HAIRSTON.org ID#6987, b. about 1648, d. about May 1687
Father*Simon HANCOCK1 d. a 1653
Mother*Sarah (surname unknown)1 d. a May 1689
Marriage*William HANCOCK married (surname unknown) COCKROFT.1 
Birth*William HANCOCK was born about 1648.1 
He was the son of Simon HANCOCK and Sarah (surname unknown).1 
Will*William Hancock (Handcocke) left a will dated 14 April 1687 in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia, that mentions the following: sons Simon, William, Samuel, John, Edward and George; daughter Mary Hancock; his mother Sarah Piggott; kinsman William Moseley; friends Arthur Moseley, Bartha Williamson, John Carraway and Edward Moseley. - Proved 17 May 1687, Lower Norfolk County Wills V1, p. 113.1,2 
Death*William HANCOCK died about May 1687 in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia.1 
Probate*His estate was probated on 17 May 1687 in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia.2 
WillHe 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.1,2 


(surname unknown) COCKROFT

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [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.
  2. [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.
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