Madison Beasley Hancock

1898–1979 (Age 81)
Huguenot, Powhatan, Virginia, United States

The Life of Madison Beasley

When Madison Beasley Hancock was born on 20 July 1898, in Huguenot, Powhatan, Virginia, United States, his father, Elmore Depp Hancock, was 34 and his mother, Emily Susan Allen, was 31. He had at least 2 sons with Mary Teresa Maloney. He lived in Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1979. He died on 23 November 1979, at the age of 81, and was buried in Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Madison Beasley Hancock
Mary Teresa Maloney
Madison Beasley Hancock Jr
Frank Woodson Hancock

Spouse & Children



  • Madison Beasley Hancock Jr


  • Frank Woodson Hancock


Parents & Siblings

  • Elmore Depp Hancock


  • Female1866–1947Female



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 4

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Madison B Hancock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beasley Hancock in household of Elmor D Hancock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Madison Hancock in household of Depp Hancock, "United States Census, 1920"

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