Joseph Rush Hancher

                                                                ┌── William Hancher
                                                                │    1788-1870 
                                    ┌── James Knicely Hancher ──┤
                                    │    1819-1897              │
                                    │                           └── Sarah Knicely
                                    │                                1792-1833 
Joseph Rush Hancher ────────────────┤
B: 1853                             │                           ┌── George Bushong
D: 1907                             │                           │
                                    └── Sarah Bushong ──────────┤
                                         1825-1858              │
                                                                └── Sarah Pyle
M: Tennessee Matilda "Tennie" Cross
   ├── William Bushong Hancher (1889-1923) 1,2
   ├── Hannah Belle Hancher (1891-1939) 1,2,3
   ├── Kathryn Ida Hancher (1893-1976) 1,2,4
   ├── Addie G. Hancher (1895-1957) 1,2,5,6,7
   ├── Maeretta R. Hancher (1898-1984) 1,2,5
   ├── Virginia D. Hancher (1903-1991) 2,5,6
   └── Joseph Denver "Joe" Hancher (1906-1962) 2,5,6

Joseph Rush Hancher     [ID 13444] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 12 18538 [Jul 12 18551,9,10,11,12], Sullivan County, Tennessee8.  

He married Tennessee Matilda "Tennie" Cross, Sep 12 1888, Blountville, Sullivan County, Tennessee.1,9  Tennessee, daughter of Jacob H. Cross & Hannah DeVault, was born Mar 18 1862, Sullivan County, Tennessee.1,2,5,6,7,9,13,14  

Joseph and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), Sullivan County, Tennessee:1

Hancher, Joseph, head-of-household, age 44, born July 1855 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; married 12 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hancher, Tennessee M., wife, age 38, born Mar 1862 in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Indiana; married 12 years; 5 children, 5 living.
Hancher, William B., son, age 10, born Aug 1889 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school 5 months.
Hancher, Bell H., daughter, age 8, born Aug 1891 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school 4 months.
Hancher, Kate I., daughter, age 6, born Nov 1893 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school 3 months.
Hancher, Addie G., daughter, age 5, born Mar 1895 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Hancher, Maeretta R., daughter, age 1, born July 1898 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.

Joseph Rush Hancher died May 4 1907, buried Cross Cemetery, Sullivan County, Tennessee.2,5,8  

Widow Tennessee and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 1910), Sullivan County, Tennessee:2

Hancher, Tennessee, head-of-household, age 48, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; widow; 8 children, 7 living; occupation: none; owned farm (free).
Hancher, William, son, age 20, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: farmer, farm work.
Hancher, Belle, daughter, age 18, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: laborer, home farm; attended school.
Hancher, Kate I., daughter, age 16, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: laborer, home farm; attended school.
Hancher, Addie, daughter, age 14, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hancher, May R., daughter, age 11, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hancher, Virgie, daughter, age 7, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hancher, Joseph D. [or O. - unclear], son, age 3, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.

Widow Tennessee and family were again shown in the 1920 census (Feb 21 1920), Sullivan County, Tennessee:5

Hancher, T. M., head-of-household, age 57, born in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Indiana; widow; owned farm; occupation: farming, [..unclear..].
Hancher, Addie, daughter, age 23, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: school teacher, public school.
Hancher, May, daughter, age 21, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hancher, Virgie, daughter, age 17, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hancher, Joseph, son, age 13, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.

Widow Tennessee and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), Sullivan County, Tennessee:6

Hancher, Tennessee, head-of-household, age 68, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; widow; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hancher, Addie, daughter, age 31, born in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Indiana [sic]; occupation: teacher, public school.
Hancher, Virginia, daughter, age 25, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: teacher, public school.
Hancher, Joe, son, age 23, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: farm laborer, farm.

Tennessee died Jan 6 19497 [Jan 7 194914], rural Piney Flats, Sullivan County, Tennessee7; age 86y 9m 18d7 [Cross Cemetery14].  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, District 9, Sullivan County, Tennessee; ED 109, page 80B, line #55, dwelling #11, family #12.
  2. 1910 census, District 9, Peney Flats, Sullivan County, Tennessee; ED 161, page 27A, line #29, dwelling #179, family #180.
  3. Posting Jan 31 2011 by Becky Kueck ( Finkle-L:
    http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.fickle/102.1/mb.ashx.
  4. Contribution from Martha Brown ().
  5. 1920 census, District 9, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll T625-1766, ED 165, page 8B, line #96.
  6. 1930 census, District 9, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll T626-2281, ED 9, page 7A, line #17, dwelling #118, family #119.
  7. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44327719.
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  10. 1860 census, 13th District, Greene County, Tennessee; page 255, dwelling #378.
  11. 1870 census, Mill Point P.O., 6th District, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll M593-1565, page 428, line #22, dwelling #48, family #48.
  12. 1880 census, District 6, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll T9-1281, ED 25, page 495D, line #29, dwelling #48, family #51.
  13. 1880 census, District 8, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll T9-1281, ED 21, page 422D, line #5, dwelling #26, family #26.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44327866.


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