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In all of American history there are many men who stand out and emphasize the history ofour country This man John Hancock is one of those extraordinary men that stand outJohns life began on January 16 1736 in Braintree MassachuchettsJohn was the middle child of three He was the son of Rev John Hancock born on June 1 1702 in Lexington Massachuchetts and son of Mary Hawke born on October 13 1711 in Hingham Massachuchetts Mary was once married before she married John Hancock Sr Her previous marriage ended in her former husbands deathRev John Hancock was well-liked by his parish was paid well and was provided a very comfortable home In return of their generosity he was a faithful shepard He kept an attentive watch over the morals and religious well-being of all members of the parish Ever since Johns Jr birth he was perceived to go to Harvard At the age of six his parents sent him to a local dame school Later he was sent to another school in which he might have met John Adams with whom he struck up a casual acquaintance Like all the other children in town he learned the basics of reading writing and figuringAll things seemed to go well until the spring of 1774 His father came down with an illness that later would be the cause of his death His sadness grew more because of the reason that they would have to move Marys parents were both dead and a very difficult decision would have to be made by Mary Her anxiety to make that decision was lessened by the invitation from the bishop and his wife to live with them in Lexington A year later John was sent away to live with his uncle Thomas and aunt Lydia and to attend Boston Latin School It isnt sure if he moved there to live with his uncle or to attend that school What is beyond
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