James Knicely Hancher

                                               ┌── William Hancher
                                               │              
                         ┌── William Hancher ──┤
                         │    1788-1870        │
                         │                     └── Ann Dunn
                         │                         c1756-?    
James Knicely Hancher ───┤
B: 1819                  │                     ┌── George Knicely
D: 1897                  │                     │
                         └── Sarah Knicely ────┤
                              1792-1833        │
                                               └── Mary Teeter
M: Sarah Bushong
   ├── William Austin Hancher (1846-1902) 1,2,3
   ├── Mary Bell Hancher (1848-1903) 1,2,3
   ├── George Bushong Hancher (1851-c1916) 2,4,5
   ├── Ida Narcissus Blair Hancher (1853-1900) 2,4,5
   ├── Joseph Rush Hancher (1853-1907) 2,4,5,6
   ├── Susan Laura Hancher (1858-1858) 7

M: Martha Jane Rankin
   └── Anthony Denver Rankin Hancher (1866-1933) 4,5,8,9

James Knicely Hancher     [ID 09701] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Knicely Hancher1,10,11 [James K. Hanshaw2].

Born Jun 14 1819, Sullivan County, Tennessee.1,2,4,5,10,11,12,13  

James was a Lutheran minister.1,2,10  Rev. J.K. Hancher was one of the pastors who helped found numerous Lutheran churches in Northeast Tennessee during the mid to late 1800's.11  

He married Sarah Bushong, Oct 30 1845.1,6,14  Marriage by Lutheran minister Rev. James King.14  Sarah, daughter of George Bushong & Sarah Pyle1,12,14, was born Oct 23 18251,12,14 [Oct 23 182315,16], Tennessee1,12,14.  

James and family were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 1 1850), Greene County, Tennessee:1

James K. Hancher, age 30, born in Tennessee; Lutheran Clergyman; $430 real estate.
Sarah Hancher, age 26.
William Hancher, age 3.
Mary Hancher, age 1.
George Easterly, age 13.

Sarah died Mar 25 1858, Greene County, Tennessee; age 35.12,14,16  Sarah's death was reported in the "Lutheran Observer".14  

Widower James and children were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 17-19 1860), Greene County, Tennessee;2

James K. Hanshaw, age 41, born in Tennessee; Minister (Lutheran); $4000 real estate; $2000 personal property.
William A. Hanshaw, age 13, born in Tennessee.
Mary B. Hanshaw, age 11, born in Tennessee.
George B. Hanshaw, age 9, born in Tennessee.
Idy N. Hanshaw, age 7, born in Tennessee.
Joseph F. Hanshaw, age 5, born in Tennessee.
Mary A. Bushong, age 33, born in Tennessee.
Jackson D. Bushong, age 19, born in Tennessee; student.
The Mary A. Bushong shown in the 1860 census above might have been James' sister, Mary Ann Hancher.17  

He then married Martha Jane Rankin, Aug 7 1861, Greene County, Tennessee.4,5,18,19  Martha was born Jan - 1830, Tennessee.4,5,9  

James and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 15 1870), Sullivan County, Tennessee;4

Hancher, J. K., age 51, born in Tennessee; Minister Gospel; $4000 real estate; $4000 personal property.
Hancher, Martha J., age 40, born in Tennessee; housekeeper.
Hancher, Geo. B., age 18, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hancher, Ida N. B., age 17, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hancher, Joseph, age 15, born in Tennessee.
Hancher, Anthony D., age 4, born in Tennessee.
Living next door in 1870 were James' parents.20  

James and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14 1880), Sullivan County, Tennessee:5

Hancher, J.K., age 61, born in Tennessee; parents born in Virginia; minister.
Hancher, Martha J., wife, age 49, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Hancher, George B., son, age 29, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single; student of theology.
Hancher, Ida N. B., daughter, age 27, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single.
Hancher, Joseph R., son, age 24, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single; school teacher.
Hancher, Anthony D. R., son, age 14, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single; miller; attended school.
Cain, Harriet, niece, age 18, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single; attended school.

James Knicely Hancher died Aug 28 1897, Tennessee; buried Blue Springs Cemetery, Main Street, Mosheim, Greene County, Tennessee.11,12,13  

Martha was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 16 1900), living with the family of son Denver, Sullivan County, Tennessee:9

Hancher, Martha J, head-of-household, age 70, born Jan 1830 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; widow; 1 child, 1 living.

Martha died 1907, buried Blue Springs Cemetery, Main Street, Mosheim, Greene County, Tennessee.8  


Sources

  1. 1850 census, 10th Division, Greene County, Tennessee; roll M432-880, page 318B, line #18, dwelling #378, family #378.
  2. 1860 census, 13th District, Greene County, Tennessee; page 255, dwelling #378.
  3. 1850 census, 10th Division, Greene County, Tennessee; roll 880, page 318, dwelling #378.
  4. 1870 census, Mill Point P.O., 6th District, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll M593-1565, page 428, line #22, dwelling #48, family #48.
  5. 1880 census, District 6, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll T9-1281, ED 25, page 495D, line #29, dwelling #48, family #51.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73702202.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73702201.
  9. 1900 census, District 6, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll T623-1600, ED 107, page 7A, line #7, dwelling #119, family #119.
  10. Contribution from Ron Jones ().
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58862606.
  12. Contribution from Martha Brown ().
  13. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from ().
  14. Contribution from Gloria Bushong ( / http://www.bushongreunion.com).
  15. Posting Feb 8 2011 by Gloria Bushong () to BUSCHONG-L.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58862753.
  17. Speculative.
  18. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. "Greenwood genealogies, 1154-1914", by Frederick Greenwood, 1914;
    The Lyons Genealogical Company, New York; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. 1870 census, Mill Point P.O., 6th District, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll M593-1565, page 428, line #28, dwelling #49, family #49.


If you have additional information on this person, please share!


This page last updated Sat Oct 22 14:15:51 2016

If you would like to be automatically notified by email whenever an update is made affecting this page then enter your email address and click the "Enter" button below:

Your Email Address:
Notify me whenever this page is updated
Do not notify me if this page is updated
Show me my current registered notification requests


How is this person related to other ancestors? To find out, enter the database ID number of another ancestor, and then click the "Enter" button below:

ID Number:


If you would like to save this person on your computer ▾ more...


HFA Home Page Return to HFA Home Page

Copyright © 1997-2017, The Hinshaw Family Association. All rights reserved.
Permission is granted for all free personal, private and non-commercial uses.
Commercial use of any portion contained herein is expressly prohibited.

Privacy Policies

This site uses spambot thwarting technology to hide email addresses from all known email harvesting programs used by spammers.

[This page was computer generated]

Spambot Bait!