Facts and Events
||Rev. John Hancock
||01 Jun 1702
||Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts
||12 Dec 1733
||Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusettsto Mary Hawke
||07 May 1744
||Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts
||Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
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John Hancock, Jr. (June 1, 1702 – May 7, 1744) was a colonial American clergyman and father of politician John Hancock. Hancock was born in Lexington, Massachusetts to Reverend John Hancock, Sr. He graduated from Harvard College in 1719, and served as a librarian there from 1723 to 1726. He was ordained on November 2, 1726 and settled in Quincy, Massachusetts as pastor of United First Parish Church, Quincy, Massachusetts until his death.
He died when his son John was 7 years old, and his son was sent to be raised by his brother, Thomas Hancock. Hancock Cemetery in Quincy is named in his honor.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rev. John Hancock, Jr., in Find A Grave.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 John Hancock, Jr., in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).