Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Hancock

Male - 1807


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  • Name William Hancock 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Jan 1807  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I103615  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Family Hancock 
    Family ID F40558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne MNU Hancock,   d. 11 Aug 1807, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Catharine Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Smith Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Gustavus John Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jane Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Margaret Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Cecelia Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Thomas Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. George Benedict Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Walter Hancock,   b. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Anne Hancock,   b. Bef 1763, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F40557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 382.
      William Hancock, Will, June 8, 1806; January 13, 1807
      I, William Hancock of CC, being in a low state of body but of sound memory and disposing judgment;
      To wife Ann, all the lands which I own by the name of "St. Stephens Colemans" and "Bettys Delight", during her single life. Also all my personal property except what may be hereafter mentioned, and after the single life of my wife, to my three sons, William Smith {Hancock}, James {Hancock} and Gustavus John {Hancock}, one feather bed and furniture with 100 acres of land called "St. Stephens Colemans" where I now live on the proviso that my three daughters, Jane {Hancock}, Margaret {Hancock} and Cecelia {Hancock}, have a room in my house during their single live with about 10 acres of land between my house and the main road.
      To son Thomas {Hancock} 50 acres of land "Bettys Delight", after the single life of my wife Ann.
      To son William Smith {Hancock}, negro Matilda, and should he die before 21yrs, then to son George Benedict {Hancock}.
      To son George Benedict {Hancock}, negroes, Stephen and Lewesa.
      To three daughters, Jane {Hancock}, Margaret {Hancock} and Cecelia {Hancock}, negroes Bridget and Charity, 2 feather beds and furniture.
      To daughter Ann Dent, negro Harriot.
      To daughter Mary Power, negro Henney.
      To daughter Catharine Mason, negro Aminta.
      To son Walter {Hancock}, negro Nan, 1 bed and furniture.
      To two sons James {Hancock} and Gustavus John {Hancock}, negro John.
      Executor: wife Ann {Hancock}
      Signed: June 8, 1806 William Hancock
      Wit: Peter Dent, Abraham Hancock, Isaiah Dent
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 617, Sep 9, 1782 from Isaac Campbell of CC, Clerk, to William Hancock (Hancok) of CC, planter, far 17,000 lbs of crop tobacco, all that messuage in CC, being part of a tract of land called Saint Stephen Coleman, formerly granted to Philip Combs, containing and being laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - Isc Campbell, Wm (X his mark) Hancock. Wit -Walter Winter, Bennett Dyson. Jane, wife of the afd Isaac Campbell, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Sep 29, 1782.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 366-31: ST. STEPHENS COLEMAN: 300 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Caudle, John: 100 Acres - Keate, Elizabeth: Surveyed 19 Feb 1670 for Philip Coombes at a bound tree the bound tree of Francis Fernly: Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Edward Caudle from John Caudle; 10 Feb 1743, 100 Acres - Benjamin Dent from Robert Caudle; 2 March 1749,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 308-42: BETTYS DELIGHT: 150 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Hanson, John Sr. : 50 Acres - Theobalds, John: Surveyed 22 Oct 1670 for Thomas Cocker at a bound oak standing on the West side of Port Tobacco Creek near the main road.: Conveyance notes - Isaac Lemaster from Abraham Lemaster; 9 Sept 1721, 100 Acres - Abraham Harguis from John Lemaster; 3 Feb 1747,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 367-37: BETTYS DELIGHT: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Lemaster, Abraham: Surveyed 22 Aug 1672 for Edward Evans at a bound black oak of Capt Boarman's near HALLS PLACE: Other Tracts Mentioned: HALLS PLACE; Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - Richard Lemaster from John Lemaster; 29 Sept 1727, 60 Acres - Thomas Higdon from Sarah Tennison; 9 June 1752
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      By REV. JOHN MCPHERSON OF PICCAWAXON, OR WILLIAM AND MARY PARISH
      Dent, ---to Mary Ann Hancock, Dec. 18, 1781.

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      Assessment of 1783 Charles County- Maryland State Archives Maryland State
      Archives
      MARYLAND INDEXES
      (Assessment of 1783, Index)
      1783
      Charles County
      MSA S 1437

      William Hancock. 100 acres. CH 2nd District, General p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-8 1/4/5/47
      William Hancock. Stephen Coleman, pt, 100 acres. CH 2nd District, Land p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-9 1/4/5/47
      Oliver Burch. Stephen Coleman, pt, 50 acres. CH 2nd District, Land p. 1. MSA S 1161-4-9 1/4/5/47
      Benjamin Dent. Stephen Coleman, pt, 100 acres. CH 2nd District, Land p. 3. MSA S 1161-4-9 1/4/5/47
      Titus Dent. Stephen Coleman, pt, 50 acres. CH 2nd District, Land p. 3. MSA S 1161-4-9 1/4/5/47

      William Hancock. Bettys Delight, pt, 10 acres. CH 2nd District, Land p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-9 1/4/5/47
      Hendley Smoot. Bettys Delight, pt, 100 acres. CH 2nd District, Land p. 6. MSA S 1161-4-9 1/4/5/47
      Richard Moreland. Bettys Delight, pt, 222 acres. CH 4th District, Land p. 1. MSA S 1161-4-13 1/4/5/47
      Thomas Courtney Reeves. Bettys Delight, pt, 62 acres. CH 4th District, Land p. 2. MSA S 1161-4-13 1/4/5/47

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