Mary (Hancock) Perkins (1735 - 1779)
8 Apr 1735
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
9 Oct 1760 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Mass.
21 Jun 1779
West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
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Mary Hancock was born in 1735. She was the daughter of John Hancock and Mary Hawke.
She was the sister of John Hancock, the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. 
Mary married Richard Perkins in 1760.
Mary passed away in 1779.
She is buried in the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The inscription on her gravestone reads: 
Here lies intered
the body of
Mrs. Mary Perkins,
the consort of Richard Perkins, Eldr,
who departed this life
June 21st 1779,
in the 45th year of her age.
1.0 1.1 1.2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, " 1.3 International Genealogical Index (IGI)," database, FamilySearch (accessed 2017-10-28), entry for Mary Hancock. ↑
2.0 2.1 Mary 2.2 Hancock Perkins on Find A Grave: Memorial #28421356 retrieved 29 Oct 2017 ↑ 3.0 " 3.1 Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch (4 December 2014), Richard Perkins and Mary Hancock, 09 Oct 1760; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 0874035 IT 4.
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