Thomas Hancock

1613–6 August 1669
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hancock was born in 1613, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hancocke, was 36 and his mother, Ann Harrison, was 32. He married Sarah Oxpring on 10 May 1640, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hancock
1613–1669
Sarah Oxpring
1617–1679
Marriage: 10 May 1640
John Hancock
1640–1641
John Hancock
1641–
Maria Hancock
1642–
Charles Hancock
1644–1695
Helen Hancock
1646–
Joseph Hancock
1648–
Samuel Hancock
1651–
Martha Hancock
1649–
Jacob Hancock
1654–1703
Isaac Hancock
1657–

Spouse and Children

    Male1613–1669Male

    Sarah Oxpring

    Female1617–1679Female

MARRIAGE
10 May 1640
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    John Hancock

    Male1640–1641Male

    John Hancock

    Male1641–Male

    Maria Hancock

    Female1642–Female

    Charles Hancock

    Male1644–1695Male

    Helen Hancock

    Female1646–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1577–1613Male

    Ann Harrison

    Female1581–Female

siblings

(4)

    Anna Hancock

    Female1606–Female

    John Hancock

    Male1608–Male

    Robert Hancock

    Male1610–Male

    Male1613–1669Male

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Hancocke in entry for Samuell Hancocke, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Tho. Hancock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomae Hancock in entry for Hellena Hancock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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