Dr. Kenneth Gibson Hancher

                                                           ┌── James Hancher
                                                           │    1821-1911 
                              ┌── Herman Francis Hancher ──┤
                              │    1862-1926               │
                              │                            └── Anza E. Johnson
                              │                                c1830-1903 
Dr. Kenneth Gibson Hancher ───┤
B: 1891                       │                            ┌── James Gibson
D: 1974                       │                            │
                              └── Mary Jane Gibson ────────┤
                                   1869-1946               │
                                                           └── Susan (Gibson)
M: Marguerite Austin
   ├── J. Robert Hancher  1,2
   ├── Susan Hancher  2
   └── Lawren Austin Hancher (1946-) 2

Dr. Kenneth Gibson Hancher     [ID 15442] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 16 1891, New York.3,4  

In 1926 Kenneth was living in New York, New York.5  

He married Marguerite Austin.6  Marguerite, daughter of Lawrence H. + Roma P. Austin, was born May 16 1915.3,7,8,9,10  

The following article was published in the "Times Recorder" (Zanesville, Ohio) on Tuesday, December 23, 1941:11

Mrs. Jean Gibson Hancher of 115 North Sixth street received word from her son, Dr. Ken G. Hancher of New York city Monday morning that he is recovering rapidly from an attack of infantile paralysis.  Mrs. Hancher spent some time with him in New York city when Dr. Hancher first became ill.  Later she visited another son, J. H. Hancher in Buffalo, N.Y. before returning home.

Ken and family were shown in the 1962 city directory of Westerly, Rhode Island:12

Hancher Kenneth G (Marguerite G) h Ridge rd (WH)
Hancher Robt (Gwendolyn) r Ridge rd (WH)

Dr. Kenneth Gibson Hancher died Apr 12 1974, Whigville, Noble County, Ohio; buried Mount Ephraim Cemetery, Mount Ephraim, Noble County, Ohio.3,4,6  

Ken's obituary was published in the "New York Times" (New York, New York) on April 13, 19746 (see scan below).  

Marguerite died Nov 8 2007.3

(photo)Photo: Kenneth Gibson Hancher obituary "New York Times" (New York, New York), Apr 13 1974 6

(photo)Photo: Kenneth Gibson Hancher gravestone Mount Ephraim Cemetery 4

(photo)Photo: Hancher family monument Mount Ephraim Cemetery 13

Social Security information for Dr. Kenneth Gibson Hancher: 109-36-2859


  1. The "Times Recorder", Apr 2 1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. Dr. Kenneth G. Hancher obituary.
  3. "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
  4. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17556522.
  5. Death notice for Herman Francis Hancher.
  6. "New York Times" (New York, New York), Apr 13 1974; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "New York Times" (New York, New York), Oct 2-3 1944; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "New York Times" (New York, New York), Apr 20 1970; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. The "Times Recorder", Dec 23 1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17556585.

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