1656 - BEF 1730
Father: Daniel WILCOX
- BIRTH: 1656, Portsmouth, Newport, RI
- DEATH: BEF 1730, Dartmouth, Bristol, MA
: Hannah COOK
- +Daniel WILCOX
- Mary WILCOX
- Hannah WILCOX
- Joseph WILCOX
- Eliphal WILCOX
_Daniel WILCOX _
_Edward WILCOX ___|
| |_Esabell _______
_Daniel WILCOX _|
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| |_Susanna THOMSON _|
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One theory, pursued by Jane Fiske, holds that Daniel Wilcox abandoned Hannah
sometime around 1690. This would help explain why she supposedly married Enoch
Briggs only after bearing his children, among other discrepancies. There is no solid
proof of this theory, however.
"Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Records, 1687-1745"
H.L. Peter Rounds
As found in "Massachusetts Town, Probate and Vital Records, 1600s-1900s"
Broderbund Software CD-ROM, 1999
"Will of DANIEL WILCOCK of Tiv., dtd. 9 June 1702, prob. 25 Aug. 1702.
Wife Elizebeth. Sons: Daniel (eldest), Stephen, John, Edward, Thomas &
Samuel (dcd.) Wilcock... [2:59/60/1]."
"The Mayflower Ancestry of the Descendants of Daniel Wilcox"
G. Andrews Moriarty
NEHGR v87, p73 (Jan 1933)
"As his oldest son Daniel was married to Hannah Cook of Portsmouth before 1682 and
probably as early as 1680..."
"Edward Wilcox of Lincolnshire and Rhode Island"
Jane Fletcher Fisk
NEHGR v147 p188 (Apr 1993)
"[Daniel] m. (1) [unknown], who was the mother of his older sons Daniel and Samuel..."
"Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island"
Jane Fletcher Fiske
Boxford, MA, 1987; p67
"Hannah Cook, daughter of John Cook and his wife, Mary Borden, was born perhaps about
1662 at Portsmouth, R.I. and died there 22 October 1736. She married, first, ca. 1679, Daniel
Wilcox, son of Daniel Wilcox Sr. and his first wife. He was born ca. 1656; record of his death
has not been found. They lived first in Dartmouth and later in Portsmouth."
"The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island"
John Osborne Austin
Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY: 1887 pp, 282-285; pp. 422-424
"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862; v4, p546
"I find a DANIEL, hav. by w. Hannah, Mary, b. 25 Feb. 1683;
Hannah, 11 Apr. 1684; and Joseph, 28 Oct. 1687. "
"New England Marriages Prior To 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey,
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"WILCOX, Daniel (bef 1692) & Hannah [COOK] (1660-1736),
m/2 Enoch BRIGGS; ca 1680/2?, by 1681; Portsmouth, RI"
See the Thomas Cook & Henry Howland families at:
David E. Pane-Joyce