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William Hancock

17 May 1865 - 28 Oct 1935

William Hancock, 79, died 28 Oct 1935, at Leesburg. He was born 17 May 1856, to William and Jane Baskerville Hancock, at Audley, Staffordshire, England.
He married Ellen Hodgkinson, 15 Apr 1885, at Kent Green, Cheshire, England. He emigrated to Leesburg, Mercer County, in 1906 and worked in the coal mines and farmed. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters, and daughter, Margaret, all in England.

He is survived by his wife, sons William, Leesburg, James, New Castle, and Donald, Corning, New York, daughters, Mary Moors, Leesburg, Jane Jones, Jackson Center, 9 grandchildren, and 4 ggrandchildren. He will be buried at Carpenter Cemetery, Springfield, Twp.

Submitted by Norris Burdette

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