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John Hancock (1779)

John Hancock
Born in Lisburn, Irelandmap
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[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 20 Aug 2015
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John, eldest son of Jacob Hancock, was “a general favourite -- a splendid fellow, with a magnificent voice”. He emigrated to America (taking the family Bible) and was never heard from again.


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