Nancy Jane Staples of Annandale,Va. married Russell E.Wood, Updated November 9, 2000
About Our Family Research
My maternal grandfather Mitchell Wise Hancock of Alexandria, Va., married Ruth Curtin Hancock about 1904 in Alexandria. My paternal grandfather Thomas Lewis Staples married Sarah Merriman near Southhill, Va. The Hancock's had four children: Gracie Bell Hancock (mother) Sydney Hancock, William Hancock, Mitchell Hancock,Jr. There were at least 9 children of the Staples family at the time of my birth Ben Branch Foster Staples, my father, he was the youngest of the children. In this research,Iwant to learn more of the two families and persue my ex-husbands family tree. Nancy Staples Wood, in the Finger Lakes of New York State.