Edith M. Hancock

28 May 1870–about 1951 (Age 80)
West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edith M.

When Edith M. Hancock was born on 28 May 1870, in West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Leander C. Matlock, was 23 and her mother, Lizzie M. L, was 21. She married William M. Bogart in October 0020, in Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 60 years and Mount Vernon, Clark, Missouri, United States in 1951. She died about 1951, at the age of 81.

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William M. Bogart
Edith M. Hancock
Olive Bogart

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    Olive Bogart


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Hann + the hypocoristic suffix -cok, which was commonly added to personal names ( see Cocke ).2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch hanecoc ‘winkle’, ‘periwinkle’ (a type of shellfish), probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold shellfish.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Boyark in household of William M Boyark, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith M Bogart in household of Wm M Bogart, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith M Bogart in household of William Bogart, "United States Census, 1900"

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