┌── James Henry Hanshew │ 1850-1916 ┌── William Everett Hanshew ──┤ │ 1885-1971 │ │ └── Isabell Good │ 1855-1929 William Elmer Hanshew ───┤ B: 1911 │ ┌── George Washington Long, Jr. D: 2000 │ │ └── Sabina Fay Long ──────────┤ 1888-1987 │ └── Margaret Crawford M: Violet I. Brummett └── Steve Hanshew 1
|William Elmer Hanshew [ID 10052]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
William Elmer Hanshew2,3 [Elmer W. Hanshew4,5,6,7,8].
Born Jan 20 1911, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana.2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Apparently named after his mother's brother, Elmer Long.11
Elmer was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), living in the household of his uncle Jesse in Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana:5
He married Violet I. Brummett.7,9,10,12 Violet, daughter of Homer Brummett & Bessie Mae Poling, was born Jan 9 1912, Lexington, McLean County, Illinois.12
In 1994-2000 Elmer was living at 208 S. Babcock, Topeka, LaGrange County, Indiana.7,8,13,14
William Elmer Hanshew died Dec 21 2000, Vencor Hospital, LaGrange, LaGrange County, Indiana; age 89.7,9,10 (Dec 28 2000).8
Violet died Jul 3 2011, Parkview LaGrange Hospital, LaGrange, LaGrange County, Indiana; age 99.12
Violet's obituary was published as follows:12
Violet I. Hanshew, age 99, of Topeka, IN passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 4:10 AM in Parkview LaGrange Hospital. She was born on January 9, 1912 in Lexington, IL to Homer & Bessie (Mae-Poling) Brummett. She married Elmer Hanshew, he preceded her in death.
Violet moved to the area in 1926 coming from Illinois. She had worked as a secretary at Topeka Roller Mill. Violet was a member of Topeka United Methodist Church where she served as the church caretaker for over 50 years. She was also a member of UMW and the Sorosis Club.
She is survived by her son, Steve (Charlene) Hanshew of LaGrange, a grandson, Eric (Jacquelyn) Hanshew of Arizona, and two great-grandchildren, Alexis & Zoe. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and one sister, Rosemary.
A funeral service will be held in Violet's honor on Friday, July 8, 2011 at 10 AM at Topeka United Methodist Church- 124 West Pine St., Topeka, IN 46571. Pastor Harold Gingerich will officiate. Burial will take place at Eden Cemetery in Topeka.
Friends may call from 5-8 PM on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at the Church.
Social Security information for William Elmer Hanshew: 310-18-9599
If you have additional information on this person, please share!
If you would like to be automatically notified by email
whenever an update
is made affecting this page then enter your email address
and click the "Enter" button below:
How is this person related to other ancestors?
To find out, enter the database ID number of another ancestor,
and then click the "Enter" button below:
If you would like to save this person on your computer ▾ more...
Return to HFA Home Page
This site uses spambot thwarting technology to hide email addresses from all known email harvesting programs used by spammers.
[This page was computer generated]