┌── William Hancher │ 1788-1870 ┌── James Knicely Hancher ──┤ │ 1819-1897 │ │ └── Sarah Knicely │ 1792-1833 Anthony Denver Rankin Hancher ───┤ B: 1866 │ D: 1933 │ └── Martha Jane Rankin 1830-1907 M: Addie Greenwood └── Martha Rankin Hancher (1897-) 1,2,3,4,5
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Anthony Denver Rankin Hancher4,6,7 [Denver Hancher1].
Born Apr 18 18661,2,6,7,8 [about 18709], Tennessee1,2,6,7,8.
In 1889 Denver graduated from Roanoke College (Salem, Virginia),5,10 and from Mt. Airy Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Jun 7 1892. Ordained Aug 14 1892 in Salem, Virginia.5
He married Addie Greenwood, Oct 18 1893, St. Louis, Missouri.1,5,11 Addie, daughter of Moses Merritt Greenwood & Mary Mulford Whittelsey4,5,12, was born Nov 6 18594,5,12 [Nov 6 185911, Nov - 18661,2, about 18729], Louisiana4,5,12 [Mississippi City, Mississippi1,2,11].
Denver and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 16 1900), Sullivan County, Tennessee:1
Denver and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), Staunton, Virginia:2
The following article was published in "The Kingsport Times" (Kingsport, Tennessee) on Jun 20 1919:13
Mill Point Home ComingThe Immanuel Lutheran Church is planning a Home Coming of all members and friends on the second Sunday in July. Rev. Denver Hancher, of Richmond, Va., and Miss Martha B. Akard, Lutheran Missionary to Japan, will be the principal speakers for the day.
This is the old home of both Rev. Hancher and Miss Akard and it is expected that a large crowd will be present on this occasion.
The following article was published in "The Kingsport Times" (Kingsport, Tennessee) on Aug 17 1920:14
Rev. and Mrs. Denver Hancher have returned to their home in Richmond, Va., after a visit with their niece, Mrs. Charles H. Masengill.
Misses Martha and Laura Akard attended the Lutheran synod in Green county last week.
Denver and Addie were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), living in (or staying in) a lodging house in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida:9
Anthony Denver Rankin Hancher died Jul 14 1933, Staunton, Virginia; buried Section 10, Thornrose Cemetery, 1041 West Beverley St., Staunton, Virginia.4,8
Addie died Jun 23 1934, Montclair, New Jersey; buried Section 10, Thornrose Cemetery, 1041 West Beverley St., Staunton, Virginia.12,15
Addie's death was reported in the "New York Times" (New York, New York) on Jun 24-25 1934:15
HANCHER -- At Montclair, N. J., on Saturday, June 23, 1934, Addie Greenwood, wife of the late Denver R. Hancher, D. D., and mother of Martha H. Smith. Services will be held at the home of her brother, Mr. Walter E. Greenwood, 261 Midland Av., Montclair, on Sunday morning at 10 o'clock. Funeral services at Christ Lutheran Church, Staunton, Va., Monday afternoon, 3 o'clock. Richmond (Va.) and Jacksonville (Fla.) papers please copy.
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