Thomas Smith Hancher

                                                    ┌── Thomas Hancher
                                                    │    1773-1862 
                             ┌── Joseph Hancher ────┤
                             │    1807-1888         │
                             │                      └── Eleanor Brown
                             │                           1785-1864 
Thomas Smith Hancher ────────┤
B: 1847                      │
D: 1928                      │
                             └── Rebeccah Tauguay
                                 c1815-1893 
M: Roberta Virginia Stimmell
   ├── Alfred Miller Hancher (1883-1967) 1,2,3
   ├── Joseph William Hancher (1885-1968) 1,4
   └── Mamie Lafever Hancher (1887-1963) 5

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Thomas Smith Hancher6,7 [Thomas S. Henshaw8, Thomas S. Hanshaw9].

Born Mar - 1847, Berkeley County, Virginia.1,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14  

He married Roberta Virginia Stimmell, Mar 9 1875, Frederick County, Virginia.7,11  Roberta, daughter of William A. Stimmell & Elizabeth Brown, was born Mar 17 1849, Frederick County, Virginia.1,4,11,13,14,15,16  (c1851).7  

Thomas and Roberta were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 9 1880), Stonewall Township, Frederick County, Virginia:7

Hancher, Thos, age 33, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Hancher, Roberta, wife, age 29, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Bell, Martha, [..relationship and marital status blank..], age 78, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; unemployed.

Thomas and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), Stonewall District, Frederick County, Virginia:1

Hencher, Thomas S, head-of-household, age 53, born Mar 1847 in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; married 25 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hencher, Roberta V, wife, age 51, born Mar 1849 in Virginia; father born in Maryland; mother born in Virginia; married 25 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hencher, Alfred M., son, age 17, born Jan 1883 in Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school 10 months.
Hencher, Joseph W., son, age 14, born Sept 1885 in Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school 5 months.
Stimmel, Elizabeth, mother-in-law, age 74, born Nov 1825 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow; 9 children, 4 living.
Akins, Millie, [..relationship blank..], age 12, born Sep 1887 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 5 months.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of brother James.17  

Thomas and Roberta were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 23 1910), 449 Fairmont Ave., Winchester, Virginia:13

Hancher, Thomas S, head-of-household, age 63, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 35 years; rented home.
Hancher, Roberta V, wife, age 61, born in Virginia; parents born in Maryland; first marriage, married 35 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Aiken, Nellie, adopted, age 22, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single.

Thomas and Roberta were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 22 1920), 509 Fairmont Ave., Winchester, Virginia:14

Hancher, Thos S, head-of-household, age 72, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home (free); occupation: farmer, owns farm.
Hancher, Roberta, wife, age 70, born in Virginia; father born in Maryland; mother born in Virginia.

Thomas Smith Hancher died 1928, Virginia; buried Mount Hebron Cemetery, 305 E Boscawen Street, Winchester, Virginia.10,12  

Roberta was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 22 1930), 509 Fairmont Ave., Winchester, Virginia:16

Hancher, Roberta V, head-of-household, age 81, born in Virginia; father born in Maryland; mother born in Virginia; widow; owned home ($5000 value); no radio in home.
Stimmel, Richard S., brother, age 73, born in Virginia; father born in Maryland; mother born in Virginia; widower.

Roberta died 1936, buried Mount Hebron Cemetery, 305 E Boscawen Street, Winchester, Virginia.15  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Stonewall District, Frederick County, Virginia; roll T623-1709, ED 30, page 2A, line #11, dwelling #22, family #23.
  2. Frederick County Virginia Birth Records, 1855-96; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; http://www.ancestry.co,.
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data "Dawn Lynn Thomson Family Tree" posted by "cvulture".
  5. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82337054.
  6. 1870 census, Whitehall P.O., Stonewall Township, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M593-1648, page 136, line #18, dwelling #313, family #306.
  7. 1880 census, Stonewall Township, Frederick County, Virginia; roll T9-1366, ED 42, page 333C, line #6, dwelling #160, family #163.
  8. 1850 census, District 9, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll M432-936, page 416, line #1, dwelling #1488, family #1519.
  9. 1860 census, White Hall P.O., District 4, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M653-1347, page 557, line #5, dwelling #2097, family #2036.
  10. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  11. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23648142.
  13. 1910 census, Winchester, Virginia; roll T624-1640, ED 107, page 9A, line #8, dwelling #200, family #208.
  14. 1920 census, 1st Ward, Winchester, Virginia; roll T625-1914, ED 48, page 11A, line #18, dwelling #264, family #269.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23648215.
  16. 1930 census, Winchester, Virginia; roll T626-2483, ED 3, page 19B, line #89, dwelling #439, family #481.
  17. 1900 census, Stonewall District, Frederick County, Virginia; roll T623-1709, ED 30, page 2A, line #17, dwelling #23, family #24.


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