HANCOCK

William Hancock

William Hancock , d. will dated 25 Jun 1828[i], Orange Co, VA; m. 4 May 1775, Orange Co, VA, by banns, to Jemima Brock .  He is of Trinity Parish and she is of St. Thomas 's Parish[ii].  

William Hancock shows up together with Anthony Garton  presenting the surveyor of the road from the brick church to Brocks' bridge on 27 May 1805 in Orange County [iii].  William Hancock mentions the following children in his will, the first five (5) are specifically mentioned as "my five children.

William  & Jemima (Brock) Hancock  had thirteen (13) children:

1.       Benjamin Hancock[iv]    
2.      
Elender Hancock , m. 11 Oct 1805, Orange Co, VA by Rev Robert Jones  to James Hancock[v] .  
3.      
Mary (Hancock) Garton , d. will dated 10 Apr 1836, recorded 25 Jul 1836; m 1st  Mr. Garton ; m 2nd 24 Jun 1834, Orange Co, VA to Reuben Kennedy .   Frances Garton[vi] .  . . to my granddaughter, Frances Garton, now living with me[vii]  
4.      
Sarah "Sally" Hancock , m. 18 May 1801, Orange Co, VA by Robert Jones  to John Bradley[viii].   John  & Sarah (Hancock) Bradley  had at least one (1) son:  Lewis Bradley , appointed executor in his grandfather's will[ix].  
5.      
Susanna "Susan" Hancock , m. 31 May 1809, Orange Co, VA by Robert Jones  to Charles Stephenson[x] .  
6.      
Rebecca Hancock , m 1st 24 Jun 1809, Orange Co, VA by Robert Jones  to John Beckman /Beekhan[xi] .  In her father's will, " Rebecca Beckham and her children by her first husband, John Beckham , receive an equal portion of my estate with my other four children before named[xii]."   
7.      
Nelly Hancock . In her father's will, "Nelly Hancock's children with whome I am not acquainted, I give one hundred and twenty dollars to be equally divided among them having heretofore given my said daughter a negro boy which was to be considered her legacy[xiii]"   
8.      
Monroe /Munroe B. Hancock , m. 11 Nov 1818, Orange Co, VA to Sidney Overton[xiv] .   In his father's will, "I give one dollar he having received his part of my estate before his death, but land having fallen in value, I give to his little son, William B. Hancock  Junr , $100, and to his daughter, Jane Elisabeth Hancock , a good bed worth twenty five or thirty dollars."  
9.      
William B. Hancock , m. 24 Sept 1816, Orange Co, VA to Mary Bridenhart[xv] .   
10.   
Jane Elisabeth Hancock  
11.   
Nancy /Mary Hancock , m. 23 Feb 1817, Orange Co, VA by Robert Jones  to Francis Weirhaye /Woirhaye[xvi] .   In her father's will, "Mary Weirhaye , having had a negro girl as her legacy, I give one dollar and her children she already has or may hereafter have by her husband, Francis Weirhaye[xvii]."   
12.   
Polly Hancock , m. 15 Feb 1798[xviii], Orange Co, VA to Spencer Garton[xix] .  William Hancock  gave his consent to the marriage[xx].  
13.   
Elender Hancock , m. 11 Oct 1805, Orange Co, VA by Robert Jones  to James Hancock[xxi] .

Mary Hancock

3.  Mary Hancock , daughter of William  & Jemima (Brock) Hancock , d. will dated 10 Apr 1836, recorded 25 Jul 1836; m 1st to Mr. Garton ; m 2nd (as his 2nd wife) 24 Jun 1834[xxii], Orange Co, VA to Reuben Kennedy .

Reuben Kennedy  had by his 1st wife:

1.1.  Louisa Kennedy, m. 1835[xxiii], Orange Co, VA to Charles Garton .  
1.2. 
Littleton Kennedy , m. 11 Apr 1820[xxiv], Orange Co, VA to Martha Hill

Mary (Hancock) Kennedy  mentions five (5) children in her will[xxv]  [they are most likely children from a first marriage]:

1.3.  Edwin 'Spencer Gartin, m. 15 Feb 1798, Orange Co, VA to Polly Hancock, daughter of William Hancock[xxvi] .  
1.4. 
Mary June/Jane Gartin, m. 4 Nov 1838[xxvii], Orange Co, VA to William Staples.  Witnessed by William Garton; bond by William Garton (Tandy G. Morris-guardian) [xxviii]. 1.5.  William Handcock Gartin  
1.6. 
Martha 'Patsy' Gartin, m. 7 Oct 1819 to Philip B. Sherick  or Sharrack [xxix] (Jacob Rumbough , guardian)[xxx].  
1.7. 
Charles S. Gartin  (named Executor), m. 25 Apr 1835, Orange Co, VA to Louisa Kenneday , daughter of Reuben Kenneday[xxxi].   
1.8. 
Jemima A. Garton , m. 17 Sept 1831[xxxii], Orange Co, VA to Col. Cole C. Diggs .  
1.9. 
Frances Garton  (granddaughter), living in the home of William Hancock  at the date of his will, 25 Jun 1828[xxxiii]..  


[i] Orange County, Will Book 7
[ii]
Marriages of Orange County, Virginia 1747-1810, compiled and published by Catherine L. Knorr, 1959 by Catherine Lindsay Knorr, p. 39
[iii]
"Pamunkey Neighbors of Orange County , Virginia ", by Ruth Trickey Sparacio & Sam Sparacio, pp. 175, 199, 110, etc.; Orange Co, MB 3: 24 Oct 1796
[iv]
Will Abstracts of Orange County, Virginia (1821-1838), abstracted and published by Ruth and Sam Sparacio, 1986, p. 55
[v]
Marriages of Orange County, Virginia 1747-1810, compiled and published by Catherine L. Knorr, 1959 by Catherine Lindsay Knorr, p. 33
[vi - vii]
Will Abstracts of Orange County, Virginia (1821-1838), abstracted and published by Ruth and Sam Sparacio, 1986, p. 55
[viii] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages, 1747-1850, by John Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr, 1984 John Vogt, p. 84
[ix]
Will Abstracts of Orange County, Virginia (1821-1838), abstracted and published by Ruth and Sam Sparacio, 1986, p. 55
[x - xi]
Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages, 1747-1850, by John Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr, 1984 John Vogt, p. 84
[xii - xiii]
Will Abstracts of Orange County, Virginia (1821-1838), abstracted and published by Ruth and Sam Sparacio, 1986, p. 55
[xiv - xvi]
Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages, 1747-1850, by John Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr, 1984 John Vogt, p. 61
[xvii]
Will Abstracts of Orange County, Virginia (1821-1838), abstracted and published by Ruth and Sam Sparacio, 1986, p. 55
[xviii]
"Orange County, Virginia Marriages, 1747-1850", by John Vogt & t. William Kethley, Jr. p. 173; "Orange County Marriage Register; and "Marriage of Orange County, VA 1747-1810", by Catherine L. Knorr, pp. 20 & 33.
[xix]
Marriages of Orange County, Virginia 1747-1810, compiled and published by Catherine L. Knorr, 1959 by Catherine Lindsay Knorr, p. 33
[xx]
"Orange County, Virginia Marriages, 1747-1850", by John Vogt & t. William Kethley, Jr. p. 173; "Orange County Marriage Register; and "Marriage of Orange County, VA 1747-1810", by Catherine L. Knorr, pp. 20 & 33.
[xxi]
Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages, 1747-1850, by John Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr, 1984 John Vogt, p. 84
[xxii - xxiv]
"Orange County, Virginia Marriages, 1747-1850", by John Vogt & t. William Kethley, Jr. p. 173; "Orange County Marriage Register; and "Marriage of Orange County, VA 1747-1810", by Catherine L. Knorr, pp. 20 & 33.
[xxv]
Will Abstracts of Orange County, Virginia (1821-1838), abstracted and Published by Ruth and Sam Sparacio, 1986, p. 127
[xxvi]
Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages, 1747-1850, by John Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr, 1984 John Vogt, p. 54
[xxvii - xxviii]
"Orange County, Virginia Marriages, 1747-1850", by John Vogt & t. William Kethley, Jr. p. 173; "Orange County Marriage Register; and "Marriage of Orange County, VA 1747-1810", by Catherine L. Knorr, pp. 20 & 33.
[xxix]
This spelling is shown in the will of Mary  (Hancock) Kennedy.
[xxx]
"Orange County, Virginia Marriages, 1747-1850", by John Vogt & t. William Kethley, Jr. p. 173; "Orange County Marriage Register; and "Marriage of Orange County, VA 1747-1810", by Catherine L. Knorr, pp. 20 & 33.
[xxxi]
Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages, 1747-1850, by John Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr, 1984 John Vogt, p. 54
[xxxii]
"Orange County, Virginia Marriages, 1747-1850", by John Vogt & t. William Kethley, Jr. p. 173; "Orange County Marriage Register; and "Marriage of Orange County, VA 1747-1810", by Catherine L. Knorr, pp. 20 & 33.
[xxxiii]
Orange County, Will Book 7