John Hancher

25 May 1815–6 January 1887 (Age 71)
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Hancher was born on 25 May 1815, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Daniel Hancher, was 29 and his mother, Eleanor Brown, was 29. He married Martha Patty Deaver on 15 December 1836, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Van Buren Township, Brown, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 January 1887, in Lake on the Green, Van Buren Township, Brown, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in New Bellsville Cemetery, Pikes Peak, Van Buren Township, Brown, Indiana, United States.

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John Hancher
Martha Patty Deaver
Marriage: 15 December 1836
Margaret Hancher
Joseph Hancher
Alexander Andrew Hancher
Sarah E Hancher
Ambrose Danford Hancher
Susanna Hancher
Martha Hancher
John J. Hancher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1836Belmont, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Indiana is the 19th state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire): possibly a late variant of the Huguenot surname Hanchard, a nickname from French hanche ‘hip’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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

    Sources (13)

    • John Hanshay, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Hanshire, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Hancher in entry for A D Hancher, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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