Robert HANCOCK ID#1479, b. about 1650, d. 1709
Father*Simon HANCOCK1,2 d. a 1653
Mother*Sarah (surname unknown)3 d. a May 1689
Birth*Robert HANCOCK was born about 1650.1 
He was the son of Simon HANCOCK and Sarah (surname unknown).1,2,3 
Marriage*Robert HANCOCK married Johan LIGON, daughter of Col. Thomas LIGON and Mary HARRIS, about 1672.4,1,2 
WillRobert HANCOCK was mentioned in the will of Sarah (surname unknown) on 1 April 1689 in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia; Mentions - Sons William, Simon, Robert - Daughters Frances Hancock - Grandaughters: Frances Hancock, Susanah Moseley, Mary Moseley, - Grandsons: Simon, Samuel, Edward and George (4 sons of William Hancock), Edward Hancock, William Moseley, Edward Moseley, Simon Hancock.1,5 
Will*Robert HANCOCK left a will on 18 October 1708 in Henrico County, Virginia. Mentions his wife Johan, daughters Sarah, Mary, Johan, Pheby, Elizabeth and sons Robert and William.6,7
Death*He died in 1709.4 
Probate*His estate was probated on 1 March 1709 in Henrico County, Virginia.6 


Johan LIGON b. 1653, d. a Nov 1726

Sources (

  1. [S3383] Childs, J. Rives, The Hancock Family, The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 33, No. 1 (Jan., 1925), pp. 107-112,
  2. [S3382] Pierrepont, Alice V. D. Reuben Vaughan Kidd: Soldier of the Confederacy. Petersburg, Va: 1947., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S3385] Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers And Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents And Grants, 1623-1666. 2d ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1963., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  4. [S3376] Ligon, William D. Jr. The Ligon Family and Connections. 1947, Hartford, Conn., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  5. [S3811] McIntoch, Charles Fleming, Brief Abstract of Lower Norfolk County and Norfolk County Wills 1637-1710 The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia, 1914, Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  6. [S3689] Will of Robert Hancock dated 18 October 1708, Henrico County, Virginia Deeds and Wills 1706-1709, page 142, Recorded 1 March 1708. Family History Library Film #007645094, image 327.
    , Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  7. [S3730] Katherine Waits Ewing Collection ca. 1920-1979, Manuscripts Department, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee, unknown repository.
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