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Col John Hancock

Col John Hancock

Birth
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 27 Oct 1912 (aged 80–81)
District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 2, Site: 921
Memorial ID 32509222 · View Source
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Civil War Soldier. Clerk. His service in the Army began with his appointment as 2nd lieutenant to the 49th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was breveted a colonel of the United States Volunteers. He was mustered out honorably on September 1, 1866. He was the brother of Civil War Major General Winfield Scott Hancock. After the war, in civilian life, he worked as a railroad ticket agent. He lived with his family in Washington, DC.

The children of John Hancock and Augusta Camp are:
Laura Elizabeth Hancock b. 4 July 1850 in PA
Amanda Hancock b. 24 Aug 1852 in PA
Benjamin Franklin Hancock b. 9 Feb 1855 PA; d. 20 Oct 1882 in Ft. Townshend, Washington Terr.
Almira Russell Hancock b. 10 Sept 1857 Philadelphia, PA;
d. 22 May 1934 Washington, DC
m. Eugene Griffin 24 Apr 1879
Augusta Virginia Hancock b.5 Sept 1859 in Norristown, Montgomery Co., PA
Winfield Scott Hancock b. 15 Nov 1862 in PA; d. aft 1910
Edward Townshend Hancock b. 15 Jul 1865; d. 31 Jul 1865
Anna Taylor Hancock b. 15 Jul 1865; d. 3 Aug 1865
Irone(Irom) Hancock b. 20 Aug 1866 PA; d. aft 1900
Elizabeth Sterling Hancock b. 15 Apr 1868; d. 11 Oct 1899
m. Edward Inglass Frost
Abigail Adams Hancock b. 11 Jul 1872 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co, MN
d. 16 Dec 1949 in Princeton, MA
m. James Cunningham Bishop 14 Dec 1891, Chicago, IL


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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 30 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32509222
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col John Hancock (1831–27 Oct 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32509222, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .