John Henry Hancher

                                                  ┌── John Hancher
                                                  │    1796-1853 
                      ┌── Barney Orrick Hancher ──┤
                      │    1831-1911              │
                      │                           └── Nancy Ann O'Rourke
                      │                                1807-1882 
John Henry Hancher ───┤
B: 1867               │                           ┌── Henry "Yancy" Thomas
D: ?                  │                           │
                      └── Margaret Ellen Thomas ──┤
                           1842-1918              │
                                                  └── Susannah Bayliff
M: Allie Huffman

M: Susie -
   ├── Vivian Hancher (c1908-) 1
   └── Alvena Hancher (1909-1997) 1

John Henry Hancher     [ID 10855] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 21 1867, near Rolfe, Powhattan Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa.1,2,3,4,5  

John was shown in the 1895 Iowa State Census, apparently living alone in Rolfe, Clinton Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa:4

Hancher, John, age 27, born in Pocahontas County, Iowa; married; religion: none.

He married Allie Huffman.3  

John and Allie had three children.3  

Allie died Oct 26 1894, Seattle, Washington.3  While Allie and her children were in Seattle visiting, they all died in a hotel fire.3  

Widower John Hancher was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), living alone in Rolfe, Clinton Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa:5

Hancher, John H., head-of-household, age 33, born Apr 1867 in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Illinois; widower; occupation: well drilling.
Living nearby in 1900 was brother Frank.6  

He then married Susie -, about 1905.1,7  Susie was born about 1888, Iowa.1  

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19 1910), McHenry, Foster County, North Dakota:8

Hancher, J.H., head-of-household, age 43 [or 40 - unclear], born in Iowa; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; second marriage, married 5 years; occupation: farmer, retired.
Hancher, Susie, wife, age 22, born in Iowa; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Illinois; first marriage, married 5 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hancher, Vivian, daughter, age 2, born in North Dakota; parents born in Iowa.
Hancher, Alvena, daughter, age ? months [unclear], born in North Dakota; parents born in Iowa.

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 29 1920), McHenry, Foster County, North Dakota:1

Hancher, John, head-of-household, age 52, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; owned home; farmer.
Hancher, Susie, wife, age 32, born in Iowa; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Illinois.
Hancher, Vivian, daughter, age 12, born in North Dakota; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Hancher, Alvena, daughter, age 10, born in North Dakota; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Gregory, Mildred, cousin, age 15, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Gregory, Roy, cousin, age 26, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Illinois; farm laborer.

(photo)Photo: John Henry Hancher & Allie Huffman with John's parents & brothers 9


Sources

  1. 1920 census, McHenry, McHenry Township, Foster County, North Dakota; roll T625-1334, ED 116, page 2A, line #3, dwelling #25, family #27.
  2. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Iowa.
  3. Contribution from Tom Miller ().
  4. 1895 Iowa State Census, Rolfe, Clinton Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa; page 23, line #284, dwelling #3, family #3; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://iagenweb.org/census/counties/pocahontas/1895/po95rol2.txt.
  5. 1900 census, Rolfe, Clinton Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa; ED 163, page 7B, line #98, dwelling #152, family #164.
  6. 1900 census, Rolfe, Clinton Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa; ED 163, page 4B, line #65, dwelling #85, family #91.
  7. Contribution from Tom Miller () citing:
    1910 census, McHenry Township, Foster County, North Dakota.
  8. Contribution from Tom Miller () citing:
    1910 census, McHenry, McHenry Township, Foster County, North Dakota; ED 83, page 4A, line #24, dwelling #5, family #5.
  9. Photo courtesy of Tom Miller () and Elaine Koehn.


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