Rebekah Hancher

                                      ┌── Nicholas Hancher
                                      │    1705-1777 
                   ┌── John Hancher ──┤
                   │    1734-1793     │
                   │                  └── Rebecca Smith
                   │                      c1707-?    
Rebekah Hancher ───┤
B: <1788           │                  ┌── James Caudy
D: 1850            │                  │
                   └── Sarah Caudy ───┤
                        1739-1807     │
                                      └── Mary Hutchison
M: Jacob Minein

Rebekah Hancher     [ID 08752] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born before 1788, Frederick County, Virginia.1  

She married Jacob Minein2,3 [Jacob Minson1, Jacob Minser4, Jacob Mincer4], Jun 28 17872,3, Frederick County, Virginia2,3.  Jacob was born 1757, Germany.4  

Jacob Mincer had been a Hessian Soldier.5  During the Revolutionary War, Hessian soldiers from Germany were brought here by the English to fight against the colonies.  Hessian prisoners were housed in Winchester, Virginia and other towns.  At the end of the war many of the Hessians integrated into the surrounding communities.5  


John Minser, [Mincer], born Jul 20 1789, Frederick County, Virginia; died Jul 7 1870, Frederick County, Virginia; married Tamsin/Tymeon/Thomazin Butler, Jul 2 1811, Frederick County, Virginia. 5,6
Sarah Mincer, born 1790, Frederick County, Virginia.
Hannah Minsor, born c1791/c1794, Frederick County, Virginia; died Dec 3 1873, Paint Township, Highland County, Ohio; married John C. Howe, Aug 11 1817, Frederick County, Virginia. 5,6,7
Julia Catherine Minsor, born 1791, Frederick County, Virginia.
William Mincer, born Sep 2 1792, Frederick County, Virginia; died Nov 4 1861, Union Mills, Mahaska County, Iowa; married Elcinda Ellis Roach, Feb 9 1815, Washington County, Maryland. 5,8,9
Lydia H. Minsor, born c1796, Frederick County, Virginia; died Oct 27 1883, Reno, Preston County, West Virginia; married William C. Grimes, Feb 10/12 1823, Frederick County, Virginia. 5,6,10,11
Jacob Mincer, born c1799, Frederick County, Virginia; died after 1870, Wells County, Indiana; married Nancy Wilkie/Wilkey, Mar 29 1822, Warren County, Ohio. 5

Jacob died May - 1799, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.4,5  

Rebekah Hancher died 1850, Frederick County, Virginia.4,5  


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  2. "Virginia Marriages to 1820" (
  3. Virginia, Marriages, 1660-1800;
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data "Minser Family Tree" posted by "MaryMinser".
  5. Ancestry Family Tree data "Minser - Mincer Family Tree" posted by "BradMinser".
  6. Virginia, Marriages, 1740-1850;
  8. Maryland Marriages, 1655-1850;
  10. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940;
  11. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973;

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