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Lydia Henchman Hancock (1776 - 1777)

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Lydia Henchman Hancock
Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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[children unknown]
Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States of Americamap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 13 Nov 2008 | Last significant change: 15 Jan 2019
13:45: Jerry Baraboo edited the Biography for Lydia Henchman Hancock (1776-1777). [Thank Jerry for this]
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Lydia Henchman Hancock, daughter of John Hancock and Dorothy Quincy, died at 10 months of age.

Family Reference:

" Lydia Henchman Hancock

Birthdate: October 1776

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States

Death: August 1777 (10 months)

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Hancock, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" and Dorothy 'Dolly' Scott

Sister of John George Washington 'Johnny' Hancock [1]


Lydia Henchman Hancock

BIRTH Nov 1776 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

DEATH Aug 1777 (aged 8–9 months) Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

BURIAL Unknown MEMORIAL ID 2841836

Daughter of John and Dorothy (Quincy) Hancock.

Lydia may have been interred at a cemetery in Philadelphia or may have been interred/reinterred at the Granary Burying Ground in Boston.


John Hancock 1737–1793

Dorothy Quincy Scott 1747–1830


John George Washington Hancock 1778–1787

Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 15 January 2019), memorial page for Lydia Henchman Hancock (Nov 1776–Aug 1777), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28418367, ; Maintained by John A. Anderson (contributor 46511536) Unknown. [2]


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