Sarah Elizabeth Cockroft

1643–7 July 1685 (Age 42)
Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Cockroft was born in 1643, in Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands, her father, William Cockcroft Sr., was 29 and her mother, Elisabeth Burnett, was 30. She married William Hancock in 1668, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 7 July 1685, in Lynnhaven, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hancock
1647–1687
Sarah Elizabeth Cockroft
1643–1685
Marriage: 1668
Mary Ann Hancock
1667–1724
Francis Hancock
1674–
John Hancock
1668–1732
Simon Hancock
1670–1739
John Hancock
1673–1701
William Hancock
1674–1730
William Hancock, II
1675–1730
Samuel Hancock
1675–1760
Mary Hancock
1677–1678
Mary Hancock
1680–1735
Frances Hancock
1681–
Edward Hancock
1683–1708
George Hancock
1685–1730

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1668
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (1)

1648

Age 5

End of Eighty Years' War with Spain.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cockcroft .

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

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Story Highlight

William Hancock settling in Virginia, part 2

William Hancock settling in Virginia, part 2 On November 30, 1619, the "Margaret of Bristol", dropped anchor in Chesapeake Bay. Records show that the bark carried 39 people, among them William Hancoc …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Cockroft Hancock, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Eliz. in entry for John Hancocks, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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