Ruth Veronica Fancher

December 1899–5 April 1981 (Age 81)
Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth Veronica

When Ruth Veronica Fancher was born in December 1899, in Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States, her father, Sherman Stephen Fancher, was 28 and her mother, Lula Shook, was 29. She lived in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Landrum, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1981. She died on 5 April 1981, in Columbus, Polk, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Greenville, Darke, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherman Stephen Fancher
1871–1941
Lula Shook
1870–1910
Ellen Marie Fancher
1894–
Thelma V. Fancher
1896–1953
Robert Shook Fancher
1896–1961
Ruth Veronica Fancher
1899–1981

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 17

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Probably a variant spelling of French Fanger .2 It could alternatively be an altered form of English Fanshaw, which Reaney believes to be a habitational name from Fanshaw Gate, near Holmesfield, Derbyshire. However, the earliest records of the place name, le Faunchalle-gate ( 1456 , 1472 , etc.), indicate that the place takes its name from the Faunchall or Fanshaw family and not the other way about. Further, the early form of the surname suggests a French origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Fancher in household of Sherman Fancher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Fancher in household of Shuman Fancher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth Veronica Engel, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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