Francis Slade 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.... William Hancher (1788-1857) m Mary Howe (1802-?)
 5..... Newton William Hancher (1843-?) m Anna R. L. Slade (c1848-?)
 6...... Francis Slade Hancher (1878-?)
         +Mary Arabella Cox (1883-?)
Francis Slade Hancher     [ID 13526] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Francis Slade Hancher1 [Slade Hancher1,2,3, Francis Slade4, Frank Hancher5, Frank Slade6].

Born Oct 10 18782,3 [about 18825, about 18806], West Virginia2,3.  

After the death of his mother, Francis and his sister Anna were separated; Francis and sister Ona were raised by their maternal uncle, Dr. William Slade, in Reistertown, Maryland.4,7  Francis later legally changed his name from Hancher to Slade.4  

Francis was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), living or staying in a boarding house in Baltimore, Maryland:3

Hancher, Slade, boarder, age 21, born Oct 10 1878 in West Virginia; parents born in Maryland; single; occupation: electrician.

He married Mary Arabella Cox, Apr - 1903, Baltimore, Maryland.4,7  Mary was born Oct 29 1883, Baltimore, Maryland.6,7,8  

Children (both born in Maryland):4,5,6,7

Robert S. "Bobby" Slade, born 1904; died 1978, New York; married a niece of the Baptistas from Cuba. 8
Carolyn/Caroline Elizabeth Slade, born 1906; died Jan 6 1962, Greenville, Durham County, North Carolina; married -- Proctor. 9

Francis and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), 1622 John St., Baltimore, Maryland:5

Hancher, Frank, head-of-household, age 28, born in West Virginia; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Maryland; first marriage, married 6 years; occupation: engineer, St R R; rented home.
Hancher, Mary A., wife, age 26, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; first marriage, married 6 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hancher, Robert S., daughter [sic], age 5, born in Maryland; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Hancher, Caroline, daughter, age 3, born in Maryland; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Cox, Carrie, aunt, age 25, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: dressmaker, at home.
Kennon, Wm J., grandfather, age 70, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widower; occupation: none.
Kennon, Franklin, uncle, age 40, born in Maryland; parents born in Virginia; divorced; occupation: laborer, on street.
Otis, Kate, lodger, age 21, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland; immigrated 1906; single; occupation: none.
Bowie, Harry, lodger, age 5, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.
Bowie, Annie A., lodger, age 28, born in Maryland; parents born in Ireland; widow; 6 children, 2 living; occupation: none.
Bowie, Edwin, lodger, age 3, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.

Francis and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), 302 Main St., Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York:6

Slade, Frank, head-of-household, age 40, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Maryland; rented home; occupation: inspector, ordinance depot.
Slade, Mary, wife, age 36, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Slade, Robert, son, age 15, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; attended school.
Slade, Caroline, daughter, age 13, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; attended school.

Francis and Mary were divorced or separated, and the family lost all track of Francis Hancher Slade.4,7  Mary remarried in her mid 40s to a James Howard from New York.7,8  

Mary and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), 33 Woodland Ave., Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York:8

Howard, James, head-of-household, age 58, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 20; owned home ($3500 value); radio in home; occupation: foreman, wood working; not a war veteran.
Howard, Mary A., wife, age 46, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; first married at age 20.
Slate, Robert, son, age 25, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; single; occupation: clerk, brokerage; not a war veteran.


Sources

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Michael Swigart ().
  2. 1880 census, Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia; roll T9-1404, ED 112, page 231C, line #6, family #48.
  3. 1900 census, 1st Precinct, 4th District, Baltimore, Maryland; roll T623-606, ED 28, page 4B, line #68, dwelling #77, family #79.
  4. Posting Aug 26 2000 by Karen Proctor () to the Hancher message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/an/surnames.hancher/7.
  5. 1910 census, 14th Ward, Baltimore, Maryland; roll T624-557, ED 227, page 91A, line #5, dwelling #56, family #67.
  6. 1920 census, 4th Ward, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York; roll T625-1098, ED 45, page 3B, line #41, dwelling #75, family #129.
  7. Contribution from Karen Proctor ().
  8. 1930 census, 8th Ward, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York; roll T626-1420, ED 64, page 5A, line #23, dwelling #127, family #129.
  9. North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996; http://www.ancestry.com.


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