Eliza J. Hancock

13 October 1849–5 February 1884 (Age 34)
New York, United States

The Life of Eliza J.

When Eliza J. Hancock was born on 13 October 1849, in New York, United States, her father, John Hancock, was 32 and her mother, Emily Court, was 23. She married Dexter D Corey about 1875, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wolcott, Wayne, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 5 February 1884, in Wolcott, Wolcott, Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Livingston Cemetery, Wolcott, Wolcott, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dexter D Corey
1836–1907
Eliza J. Hancock
1849–1884
Marriage: 1875
Willie Corey
1868–
George Jones Corey
1872–1943
Adelbert Benjamin Corey
1873–1949
Jennie Corey
1875–1919
Frank John Corey
1878–1953
Edward Corey
1880–1962
Claude Corey
1883–1968

Spouse and Children

    Dexter D Corey

    Male1836–1907Male

    Female1849–1884Female

MARRIAGE
1875
Indiana, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Hancock

    Male1817–1895Male

    Emily Court

    Female1826–1919Female

siblings

(9)

    John Hancock

    Male1848–1945Male

    Female1849–1884Female

    Edward Hancock

    Male1851–1927Male

    Mary Hancock

    Female1854–Female

    Elmira Hancock

    Female1856–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 19

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • Eliza J Hancox in household of John Hancox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza Hancox in household of John Hancox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza J Hancock in household of John Hancock, "United States Census, 1860"

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