John Hancock

Male - 1772


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  • Name John Hancock 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1772 
    Notes 
    • 1770, Sep 23 -- Will, Cumberland County, NC
      Will of John Hancock, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Susanna, son John Hancock, sons Robert, Clement and William Hancock. Executors: Cornelius Tison and Conner Dowd. Witnesses: Jacob Raggars, Willis Akinson, Benjamin Owens and John Carrell. Proven Jul 1772.

      1772, Feb 26 -- Land Grant #1114, Cumberland County, NC
      John Hancock received 150 acres located south of Deep River adjoining Thomas Armstrong. Robert Hancock and William Hancock were chain carriers.

      1772, Oct -- Estate, Cumberland County, NC
      Inventory of the estate of John Hancock Dec'd. by Administrator Conner Dowd. Notes held on the following: Moses Bland, John Hunnicutt Senr., John Hunnicutt Jun., James Russell, Jacob Rogers, Joshua Hancock, Willm. Hancock and Rich. Lyon & Co.

      1773, May 20 -- Deed Book 6 Page 209, Cumberland County, NC
      Robert Hancock (of Chatham County) deeded William Hancock undivided third tract where John Hankok Dec'd. formerly lived and that will pass to Robert Hancock on the death of Susannah Hankok, widow of John Hankok. Conner Dowd, Edwd. Griffin and Daniel Brown were witnesses.

    Person ID I39752  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 19 May 2016 

    Family Susanna 
    Children 
     1. John Hancock, Jr.
     2. Robert Hancock,   d. Bef 21 Nov 1787
     3. Clement Hancock
     4. William Hancock
    Last Modified 19 May 2016 
    Family ID F12847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.