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George DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1800
    Married: Betsey SLOAT

Children of George DANCER and Betsey SLOAT are:
1. William H. DANCER
    Born: 1834 in NY
    Died: 1895

2. Cornelius DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1837 in MI

3. Jacob A. "Jake" DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1838

4. Nelson DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1839 in MI


William H. DANCER
    Father: George DANCER
    Mother: Betsey SLOAT
    Born: 1834 in New York
    Died: 1895
    Married: Martha W. CORNWELL December 31, 1858 in Jackson Co, MI

Notes: William H. DANCER was a farmer in Libery, Sullivan Co, NY. He was first buried at Sanford, MI, but was later removed to Horton, Jackson Co, MI cemetery.15

Census Records
1870 Michigan Jackson Co, Liberty Township, r.678-679 p.306
William is shown with the following household:
    William Danser, age 36, M, W, farmer
    Martha, age 28, F, W, Keeping house
    George C., age 6, M, W
    Nora, age 4, F, W
    William A., age 1, M, W
Children of William H. DANCER and Martha W. CORNWELL are:
1. Nora DANCER
    Born: 1860 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: November 01, 1956

2. George C. DANCER
    Born: October 02, 1863, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI2
    Died: September 19, 1927, Jackson, Jackson Co, MI2

3. William H. DANCER
    Born: November 14, 1868 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: December 23, 1947

4. Russell DANCER
    Born: January 31, 1873 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: October 24, 1944

5. Bradley DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1878 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: 1881

6. Ariel DANCER
    Born: September 28, 1879 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: January 17, 1947

7. Ethel DANCER
    Born: May 07, 1880 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: April 01, 1944


Cornelius DANCER
    Father: George DANCER
    Mother: Betsey SLOAT
    Born: Abt. 1837 in MI
    Married: Margaret F. CORNELL January 01, 1861 in Jackson Co, MI

Census Records
1870 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township, r678-679 p118
1870 Michigan census shows Cornelius with the following household:
 

Nelson Dancer, age 31, born in MI
Cornelius Dancer, age 33, born in MI
Margaret Dancer, age 30, born in MI
Dela or Sela M. Dancer, age 7, born in MI
Malisa Dancer, age 5, born in MI
Flora Dancer, age 2, born in MI
Elizabeth Dancer, age 70, born in NY [Betsey Sloat]

  1. Dela or Sela M. DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1863 in MI


  2. Malisa DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1865 in MI


  3. Flora DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1868 in MI


Nelson DANCER
    Father: George DANCER
    Mother: Betsey SLOAT
    Born: Abt. 1839 in MI


Jacob A. "Jake" DANCER
    Father: George DANCER
    Mother: Betsey SLOAT
    Married: Phebe COY on May 18, 1857 in Washtenaw Co, MI

Census Records
1870 Michigan Washtenaw Co, Lima Township, r707-708 p192
1870 Michigan census shows Jacob with the following household:
 

Jacob A. Dancer, age 32, farmer, born in MI
Phebe Dancer, age 28, keeping house, born in MI
Samuel Dancer, age 10, attending school, born in MI
Gideon [?] Dancer, age 6, attending school, born in MI
Raymond Dancer, age 2, born in MI
Lafayette M**lier, age 21, farm laborer, born in MI

Children of Jacob DANCER and Phebe COY are:
  1. Samuel DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1860 in MI


  2. Gideon DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1864 in MI


  3. Raymond DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1868 in MI

Nora DANCER
    Father: William H. DANCER
    Mother: Martha W. CORNWELL
    Born: 1860 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: November 01, 1956
    Married: Fred WICKMAN on December 06, 1892


George C. DANCER
    Father: William H. DANCER
    Mother: Martha W. CORNWELL
    Born: October 02, 1863, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI2
    Died: September 19, 1927, Jackson, Jackson Co, MI2
    Married: Nellie SKINNER June 24, 1897, Henrietta Township, Jackson Co, MI2

Children of George C. DANCER and Nellie SKINNER are:
1. Hilda DANCER
2. Audrey DANCER


William H. DANCER
    Father: William H. DANCER
    Mother: Martha W. CORNWELL
    Born: November 14, 1868 or 1869 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: December 23, 1947
    Buried: Horton-Hanover Cemetery, Jackson Co, MI
    Married: Margaret ARCH on December 20, 1899


Russell DANCER
    Father: William H. DANCER
    Mother: Martha W. CORNWELL
    Born: January 31, 1873 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: October 24, 1944
    Married: Margaret NAFSINGER on December 31, 1895

Census Records
1930 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township, Series T626 R.995 P. 60
1930 Michigan census shows Russell with the following household:
 

Dancer, Russell, male, white, age 57, married at age 24, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Michigan, farmer

Margarett I(?), female, white, age 53, married at age 19, b. Canada, father & mother b. Canada

Lauren R., son, male, white, age 17, b. Michigan

 

Child of Russell DANCER and Margaret NAFSINGER is:
1. Harold DANCER


Bradley DANCER
    Father: William H. DANCER
    Mother: Martha W. CORNWELL
    Born: Abt. 1878 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: 1881


Ariel A. DANCER
    Father: William H. DANCER
    Mother: Martha W. CORNWELL
    Born: September 28, 1879 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: January 17, 1947
    Married: Josephine C. NAFSINGER abt. 1904

Census Records
1930 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township, Series T626 R.995 P. 61
1930 Michigan census shows Ariel with the following household:
 

Dancer, Ariel A, male, white, age 54, married at age 25, b. Michigan, father b. New York, mother b. Michigan, farmer

Josephine C, female, white, age 50, married at age 21, b. Canada, father & mother b. Canada, immigrated to US in 1882

 

Child of Ariel A. DANCER and Josephine C. NAFSINGER is:

  1. John Wesley DANCER

Ethel DANCER
    Father: William H. DANCER
    Mother: Martha W. CORNWELL
    Born: May 07, 1880 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: April 01, 1944
    Married: Frank STUART


John Wesley DANCER
    Father: Ariel A. DANCER
    Mother: Josephine C. NAFSINGER
    Born: Abt. 1909
    Married: Mertie DOWN abt. 1929

Census Records
1930 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township, Series T626 R.995 P. 61
1930 Michigan census shows John Wesley with the following household:
 

Dancer, Wesley J., male, white, age 21, married at age 20, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Michigan, farm laborer

Mertie, female, white, age 21, married at age 20, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Michigan

Donald W, son, white, male, age 2 mo, b. Michigan

Ronald A, son, white, male, age 2 mo, b. Michigan

Down, Frances, sister-in-law, female, white, age 18, b. Michigan, nurse for private family

 

Children of John Wesley DANCER and Mertie DOWN are presumed living.


Dela or Sela M. DANCER
    Father: Cornelius DANCER
    Mother: Margaret F. CORNELL
    Born: Abt. 1863 in MI


Malisa DANCER
    Father: Cornelius DANCER
    Mother: Margaret F. CORNELL
    Born: Abt. 1863 in MI


Flora DANCER
    Father: Cornelius DANCER
    Mother: Margaret F. CORNELL
    Born: Abt. 1863 in MI


Samuel DANCER
    Father: Jacob A. "Jake" DANCER
    Mother: Phebe COY
    Born: Abt. 1860 in MI


Gideon DANCER
    Father: Jacob A. "Jake" DANCER
    Mother: Phebe COY
    Born: Abt. 1864 in MI


Raymond DANCER
    Father: Jacob A. "Jake" DANCER
    Mother: Phebe COY
    Born: Abt. 1868 in MI


Hilda DANCER
    Father: George C. DANCER
    Mother: Nellie SKINNER
    Born: April 29, 1898
    Died: May 7, 1993 in Liberty, Jackson Co, MI
    Married: William Silas MAYER

Children of Hilda DANCER and William Silas MAYER are:
1. Gloria Hilda MAYER
    living
2. Rosalyn MAYER

3. John MAYER





Audrey DANCER
    Father: George C. DANCER
    Mother: Nellie SKINNER
    Born: October 21, 1900
    Died: September 26, 1993 in Liberty, Jackson Co, MI
    Married: ? WAITE




Harold DANCER
    Father: Russell DANCER
    Mother: Margaret NAFSINGER
    Married: Bernice WOODEN


Gloria Hilda MAYER
    Father: William Silas MAYER
    Mother: Hilda DANCER

Gloria Hilda MAYER is living.


Rosalyn MAYER
    Father: William Silas MAYER
    Mother: Hilda DANCER


John MAYER
    Father: William Silas MAYER
    Mother: Hilda DANCER


Phebe COY
    Born: Abt. 1842 in MI
    Married: Jacob A. "Jake" DANCER May 18, 1857 in Washtenaw Co, MI

Children of Phebe COY and Jacob A. "Jake" DANCER are:
  1. Samuel DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1860 in MI


  2. Gideon DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1864 in MI


  3. Raymond DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1868 in MI

Bernice WOODEN
    Married: Harold DANCER


Frank STUART
    Married: Ethel DANCER


Josephine C. NAFSINGER
    Born: Abt. 1880
    Married: Ariel DANCER

Child of Josephine C. Nafsinger and Ariel DANCER is:

  1. John Wesley DANCER
    Born: Abt. 1909

Mertie DOWN
    Born: Abt. 1909
    Married: John Wesley DANCER

Children of Mertie DOWN and John Wesley DANCER are presumed living.

Note: Mertie's sister Frances DOWN appeared on the 1930 census in Mertie and John's household.


Margaret NAFSINGER
    Married: Russell DANCER on December 31, 1895

Child of Margaret NAFSINGER and Russell DANCER is:
1. Harold DANCER


Margaret ARCH
    Married: William H. DANCER on December 20, 1899


Fred WICKMAN
    Married: Nora DANCER on December 06, 1892



Margaret F. CORNELL
    Married: Cornelius DANCER January 01, 1861 in Jackson Co, MI



? WAITE
    Married: Audrey DANCER



William Silas MAYER
    Married: Hilda DANCER

Census Records
1930 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township, Series: T626 Roll: 995 Page: 60

1930 Michigan census shows Silas with the following household:

Mayer, Silas W., male, white, age 34, married at age 21, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Michigan, farmer

Hilda, female, white, age 31, married at age 18, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Michigan

Gloria H, daughter, female, white, age 11, b. Michigan

Rosalind A., daughter, female, white, age 4 10/12, b. Michigan

John G., son, male, white, age 3 1/12, b. Michigan

 

Children of William Silas MAYER and Hilda DANCER are:
1. Gloria Hilda MAYER
    living
2. Rosalyn MAYER

3. John MAYER