Isaac Alexander Fancher

1789–13 November 1840 (Age 51)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac Alexander

When Isaac Alexander Fancher was born in 1789, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Richard Fancher, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Journegin, was 24. He married Anne Tully on 17 May 1809, in United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1834 and Clay, Illinois, United States in 1840. He registered for military service in 1813. He died on 13 November 1840, in Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Alexander Fancher
Anne Tully
Marriage: 17 May 1809
Thomas Hampton Fancher
Louisa Fancher
about 1816–1860
John Fancher
Capt. Alexander Fancher
Sarah Fancher
Richard William Fancher
Malinda Jane Fancher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1809United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1789 · Becomes 12th State
    Age 0
    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
    Age 14
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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    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 (4)

    • Isaac Fansherp, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Isaac Fansher, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Isaac Fancher - Published information: birth-name: Isaac Fanshier

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