Lucy Upson Hanchett had two daughters with Lewis Edward Hanchett, son of San Francisco based mining engineer Lewis James Hanchett and the daughter of a 49r mining camp boss, Margaret MacLane.(L.J. Hanchett and Margaret's father are both mentioned in period mining histories see http://is.gd/IN2SbGhttp://is.gd/IN2SbG )
The family appears on the 1900 Census together, but whoever completed Lewis' information obviously did not know his ancestry.
Name: Lucy Hanchett
Titles & Terms:
Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 222 Precinct 1 San Francisco city Ward 41, San Francisco, California, United States
Birth Date: Feb 1869
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Father’s Birthplace: North Dakota
Mother’s Birthplace: Nebraska
Race or Color (Standardized): White
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 3
Estimated Marriage Year: 1897
Mother How Many Children: 2
Number Living Children: 2
Sheet Letter: A
Family Number: 118
Reference Number: 19
Film Number: 1240105
Digital Folder Number: 004112014
Image Number: 00845
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Louis E Hanchett M 30 b. Apr. 1870 Mississippi; F:France; M:Louisiana
Wife Lucy Hanchett F 31 California
Daughter Alice Hanchett F 2 California b. May 1898
Daughter Lucy Hanchett F 1 California b. Nov 1899
Servant Mamie Blair F 19 New York
Servant Nellie Mcenery F 25 Ireland
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Marriage of Lewis Edward Hanchett to Lucy Upson:
The San Francisco call., June 28, 1896, Page 20
LIST TO THE PEAL OF WEDDING BELLS
Society Attends the Upson-Hanchett Nuptials.
The event in Sacramento society was the
wedding Wednesday of Lewis E. Hanchett and
Miss Lucy Upson, which was celebrated at the
handsome mansion of the Upson family at
Tenth and F streets. The groom, who is a
popular young man, has been occupying a re
sponsible position In the service of the South
ern Pacific in that city. The bride is a beauti
ful brunette possessed of charming manners.
Her father, L. A. Upson, is a retired merchant
The marriage was performed at 2 P. M. by the
Rev. H. N. Hoyt of the First Congregational
Church, underneath a canopy in one of the
large parlors, which was most tastefully deco
rated with pink and white sweet peas and
Mr. Upson, the father, gave the bride away.
L. S. Upson, the bride’s brother, was the best
man, and Mias Alice Rutherford was the
The bride was attired in a dress of mousseljne
de sole, and Miss Alice Rutherford in pink.
The marriage was followed by a wedding
feast and reception, intermingled with music
by a string orchestra. The happy couple re
ceived a number of congratulatory telegrams
from Eastern relatives and friends.
The presents were as numerous as they were
beautiful. The most costly present was that of
Mr. and Mrs. George Crocker of San Francisco,
which was a large chest of silverware. Another
costly present was a set of silver from Mr. and
Mrs. G. B. Williams of Washington, D. C, the
latter a sister of Mr. Hanchett.
About seventy-five people attended the wed
ding. Those present from abroad were Mr.
and Mrs. George Crocker, Mrs. J. A. Fillmore,
Miss Jessie Fillmqre, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bel
den, Mrs. M. A. White-man, all of San Fran
cisco, and Mrs. G. B. Williams of Washington,
Among those present from Sacramento were
Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Hanchett, the parents of
the groom; Miss Adelaide Upson, the sister of
the bride; Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Carroll, Dr. and
I Mrs. Woods, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bonte Jr.,
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Felter, Dr. and Mrs. G. L.
Simmons, Dr. and Mrs. G. C. Simmons, Mrs. B.
j R. Crocker, Mr. and Mrs. George Clark, Mrs.
i Birdsall, Miss Birdsali, Miss May Carroll, Mr.
and Mrs. A. A. Van Voorhiee, Mr. and Mrs.
Mobins, Mrs. McCreary, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
McCreary. Miss Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph
Scheld, Miss Virginia Rutherford, Dr. W. L.
Reith, W. R. Ormsby, W. E. Lovdale and others.
In the evening Mr. and Mrs. Hanchett left
for San Francisco with Mr. and Mrs. George
Crocker in the latter’s special car. Alter a
visit to the southern part of the State Mr. and
Mrs. Hanchett will take up their residence in
the State of Nevada, where Mr. Hanchett is in
terested in mining property.
By 1910 Lewis has remarried, I presume Lucy died shortly after 1900 as there are no additional children by her.
Their daughter Lucy Hanchett married a Vincent Butler.Here is record on CADI: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VGP1-M5T
Name: Lucy H Butler
Event Date: 19 Mar 1994
Event Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Birth Date: 24 Nov 1899
and 1930 Census: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCFT-48C
and 1940 Census: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K9DW-7PY
Alice died apparently unmarried:
Name: Alice Hanchett
Event Date: 28 Feb 1951
Event Place: Santa Cruz, California, United States
Birth Date: 12 May 1898