James Wilson Hancher

                                                    ┌── James Wilson Hancher
                                                    │    1825-1876 
                        ┌── Denman Osburn Hancher ──┤
                        │    1855-1945              │
                        │                           └── Mary Ann Cotterrel
                        │                                1834-1881 
James Wilson Hancher ───┤
B: 1887                 │                           ┌── Henry Horr
D: 1960                 │                           │
                        └── Henrietta Horr ─────────┤
                             1857-1935              │
                                                    └── Elizabeth Pracht
M: Ocie Olive Hewitt
   └── Janet Louise Hancher (1924-1924) 1

James Wilson Hancher     [ID 14249] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 14 1887, Good Intent, Washington County, Pennsylvania.2,3,4,5,6,7  

He married Ocie Olive Hewitt, Mar 25 1910, St, Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio.2  Ocie was born Mar 12 1892, Greene County, Pennsylvania.2,8,9,10  

Four children.2  

James and Ocie were shown in the 1910 census, Washington County, Pennsylvania:4

Hancher, James W., head-of-household, age 23, born in Pennsylvania.
Hancher, Ocil D. [sic], wife, age 18, born in Pennsylvania.

On Jun 5 [1917] James Wilson Hancher, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Washington County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born Feb 14 1887 in West Finley Township, [Washington County], Pennsylvania, and was then residing in Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania where he was a self-employed farmer in East Finley Township, with a wife and three children.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, light blue eyes, light brown hair.5  

James Wilson Hancher died Jan 22 1960, Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania; age 72.2,6,7  (buried Claysville Cemetery, Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania).11  

Ocie died Dec 31 1987, Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania; buried Jan 4 1988, West Finley Cemetery, West Finley, Washington County, Pennsylvania.2,8,9  (buried Claysville Cemetery, Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania).10  

Social Security information for James Wilson Hancher: 203-28-2298

Social Security information for Ocie Olive Hewitt: 161-44-0003


  1. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132747698.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Mike Milliken ().
  3. 1900 census, West Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1495, ED 179, page 1A, line #38, dwelling #6, family #6.
  4. Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=151059190.
  8. "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
  9. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=151059226.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=160724038.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=160724037.

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