┌── John Hancher │ 1734-1793 ┌── William Hancher ──┤ │ │ │ └── Sarah Caudy │ 1739-1807 William Hancher ──────────┤ B: 1788 │ ┌── William Dunn D: 1870 │ │ └── Ann Dunn ─────────┤ c1756-? │ └── Jane (Dunn) M: Sarah Knicely ├── John Hancher (?-1867) 1,2,3 ├── Sarah Knicely Hancher (1812-?) 1,3,4 ├── (infant) Hancher 1 ├── (infant) Hancher 1 ├── (infant) Hancher 1 ├── (infant) Hancher 1 ├── Mary Ann Hancher (1814-1884) 1,2 ├── Elizabeth Ann Hancher (1816-1909) 1,2,5 ├── Emmaline Hancher (1817-?) 1,2 ├── James Knicely Hancher (1819-1897) 1,2,6 ├── Jane Hancher (1821-1891) 1,2 ├── Catherine Hancher (1823-1891) 1,2 ├── Nancy Hancher (1826-?) 1,2,3 M: Elizabeth Doyle Wilson ├── Margaret Ann Hancher (1836-1916) 1,7 └── Martha Elizabeth Hancher (1841-1914) 1,7,8
|William Hancher [ID 09685]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
William Hancher1,9 [William Handshaw10, William Hanshaw7].
Born Sep 7 1788, Frederick County, Virginia.1,7,11,12,13,14,15,16
He married Sarah Knicely, about 1811.1 Sarah, daughter of George Knicely & Mary Teeter, was born Jul 5 1792.2,12
William moved to Sullivan County, Tennessee where he was a Lutheran minister.1 On Jan 2 1851 the Evangelical Lutheran Holston Synod was organized at Zion's Church in Sullivan County, Tennessee. It embraced ten ministers, including William Hancher and his son J.K. Hancher.17
William and family were shown in the 1830 census, Sullivan County, Tennessee:10
On Oct 25 1831, "William Hancher of Sullivan County State of Tennessee" sold his 1/10th interest in the land he had inherited from his father, joining the lands of "John Chenowith, Thos. Cooper's heirs & Burwells heirs". The deed states the land is "one divided tenth part of the tract of land his father William Hancher dec'd died posessed of containing in all one hundred and ten acres" etc. etc.9
Sarah died Mar 4 1833, Sullivan County, Tennessee.1,2
He then married Elizabeth Doyle Wilson, Sep 26 1833, Tennessee.1,18,19 Elizabeth, daughter of William Wilson & Mary Doyle, was born 1801, Tennessee.7,13,14,15,18
William and family were shown in the 1840 census, Sullivan County, Tennessee:20
William and family were shown in the 1850 census, Sullivan County, Tennessee:7
William and Elizabeth were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 12 1860), Sullivan County, Tennessee:13,14
William and Elizabeth were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 15 1870), Sullivan County, Tennessee:15
William Hancher died Sep 5 1870, buried Lane Cemetery, Sullivan County, Tennessee.1,3
Elizabeth died Oct 11 1875, Sullivan County, Tennessee; age 74y 2m.18
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