Levi Ward Hancock Jr

27 October 1855–24 February 1911 (Age 55)
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Levi Ward

When Levi Ward Hancock Jr was born on 27 October 1855, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Levi Ward Hancock, was 52 and his mother, Clarissa Reed, was 40. He married Helen Robinson O'Neil in February 1883, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 24 February 1911, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Ward Hancock Jr
Helen Robinson O'Neil
Marriage: February 1883
Agnes Hancock
Amy Hancock
William Hancock
Cordelia Hancock
Joseph Lander Hancock
Frank Dailey Hancock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    February 1883Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 8
    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.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 15
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Sources (18)

    • Levi W. Hancock in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Levi W Handcock, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Levi W Hancock, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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