Seeking information on John ("Johnny") Hanson, born in New York?, maybe circa 1835+/-, married Lucy Ann Gates of Madison County, New York. John may have died prior to 1880 as i cannot find him in any US census. Children: George R. Hanson, born 1886 in NY, Caroline Hanson, born c. 1867/68 in NY, Mary Hanson, born 1869 in NY (married William Parkell, John Hanson Jr.born c. 1871 in New York.
I am unable to find this John Hanson, Sr. or his parentage. Any assistance would be appreciated.