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Hannah Wilcox (Hazard)

Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk County, MA, United States
Death: February 06, 1689 (51)
Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Hazard, "Progenitor of the Hazard Family- USA" and Martha Hazard
Wife of Stephen Wilcox
Mother of Edward Wilcox; Thomas Wilcox; Stephen Wilcox, Jr.; William Wilcox; Daniel Wilcox and 4 others
Sister of Elizabeth Lawton (Hazard); Robert Hazard; Martha Mowry; Thomas Hazard, III; Jonathan Hazard and 3 others

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About Hannah Wilcox

Hannah Hazard

  • Daughter of Thomas Hazard and Martha (Potter) Hazard
  • Born 10 Jul 1637 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
  • Sister of Elizabeth (Hazard) Lawton, Robert Hazard, Martha (Hazard) Mowry, Thomas Hazard and George Hazard
  • Died 30 Jan 1685 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island


  • Married: Stephen Wilcox, on 30 Jan 1657-1658 in Portsmouth, Newport Co. Colonial America


  • EDWARD WILCOX, b.1661/2; married Mary Hazard, daughter of Robert
  • THOMAS WILCOX, died 1728; married Martha, daughter of Robert and Mary Hazard. 26.
  • DANIEL WILCOX, married 1697, Mary Wodell.
  • WILLIAM WILCOX, married Jan. 25, 1698, Dorothy Palmer.
  • STEPHEN WILCOX, married 1704, Elizabeth Crandall.
  • HANNAH WILCOX, married Samuel Clarke, son of Jeremiah and Ann (Audley) Clarke,
  • JEREMIAH WILCOX, married Mary Mallett, daughter of Thomas Mallett.

The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, page 320 Stephen Wilcox & Hannah Hazard: dated 30 Jan 1658, as her father Thomas gives and bequeathed "in dowry with his daughter Hannah Hazard unto Stephen Wilcoke of Portsmouth thirty-four acres of land." in Portsmouth.The early records of the town of Portsmouth; by Portsmouth (R.I.); Perry, Amos, 1812-1899, ed; Brigham, Clarence S. (Clarence Saunders), 1877-1963, ed (Providence, R.I., E. L. Freeman & Sons, state printers, 1901) pp. 383, 384 #314. This date is used as their wedding date.

Hannah Hazard's Dowry

This present writteinge Bareinge the Thirith day of January in the y[] of our Lord one thowsand Six hundred fifty eight witnesseth that Thomas Hazard of portsmouth on Rhoad Island: hath by these presents give and bequeathed in dowrie with his daughter Hannah Hazard, vnto Stphen wilcoke of portsmouth Thirty fower acres of land more or less Situate with in the bounds of limites of ye Towne of portsmouth afore-said and lyinge in the farme of the aforesaid Thomas Hazard and adjoyneinge vnto the wadeing or mill river, Eight acres wherof being butted and bownded by the land of Samuel Gine one the south and north and on the East End by the Comon and Highway to the mill, the other twenty Sixe acres being butted and bownded by the fence as now it stands one the south and Southwest and on the west and northwest by the land of the Afore said Thomas Hazard and on the north by the land of mr porter and on the East and South-East by the abouse sayd eight acres and the land of Samuel Geinne afore said Twenty acres.

(NOTE: Good thing Hannah got this upon her marriage since her step-mother Martha Sheriff came in and alienated Thomas from his children! See the two wills of Thomas Hazard.)


  • Boston, MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699. (Online database., New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.) Originally published as: A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston Containing Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, Rockwell and Churchill, City Printers, Boston, Massachusetts, 1883.
  • “Boston, MA: Church Records, 1630-1895” The Records of the Churches of Boston. CD_ROM. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008 .)
  • Fiske, Jane Fletcher, "Edward Wilcox of Lincolnshire and Rhode Island," New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (April 1993), Pg. 191.
  • Robinson, Caroline E., The Hazard Family of Rhode Island 1635-1894; Call number: R929.2 qH428; NS345913; Boston, Massachusetts; Published 1895.
  • Anderson, Robert Charles, Great Migration Biographical Sketches; NS160413,
  • Robinson, Caroline. The Hazard Family of Rhode Island 1635-1894 (Boston, 1895) p 6
  • Hazzard-70 was created by Baron Brady through the import of CollinsBrady.ged on Dec 23, 2014. '
  • The Hazard family of Rhode Island 1635-1894 : Being a genealogy and history of the descendants of Thomas Hazard, with sketches of the worthies of this family, and anecdotes illustrative of their traits and also of the times in which they lived -
  • "The Hazard Family of Rhode Island 1635 - 1894" by Caroline E. Robinson, 1896, Page 6
  • "Hannah Hazard, 2 (Thomas 1). There is no record found of birth or death. She married Stephen Wilcox (son of Edward). He was born 1633, or about that time, and died about 1690. They were married 1658. In 1658, Jan 30, he had a deed of thirty-four acres from Thomas Hazard as dower with his wife. May 18, 1669, his name was in the list of inhabitants of Westerly. In 1670, he was complained of, with his partakers, by John Richards, Treasurer of Harvard College, for unjustly possessing five hundred acres in the Pequot country, on the east side of Pawcatuck River, within the bounds of Stonington."
  • The Hazard Family of Rhode Island, 1635-1894: Being a Genealogy and History of the Descendants of Thomas Hazard by Caroline Elizabeth Robinson'
  • History of Stonington, Connecticut, 1649 - 1900 Author: Richard Anson Wheeler Publication: New London, CT, Press of The Day Publishing Company, 1900 Media: Book Page: page 658. Palmer (June) Family Records
  • Author: June A Kimball Palmer Publication: 1997, 1998 and 1999 Media: Letter.
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Hannah Wilcox's Timeline

July 10, 1637
Boston, Suffolk County, MA, United States
September 10, 1637
Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
September 10, 1637
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
September 10, 1637
Boston, Suffolk, Ma
September 10, 1637
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
September 10, 1637
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
November 5, 1662
Westerly, Washington Co., RI