Alexander Fancher

about 1795–1840 (Age 45)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Alexander

When Alexander Fancher was born about 1795, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Richard Fancher, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Journegin, was 30. He married Jane Johnson in 1821. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Overton, Tennessee, United States in 1830. He registered for military service in 1832. He died in 1840, in Osage Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Fancher
about 1795–1840
Jane Johnson
1810–1845
Marriage: 1821
Paralee Fancher
1822–1904
Sarah Fancher
1826–
Thomas B Fancher
1828–1905
James Matthew Fancher
1832–1857
Mary I. Fancher
1834–1857
Mary Jane Fancher
1835–1891
Richard Fancher
1835–1899
Margaret Fancher
1837–1906
Robert Fancher
1837–1857
William Alexander Fancher
1844–1934

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1821
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State
    Age 1
    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1808
    Age 13
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2315;2007: 4459; 2010: 5888)Altered form of English Fanshaw, which is perhaps a habitational name from Fanshaw Gate in Holmesfield (Derbyshire), which is recorded as le Faunchallegatehede in 1456 and Fawnchallegate in 1472. However, this place may take its name from a surname such as Faunchall or Fanshaw, and not the other way about.In some cases possibly also an altered form of French Fanger .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Fanger

    Story Highlight

    Deed, heirs of Richard Fancher, deceased, 9 September 1830, Overton Co., TN

    [The following deed appears in Overton County, Tennessee records and lists heirs of Richard Fancher, deceased, since other heirs were selling their inherited land from the estate to one of the heirs, …

    Sources (1)

    • Alexander Fancher, "Find A Grave Index"

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