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Archer Allen Hancock 1 Nov 1848 - 31 May 1908, was born at Mt Barker, Adelaide, South Australia, the 8th child of Caroline Kerrison and John Stevens Hancock. Archer wed 1874 to Catherine (known as Caroline) Taylor 29 Dec 1853 - 16 Sept 1928, the 4th child of Eliza Kerrison and James Suddy Taylor.

8 Children 1. George Hancock 14 Aug 1875 wed Ellen Louise Arnold
2. Sarah Hancock 18 June 1877 wed James Read
3. Edward Hancock 29 Dec 1878 wed Wilhelmina Muller
4. Joseph Hancock 3 Sept 1880 wed Mary Riordan
5. Adelaide Hancock 1 Sept 1882 wed John Thomas Read
6. Archer Allen Hancock 27 Aug 1884 wed Mabel Maud Bramley
7. Caroline Hancock 4 Jan 1886 wed Daniel Riordan
8. Cornelius Hancock 25 Oct 1888 wed Mary Johanna Smith


1. George Hancock 14 Aug 1875 - 8 Aug 1852 wed first Ellen Louise Arnold died 1923, then his cousin Adeline Wilson 21 Oct 1880 - 19 Jul 1952 (widow Crowhurst)
5 children   1. Amelia Hancock 15 Sept 1897 - 13 Feb 1952 married John William Davies - 2 daughters, Nellie and Margaret
2. Lawrence Hancock 24 Apr 1899 - 25 Sept 1972 married Gerte Johnstone, daughter of Grace Dunn and William Francis Johnstone - no issue
3. Frank Hancock 19 Oct 1901 - 19 June 1971 married Charlotte Abrey 20 Nov 1902 - 10 Feb 1983, - 3 sons, Ronald, Desmond and Lloyd
4. Archer Hancock 13 May 1903 - 1 Feb 1978 married Rhieta Wright, daughter of Margaret Jane McGurk and Alexander Hugh Wright - 2 chn
5. Rose May Hancock 20 Sept 1909 - 1984 married James Hill - no issue

2. Sarah Hancock 18 June 1877 - 8 Nov 1963 married James Read, went to WA, 5 children
3. Edward Hancock 29 Dec 1878 - 13 Mar 1951 wed Wilhelmina Albertina Muller 29 Dec 1879 (Qld) - 3 Mar 1947, dau Wilhemina Cublauch and Wilhelm Christian Friedrig Muller,
7 children   1. Matilda Ivy Hancock 12 Jul 1903 married Harry Page - 3 chn, Gordon, John and Elizabeth
2. Edward Hancock 26 Apr 1905 married Mary - 3 chn, Veronica, Clement and Brian
3. Herbert Hancock 1907 - 1916
4. Joseph William Hancock 3 May 1909 married Helen Ercildene Treadwell 19 Jun 1914 - 4 chn, Helen, Leslie, Beverley and Edward
5. Archer Allen Hancock 5 Mar 1912 wed 16 Jun 1933 to Phyllis May Barckla 5 Jul 1913 - 3 Dec 1980, 4 daughters Elaine, Beryl, Valda and Marlene
6. Wilhemina Albertina Hancock 29 Sep 1913 wed 15 May 1935 to James Lancaster Taylor 30 Jun 1911 - 18 Dec 1962, son of Emilie May Baker and James George Taylor (not related to our Kerrison-Taylor cousins), 3 daughters Wilga, Colleen and Cassie, married (2) Gordon Leslie Charles 'Bill' Holcombe 24 Oct 1912 - 26 Nov 1980
7. Arthur Leslie Hancock 1 Jan 1919, no details known

4. Joseph Hancock 3 Sept 1880 - 28 June 1939 wed first Mary Riordan died 1911, then on 4 June 1913 to his cousin Sarah Eliza Wilson 13 Sept 1882 - 13 Mar 1951
3 children   1. Theresa Gertrude Hancock 27 Jul 1914 wed 24 Jan 1942 to Charles Godfrey Leach 21 Aug 1913 - 12 Mar 1966, 2 sons, Ian and Harold
2. Kathleen Mary Hancock 18 Nov 1919 wed 1 Jun 1940 to Cecil Albert Williams, 5th child of Annie Akers 1887 and William Mongon Williams 1875, children are Kevin, Fay and Jeffrey
3. Alvin Joseph Hancock 8 Sept 1920 wed Elizabeth Edith Mitchell 4 Mar 1921 - 11 May 1990, children are Joseph and Wendy

5. Adelaide Hancock 1 Sept 1882 - 22 May 1971 wed 1903 to John Thomas Read, 11 Feb 1881 - 20 Dec 1972, brother of James Read went to WA, 5 children

6. Archer Allen Hancock 27 July 1884 - 23 Aug 1960 wed Mabel Maud Bramley 27 Dec 1890 - 11 June 1915, and second to Winifred Taylor
1 son   1. Allen William Hancock 8 - 21 Jan 1915.

7. Caroline Hancock 4 Jan 1886 - 27 Apr 1965 wed 25 Sept 1907 to Daniel Riordan 22 Aug 1881 - 19 Sep 1961,
6 children   1. Mary Ellen Riordan 8 Mar 1908 - 1 Feb 1988 wed Norman Britten Mitchell 22 Jul 1899 - 10 Sep 1979, son of Mary Ann Britten 1869 and Joseph Robert Mitchell 1871, children are Margery and James
2. William Daniel Archer Riordan 4 Jan 1912 - KIA 18 Aug 1941, wed 19 Nov 1929 to Robina Barbara Esther Maude Radnell 21 Mar 1911 - 6 Nov 1945, daughter of Martha Ritchie and John Howard Radnell, children are Robina, Daniel and Esther, whose only son Gregory 13 Oct 1961 - 29 Jul 1984 was killed in a tractor accident.
3. Theodore Clive Riordan 5 Oct 1913 - 28 Aug 1990 wed 3 Jan 1931 to Ivy Olive Arnold 5 Apr 1914, 8th child of Frances Mary Guscetti 1876 and David John Arnold 1875, children are Lorraine, Donald and Cynthe.
4. Raymond George Riordan 22 Sept 1916 wed 18 Sep 1937 to Mavey Linda Clee 8 Nov 1917, children are George, Allen, Robert and Vicki
5. Norris Carlton Riordan 14 Apr 1921 married Eunice Dellar.
6. Marian Shirley Riordan 27 Sept 1921 married (1) Allan Riordan, and (2) Clifford Watson Rawlings. No children

8. Cornelius Hancock 25 Oct 1888 - 8 June 1969 wed (1) 8 Dec 1909 to Mary Johanna Smith, 2 Jan 1890 - 15 May 1938, (2) 1940 to Belle Quinn 1877 - 1942 and (3) to his cousin Mary Caroline Wilson 18 Jan 1887 - 4 Sep 1967 childless widow of John Morse.
10 children   1. Veronica Mary Hancock 25 Sept 1911
2. Phyllis Elizabeth Hancock 2 Jun 1913 wed 18 Sep 1934 to William James Reid 8 Oct 1908, son of Caroline Martha Robina Cook and William Edward Reid, children are Valerie, Lynette, William, Colleen, Michael and Jan
3. Clarence William Hancock 1915 infant death
4. Alfonse Neil Hancock 18 Sep 1916
5. Kevin Edward Hancock 17 Jun 1918
6. Joseph Halsey Hancock 22 Aug 1920 wed 18 Aug 1944 to Amy Kathleen Kermeen 27 Nov 1919
7. Maureen Nancee Hancock 18 Aug 1922
8. Geraldine Patricia Hancock
9. Francis Arthur Hancock
10. Paul Hancock


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