William Ellis Doode Hancock

24 December 1905–7 February 1969 (Age 63)
Ruby, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William Ellis Doode

When William Ellis Doode Hancock was born on 24 December 1905, in Ruby, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Julius Platt Griggs, was 17 and his mother, Mary Ellen Hancock, was 17. He married Amy Gulledge on 22 March 1934, in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 7 February 1969, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ruby, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ellis Doode Hancock
1905–1969
Amy Gulledge
1915–1963
Marriage: 22 March 1934
Ida Louise Hancock
1931–1982
James D Hancock
1936–2002
Betty Hancock
1939–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 March 1934
Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 11

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Ellis Hancock, "South Carolina, Chesterfield County, Original Marriage licenses, 1911-1951"
  • William Ellis Hancock in entry for Mr James D Jay Hancock, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • William Ellis in entry for Mr James D Or Jay Hancock, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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