Massachusetts Representative
John Hancock made his signature very large on the Declaration of Independence so that King George could read it without his glasses, thus the use of his name to mean "signature."
Dea. Nathaniel Hancock
b. 18 Dec 1639, d. 2 Apr 1719
Mary Prentice
b. 25 Nov 1644, d. 20 Sep 1699
Elizabeth Hancock
b. 1 May 1686, d. 2 Mar 1749
Benjamin Wyman
b. 25 Aug 1674, d. 19 Dec 1735
Tabitha Wyman
b. 7 Apr 1714, d. 22 Apr 1800
Josiah Kendall
b. 1 Sep 1712, d. 22 Jul 1785
Heman Kendall
b. 20 May 1740, d. 9 Jun 1800
Mary Fairbank
b. 22 Feb 1744, d. 18 Jul 1827
Lucy Kendall
b. 8 Jun 1770, d. 22 Nov 1865
Theodore Gibbs
b. 1 Aug 1768, d. 22 May 1853
Theodore F. Gibbs
b. 21 Apr 1797, d. 5 Oct 1844
Sukey Patch
b. 25 Aug 1797, d. 2 Oct 1822
Newton P. Gibbs
b. 20 Sep 1817, d. 9 May 1888
Susan S. Mansfield
b. 6 Sep 1823, d. after 1880
Sarah A. Gibbs
b. 16 Jul 1843, d. 1939
Rev. Edward S. Huntress
b. 9 Jul 1840, d. 22 Apr 1925
Louis M. Huntress
b. 20 Sep 1873, d. 12 May 1962
Mary I. Bancroft
b. 26 Aug 1881, d. 17 Jan 1958
Howard B. Huntress
b. 28 Mar 1909, d. 4 Jan 1999
Eleanor L. Murray
b. 26 Feb 1912, d. 20 Apr 1997
Paul B. Huntress
Rev. John Hancock
b. 1 Mar 1670/71, d. 6 Dec 1752
Elizabeth Clarke
b. say 1681, d. 13 Feb 1760
Rev. John Hancock
b. 1 Jun 1702, d. 7 May 1744
Mary Hawke
b. 13 Oct 1711
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