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Rev John Hancock

Rev John Hancock

Birth
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 5 Dec 1752 (aged 81)
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot D.21
Memorial ID 1856 · View Source
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John Hancock b. Mar. 1671, s. of Dea. Nathaniel and Mary (Prentice) Hancock; Harvard College 1689, A.B., A.M.; minister at Lexington 1689 - 1732; called Bishop; m. Elizabeth Clark, dau. of Rev. Thomas (1652 - 1704; H.C 1670) and Mary Clark of Chelmsford.

His son Thomas (1703 - 1774) was a merchant in Boston; built the house for his father now the Hancock-Clark house; This Rev. John had a son, Rev. John of Braintree (1702 - 1744, H.C. 1719) who had a son John who was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Bio by: Bill Boyington


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REV. JOHN HANCOCK,
Born 1671 Died 1752.
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REV. JONAS CLARKE,
Born 1730, Died 1805.
They
Rest with theirs
And a part of their children
In the vault below.

SARAH CLARKE,
Born Nov. 10, 1774, Died June 20, 1843.
Aged 69 yrs.
ELIZABETH CLARKE,
Born June 24, 1763, Died Apr. 22, 1844.
Aged 80 yrs.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1856
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Hancock (1 Mar 1671–5 Dec 1752), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1856, citing Old Burying Ground, Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .