Benjamin Fancher (Son of Richard)

Benjamin Fancher was born in New Canaan, Connecticut and baptized October 19, 1735 in the New Canaan Congregational Church. He is believed to have died in Sevier County, Tennessee about 1805. He married Sarah _____. Following are children attributed to Benjamin Fancher:

1.Richard, born April 19, 1767; died August 21, 1849, Bibb County, Alabama; married Mary _____.

2.Samuel, born 1767; died in Bibb County, Alabama after 1850; married Phebe Adams.

3. Sarah, born 1768; married February 3, 1792 in Knox County, Tennessee to John Hiser, a Revolutionary Soldier. Sarah Hiser received a pension on his service. John Hiser, born Berks County, Pennsylvania 1759 or 1760 and died in Barren County, Kentucky, March 5, 1839. They moved from Sequatchie Valley, Tennessee to Kentucky about 1812. She is buried in the Hiser Cemetery near Center, Kentucky. Ten children.

4. Jacob, born 1776; used surname Fanshier. He was first and earliest person in the Fanshier Family. From him spring all those bearing this name. He married first Martha _____ and next Rachel Price. Son Thomas, never married, used name Fancher. Sons George and John used name Fanshier. Probable son Calvin Morgan used name Fanchier.

5. John, deceased by November 1794 Term of court in Bourbon County, Kentucky; married Margaret _____ (Probably McGee).

David, born 1770 to 1780; died March 1850, Rush County, Indiana; married Elizabeth Dobbins.

7. Job, born about 1780; died Fort Williams, Alabama in 1814; married Rebecca Fryer.

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