1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?) 2.. John Hancher (1734-1793) m Sarah Caudy (1739-1807) 3... William Hancher m Ann Dunn (c1756-?) 4.... John Hancher (1796-1853) m Nancy Ann O'Rourke (1807-1882) 5..... Barney Orrick Hancher (1831-1911) +Margaret Ellen Thomas (1842-1918) 6...... John Henry Hancher (1867-?) 1,2 6...... Susanna Hancher 2 6...... Alva G. Hancher (1872-1924) 2 6...... Frank Wesley Hancher (1876-1952) 2,3
|Barney Orrick Hancher [ID 09374]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Barney Orrick Hancher1,4,5,6 [Barney Henshaw7].
Born Feb 8 1831, Harrison County, Ohio.1,4,6,7
Barney was shown in the 1860 census (Jul 26 1860), Ohio Township, Bureau County, Illinois, living in the household of his sister Julia:8
He married Margaret Ellen Thomas4 [Margaret Ellenor Thomas1, Margaret Ellinor Thomas3, Ellen Thomas11], 18624. Margaret, daughter of Henry "Yancy" Thomas & Susannah Bayliff, was born Mar 9 1842, near Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.6,12,13,14
In 1863 Barney, along with his brother-in-law Jerry Young, moved to Iowa, wintering at McKnight's Point11 (Davis County, Iowa). In May of 1864, Barney turned the first furrow in Powhatan Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa.2,15 He served as one of the first judges at the first election in Powhatan and later three years as a trustee.2
Barney and family were shown in the 1895 Iowa State Census, Clinton Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa:16
Barney Orrick Hancher died Feb 14 1911, buried Powhatan Township Cemetery, Plover, Pocahontas County, Iowa.6
Margaret died 1918, buried Powhatan Township Cemetery, Plover, Pocahontas County, Iowa.6
Photo: Barney Orrick Hancher family 17
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