Robert HANCOCK Jr.

HAIRSTON.org ID#6922, b. about 1684, d. before 1745
Father*Robert HANCOCK1,2 b. a 1650, d. 1709
Mother*Johan LIGON1,3 b. 1653, d. a Nov 1726
Birth*Robert HANCOCK Jr. was born about 1684.2 
He was the son of Robert HANCOCK and Johan LIGON.1,2,3 
WillRobert HANCOCK Jr. was mentioned in the will of Robert HANCOCK on 18 October 1708 in Henrico County, Virginia; Mentions his wife Johan, daughters Sarah, Mary, Johan, Pheby, Elizabeth and sons Robert and William.4,5
Patent/Warrant* On 23 March 1715, Robert Hancock obtained a patent for 500 acres on the North side of Apamattock River at Skin Quarter Circle, Henrico County. Patent Book 10, p. 255.6 
WillRobert HANCOCK Jr. was mentioned in the will of Johan LIGON on 22 February 1726 in Henrico County, Virginia; Johan Ligon Hancock left a will dated 22 Feb 1726 in Henrico County and mentions the following: daughters Sarah Moseley, Mary Hatcher,Johan Hancock, Phoebe Baly, Elizabeth Hancock and son Robert Hancock. Henrico County Wills 1725-1737, Number 1, Part 1, page 70-71. FSL 7645095-218.2,3
Patent/Warrant On 17 Septemeber 1731, Robert Hancock obtained a patent for 400 acres on the North side of Apamattock River at mouth of Skin Quarter Circle, Henrico County, Virginia. Book 14, p. 372.6 
Death*Robert HANCOCK Jr. died before 1745.2 

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3376] Ligon, William D. Jr. The Ligon Family and Connections. 1947, Hartford, Conn. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89062355722, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S3383] Childs, J. Rives, The Hancock Family, The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 33, No. 1 (Jan., 1925), pp. 107-112, jstor.org.
  3. [S3688] Will of Johan Hancock dated 22 February 1726, Henrico County, Virginia Deeds and Wills 1725-1737, Number 1, Part 1, page 70-71, Recorded 7 November 1726. Family History Library Film #007645095, image 218.
    , Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  4. [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.
  5. [S3730] Katherine Waits Ewing Collection ca. 1920-1979, Manuscripts Department, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee, unknown repository.
  6. [S3393] Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers And Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents And Grants : Volume Three: 1695-1732. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1979., Personal Collection - printed book.
Last Edited12 Nov 2023