James Allen Hincher

 1. William Hincher (1801-<1880) m Charlotte Carroll (1808-1905)
 2.. Thomas Jefferson Hincher (1846-1926) m Millie Ann Absher (1861-1914)
 3... James Allen Hincher (1883-1957)
      +Octavia Reeves (1891-1958)
 4....  Oma Elizabeth Hincher (1908-1971) 1,2,3,4,5
 4....  Minnie Victoria Hincher (1913-1973) 1,2,3,4,6
 4....  Samuel Thomas Washington Hincher (1916-1974) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Ambrose Milton Hincher (1918-2008) 1,2,3,6
 4....  Linville Osco Hincher (1922-1959) 1,2,4,6,7,8
 4....  John Alvin Hincher (1924-2002) 1,2,7
 4....  James Albert Hincher (1924-2012) 1,2,7
 4....  Rachael Violene Hincher (1927-1983) 1,2,7
 4....  Izzie Marie Hincher (1931-2000) 1,7
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Born Jul 9 1883, Miller's Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina.2,4,7,9,10,11  (Jul - 1884).12  

He married Octavia Reeves9,10,13 [Rachel Octavia Reeves2,3], May 1 19119,10,13, Wilkes County, North Carolina9,10,13.  Octavia, daughter of Samuel Reeves & Caroline Faw, was born Dec 6 1891, Wilkes County, North Carolina.2,3,4,7  

On Sep 12 1918 James Allen Hincher, age 35, registered for the World War I draft in Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina.  He declared he was born July 9 1883, and was then residing in Joynes, Wilkes County, North Carolina where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Octavia Hincher of Joynes.  He was recorded as short, slender, blue eyes, light hair.10  

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), Trap Hill Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina (this census page extremely faded and hard to read):14

Hincher, James A., head-of-household, age 36?, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hincher, Rachel O., wife, age 30?, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hincher, Oma E., daughter, age 13?, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hincher, Minnie V., daughter, age 5?, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hincher, Sam W., son, age 3 years ? months, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hincher, Ambrose M., son, age 1 year ? months, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of James' widowed father15 and his siblings.  

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), Traphill Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina:2

Hincher, James A., head-of-household, age 46, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 27; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hincher, Octavia, wife, age 38, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 19.
Hincher, Minni, daughter, age 16, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hincher, Sam T., son, age 14, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Hincher, Ambrose, son, age 11, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Hincher, Osco, son, age 8, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Hincher, Albert J., son, age 5, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hincher, John A., son, age 5, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hincher, Vilene R., daughter, age 2, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.

James and family were shown in the 1940 census, Traphill Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina:7

Hincher, James A, head-of-household, age 57, born in North Carolina; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($200 value); occupation: laborer, [..unclear..]; worked 48 weeks in 1939; $360 wages in 1939.
Hincher, Octivia R., wife, age 49, born in North Carolina; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hincher, L. Osca, son, age 18, born in North Carolina; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: laborer, farm.
Hincher, John A, son, age 15, born in North Carolina; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: laborer, farm.
Hincher, James A, son, age 15, born in North Carolina; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Hincher, Violean R, daughter, age 12, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Hincher, Izzie M, daughter, age 9, born in North Carolina; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

James Allen Hincher died Oct 26 1957, Traphill, Wilkes County, North Carolina; age 74.3,4,9,11  

Octavia died Jul 31 1958, State Hospital at Morganton, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina; age 66.4

(photo)Photo: James Allen Hincher World War I draft registration card 10

(photo)Photo: James Allen Hincher death certificate 4

(photo)Photo: Rachel Octavia Reeves death certificate 4


Sources

  1. Contribution from Fred Milton Hincher.
  2. 1930 census, Traphill Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T626-1728, ED 24, page 8A, line #19, dwelling #145, family #145.
  3. Contribution from Von Hincher.
  4. North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38277285.
  6. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1940 census, Traphill Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T627-2988, ED 97-27, page 5B, line #74, household #97.
  8. Obituary of Ambrose Milton Hincher.
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=69670889.
  12. 1900 census, Traphill Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T623-1224, ED 158, page 11B, line #69, dwelling #217, family #220.
  13. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1920 census, Trap Hill Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T625-1329, ED 186, page 1B, line #90, dwelling #23, family #23.
  15. 1920 census, Trap Hill Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T625-1329, ED 186, page 1B, line #96, dwelling #24, family #24.


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