Alcott/Allcock

From Hal or Al, nickname for Henry, and cock a termination meaning little, a diminutive, the same as kin.

______ Alcocke

CHILDREN included:

  1. Margaret (Margery) Alcocke m.abt.1438 of Codreth, Suffolk, England Simon (Symon) Poley

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John Allcock

b.1604 Mersham, York, England; parents ukn
d.June 21, 1673 York, ME
m.abt.1633; Elizabeth _______ [Note:she supposedly m.(2)Nov. 16, 1660 Boston, MA John Benham, but John was still alive then...another Mrs. Elizabeth Allcock???--haw]
b.abt.1618 England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Joseph Alcock

NOTE: From The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire 1623-1660 by POPE, page 2-3: ALLCOCK, ALLCOCKE, ALCOTT, ALCOCK John planter, housekeeper, York, Agamenticus, his servant John Smith ran away and was returned to him by order of court, Sept. 6, 1640. rented land of William Hooke 16 June 1643. Was a jurot in 1647; a witness of George Parker's deed 23 Nov. 1648; bought land at Cape Neddicke Beach 16 July 1650.

Took oath of allegiance to Mass. gov't and was appointed sergeant 22 Nov. 1652. Proprietor. Mortg. land 20 Nov. 1666 to John Bray, shipwright of Kittery.

His eldest son Joseph, aged about 20 years, testified at Kittery in Gunnison case in 1654; John, son of Joseph, sold land 3 Nov. 1687, which his grandfather, "farmer Allcock" had formerly owned. [York De. VI.]

p. 25:...John Allcock, as executor of his [Thomas Brook(s)] will, sold Dec. 31, 1652, land which "Tho. Brooks alias Basill Parker" had formerly owned in partnership with Peter Wyre.

p. 90: JEWELL, Samuel...his wife Mary...witnessed his deed to Alcocke, 1650.

p. 145: MOULTON, MOLTON, Thomas...Bought land at York of John Allcocke 22 March, 1655...

p. 170: RAYNES, RAINES, RAYNER Francis witnessed deed of Allcocke 31 Dec. 1652.

John, admitted a freeman of Mass. in 1652, was in York and Kittery, Maine.

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Joseph Alcock

b.1634 Kittery, ME; s/o John and Elizabeth Allcock
d.July 30, 1676 Kittery, ME
m.abt.1657; Abigail Paul
b.1638 Kittery, ME d/o Daniel Paul and Elizabeth ______

CHILDREN included:

  1. Abigail Alcott b.1674 York, ME d.July 9, 1730 York, ME m.1689 John Stover
    CHILD: Lydia Stover m.Jacob Perkins who was b.Feb. 15, 1685 Ipswich MA son of Jacob Perkins and Elizabeth Sparks

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