Thomas Hancock

3 July 1844–9 February 1929 (Age 84)
Callow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Hancock was born on 3 July 1844, in Callow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hancock, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Harvey, was 30. He married Sarah Anna MacDuff on 29 May 1864, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Calow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 February 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hancock
1844–1929
Sarah Anna MacDuff
1844–1918
Marriage: 29 May 1864
J.G. Hancock
1872–1872

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1864Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 23
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hann
    Cocke
    Hancox

    Sources (22)

    • Thomas Hancock in household of William Hancock, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Thomas Hancock, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Thomas B Hancock, "United States Census, 1910"

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