Charles Newton 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..... Archibald Perry Hancher (c1820-1882) m Angeline Bovard (1827-?)
 6...... Charles Newton Hancher (1864-1945)
         +Margaret R. "Maggie" Mills (1866-1928)
 7.......  Harold B. Hancher (c1886-1900) 1
         +Katherine White (1870-1950)
Charles Newton Hancher     [ID 13530] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 17 1864, Marshall County, West Virginia.2,3,4,5,6,7  

He married Margaret R. "Maggie" Mills, about 1885.2,6,7,8  Margaret, daughter of John Mills & Maria Haksworth, was born Mar 23 1866, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.2,6,7,9,10,11  

Charles operated a business in Wheeling, West Virginia dealing in jewelry and watches.  Charles' business was listed in the 1888-1889 city directory of Wheeling, West Virginia:12

Dillon I. G. & Co.: I.G. Dillon; J.M. Weistling; Charles N. Hancher; watches, diamonds, clocks fine jewelry, solid silver, silver plated ware, fine pottery, &c; 1223 Market, Wheeling, West Virginia.
The business was again listed in the 1890-1891 Wheeling city directory, under the name "Wheat & Hancher":
Wheat & Hancher: A.A. Wheat; C. N. Hancher; dealers in diamonds, watches, fine jewelry, sterling silver and plated ware, onyx clocks, bronzes, fine pottery, &c.; 1231 Market, Wheeling, West Virginia.
The business was again listed in the 1892-1893 Wheeling city directory,
Wheat & Hancher: A.A. Wheat; Chas. N. Hancher; dealers in diamonds, watches and art goods, fine jewelry, sterling silver and plated ware, clocks, bronzes, &c.; 1231 Market, Wheeling, West Virginia.
As late as 1945 Charles was still the owner of the "Chas. N. Hancher Co.".2  

Charles was shown in the 1888-1889 city directory of Wheeling, West Virginia:12

Chas N. Hancher, "12 Ohio", Wheeling, West Virginia; I. G. Dillon & Co.
Charles was again shown in the 1890-1891 Wheeling city directory:12
Chas N. Hancher, "40 Virginia", Wheeling, West Virginia; Wheat & Hancher.
Charles was again shown in the 1892-1893 Wheeling city directory:12
Chas N. Hancher, "60 S. Broadway", Wheeling, West Virginia; Wheat & Hancher.

Charles and Margaret were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), 43 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:6

Hancher, Charles, head-of-household, age 36, born Apr 1864 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 15 years; occupation: jewelry merchant; rented home.
Hancher, Maggie, wife, age 34, born Mch 1866 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 15 years; 1 child, 1 living.
[.. plus two servants ..]

Charles and Margaret were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26 1910), 202 South Front St., Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:8

Hancher, Chas N, head-of-household, age 46, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 25 years; occupation: proprietor, jewelry store; owned home (free).
Hancher, Margaret R., wife, age 44, born in West Virginia; parents born in Ohio; first marriage, married 25 years; 1 child, none living.
[.. plus two servants ..]

Charles and Margaret were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 4 1920), Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:7

Hancher, Charles N, head-of-household, age 55, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Pennsylvania; owned home; occupation: retail merchant, jewelry.
Hancher, Margaret, wife, age 53, born in West Virginia; parents born in Ohio.
Locke, Georgia, servant, black, age 26, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; occupation: cook, private family.

Margaret died May 21 1928, at her home, Cecil Place, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia; age 62y 1m 28d.2,9,10,11  

Widower Charles and sister Hallie were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Cecil Place, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:13

Hancher, Chas. N, head-of-household, age 70, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Pennsylvania; widower; owned home ($75,000 value); radio in home; occupation: president, jewelry co.; not a war veteran.
Evans, Hallie, sister, age 72, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Pennsylvania; widow.
[.. plus three servants ..]

He then married Katherine White.2  Katherine, daughter of Robert + Eleanor White, was born Feb 13 1870, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.2,14,15  

In 1945 Charles was still living in Wheeling, West Virginia.2  

Charles Newton Hancher died Nov 24 1945, at his home, Belle Fern Place, Wheeling, Richland District, Ohio County, West Virginia; age 81y 7m 7d.2,3,4  

Katherine died Jul 29 1950, Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia; age 80y 5m 16d.2,14,15  Katherine was killed while sitting in a car which the driver had left for a moment, and the car moved and struck a tree.14,15

(photo)Photo: Charles Newton Hancher newspaper article "The Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia), Apr 14 1931 16

(photo)Photo: Charles Newton Hancher death certificate 3

(photo)Photo: Charles Newton Hancher death certificate 4

(photo)Photo: Margaret Mills death certificate 9

(photo)Photo: Margaret Mills death certificate 10

(photo)Photo: Margaret Mills death certificate 11

(photo)Photo: Katherine White death certificate 14

(photo)Photo: Katherine White death certificate 15


Sources

  1. Harold B. Hancher death record.
  2. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Charles Newton Hancher death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1303340&Type=Death.
  4. Charles Newton Hancher death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5687793&Type=Death.
  5. 1870 census, 3rd Ward, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia; page 194, line #36, dwelling #116, family #115.
  6. 1900 census, Wheeling, Madison District, Ohio County, West Virginia; roll T623-1768, ED 119, page 6A, line #46, dwelling #42, family #50.
  7. 1920 census, Wheeling, Triadelphia District, Ohio County, West Virginia; roll T625-1967, ED 156, page 3A, line #46, dwelling #42, family #50.
  8. 1910 census, 7th Ward, Wheeling, Madison District, Ohio County, West Virginia; roll T624-1692, ED 108, page 16B, line #46, dwelling #42, family #50.
  9. Margaret Mills death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1907997&Type=Death.
  10. Margaret Mills death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5668264&Type=Death.
  11. Margaret Mills death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5668276&Type=Death.
  12. Wheeling, West Virginia Directories, 1888-93; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1930 census, Wheeling, Triadelphia District, Ohio County, West Virginia; roll T626-2550, ED 38, page 15A, line #15, dwelling #325, family #360.
  14. Katherine White death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=751863&Type=Death.
  15. Katherine White death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5693552&Type=Death.
  16. "The Charleston Daily Mail", Apr 14 1931; http://www.ancestry.com.


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