George M. Hancher

 1. George M. Hancher (1853-?)
    +Cynthia Bell Graham (1859-?)
 2..  Hiram E. Hancher (1882-<1930) 1,2
 2..  George M. Hancher (1887-?) 1,3
 2..  Ralph Emerson Hancher (1889-1961) 1,2,3
 2..  Helen M. Hancher (1892-) 1,2,3
George M. Hancher     [ID 17160] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun - 1853, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6  

George was shown in the 1870 census (Aug 27 1870), living in the household of Jacob & Rachel (Hancher) Power/Powers in Jackson County, Missouri:4

Power, Jacob, age 46, born in Pennsylvania [unclear]; farmer; $1600 personal property.
Power, Rachel, age 36, born in Indiana; keeps house.
Power, Serena [unclear], age 18, born in Indiana.
Power, Geo W [or M - unclear], age 16, born in Indiana.
Power, Jon [unclear] W, age 12, born in Indiana; attended school.
Power, Rosa, age 5, born in Indiana; attended school.
Power, Martha, age 4, born in Indiana.
Power, Casseri [unclear], female, age 1, born in Indiana.
Hancher, Geo, age 17, born in Indiana.
Hancher, Louisa, age 11, born in Indiana; attended school.
The above Louisa Hancher is unidentified, but matches in age and birthplace with Louisa Hanshew #2678.  

He married Cynthia Bell Graham, Dec 27 1874, Jackson County, Missouri.1,3,7,8,9  Cynthia was born Oct - 1859, Kentucky.1,2,5  

George and Cynthia were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4 1880), living in a boarding house in Tarrant County, Texas:5

Hancher, Geo. M., boarder, age 26, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; farming.
Hancher, C. Bell, wife, age 20, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; keeping house.

George was shown in the 1889-1891 city directories of Kansas City, Missouri:10

George M. Hancher; residence: 1305 1/2 Franklin.
Another entry shows a:
George Hancher; residence: 1235 Belleview; laborer.

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), 2825 West Prospect Place, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:1

Hancher, George M., head-of-household, age 46, born June 1853 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 25 years; occupation: mail transfer depot man; owned home (mortgaged).
Hancher, Bell, wife, age 41, born Oct 1859 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; married 25 years; 9 children, 4 living.
Hancher, Hyrum E., son, age 17, born Nov 1882 in Texas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky; occupation: day laborer.
Hancher, George M., son, age 12, born Oct 1887 in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky; attended school 9 months.
Hancher, Ralph, son, age 10, born Oct 1889 in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky; attended school 9 months.
Hancher, Helen, daughter, age 8, born Feb 1892 in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky; attended school 9 months.

George and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), 2825 West Prospect, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:3

Hencher, George M., head-of-household, age 56, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 35 years; occupation: mail transfer depot man; owned home (mortgaged).
Hencher, Bell, wife, age 51, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 35 years; 9 children, 4 living.
Hencher, George M., son, age 22, born in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky.
Hencher, Ralph, son, age 20, born in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky.
Hencher, Helen, daughter, age 18, born in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky.

George and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 24 1920), 2825 West Prospect, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:2

Hancher, George M., head-of-household, age 66, born in Indiana; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Indiana; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: mail clerk, railway.
Hancher, Cynthia [..middle initial unclear..], wife, age 60, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.
Hancher, Hyrum E., son, age 36, born in Texas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky; single; occupation: clerk, lumber co.
Hancher, Ralph E., son, age 30, born in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky; single; occupation: clerk, retail dry goods.
Hancher, Helen M., daughter, age 27, born in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky; single.

George and Cynthia were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 11 1930), 2825 Jarboe [unclear] Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:6

Hancher, George M., head-of-household, age 76, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 21; owned home ($3000 value); radio in home; occupation: laborer, terminal railroad; not a war veteran.
Hancher, Belle C., wife, age 71, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 16.

See: Rachel Hancher who married Jacob Powers in Hancock County, Indiana.  
Also see: Nicholas Hancher who lived in Hancock County, Indiana.  

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Sources

  1. 1900 census, 5th Ward, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T623-862, ED 49, page 13B, line #96, dwelling #260, family #291.
  2. 1920 census, 3rd Ward, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T625-924, ED 48, page 10A, line #12, dwelling #170, family #192.
  3. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T624-785, ED 48, page 140A, line #45, dwelling #98, family #99.
  4. 1870 census, Township 48, Range 32, Jackson County, Missouri; roll M593-781, page 175, line #31, dwelling #528, family #532.
  5. 1880 census, Johnsons Station, Tarrant County, Texas; roll T9-1328, ED 93, page 104D, line #28, dwelling #53, family #53.
  6. 1930 census, 3rd Ward, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T626-1194, ED 61, page 12A, line #32, dwelling #173, family #204.
  7. Missouri Marriages, 1851-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. LDS IGI, citing: Marriage records, 1827-1917, Jackson County (Missouri) Recorder of Deeds.
  9. Contribution from Donna ().
  10. Kansas City, Missouri City Directories, 1889-91; http://www.ancestry.com.


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