Ephraim Fancher




Ephraim Fancher was born September 9, 1763, in Roxbury, Morris Co., NJ, and died after 1830 in Fountain Co., IN, at about age 70. He is the son of Capt. Richard Fancher of New Canaan, CT, and Sarah Douglas of Unknown.

Margaret Nitzer was about 1765 in New Jersey, and died after 1830, in Indiana.

Ephraim Fancher and Margaret Nitzer were married 1785 in New Jersey.

Ephraim Fancher and Margaret (Nitzer) Fancher had about seven children:

  1. John Fancher: Born February 24, 1786, in Sussex, Sussex Co; NJ; Died September 11, 1884, in Montrose, PA (age 98). Married September 20, 1810, in Bridgewater, PA, to Phoebe Coon: Born September 7, 1793, in Bramtrim, Wyoming Co., PA; Died April 24, 1857, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA (age 63).
  2. William N. Fancher: Born May 8, 1792, in New Jersey, Monmouth Co.; NJ; Died May 23, 1891, in Massena, Cass Co., IA (age 99). Buried in Cameron Cemetery, Audubon Co., IA. Married (1) July 8, 1824, in Bartholomew Co., IN, to Elizabeth Hulick: Born 1805 in Ohio; Died Unknown. Married (2) November 29, 1838, in Henry Co., IA, to Rebecca Ellen Moore: Born July 9, 1819, in Butler Co., IN; Died April 24, 1889, in Audubon, Audubon Co., IA (age 69). Buried in Cameron Cemetery, Audubon Co., IA.
  3. Elizabeth Fancher: Born 1793 in Roxbury, Morris Co., NJ; Died after 1880 in Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA (about age 87). Married (1) about 1814 in New York, to Daniel David Altenburg: Born about 1788, in Ballston, Saratoga Co., NY; Died August, 1832, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada (about age 54). Cause of death was Cholera. Married (2) about 1834 in Port Hope, Durham Co., Upper Canada, to Phineas W. Abbey: Born about 1802 in Upper Canada; Died after 1885, probably in Pennsylvania.
  4. Richard N. Fancher: Born November 10, 1799, in Valley, Armstrong Co., PA; Died July 19, 1893, in Crown Point, Lake Co., IN (age 93) .
  5. David Fancher: Born 1801, in Valley, Armstrong Co., PA; Died April 20, 1867, in Knox Co., IN (about age 66). In the 1830 census for Fountain Co., IN, he had a wife and two children.
  6. Unknown Daughter Fancher: Born 1804, in Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., NY; Died Unknown.
  7. Benjamin Fancher: Born 1805, in Valley, Armstrong Co., PA; Died Unknown.



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Ontario was known as: "Upper Canada" from December 26, 1791, to February 10, 1841; "Canada West" from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and "Ontario" after July 1, 1867.

Ephraim Fancher was born September 9, 1763, in Roxbury, Morris Co., NJ.

Margaret Nitzer was about 1765 in New Jersey.

Ephraim Fancher and Margaret Nitzer were married 1785 in New Jersey.

The 1840 U. S. Census taken on 1840, shows Phineas Abbey is living in Ellicott, Chautauqua Co., NY. Living there are: 1 Male age 30 - 39 (Phineas); 1 male age 10 - 14 (Ephraim); 1 Female age 30 - 39 (Elizabeth); 1 female age 10 - 14 (Abigail); 1 female age 5 - 9 (Jane); and 1 female under 5 (Pauline).

The 1850 U. S. Census taken on September 10, 1850, shows Phineas Abbey (age 43) born in Canada, is a Farmer, and is living in Randolph Twp., Cattaraugus Co., NY. Living with him are: Elizabeth Abbey (age 52) born in New Jersey; Elizabeth Altenbaugh (age 21) born in Canada; Jane Altenbaugh (age 19) born in Canada; Abigail Altenbaugh (age 17) born in Canada; Polly Altenbaugh (age 14) born in New York; Isaac Stanly (age 33) born in New York, a Farmer; Luther Stanly (age 8) born in New York; and Joseph Stanly (age 8) born in New York.

In 1852 or 1853, the Phineas W. Abbey moved from Randolph Twp., Cattaraugus Co., NY, to Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA,

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on July 7, 1860, shows P. W.  Abbey (age 60) born in New York, and with Real Estate of $600 and Personal Estate of $150 is a Farmer, and is living in Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA. Living with him are: Elizabeth Abbey (age 65) born in New York; and Abigail Altenberg (age 27) born in Canada, a Domestic.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on September 18, 1870, shows T. W.  Aby (age 67) born in Upper Canada, and with father and mother of foreign birth, and with Real Estate of $1,400 and Personal Estate of $780 is a Farmer, and is living in Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA. Living with him is: Elizabeth Aby (age 76) born in New Jersey, who is Keeping House.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June, 1880, shows Phinneas Abbey (age 70) born in New York to New Jersey and Vermont-born parents, is a married Farmer, and is living in Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA. Living with him are: his wife, Elizabeth Abbey (age 87) born in New York to New York and New Jersey-born parents, and who is Blind, who is Keeping House; his widowed or divorced daughter, Abbie Fancher (age 44) born in Canada to New York and New Jersey-born parents, who is Keeping House; and his granddaughter, Margari Fancher (age 12) born in New York to Pennsylvania and Canada-born parents.