Colonel William H. Hancock

Male 1796 - 1848  (51 years)


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  • Name William H. Hancock 
    Title Colonel 
    Born 14 Dec 1796 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Oct 1848  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 306
      Wm. Hencock
      (16-26) 1M 1F

      /and/or/

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 314
      Wm. Hancock
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 1F
      (10-16) 1F

      1823, Aug 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 11
      Deed from Atlas Jones to William Handcock was acknowledged

      1823, Nov 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 17
      Ordered that William Handcock bring to next court Levinay Smith who was bound to him to show cause why she shall not be taken from him and her indenture cancelled.

      1825, Feb 23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 66
      Ordered that Danl. McNeill, Sheriff deed 200 acres to Wm. Hancock located 1/2 mile below Carthage on the Fayetteville Road known by the name of the Davis old field which was sold some time ago due to an order against Burges Davis.

      1825, Feb 24 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 69-70
      Asa Sowell to Wm. Hancock was acknowledged

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 470
      Wm. Hancock
      (30-40) 1M
      (20-30) 1M 2F
      (15-20) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 1M
      (5-10) 1M 3F
      Slaves
      (55-100) 1M
      (36-55) 1F
      (0-10) 1F

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 176
      Wm. Hancock
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 2M 2F
      (20-30) 2M 1F
      (15-20) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 1M 3F
      (5-10) 2M 1F
      (0-5) 2M 2F
      Slaves
      (36-55) 4M
      (24-36) 1M 1F
      (10-24) 1F
      (0-10) 1M 1F

      1846, Nov 7 -- Will Book B Page 179-187, Moore County, NC
      Will of William Hancock Dec'd. Heirs: daughters Lydia Jane, Martha Ann, Mary Francis and youngest Margaret Elizabeth, son William Albert. Real property listed includes: home plantation where wife is buried, lots in town of Carthage, 14 acres adjoining Carthage, 200 acres on the Fayetteville Road south of Carthage known as the Bird Davis tract, the Barrett tract, 200 acre tract where Wm. Vuncannon lives, building in Fayetteville, NC, 380 acres on Lick Creek and negroes: Fanny, Washington, Dave, Alfred and wife Clarisa and children (Julia, Lucy, Nancy and Jim), Caswell, Tom, Harry, Jack, George and Morris. Executor: Noah Richardson. Witnesses: Lewis Phillips and Jno. D. Tyson. Proven Oct 1848. [Editor's Note: Extensive assets and property in will, consult original for actual division of assets.]
    Person ID I39756  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2021 

    Father William Hancock,   b. c1753,   d. Oct 1797  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Martha "Patty" Cheek,   b. Bef 1774,   d. 1854, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Family ID F12694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Bales Womble,   b. 9 Feb 1800,   d. 27 Mar 1845  (Age 45 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Albert Hancock,   b. 1822
     2. Martha Ann Hancock,   b. 1830
     3. Mary Francis Hancock,   b. 25 Apr 1832,   d. 20 Feb 1896  (Age 63 years)
    +4. Lydia Jane Hancock,   b. 1837
     5. Margaret Elizabeth Hancock,   b. 1840
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F13197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Histories
    1827 Petition, Moore County, NC - Fair at the Grove
    1827 Petition, Moore County, NC - Fair at the Grove
    1827, Nov 20 -- Petition, Dec 1827-Jan 1828 General Assembly Session Records
    The following residents of Moore County petitioned to establish a fare [fair] at the Grove in April and October: Benjamin Person, Holden Cox, N. Barrett, Wm. Sears, Isaac Fields, Thomas Williams, Niel McLeod, Malcom Blue, Wm. Hancock, Geo. W. Alston, W.D. Dowd, A. McDonald, Samuel Jackson, Isam Wallis, [illegible], D. Murchison, John Morison, L. McNeill, William Mathews, William R.D. Cole, Allen Wade, Edwin Wade, Neill Mathews, James Cole, A.C. Curry, Corn. Dunlap, John Cockham, John [illegible].