouth, Mass., and Tiverton, R I., were sons of Edward Wilcox.
  • 4. Page 158. Plymouth Colony Deeds. <3:34> - 10 July 1674, John Cooke, yeoman of Dartmouth to Daniel Wilcox, yeoman, of Dartmouth. Page 212. [Bristol County Deeds] Daniel Wilcox/Wilcockes of Portsmouth, R I to Edward Lay <no source>....1 Aug 1661, Daniel Wilcockes, for £40, sold to Edward Lay of the land called the vineyard...sixteen acres in Portsmouth...bounded by land of Capt. Richard Norris... excepting halfe a rod broad from the high way next the sea...above the grave of my deere buried wife. Witnesses: Philip Tabor, John Arber.
  • 5. Page 43. MD16:239; 17;183. Death Source: Tiverton, Rhode Island, VR:115; MD 16;239.
  • 6. Daniel Wilcox 12 was baptized on 4 Mar 1632/33 in Croft, Lincoln, England 1 and died on 2 Jul 1702 in Tiverton, Bristol Co., MA [John Osborne Austin, The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, (Baltimore 1978). p 422-423.] Documented events in his life were: 1. CR - Baptism; 23 Jun 1630; Croft, Lincoln, England 1. 1630 - Daniell Wilcoxe son of Edward Wilcoxe was christened the xxiiith day of June 2. Lands Recorded - Sold; 13 Apr 1660; Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI 1. Daniel sold to John Briggs land on the east side of Portsmouth that had belonged to "my father Edward Wilcox" [Portsmouth Deeds, 1:16]
  • 7. HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STONINGTON, COUNTY OF NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT, by Richard Anson Wheeler, 1900. Page 658. Daniel...who had grants of land at Portsmouth, RI.
  • 8. MATERNAL 9TH GREAT GRANDPARENTS OF DAVID PIERCE RODRIGUEZ. Daniel Wilcox I (1632-1702) Birth: About. 04 Mar 1632 | Croft, Lincolnshire, England,Death: 02 Jul 1702 | Tiverton, Newport, Province of Rhode Island & Providence Plantations, Father: Edward Wilcox (1603-1660) Elkington, Lincolnshire, England, Mother: Unknown
 Elizabeth Cooke (1645-1715) Birth: Abput. 06 Dec 1645 | Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, Death: 06 Dec 1715 | Tiverton, Newport County, Province of Rhode Island & Providence Plantations. Father: John Soule Cooke (1607-1695) Leiden, Netherlands, Mother: Sarah Warren (1614-1696) London, Englands.
  • 9. Tiverton was incorporated by the Province of Massachusetts in 1694. It was then incorporated in Rhode Island on January 27, 1746 and annexed to Newport County three weeks later. Similarly, Little Compton was founded in Massachusetts in 1682, but was annexed to Rhode Island in 1746/47. ”Vital Record of Rhode, Island, 1636-1850" and New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002 http://www.newenglandancestors.org/ Originally "Vital Records of Rhode Island 1636-1850" James N. Arnold - Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., Providence, RI., 1891 [1] “WILCOX Daniel, died July 2, 1707. Vol 1, p 176, Tiverton" The date 1707 must be a typo of 1702. [2] “WILCOX Elizabeth, wife of Daniel, died Dec. 6, 1715. Vol 1, p 176, Tiverton"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 Tiverton., dated. 9 June 1702, prob. 25 Aug. 1702. Wife Elizabeth. Sons: Daniel (eldest), Stephen, John, Edward, Thomas & Samuel (deceased.) Wilcock. Daughters: Mary wife of John Earle, Lydia, Sarah wife of Edward Briggs, Susannah Wilcock (mentions "her grandfather John Cook"). Friends Thomas Cornhil of Newport, Joseph Walker of Tiverton. & John Coggeshall of Portsmouth, Overseers. Witness: William Manchester, Edward Briggs & Zachariah Allen [2:59/60/1]." "Edward Wilcox of Lincolnshire and Rhode Island" Jane Fletcher Fisk NEHGR v147 p188 (Apr 1993) Died at Tiverton, Bristol, MA, which became part of RI in 1747. Note that the date of death in this article is 1720, which must be a typo of 1702. "The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island" John Osborne Austin Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY: 1887 pp. 422-424. "Richard Warren of the Mayflower" Mrs. Washington A. Roebling (Emily Warren Roebling) Boston: Press of D. Clapp & Son, 1901, 42 pages. (also NEHGR v55 p74; Jan 1901) "He made his will 09 June 1702, proved 25 Aug of the same year." "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" James Savage Pub. Boston, 1860-1862; (John Cooke, v1, p445) "his d. Sarah m. 20 Nov. 1652, Arthur Hathaway; and Elizabeth m. 28 Nov. 1661, Daniel Wilcox." "New England Marriages Prior To 1700" Clarence A. Torrey, (as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001) [1] ”WILCOX, Daniel (-1702) & 1/wf _____ _____ (before 1 Aug 1661); by 1657?; Portsmouth, RI" [2] “WILCOX, Daniel (-1702) & 2/wf Elizabeth COOKE (-1715, Tiverton, RI); 28 Nov 1661; Plymouth "American Marriage Records Before 1699" Clemens, William Montgomery, Pompton Lakes, NJ: Biblio Co., 1926."Daniel WILCOX & Elizabeth Cook, 28 November 1661, Portsmouth, R.I." There's an amusing genealogical argument over which wife is the mother of Daniel. This is important because Sir Winston Churchill descends from his line, and if the true mother is Elizabeth Cooke, then Sir Winston is a "Mayflower" descendant. Most authorities, notably Ralph Wood of the "Mayflower" Society, agree that Daniel's mother is the unknown first wife. See: "The Mayflower Ancestry of the Descendants of Daniel Wilcox" G. Andrews Moriarty. NEHGR v87, p73 (Jan 1933) The Churchill Centre "Mayflower Ancestry: For and Against""No genealogies have been more carefully prepared, or reach a higher standard than, the Mayflower Society genealogies. There is solid evidence that Daniel Wilcox married a first wife prior to his marriage to Elizabeth Cooke, granddaughter of Francis Cooke. There is no evidence that Elizabeth was the mother of his sons Daniel (Churchill's ancestor) and Samuel. There is circumstantial evidence that she was not. In genealogy, absence of evidence means absence of conclusions."

Edward WILCOX had two sons named Daniel. This Daniel was with his 1st wife Mary

  • Edward married (1) Mary about 1629 in Croft, Lincolnshire, England.

They had the following children:

  • Daniel WILCOX

Sources:

Some Descendants of Edward WILCOX - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nanc/wilcox/aqwg01.htm

PARISH REGISTERS AT ORBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, FHL microfilm #504,584, cited in the article by Jane Fletcher Fisk, EDWARD WILCOX of Lincolnshire & Rhode Island, NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. 147, Apr 1993, page 188 & subsequent. Edward Wilcocke & Susan Tomson [married] May 12, 1631.

HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STONINGTON, COUNTY OF NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT, by Richard Anson Wheeler, 1900. Page 658.In 1638 the name of Edward Wilcox is found among the list of inhabitants of the Island of Aquidneck; he also had land at Manhattan. It is not known who he married...

RIGR, Vol. 2, pages 91-100.NEHGR, Apr. 1993, pages 188-191.

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Daniel Wilcox, Sr's Timeline

1630
June 24, 1630
Croft, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
1632
March 4, 1632
Croft, Lincolnshire, England
March 4, 1632
March 4, 1632
Croft, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
1633
March 4, 1633
Age 1
England, United Kingdom
1656
1656
Age 23
1659
1659
Age 26
Tiverton, Plymouth Colony
1662
February 25, 1662
Age 29
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
1664
1664
Age 31
Tiverton, Plymouth Colony