John W. 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..... John W. Hancher (1837-1920)
        +Mary Margaret Supler (1841-1918)
 6......  Della Hancher (1860-1937) 1,2
 6......  Ida L. Hancher (c1862-1922) 1,2,3,4
 6......  Edward W. Hancher (1864-1946) 1,2,4,5
 6......  Cordelia Hancher (c1865-?) 1,2
 6......  Louis O. Hancher (1872-1947) 2,3
 6......  Jessie V. Hancher (1874-1901) 2,3
 6......  Nellie Hancher (1878-1962) 2
John W. Hancher     [ID 16891] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

John W. Hancher1,3,4,5,6 [W. John Hancher2].

Born Feb - 1837, Ohio.2,3,4,5  (c1835, Virginia).1  (c1837, Hyland County, Pennsylvania).7  

He married Mary Margaret Supler2,3,5,6,8,9 [Margaret -1, Mary W. Supler7], Jun 1 18602,3,5,6,8,9, Marshall County, Virginia2,3,5,6,8,9.  Mary, daughter of Edward Supler & Elizabeth "Eliza" Brice, was born Jul - 1841, Marshall County, Virginia.2,3,5,7,10,11,12,13  (c1837, Virginia).1  

John and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 22 1870), Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:1

Hancher, John, age 35, born in Virginia; ret. grocer; $975 personal property.
Hancher, Margaret, age 33, born in Virginia; keeps house.
Hancher, Della, age 11, born in Virginia; attended school.
Hancher, Ida, age 8, born in Virginia; attended school.
Hancher, Edward, age 6, born in West Virginia.
Hancher, Cordelia, age 4, born in West Virginia.

John and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14 1880), 2239 Chaplins Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:2

Hancher, W. John, age 42, born in Ohio; father born in England; mother born in Pennsylvania; liveryman.
Hancher, Mary, wife, age 39, born in West Virginia; parents born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Hancher, C. Della, daughter, age 19, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia; divorced.
Hancher, L. Ida, daughter, age 18, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.
Hancher, E. Birdie, daughter, age 15, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.
Hancher, W. Ewd [sic], son, age 16, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia; clk in store.
Hancher, Louis, son, age 8, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.
Hancher, Bessie, daughter, age 6, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.
Hancher, Nellie, daughter, age 1, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.
Hobbs, L. Josie, grandson, age 1, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.

John and family apparently moved from Wheeling to Pittsburg sometime in the 1880s.  John was shown in the 1890 city directories of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania:14

John W. Hancher, 234 Marion, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; clerk.

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), 358 Almond St., Pittsburg, Pennsylvania:3

Hancher, John, head-of-household, age 63, born Feb 1837 in Ohio; father born in England; mother born in Pennsylvania; married 40 years; occupation: traveling salesman; rented home.
Hancher, Mary M., wife, age 58, born July 1841 in West Virginia; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 40 years; 7 children, 7 living.
Holmes, Ida L., daughter, age 37, born Apr 1863 in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia [sic]; mother born in Ohio [sic]; widow; 1 child, none living.
Hancher, Louis O., son, age 28, born Feb 1872 in Pennsylvania; father born in West Virginia [sic]; mother born in Ohio [sic]; married 1 year; occupation: salesman, milling.
Tolley, Jessie V., boarder, age 26, born Apr 1874 in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia; married 6 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Tolley, Charles E., boarder, age 28, born Mar 1872 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married; occupation: bookkeeper, bank.
Tolley, Verna V., granddaughter, age 4, born July 1895 in Pennsylvania; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in West Virginia.
Hancher, Pearl, daughter-in-law, age 24, born Dec 1875 in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; married 1 year; no children.

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 1910), 822 Farragot St., Pittsburg, Pennsylvania:5

Hancher, John W., head-of-household, age 73, born in Ohio; [..father's birthplace unclear..]; mother born in Virginia; first marriage, married 50 years; occupation: commercial [..unclear..], paper co.; rented home.
Hancher, Mary M., wife, age 68, born in West Virginia; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Virginia; first marriage, married 50 years; 7 children, 6 living.
Hancher, Edwin W., son, age 46 [unclear], born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia; divorced; occupation: commercial [..unclear..], wholesale dry goods.
Hancher, Earl O., son [sic], age 22 [unclear], born in Pennsylvania; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia; single; occupation: teacher, [..unclear..] school.
Grogan, Mary, servant, age 23, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; single; occupation: servant, private family.

Mary died 1918, buried Lot 357, Section 39, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.11  

Widower John and son Edward and daughter Ida were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), 7222 Monticello St., Pittsburg, Pennsylvania:4

Hancher, Edward W., head-of-household, age 55, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia; widower; owned home; occupation: commercial salesman, [..unclear..] dry goods.
Hancher, John W., father, age 83, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; widower; occupation: none.
Holmes, Ida Mrs., sister, age 57, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia; widow; occupation: none.

John W. Hancher died 1920, buried Lot 357, Section 39, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.11

(photo)Photo: John W. Hancher & Mary W. Supler marriage license Marshall County, West Virginia 7

(photo)Photo: John W. Hancher & Mary W. Supler marriage record Marshall County, West Virginia 15


Sources

  1. 1870 census, 5th Ward, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia; roll M593-1696, page 290, line #34, dwelling #228, family #228.
  2. 1880 census, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia; roll T9-1410, ED 204, page 333C, line #12, dwelling #287, family #375.
  3. 1900 census, 14th Ward, Pittsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1360, ED 175, page 4B, line #52, dwelling #73, family #82.
  4. 1920 census, 13th Ward, Pittsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1522, ED 523, page 8A, line #40, dwelling #135, family #158.
  5. 1910 census, 11th Ward, Pittsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1303, ED 427, page 67A, line #27, dwelling #28, family #28.
  6. Virginia Marriages, 1851-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. John W. Hancher & Mary W. Supler marriage license; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10732210&Type=Marriage.
  8. "Marriage Index: District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, & Virginia, 1740-1920"; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  9. Contribution from Sue () citing:
    Marriage Index: District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, & Virginia, 1740-1920.
  10. 1850 census, District 33, Marshall County, Virginia; roll M432-959, page 275, line #5, dwelling #497, family #499.
  11. Contribution from Sue (), citing:
    burial records of Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  12. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Cherie Atkinson Clark ().
  13. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  14. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Directories, 1888-92; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. John W. Hancher & Mary W. Supler marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10729257&Type=Marriage.


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