Nicholas 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)
      +Mary - (c1768-?)
 4....  William Hancher (1788-1857) 1,2,3,4
 4....  James Hancher (1791-?) 3,4
 4....  Hannah Hancher (1794-?) 3,4
 4....  Nicholas Hancher (1796-?) 3,4
 4....  Mary A. Hancher (1799-c1836) 3,4,5
 4....  Ellis Hancher (1802-?) 3,4
 4....  Abner Hancher (1805-?) 3,4,5
 4....  Hiram Perry Hancher (1808-1890) 3,4,5
 4....  Jacob Hancher (1811-1888) 3,4,5
Nicholas Hancher     [ID 13516] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 17686,7 [about 17662], Hampshire County, Virginia6,7.  

He married Mary -.1,2,3  Mary was born about 1768, Pennsylvania.8  

Nicholas and family were shown in the 1810 census, Frederick County, Virginia:9

Nicholas Hancher household:
3 white males under age 10.
1 white male age 10-15.
1 white male age 16-25.
1 white male age 45 or older (Nicholas).
1 white female under age 10.
1 white female age 16-25.
1 white female age 26-44 (Mary).
No slaves.

Nicholas and family were shown in the 1820 census, Pugh Township, Frederick County, Virginia:10

Nicholas Hanshaw household:
1 white male under age 10.
3 white males age 10-16.
1 white male age 16-18.
2 white males age 16-26.
1 white female age 16-26.
1 white female age 45 or older.
2 persons engaged in commerce.
no slaves.

Nicholas and family were shown in the 1830 census, Western District, Frederick County, Virginia:11

Nicholas Hansher household:
1 white male age 15-20.
1 white male age 20-30.
1 white male age 60-70 [Nicholas].
1 white female age 5-10.
1 white female age 60-70 [Mary].
no slaves.
5 persons total in household.
Also living in Frederick County, Virginia in 1830 (apparently next-door) was the family of son Abner.11  Also living nearby were the families of a William Hansher, a Thomas Hansher, a John Hansher, and a John Hanshaw.11  

Nicholas moved to Hancock County, Indiana, where he lived with a son2 (Abner Hancher).  

Nicholas and family were shown in the 1840 census, Hancock County, Indiana:12

Nicholas Hanshier household:
1 male age 60-70 [Nicholas].
1 female age 20-30.
no slaves.
2 people total in household.
1 person engaged in agriculture.
Also living in Hancock County, Indiana in 1840 (apparently next-door) was the family of son Abner.12  

Nicholas Hancher died 1846, Hancock County, Indiana.2  

Widow Mary was shown in the 1850 census (Sep 12 1850), living in the household of son Abner in Centre Township, Hancock County, Indiana:8

Mary Hanshire, age 82, born in Pennsylvania.

See also: Mahala Jane Hancher who was married in Hancock County, Indiana.  
See also: Hannah Hancher who was married in Hancock County, Indiana.  
See also: Rachel Hancher who was married in Hancock County, Indiana.

(photo)Photo: Nicholas Hancher family bible birth records from the family bible handed-down to great grandson Ross Adrian Hancher 13


Sources

  1. Contribution from Robin Stacer ().
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Michael Swigart ().
  3. Posting Jul 28 2005 by Marcia McClure () to the Henshaw message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/an/Fei.2ACIB/3.4.5.9.38.39.43.1.3.
  4. Nicholas Hancher family bible birth records.
  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. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  8. 1850 census, Centre Township, Hancock County, Indiana; roll M432-149, page 174, line #10, dwelling #144, family #147.
  9. 1810 census, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M252-68, page 361.
  10. 1820 census, Pugh Township, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M33-138, page 8.
  11. 1830 census, Western District, Frederick County, Virginia; roll 190, page 114.
  12. 1840 census, Jones Township, Hancock County, Indiana; roll 82, page 227.
  13. Contribution from David Jenkins () and Marcia McClure ().


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