Lucretia Hancock

24 August 1807–31 August 1899 (Age 92)
Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Lucretia

When Lucretia Hancock was born on 24 August 1807, in Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Benjamin Hancock Sr, was 25 and her mother, Lucretia Proctor, was 19. She married Joseph Robison Jr. on 5 February 1829, in Clay, Onondaga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 31 August 1899, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Robison Jr.
Lucretia Hancock
Marriage: 5 February 1829
Alfred Robison
Benjamin Hancock Robison
Joseph Vickery Robison
Alvin Locke Robison
Emily Robison
William Henry Robison
Mary Robison
Lucretia Proctor Robison
Proctor Hancock Robison
Almon Robison
Adelia Robison
Albert Robison
Franklin Alonzo Robison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1829Clay, Onondaga, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 20
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 25
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Hann + the hypocoristic suffix -cok, which was commonly added to personal names (see Cocke ).Dutch: from Middle Dutch hanecoc ‘winkle, periwinkle’ (a type of shellfish), probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold shellfish.History: Thomas Hancock, the uncle of Declaration of Independence signatory John Hancock (1736/7–93), was among the foremost of 18th-century American businessmen. He was a descendant of Nathaniel Hancock, who was known to have been in Cambridge, MA, as early as 1634. Born in Braintree, MA, John Hancock was president of the Second Continental Congress and the first governor of the state of MA.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Robison by Dr. John Collier Robison, a grandson

    Joseph Robison Written by Dr. J. C. Robison, a grandson This story was found hand written in the Book of Remembrance of Dr. John Collier Robison. Joseph Robison, the husband of Lucretia Hancock Rob …

    Sources (37)

    • Lucretia Hancock, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"- Birth Record
    • Lucretia Robison in household of Almon Robison, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sucretia Hancook in entry for Adelia Lyman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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