John FANCHER, III

John FANCHER, III

Male 1756 - 1838  (81 years)

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  • Name John FANCHER  [2
    • John Fancher, born in Poundridge, NY, 4 Sep 1756, baptised in the Stamford, Conn., Congregational Church 10 Oct. 1756 and died in Poundridge 17 Feb 1838, having had a long, honorable and exciting career in the forces of the revolution. he married, in South Salem, NY, 21 May 1778 SUSANNA MUNROW, daughter of James Munrow, born 13 Jan. 1755 and died in Poundridge 20 Sept 1837.

      John Fancher was a farmer. He served nearly two and a half years in the Revolution as an enlisted private. In 1775 he was under Capt. Jonathan Platt, Col. James Holmes, Fourth regiment Continental Line, Schuyler Brigade, for nine months the rendezvous being Ticonderoga. In 1776 he was under Capt. Abijah Gilbert, Col. Thomas thomas' Second Regiment of Westchester Co. Militia for eight months to build Fort Independence. In 1777, under Capt. Zephaniah Mills to keep the prison house at Bedford and to range lines to the White Plains for four months. In 1778 he was under Capt. Samuel Delivan of the Rangers for three or four months. In 1781 he was under Capt. Thomas hunt, Col. Frederick Weissenfel's Regiment of Levees for four months, with rendezvous at Saratoga. john Fancher received a pension in 1832. (Pension Records, Washington, DC) It is a family tradition that John Fancher was one of the escort to march Burgoyne's army to General Washington's headquarters. [1]
    Suffix III 
    Born 04 Sep 1756  Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 10 Oct 1756  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Feb 1838  Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Becks Hill Cemetery, Vista, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I21679  Main Tree
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2014 

    Father John FANCHER,   b. 15 Jul 1737, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1808, Berne, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah WEED,   b. 26 May 1737, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Mar 1823, Berne, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 27 Jun 1754  Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F10443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna MONROE,   b. 13 Jan 1755, Lewisboro, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1837, Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 21 May 1778  South Salem, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Reuben FANCHER,   b. 25 Feb 1779, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1862, Lewisboro, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Seeley FANCHER,   b. 13 Mar 1780, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1869, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [Birth]
     3. Abigail FANCHER,   b. 26 Feb 1782, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1856, Lewisboro, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Hannah FANCHER,   b. 22 Nov 1783, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1786, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    +5. Joseph Monroe FANCHER,   b. 21 Nov 1785, Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1873, Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     6. Hannah FANCHER,   b. 10 Jan 1788, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1844, Monroe, Orange Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +7. John FANCHER,   b. 16 Apr 1790, Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1849, Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. Unknown FANCHER,   b. 27 Jan 1792,   d. 28 Jan 1792  (Age 0 years)
     9. Deborah FANCHER,   b. 25 Aug 1793, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Aug 1875, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     10. Rufus FANCHER,   b. 27 May 1797, Pound Ridge, Westcher Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1839, Black Rock, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F11275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    John Fancher, III Headstone
    John Fancher, III Headstone
    John, the son of John Fancher and Hannah Weed, is the husband of Susanna Monroe. He is buried in the Becks Hill Cemetery in Vista, Westchester Co., New York.

    Created by: Merry
    Photo Added by: Fancher

  • Sources 
    1. [S5604] "The Fancher Family", William Hoyt Fancher, (The Cabinet Press - Milford, NH 1947).

    2. [S03233] RootsWeb: World Connect - Revised Ancestors of Neil Conway part 3 by Gary Silverstein.

    3. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    4. [S02893] Pane-Joyce Genealogy.