Joseph Hancher

                                         ┌── William Hancher
                                         │              
                    ┌── Thomas Hancher ──┤
                    │    1773-1862       │
                    │                    └── Ann Dunn
                    │                        c1756-?    
Joseph Hancher ─────┤
B: 1807             │
D: 1888             │
                    └── Eleanor Brown
                         1785-1864 
M: Rebeccah Tauguay
   ├── Mary Ellen Hancher (1834-1835) 1
   ├── Rachel Ann Hancher (1835-1919) 2,3,4,5
   ├── John Hancher (c1836-1875) 2,6,7,8
   ├── Joseph W. Henshaw (c1838-1875) 2,6,8
   ├── Isabella Hancher (1840-1925) 2,4,9
   ├── George McKown Hancher (1842-1865) 2,6,8,10
   ├── Rebecca Jane Hancher (1845-1908) 2,6,8,11,12,13
   ├── Thomas Smith Hancher (1847-1928) 2,4,6,8,11,14
   ├── James Albert Hancher (1849-1939) 2,4,6,8,11,12
   ├── Arie Anna Hancher (1851-1941) 6,8,11,15,16
   └── Sarah Catherine Hancher (1853-1908) 6,8,11,12,17

Joseph Hancher     [ID 09350] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Joseph Hancher11,18 [Joseph Henshaw2, Joseph Hanshaw6].

Born 1807, White Hall, Frederick County, Virginia.2,6,11,12,19  

He married Rebeccah Tauguay4,6,11,20,21 [Rebecca Tanquary16, Rachel Tanquary22, Rachel Tanquarry5], Mar 13 18334,6,11,20,21, Frederick County, Virginia4,6,11,20,21.  Rebeccah was born about 1815, Virginia.6  (c1818).11  (Jul - 1813).12,23,24  

Joseph and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 21 1850), Berkeley County, Virginia:2

Joseph Henshaw, age 43, born in Virginia; farmer.
Mrs. Henshaw, age 37, born in Virginia.
Rachel Henshaw, age 16, born in Virginia; attended school.
John Henshaw, age 14, born in Virginia; attended school.
Joseph Henshaw, age 11, born in Virginia; attended school.
Isabella Henshaw, age 9, born in Virginia; attended school.
George Henshaw, age 7, born in Virginia; attended school.
Jane Henshaw, age 5, born in Virginia.
Thomas Henshaw, age 3, born in Virginia.
James Henshaw, age 1, born in Virginia.
Living five houses away in 1850 was the family of Levi Henshaw;25 one more house away was the family of Anderson Henshaw;26 other Henshaws living nearby in Berkeley County, Virginia in 1850 were:
James Henshaw 27
Samuel Preston Henshaw 28
widow Harriet Henshaw 29
James William Henshaw 30

Joseph and family were shown in the 1860 census (Sep 26 1860), Frederick County, Virginia:6

Joseph Hanshaw, age 52, born in Virginia; farmer.
Rebecca Hanshaw, age 45, born in Virginia; housewife; $5000 real estate; $2725 personal property.
John Hanshaw, age 23, born in Virginia; farm laborer; $120 personal property.
Joseph W. Hanshaw, age 21, born in Virginia; farm laborer; $120 personal property.
George Hanshaw, age 17, born in Virginia; farm laborer.
Rebecca Hanshaw, age 15, born in Virginia; attended school.
Thomas S. Hanshaw, age 13, born in Virginia; attended school.
James A. Hanshaw, age 11, born in Virginia; attended school.
Ary [unclear] A. Hanshaw, age 9, born in Virginia; attended school.
Sarah C. Hanshaw, age 7, born in Virginia.
Living two houses away in 1860 was daughter sabella and her husband.31  

Joseph and family were shown in the 1870 census (Sep 23 1870), Frederick County, Virginia:11

Hancher, Joseph, age 63, born in Virginia; farmer; $8000 real estate; $2000 personal property.
Hancher, Rebecca, age 52, born in Virginia; keeping house.
Hancher, Rebecca J., age 25, born in Virginia.
Hancher, Thomas S., age 23, born in Virginia; farm hand.
Hancher, James A., age 21, born in Virginia; farm hand.
Hancher, Ary [unclear] A., age 19, born in Virginia; cannot write.
Hancher, Sarah C., age 16, born in Virginia.

Joseph and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 5 1880), Stonewall Township, Frederick County, Virginia:12

Hancher, Jos., age 72, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Hancher, Rebecca, wife, age 66, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Hancher, Rebecca J., daughter, age 35, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single.
Hancher, Jas. A., son, age 31, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single.
Hancher, Sarah C., daughter, age 27, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single.

Joseph Hancher died Dec 3 1888, age 81y 16d.18,24  

Rebeccah died Jan 22 1893, age 79y 6m 26d.23,24

(photo)Photo: Joseph Hancher gravestone Mount Pleasant Cemetery 18

(photo)Photo: Rebeccah Tauguay gravestone Mount Pleasant Cemetery 23


Sources

  1. Ancestry Family Tree data "Dawn Lynn Thomson Family Tree" posted by "cvulture".
  2. 1850 census, District 9, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll M432-936, page 416, line #1, dwelling #1488, family #1519.
  3. Rachel Ann Hancher marriage record.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  5. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Bob Wilhelm ().
  6. 1860 census, White Hall P.O., District 4, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M653-1347, page 557, line #5, dwelling #2097, family #2056.
  7. John Hancher marriage record.
  8. 1860 census, White Hall P.O., District 4, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M653-1347, page 557, line #5, dwelling #2097, family #2036.
  9. Posting Jul 19 2009 by "Nannette" to the Aikens family message board:
    http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.aikens/128/mb.ashx.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102123324.
  11. 1870 census, Whitehall P.O., Stonewall Township, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M593-1648, page 136, line #18, dwelling #313, family #306.
  12. 1880 census, Stonewall Township, Frederick County, Virginia; roll T9-1366, ED 42, page 329C, line #26, dwelling #103, family #105.
  13. Rebecca J. Hancher marriage record.
  14. Thomas S. Hancher marriage record.
  15. Arie Anna Hancher marriage record.
  16. Arie Anna Hancher death record.
  17. Sarah Catherine Hancher marriage record.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=70447335.
  19. Contribution from Thomas Mark Hancher () citing: Joseph William Hancher.
  20. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. Thomas S. Hancher marriage record.
  22. Virginia, Marriages, 1740-1850; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=70447379.
  24. Contribution from Susan Hancher Fanton.
  25. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1524.
  26. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1525.
  27. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1528.
  28. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1529.
  29. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 417, family #1543.
  30. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 418, family #1565.
  31. 1860 census, White Hall P.O., District 4, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M653-1347, page 556-557, line #39, dwelling #2095, family #2054.


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