Alfred Miller Hancher

                                                         ┌── Joseph Hancher
                                                         │    1807-1888 
                         ┌── Thomas Smith Hancher ───────┤
                         │    1847-1928                  │
                         │                               └── Rebeccah Tauguay
                         │                                   c1815-1893 
Alfred Miller Hancher ───┤
B: 1883                  │                               ┌── William A. Stimmell
D: 1967                  │                               │
                         └── Roberta Virginia Stimmell ──┤
                              1849-1936                  │
                                                         └── Elizabeth Brown
M: Margaret Nelson Rees
   ├── Margaret Ann Hancher (1908-1983) 1,2,3
   └── Helen W. Hancher (c1921-) 3

Alfred Miller Hancher     [ID 10482] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 20 1883, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.2,3,4,5,6,7  

He married Margaret Nelson Rees8 [Margaret Nelson Reese9], Jun 5 19078, Frederick County, Virginia8.  Margaret, daughter of Jacob + Ella Rees8, was born about 18858, Frederick County, Virginia8 [West Virginia2,3].  

Alfred's marriage was reported in "The Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on June 6, 1907:9

Winchester, June 5. --
...  
Alfred Miller Hancher, a young civil engineer of Hartford, Conn., and Miss Margaret Nelson Reese, daughter of Jacob Reese, a farmer, were married to-night at "The Orchards," the home of the bride, near Winchester.  Rev. J. Horace Lacy, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, officiated.  Miss Nannie Leafe, of this city, was the maid of honor, and Joseph Hancher, brother of the groom, best man.

Alfred and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), 600 Park Road, Ambridge Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania:2

Hancher, A. M., head-of-household, age 36, born in Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; rented home; occupation: draftsman, Am. Bridge.
Hancher, Margret, wife, age 35, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Hancher, Margret, daughter, age 11, born in Connecticut; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.

Alfred and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), 810 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania:3

Hancher, Alfred M., head-of-household, age 47, born in Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; first married at age 24; owned home ($12,000 value); radio in home; occupation: draftsman, structural steel plant; not a war veteran.
Hancher, Margaret N, wife, age 45, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; first married at age 22.
Hancher, Margaret A, daughter, age 21, born in Connecticut; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hancher, Helen W, daughter, age 9, born in Pennsylvania; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
[.. plus two roomers ..].

On Apr 27 1942 Alfred Miller Hancher, age 59, registered for the World War II draft in Clairton, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born Jan. 20, 1883 in Winchester, Virginia, and was then residing at 808 Maplewood Ave., 3rd, Ambridge, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, employed by the American Bridge Co. of Ambridge.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. Margaret Hancher of the same address.  He was recorded as 6' tall, 175 lbs., gray eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion.6  

Margaret died Dec 26 1952, buried Dec 29 1952, Mount Hebron Cemetery, 305 E Boscawen Street, Winchester, Virginia.1  

Alfred Miller Hancher died Nov 7 1967, buried Nov 10 1967, Mount Hebron Cemetery, 305 E Boscawen Street, Winchester, Virginia.1,7  

Social Security information for Alfred Miller Hancher: 191-10-2500


Sources

  1. Ancestry Family Tree data "Dawn Lynn Thomson Family Tree" posted by "cvulture".
  2. 1920 census, 2nd Ward, Ambridge Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1531, ED 5, page 2B, line #72, dwelling #20, family #20.
  3. 1930 census, Ambridge Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-1995, ED 21, page 1B, line #72, dwelling #14, family #18.
  4. Frederick County Virginia Birth Records, 1855-96; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1900 census, Stonewall District, Frederick County, Virginia; roll T623-1709, ED 30, page 2A, line #11, dwelling #22, family #23.
  6. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  8. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; http://www.ancestry.co,.
  9. "The Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.), Jun 6 1907; http://www.ancesty.com.


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