+-- John Hancher | 1734-1793 +-- William Hancher --+ | | | +-- Sarah Caudy | 1739-1807 John Hancher ---------+ B: 1796 | +-- William Dunn D: 1853 | | +-- Ann Dunn ---------+ c1756-? | +-- Jane (Dunn) M: Nancy Ann O'Rourke +-- William Hancher, 1829-? +-- Barney Orrick Hancher, 1831-1911 +-- Ann Elizabeth Hancher, 1832-<1916 +-- Julia Hancher, 1834-<1916 +-- Thomas J. Hancher, 1836-1919 +-- Sarah Jane Hancher, 1837-<1916 +-- Catharine Henshaw, 1839-<1916 +-- Smith Hancher, 1841-? +-- James T. Hancher, 1843->1916 +-- Abel Hicks Hancher, 1845-1916 +-- Isabelle Hancher, 1847->1916
|John Hancher     [ID 09684]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
(John Hancher)58,70,a,b    (John Henshaw)c
Born Jul 14 1796, Frederick County, Virginia.70,b
John served in the War of 1812.210
John inherited a 1/10th interest in 110 acres of land from his father's estate.d    In an Indenture (Frederick County, Virginia) of Nov 10 1824 between John Hancher and "Sarah his wife", they sold their 1/10th undivided interest in the estate.e
Note that the above Indenture seems to indicate John had married a Sarah sometime prior to 1824.e
He married Nancy Ann O'Rourke, 1827.b    (Ann O'Rourke)c    (Nancy Ann O'Rorke)58,210    Nancy was born Dec 31 1807, Virginia.b,210,f
Following their marriage, John and Nancy settled in Harrison County, Ohio.    During 1850 they moved to Campbell County, Kentucky.b
John and family were shown in the 1850 census, Campbell County, Kentucky, as follows:c
In 1851 the family moved to Brown County, Indiana.b
John Hancher died Aug 17 1853, Brown County, Indiana.b,210
Following John's death, the family moved in 1859 to Bureau County, Illinois.b
Widow Nancy and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 26 1860), Ohio Township, Bureau County, Illinois:g
In 1864, Nancy and three of her children (Abel, Thomas and Isabelle) moved near Plover, Powhatan Township, Pocahontas County, Iowab (another son, Barney, had preceeded them to Iowa).b
Nancy died Oct 2 1882, Pocahontas County, Iowa; buried Powhatan Township Cemetery, Plover, Pocahontas County, Iowa.b,f
For more on this family, see the obituary of son Abel Hicks Hancher and also the obituary of grandson Charles Everett Hancher.
58. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
70. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
210. Obituary, newspaper articles and notes on a 1939 Hancher/Henshaw etc. family reunion, contributed by Larry Hancher
(a) Contribution from Ron Jones ().
(b) Contribution from Larry Hancher.
(c) 1850 census, 2nd District, Campbell County, Kentucky, roll 195, pg 109, family #562.
(d) Contribution from Sandra Richardson ().
(e) Contribution from Sandra Richardson () citing:
Indenture of John and Sarah Hancher, Nov 10 1824, Frederick Co. VA.
(f) Iowa Cemetery Records. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
(g) 1860 census, Ohio Township, Bureau County, Illinois; page 493, line #31, dwelling #3385, family #3427.
(h) 1860 census, Ohio Township, Bureau County, Illinois; page 491, line #22, dwelling #3370, family #3412.
(i) 1860 census, Ohio Township, Bureau County, Illinois; page 493, line #19, dwelling #3382, family #3424.
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