Malachi Hancock

about 1856–
Eatington, Warwickshire, England

The Life of Malachi

When Malachi Hancock was born about 1856, in Eatington, Warwickshire, England, his father, Malachi Hancock, was 37 and his mother, Kerenhappuck Penn, was 29. He married Mary Ann Wilkes on 26 October 1876, in Eatington, Warwickshire, England. He lived in Upper Ettington, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Malachi Hancock
Mary Ann Wilkes
Marriage: 26 October 1876

Spouse and Children


    Mary Ann Wilkes


26 October 1876
Eatington, Warwickshire, England

Parents and Siblings


    Kerenhappuck Penn




World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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 (2)

  • Malchi Hancock in household of Malchi Hancock, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Malachi Hancock, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984"

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