John Hancock

Male - 1772

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  • Name John Hancock 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1772 
    • 1756, Aug 1 -- 1746-1771 Loose Wills, Granville County, NC
      Will of William Bridges, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Susannah; daughter Mary, wife of Henry Porch; daughter Elizabeth, wife of William Freeman; Susannah, wife of John Hencock; grandson Thomas Bridges, son of William Bridges; Amy, daughter of William Porch; Joseph Bridges [100 acres and and plantation after death of my wife]; Mary, daughter of Thomas Bridges [negro Bob when she attains the age of 18]. Executor: son Joseph Bridges. Witnesses: Danl. Potter, Ambrose Crane, and Jeremiah Perry. Proven May 1762.

      1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Hancock listed 3 white polls

      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 23 Feb 2023 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with John Hancock 

    Family Susanna Bridges   d. Aft 1783 
    +  1. Male John J. Hancock, Jr.,   b. 12 Jun 1743   d. 1788, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years)
    Sarah Elizabeth Randolph  (Age 79 years)
       2. Male Robert Hancock,   b. c1751   d. Bef 21 Nov 1787 (Age ~ 36 years)
       3. Male Clement Hancock,   b. c1753   d. 19 Nov 1781, Laurens, District 96, SC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 28 years)
    +  4. Male William Hancock,   b. c1753   d. Oct 1797 (Age ~ 44 years)
    Martha "Patty" Cheek  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Family ID F12847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 May 2016 

  • 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.
    Moore County, NC DNA Project
    Moore County, NC DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Burns, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Caviness, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Kidd, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McLendon, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright

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