|Birth: ||May 10, 1747|
|Death: ||Feb. 3, 1830|
Daughter of Justice Edmund and Elizabeth (Wendell) Quincy. She was the wife of Governor John Hancock from 1775 to 1793 and Captain James Scott from 1796 to 1809.
She married John Hancock on August 28, 1775 at the Thaddeus Burr Mansion in Fairfield, Connecticut. She married James Scott on July 27, 1796 at the Brattle Square Church in Boston, Massachusetts.
Cause of death, at the age of 82, is listed as "old age."
"In this city, Mrs. Dorothy Scott, aged 83, relict of the late Gov. Hancock." (Boston Traveler, February 9, 1830.)
John Hancock (1737 - 1793)
James Scott (1746 - 1809)*
Lydia Henchman Hancock (1776 - 1777)*
John George Washington Hancock (1778 - 1787)*
No. 16 TOMB OF HANCOCK
Note: Grave marker is no longer there. The John Hancock memorial shaft is located where the Hancock family tomb is.
Granary Burying Ground
Created by: John Anderson
Record added: Jul 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28418407