Herbert L Hancock

28 January 1909–2 May 1979 (Age 70)
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Herbert L

When Herbert L Hancock was born on 28 January 1909, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Horace Worley Hancock, was 44 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Kubli, was 28. He lived in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1920. He died on 2 May 1979, in Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 70.

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Horace Worley Hancock
Mary Elizabeth Kubli
Herbert L Hancock
Blanche Winifred Hancock

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 1
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act
Age 1
This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.
Age 20
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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  • Herbert Hancock in household of Horace Hancock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert L Hancock in household of Horace Hancock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert L Hancock, "United States Census, 1940"

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