Richard Fancher (Son of Richard)

Richard Fancher was born in New Canaan, Connecticut August 17, 1731 and died in Roxbury, New Jersey, March 25, 1778. He married February 20, 1753 in Morris County, New Jersey to Sarah Douglas, born January 27, 1735. Children, all born in Roxbury, New Jersey:

1. Joshua, born October 23, 1756. Went to Mononogalia County, Virginia. It appears that he had no family and probably died relatively young.

2. Richard, born February 8, 1758; married Catherine Schuyler.

3. John, born February 4, 1759; married Hannah Richmire.

4. Sarah, born September 4, 1761; probably married John Schuyler; seven children.

5. Ephraim, born September 9, 1763; married Margaret Nitzer.

6. Martha, born July 14, 1765; married Jacob Schuyler; fifteen children.

7. Mary, born October 9, 1766.

8. James, born July 18, 1768; married Isabella Luce.

9. David, born June 11, 1771; married Elizabeth Bellinger; moved to Canada; spelled his name Fansher.

10. Abigail, born November 25, 1772; married October 7, 1795 to Samuel Schuyler; nine children.

11. William, born March 19, 1775; died young on October 9, ____ .

12. Benjamin, born April 6, 1778; married Temperance Scott.

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