John Fancher




John Fancher was born February 24, 1786, in Sussex, Sussex Co; NJ, and  died September 11, 1884, in Montrose, PA, at age 98. He is the son of Ephraim Fancher of Roxbury, Morris Co., NJ, and Margaret Nitzer of Unknown.

Phoebe Coon was born September 7, 1793, in Bramtrim, Wyoming Co., PA (then Luzerne Co.), and died April 24, 1857, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA, at age 63.

John Fancher and Phoebe Coon were married September 20, 1810, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA.

John Fancher and Phoebe (Coon) Fancher had eleven children:

  1. William Fancher: Born August 14, 1811, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died June 9, 1889, in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna Co., PA (age 77). Married September 10, 1841, in Tunkhannock, PA, to Susan Mack: Born September, 1819, in Hanover, PA; Died July 11, 1894, in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna Co., PA (age 74).
  2. Jesse Fancher: Born August 2, 1813, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died March 13, 1814, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA (age Infant).
  3. Harriet Fancher: Born January 8, 1815, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died October 7, 1855, in Dallas, PA (age 40). Married December 10, 1835, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Solomon Frantz: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  4. Olive A. Fancher: Born March 8, 1818, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died January 18, 1861, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA (age 42). Married February 2, 1839, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Jonas Mack: Born about 1813, in Unknown; Died late July, 1890, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY (age 77). Buried in Montrose, PA.
  5. Mary Fancher: Born August 23, 1820, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died Unknown. Married October 26, 1842, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Erastus Hyde Rogers: Born June 2, 1822, in New London, CT; Died Unknown.
  6. Charles N. Fancher: Born March 28, 1823, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died Unknown.
  7. Margaret E. Fancher: Born March 4, 1826, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died May 18, 1827, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA (age 1).
  8. Jesse Coon Fancher: Born June 2, 1828, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died Unknown.
  9. Fidelia C. Fancher: Born July 27, 1830, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died May 22, 1881, in New York City, NY (age 50). Married September 9, 1856, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Levi D. White ,, of New York City, NY: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  10. John E. Fancher: Born January 22, 1833, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died February 6, 1833, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA (age Infant).
  11. Edson Scott Fancher: Born November 23, 1834, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died June 11, 1908, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA (age 73). Buried in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA. Married (1) November 27, 1856, in Columbus, Warren Co., PA, to Pauline Lorinda "Polly" (Abbey) Altenburg: Born September, 1836, in Port Hope, Durham Co., Upper Canada; Died 1876 in Texas (about age 40). Married (2) in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., to a widow, Mary (Campbell) Strong: Born February, 1847, in Illinois; 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.

John Fancher was born February 24, 1786, in Sussex, Sussex Co; NJ.

Phoebe Coon was born September 7, 1793, in Bramtrim, Wyoming Co., PA.

John Fancher and Phoebe Coon were married September 20, 1810, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA.

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.