Mary Ellen 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.... Abner Hancher (1805-?) m Lucy Ann Martin (<1810-?)
 5..... Mary Ellen Hancher (1839-1923)
        +William Roby (c1834-?)
        +John Vaughn (1826-1883)
        +Joseph V. Phillips (1841-1917)
Mary Ellen Hancher     [ID 16136] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 24 18391,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 [Sep - 184010], Tipton Township, Hancock County, Indiana1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9.  

She married William Roby, Jan 28 1854, Boone County, Indiana.1,11  William was born about 1834, Ohio.3  

Children:3,4,5

Hester Ann Roby, born c1857, Iowa; married Sep 28 1871, James A. Dunaway. 12
Henry E. Roby, born 1862, Iowa; died 1920, buried Lake Creek Cemetery, Calhoun County, Iowa; married Feb 22 1881, Mary Jane Roush. 8,9,12

Mary and William moved to Marion County, Iowa before 1860.1,3  

Mary and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 19 1860), Red Rock Township, Marion County, Iowa:3

William Roby, age 26, born in Ohio; farmer; $400 real estate; $150 personal property.
Mary Roby, age 20, born in Indiana.
Hester A. Roby, age 3, born in Iowa.
Clark Roby, age 33, born in Ohio; farmer; $400 real estate; $150 personal property.

She then married John Vaughn12 [John S. Vaughan4], Sep 6 186612, Marion County, Iowa12.  John was born Mar 26 18264,5,8 [Mar 26 18259], Ohio4,5,8.  John was a Civil War veteran.8  

Children:4,5

Edwin Vaughan, born May 31 1870, Iowa; apparently died before 1880.
Edgar Vaughan, born May 31 1870, Iowa; died Jan 21 1941; married 1) c1892, Sarah Abbie Condit (children: Cecil E. & Ruth C. Vaughan); 2) Matilda C. -. 7,9,13,14

Mary and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 13 1870), Red Rock Township, Marion County, Iowa:4

Vaughan, John S., age 43, born in Ohio; farmer; $3200 real estate; $750 personal property.
Vaughan, Mary, age 30, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Vaughan, Webly, [..age unclear..], born in Iowa; attended school.
Vaughan, Edwin, age 1 month, born May [1870] in Iowa.
Vaughan, Edgar, age 1 month, born May [1870] in Iowa.
Roby, Hester, age 13, born in Iowa; attended school.
Roby, Henry, age 8, born in Iowa; attended school.

Mary and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 25 1880), Red Rock Township, Marion County, Iowa:5

Vaughn, John, age 54, born in Ohio; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Vaughn, Mary E., wife, age 41, born in Indiana; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Vaughn, Edgar, son, age 10, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Roby, Henry, son, age 18, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; farm laborer; attended school.

John died Feb 2 18838 [Feb 6 18839]; buried Lake Creek Cemetery, near Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa8.  

She then married Joseph V. Phillips, about 1894.6,9,10  Joseph was born Jun 18 18419 [Jun - 184210], Indiana9.  

Mary and Joseph were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), Lake Creek Township, Calhoun County, Iowa:10

Philips, Joseph, head-of-household, age 57, born June 1842 in Indiana; parents born in New York; married 6 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Philips, Mary E., wife, age 59, born Sept 1840 in Indiana; married 6 years; 5 children, 3 living.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of son Edgar.13  

Mary and Joseph were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Lake Street, Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa:6

Phillips, Joseph V., head-of-household, age 68, born in Iowa; father born in New York; mother born in Ohio; second marriage, married 15 years; occupation: own income; rented home.
Phillips, Mary E., wife, age 70, born in Indiana; father born in New York; mother born in New Jersey; fourth marriage, married 15 years; 5 children, 2 living.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of son Edgar.14  

Joseph died Sep 30 1917, buried Lake Creek Cemetery, near Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa.9  

Widow Mary was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), living in the household of son Edgar at 628 Lake Street, Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa:7

Vaughan, Edger, head-of-household, age 49, born in Iowa; father born in Michigan; mother born in Indiana; owned home; occupation: agent, life insurance.
Vaughan, Matilda C., wife, age 41, born in Illinois; parents born in Sweden.
Vaughan, Ruth C., daughter, age 23, born in Iowa; father born in Iowa; mother born in Ohio; occupation: teacher, public schools.
Phillips, Mary E., mother, age 80, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; widow.
Forbes, Lois E., niece, age 19, born in Iowa; father born in Indiana; mother born in Iowa; attended school.
Waugh, William A., boarder, age 53, born in Iowa; father born in Ireland; mother born in Iowa; single; occupation: none.
Living next door in 1920 was grandson Cecil E. Vaughan and wife Annie.15  

Mary Ellen Hancher died Sep 13 1923, buried Lake Creek Cemetery, near Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa.1,8,9  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Christine McCormick ().
  2. 1850 census, Centre Township, Hancock County, Indiana; roll M432-149, page 174, line #10, dwelling #144, family #147.
  3. 1860 census, Red Rock P.O., Red Rock Township, Marion County, Iowa; roll M653-335, page 151, line #36, dwelling #1063, family #999.
  4. 1870 census, Pella P.O., Red Rock Township, Marion County, Iowa; roll M593-409, page 244, line #32, dwelling #76, family #76.
  5. 1880 census, Red Rock Township, Marion County, Iowa; roll T9-0354, ED 117, page 463D, line #32, dwelling #76, family #76.
  6. 1910 census, Rockwell City, Twin Lakes Township, Calhoun County, Iowa; roll T624-394, ED 39, page 168B, line #99, dwelling #91, family #93.
  7. 1920 census, Rockwell City, Twin Lakes Township, Calhoun County, Iowa; roll T625-481, ED 45, page 7A, line #8, dwelling #155, family #156.
  8. Iowa Cemetery Records; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Lake Creek Cemetery burials; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~iacalhou/lakecreekcemetery.html.
  10. 1900 census, Lake Creek Township, Calhoun County, Iowa; roll T623-421, ED 29, page 5B, line #99, dwelling #96, family #96.
  11. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1900 census, Lake Creek Township, Calhoun County, Iowa; roll T623-421, ED 29, page 5B, line #94, dwelling #95, family #95.
  14. 1910 census, Rockwell City, Twin Lakes Township, Calhoun County, Iowa; roll T624-394, ED 39, page 169A, line #1, dwelling #92, family #94.
  15. 1920 census, Rockwell City, Twin Lakes Township, Calhoun County, Iowa; roll T625-481, ED 45, page 7A, line #6, dwelling #154, family #155.


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