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Joseph Hancock

Title: Joseph Hancock's Tombstone
Type: Object
Date: 1907
Source: Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing

Description: Joseph Hancock is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Red Wing near his wives and two children.

Transcription:

JOSEPH W. HANCOCK
BORN APR. 1816
DIED OCT. 1907

CAME TO RED WING JUNE 1849 A MISSIONARY TO THE DAKOTA INDIANS IN THE SERVICE OF THE A.B.C.F.M. ORGANIZED THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND WAS ITS FIRST PASTOR.