Where was john hancock born?

Answer John Hancock, the first person to sign the U.S. Declaration of Independence, was born Jan. 12, 1737, in Braintree, Massachusetts. Today, Braintree is part of Quincy, Massachusetts. Hancock served a... Read More »

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Where did john hancock die?

John Hancock is best known for his large signature on the Declaration of Independence. He was born Jan. 12, 1737, and died Oct. 8, 1793. He died in the same town where he was born, Quincy, Massachu... Read More »

How tall was John Hancock?

According to John Adams, John Hancock was tall and slender, just under 6 feet tall. At the time Hancock lived, in America, the average height for a man was approximately 5 feet 7 1/2 inches.Source:... Read More »

Who was John Hancock married to?

John Hancock, the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence, married Dorothy Quincy on Aug. 23, 1775, in Fairfield, Connecticut. Dorothy Quincy was the daughter of Judge Edmund Quincy an... Read More »

Where was John C. Wharton born?

John C. Wharton was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He co-invented cotton candy in 1897 with his friend William Morrison by melting a sugar mixture and pushing it through a screen that created cotton... Read More »