Hiram Perry Hancher

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. John Hancher (1734-1793) m Sarah Caudy (1739-1807)
 3... Nicholas Hancher (c1768-1846) m Mary - (c1768-?)
 4.... Hiram Perry Hancher (1808-1890)
       +Dorothy Jane Saunders 
 5.....  Ellis James Hancher (1831-1862) 1
 5.....  Mary Hancher (1833-?) 1
 5.....  Louisa Hancher (1835-?) 1
       +Sarah Anderson (1815-1877)
 5.....  John Hancher (c1842-?) 2
 5.....  Philander W. Hancher (1847-1919) 2,3
 5.....  Hiram Perry Hancher (1852-1933) 2,3,4,5,6
 5.....  Archibald Hancher (c1856-?) 2,3
 5.....  Joseph Hancher (c1859-?) 2
       +Malinda Myra "Lydia" Jackson Miner (1814-1900)
Hiram Perry Hancher     [ID 12258] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 1 1808, Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

He married Dorothy Jane Saunders, Oct 18 1830, Berkeley County, Virginia.5,8,9  (marriage bond date).1  

He then married Sarah Anderson, Feb 16 1839, Hancock County, Indiana.1,3,5,10  Sarah was born Jan 8 1815, Virginia.2,3,11  

Hiram and family were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 2 1860), Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana:2

Hiram Henshee, age 51, born in Virginia; farmer; $3500 real estate; $800 personal property.
Sarah Henshee, age 45, born in Virginia.
John Henshee, age 18, born in Indiana; farmer; attended school.
Philander Henshee, age 12, born in Indiana; attended school.
Perry Henshee, age 8, born in Indiana; attended school.
Archibal Henshee, age 4, born in Indiana.
Joseph Henshee, age 1, born in Indiana.

Hiram and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 10-11 1870), Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana:3

Hancher, Hiram, age 62, born in Virginia; farmer.
Hancher, Sarah, age 55, born in Virginia; keeping house; cannot write.
Hancher, Philander, age 23, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hancher, Hiram, age 17, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hancher, Archibald, age 14, born in Indiana; attended school.
Edgell, Matilda, age 17, born in Indiana; domestic servant; attended school.

Sarah died 1877, Indiana; buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Tipton County, Indiana.11  

He then married Malinda Myra "Lydia" Jackson Miner4,5,12 [Malinda Myra "Lydia" Jackson12], about 18784,5,12.  Malinda, daughter of James Jackson & Martha Chambers, was born May 10 1814, near Milton, Wayne County, Indiana.4,12  

Malinda (Lydia) had been previously married to Richard Minor, Mar 30 1834, Wayne County, Indiana, and who had died Feb 9 1875.12  

Hiram and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 29 1880), Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana:4

Hancher, Hiram, age 72, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; farmer.
Hancher, Malinda, wife, age 66, born in Indiana; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Maryland; keeping house.
Hancher, Perry, son, age 28, born in Indiana; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Miner, Simeon, stepson, age 33, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; laborer.
Living next door in 1880 was the family of Abner M. Hancher,13 who might have been a son of Hiram;14 living one more house away was the family of Joseph Hancher #16134,15

Hiram Perry Hancher died Jun 4 1890, Indiana; buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Tipton County, Indiana.7  

Malinda died Dec 17 1900, Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana; age 80y 7m 7d.12

(photo)Photo: Hiram Perry Hancher & Dorothy Jane Saunders marriage bond Oct 18 1830, Berkeley County, Virginia 1,16

(photo)Photo: Malinda Myra "Lydia" Jackson Miner obituary 12


Sources

  1. Ancestry Family Tree data "Branches of Fallen Trees" posted by "traysnana07".
  2. 1860 census, Anderson P.O., Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M653-277, page 374, line #2, dwelling #1061, family #1061.
  3. 1870 census, Elwood P.O., Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M593-336, page 96, line #26, dwelling #6, family #6.
  4. 1880 census, Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T9-0293, ED 19, page 49D, line #17, dwelling #158, family #162.
  5. Posting Jul 28 2005 by Marcia McClure () to the Henshaw message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/surnames.henshaw/3.4.5.9.38.39.43.1.3/mb.ashx.
  6. Nicholas Hancher family bible birth records.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=124551526.
  8. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Indiana Marriages to 1850; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=124552140.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73750881.
  13. 1880 census, Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T9-0293, ED 19, page 49D, line #21, dwelling #159, family #163.
  14. Speculation.
  15. 1880 census, Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T9-0293, ED 19, page 49D, line #28, dwelling #160, family #164.
  16. Hiram Perry Hancher & Dorothy Saunders marriage bond; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12494261&Type=Marriage.


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