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Thomas Hancock II was born 21 November 1763 in Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts to Thomas Hancock (1727-1804) and Jemima Wright (1729-1809) and died 1 October 1844 in Hancock County, Illinois of unspecified causes. He married Amy Ward (1769-1847) 25 May 1785 in Springfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.


Marriage and Family

Thomas Hancock II and many of his family were early converts to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and played some noteworthy parts in early church history, following Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and then Brigham Young (1801-1877) out to settle Utah.

  1. Elijah Hancock (1786-1818)
  2. Eliza Hancock (1788-1878)
  3. Thomas Hancock (1788-1848)
  4. Clarrissa Hancock (1790-1870) - md Samuel Alger, parents of Fanny Alger, a plural wife of Joseph Smith (1805-1844)
  5. Solomon Hancock (1793-1847)
  6. Alvah Hancock (1796-1847)
  7. Joseph Hancock (1800-1893)
  8. Levi Ward Hancock (1803-1882) - Member LDS Church Quorum of Seventy and only general authority of the Church to march in the Mormon Battalion acting as group chaplain and musician
  9. Sarah Hancock (1806-1886) # Amy Hancock (1807-1809)




Children


Offspring of Thomas Hancock II and Amy Ward (1769-1847)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elijah Hancock (1786-1818)
Eliza Hancock (1788-1878)
Thomas Hancock (1788-1848)
Clarrissa Hancock (1790-1870) 3 September 1790 Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States 22 July 1870 Parowan, Iron County, Utah, United States Samuel Alger (1786-1874)

Solomon Hancock (1793-1847) 14 August 1793 Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States 2 December 1847 Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States Alta Adams (1795-1835)
Phoebe Adams (1811-1897)

Alvah Hancock (1796-1847)
Joseph Hancock (1800-1893) 18 March 1800 Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States 5 July 1893 Payson, Utah County, Utah, United States Betsey Johnson (1804-1831)
Experience Wheeler (1792-1852)

Levi Ward Hancock (1803-1882) 7 April 1803 Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States 10 June 1882 Washington County, Utah, United States Clarissa Reed (1814-1860)
Emily Melissa Richey (1830-1857)
Elizabeth Woodville Hovey (1835-1879)
Ann Tew (1835-1884)
Mary Morgan (1819-c1880)

Sarah Hancock (1806-1886)
Amy Hancock (1807-1809)

Siblings

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