Ray Orvil Hancher

                                                 ┌── James Wilson Hancher
                                                 │    1825-1876 
                     ┌── Denman Osburn Hancher ──┤
                     │    1855-1945              │
                     │                           └── Mary Ann Cotterrel
                     │                                1834-1881 
Ray Orvil Hancher ───┤
B: 1895              │                           ┌── Henry Horr
D: 1960              │                           │
                     └── Henrietta Horr ─────────┤
                          1857-1935              │
                                                 └── Elizabeth Pracht
M: Margaret R. White
   ├── Carl Ward Hancher (1919-1985) 1
   ├── Ray Orville Hancher, Jr. (1920-1967) 1,2
   ├── Clyde Donald Hancher (1924-1980) 1,3
   └── Betty J. Hancher (c1927-) 1

Ray Orvil Hancher     [ID 14252] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Ray Orvil Hancher4,5 [Ray Orville Hancher2,6, Orville Ray Hancher7,8].

Born May 21 1895, West Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania.1,4,5,6,7,8  

On Jun 5 1917 Orville Ray Hancher, age 22, registered for the World War I draft in Washington County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born May 21st 1895 in West Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, and was then residing in Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania where he was single and a self-employed farmer.  He claimed an exemption due to "physical disability".  He was recorded as tall, dark brown eyes, light brown hair.8  

He married Margaret R. White.2,6  Margaret was born about 1900, Pennsylvania.1  

Ray and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12-14 1930), Good Intent Village, West Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania:1

Hancher, Ray O, head-of-household, age 34, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 24; rented farm ($2/month rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, st[..unclear..] highway; not a war veteran.
Hancher, Margaret R, wife, age 30, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 20.
Hancher, Carl W, son, age 11, born in West Virginia; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hancher, Ray O, son, age 9, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hancher, Clyde D, son, age 5, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Hancher, Betty J, daughter, age 3, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Living nearby in 1930 were Ray's parents and family.9  

Ray Orvil Hancher died Mar 26 1960, Donegal Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; age 64.6  

Social Security information for Ray Orvil Hancher: 200-05-1561


Sources

  1. 1930 census, West Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2163, ED 127, page 4A, line #40, dwelling #78, family #82.
  2. Ray Orville Hancher, Jr. death certificate.
  3. Clyde Donald Hancher Social Security record.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Mike Milliken ().
  5. 1910 census, West Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1427, ED 254, page 4A, line #1, dwelling #65, family #65.
  6. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1900 census, West Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1495, ED 179, page 1A, line #38, dwelling #6, family #6.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1930 census, West Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2163, ED 127, page 4A, line #27, dwelling #74, family #78.


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