Dorothy Cloyes

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Cloyes was born in 1675, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Cloyes Jr., was 37 and her mother, Mary Mills, was 33. She married Samuel Hancock in 1695, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 December 1756, in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hancock
1672–1735
Dorothy Cloyes
1675–1756
Marriage: 1695
Dorothy Hancock
1697–1767
Capt John Hancock Sr
1699–1776
Mary Hancock
1702–1782
Solomon Hancock
1704–1756
Samuel Hancock
1706–1716
Hannah Hancock
1709–1792
Sarah Hancock
1712–
Nathan Hancock
1716–1765
Elizabeth Hancock
1716–

Sources (11)

  • Dorothy in entry for Peter Townsend and Sarah Hancock, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Dorothy in entry for Caleb Sampson and Dorothy Hancock, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Dorothy in entry for Malachi Salter and Mary Hancock, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

Name Meaning

German: from a vernacular short form of the personal name Nikolaus ‘Nicholas’.

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

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