Virgil Melvin Hancher

 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..... Abel Hicks Hancher (1845-1916) m Caroline Cooper (1847-1926)
 6...... Melvin Park Hancher (1870-1928) m Priscilla N. Hanlon (1877-1955)
 7....... Virgil Melvin Hancher (1896-1965)
          +Susan Jane Cannon (1900-1988)
 8........  Virgil Melvin Hancher, Jr.  1
 8........  Mary Susan Hancher (1934-) 1
 8........  Priscilla Hancher (c1938-1940) 1
Virgil Melvin Hancher     [ID 09986] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 4 1896, Rolfe, Pocahontas County, Iowa.1,2,3,4  (Sep - 1897).5  

He married Susan Jane Cannon, Jun 9 1928, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.1  Susan was born Sep 20 1900, Paulina, Iowa.1,4,6  

On Sep 9 1940 Virgil was elected President of the University of Iowa.7  

Virgil Melvin Hancher died Jan 30 1965, New Delhi, India; buried Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa.1,4,8  

Susan died Dec 3 1988, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa; buried Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa.1,4,6  

Social Security information for Susan Jane Cannon: 484-56-0069


Sources

  1. Contribution from Larry Hancher.
  2. 1910 census, Des Moines Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa; roll T624-416, ED 192, page 10A, line #19, dwelling #104, family #104.
  3. 1920 census, Des Moines Township, Pocahontas County, Iowa; roll T625-505, ED 208, page 5A, line #34, dwelling #87, family #87.
  4. http://www.findagrave.com.
  5. 1900 census, West Bend Township, Palo Alto County, Iowa; roll T623-452, ED 159, page 12B, line #70, dwelling #243, family #246.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  7. Contribution from Helen McFarlane Greenley citing: letter from John William Hancher, Sep 16 1940.
  8. "Where They're Buried", by Thomas E. Spencer; 1998, Clearfield Company, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland; http://www.ancestry.com.


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