Joseph William Hancher

                                                          ┌── Joseph Hancher
                                                          │    1807-1888 
                          ┌── Thomas Smith Hancher ───────┤
                          │    1847-1928                  │
                          │                               └── Rebeccah Tauguay
                          │                                   c1815-1893 
Joseph William Hancher ───┤
B: 1885                   │                               ┌── William A. Stimmell
D: 1968                   │                               │
                          └── Roberta Virginia Stimmell ──┤
                               1849-1936                  │
                                                          └── Elizabeth Brown
M: Bessie -
   ├── Virginia C. Hancher (c1911-) 1
   └── Joseph William Hancher, Jr. (1912-1986) 1

Joseph William Hancher     [ID 10483] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 29 18851,2,3,4,5 [Sep 2 18856], Frederick County, Virginia1,2,3,4,5.  

He married Bessie -.1,3  Bessie was born about 1889, Virginia.1  

On Sep 12 1918 Joseph William Hancher, age 32, registered for the World War I draft in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.  He declared he was born September 29 1885, and was then residing in Winchester, occupied as a farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Bessie P. Hancher of Winchester.  He was recorded as tall, slender, blue eyes, light hair.3  

Joseph and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 12 1920), Frederick County, Virginia:1

Hancher, Jos. W., head-of-household, age 34, born in Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; rented farm; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hancher, Bessie P., wife, age 31, born in Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Hancher, Virginia C., daughter, age 9, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Hancher, Jos. W. Jr, son, age 7, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.

On Apr 27 1942 Joseph William Hancher, age 56, registered for the World War II draft in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.  He declared he was born Sept 29 1885 in Frederick [county], Virginia, and was then residing near White Hall, Frederick County, Virginia (mailing address R#2 Winchester); self-employed.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. J.W. Hancher of R#2 Winchester.  He was recorded as 5'10" tall, 155 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion.4  

Joseph William Hancher died Apr 28 1968, Winchester, Virginia.5,6  

Social Security information for Joseph William Hancher: 230-46-8275


  1. 1920 census Stonewall (White Hall Precinct), Frederick County, Virginia; roll T625-1890, ED 46, page 3A, line #3, dwelling #57, family #57.
  2. 1900 census, Stonewall District, Frederick County, Virginia; roll T623-1709, ED 30, page 2A, line #11, dwelling #22, family #23.
  3. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  4. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942;
  5. Ancestry Family Tree data "Dawn Lynn Thomson Family Tree" posted by "cvulture".
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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