Mary Wilcox

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Wilcox was born on 24 March 1676, in Middletown, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Wilcox Jr., was 57 and her mother, Esther Cornwell, was 25. She married Benjamin Hand Sr on 10 July 1695, in Middletown, Mattabeset, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States in 1676. She died on 24 October 1749, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hammonasset Cemetery, Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Hand Sr
1672–1744
Mary Wilcox
1676–1749
Marriage: 10 July 1695
Nathaniel Hand
1696–1752
John Hand
1698–1739
Mary Hand
1700–1702
Submit Hand
1702–1734
Ebenezer Hand
1705–1787
Benjamin Hand Jr
1708–1748
Mary Hand
1712–

Sources (7)

  • Mary Wilcox, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Mary Wilcox Hand, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Willcock, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.

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

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