+-- William Hancher | +-- Smith Hancher --+ | c1798-? | | +-- Ann Dunn | c1756-? Smith M. Hanshaw -------+ B: 1833 | D: 1914 | +-- Mary Steward M: Mary Ellen Creighton +-- Mary E. Hanshaw, c1855-1928 +-- Sarah Olive Hanshaw, 1857-1919 +-- Eliza J. Hanshaw, c1859-1875 +-- Emily Gertrude Hanshaw, 1860-1926 +-- Harriette Almeda Hanshaw, 1863-1923 +-- Hiram Ulysses Hanshaw, 1865-1894 +-- Thomas C. Hanshaw, 1867-1933 +-- William Ross Hanshaw, 1871-1917 +-- Elvira Lurenna Hanshaw, 1873-1902 M: Sarah Wiley
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(Smith M. Hanshaw)a,b    (Smith Henshaw)c    (Smith Hinshaw)d
Born Jun 28 1833, Harrison County, Ohio.a,e,f,g,d,h,i,j,k,l
He married Mary Ellen Creighton, Jun 30 1853, Belmont County, Ohio.58,m,b    Mary was born Dec 9 1835, Virginia.b,f,h,i,l
Smith and Mary moved to Iowa in 1854, settling first in Van Buren County, then Jefferson County, and finally, in 1865, in Wapello County.l,a
Smith was a farmer, and also a lawyer/attorney in Eldon, Iowa.a,l
Smith was shown in the 1856 Iowa State Census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:d
He then married Sarah Wiley, Apr 19 1891, Wapello County, Iowa.b    (Sarah Baker)b    (Sarah M. Fisher)j,k    Sarah, daughter of John Wiley & Ann Allen, was born in 1853, Keokuk, Wapello County, Iowa.b,k    (Feb - 1854).j    (1853, Indiana).l    Sarah had been previously married,k May 2 1875, to a Charles Baker, by whom she had a son, Charlie Baker.b,l    She also seems to have been married to a -- Fisher, as she had two children, Mary and Esther E. Fisher.j,k
Smith and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20 1900), Eldon, Washington Township, Wapello County, Iowa:j
Mrs. S. M. Hanshaw of Eldon arrived in the city on the noon Rock Island and will be a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Baker, 1028 Lincoln street.
Smith and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), Washington Township, Wapello County, Iowa:k
A biographical sketch of Smith M. Hanshaw was published in the 1901 "History of Wapello County, Iowa and Representative Citizens":l
Smith M. Hanshaw, a gentleman of considerable prominence at the bar of Wapello county, whose portrait is herewith shown, is engaged in practice at Eldon, Iowa.    He was born in Harrison county, Ohio, in 1833, and is a son of Smith Hanshaw.
Smith Hanshaw was born in Virginia, and went to Ohio about 1823, where he engaged in farming.    He married Mary Stewart, who was born in Virginia, and they reared the following children: Lovinia; Harriet; William R.; Elizabeth A.; John; Richard H.; Smith M.; Vail; Stewart; and Eliza J.;
Smith M. Hanshaw attended school in Ohio, and came to Iowa in 1854, locating in Van Buren county, and later, in Jefferson county.    In 1865, he came to Wapello county, where he has since lived.    He first made his home at Eldon.    During the early part of his life he followed farming and later studied law.    He first engaged in practice at Ashland, Iowa, and was justice of the peace in Washington township for five years.    He was admitted to the bar at Otumwa [sic], and located his present farm in 1890.    He rents his land.    He has a law office at Eldon, where he is a member of the well known firm of Hanshaw & Daugherty.    He has great natural ability as a lawyer, is well read, and has established a large clientage.    He has the utmost confidence of his clients, and is a highly respected member of the community.
Mr. Hanshaw was united in marriage in Belmont county, Ohio, with Mary Creighton, who was born in that county, in 1835, and is deceased.    By her union with Mr. Hanshaw she had the following children: Mary E.; Sarah O.; Eliza J.; Emily G.; Harriet E.; Harrison V., deceased; Thomas E.; William R.; and Lorena.    Mr. Hanshaw's second wife was Sarah (Wiley) Baker, who was born in Indiana, in 1853.    By her union with Charles Baker (deceased), she had one child, Charlie Baker of Ottumwa.    The subject of this sketch is a Democrat in politics, and has served on the school board of his township for a number of years.
Photo: Smith M. Hanshaw q
Photo: Smith Hanshaw gravestone Bethlehem Cemetery, Davis County, Iowa g
Photo: Mary Creighton Hanshaw gravestone Bethlehem Cemetery, Davis County, Iowa g
Photo: Biographical sketch of Smith M. Hanshaw l
58. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
(a) Contribution from Lori Lei Knapp ().
(b) RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jackie L. Wolfe.
(c) 1850 census, Smith Township, Belmont County, Ohio; page 268, dwelling #2291, family #2318.
(d) 1856 Van Buren County Iowa State Census Index; USGenWeb Archives:
(e) Contribution from Lori Lei Knapp () citing: Smith M. Hanshaw death record.
(f) Iowa Cemetery Records. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
(g) USGenWeb Archives, Iowa Gravestone Photo Project.
(h) 1860 census, Business Corners P.O., Village Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll M653-342, page 259, line #5, dwelling #121, family #121.
(i) 1880 census, Salt Creek Township, Davis County, Iowa; roll T9-0335, ED 43, page 44A, line #27, dwelling #115, family #118.
(j) 1900 census, Eldon, Washington Township, Wapello County, Iowa; roll T623-463, ED 138, page 11A, line #19, dwelling #230, family #230.
(k) 1910 census, Washington Township, Wapello County, Iowa; roll T624-426, ED 160, page 173B, line #69, dwelling #46, family #46.
(l) Biographical sketch of Smith M. Hanshaw; contributed by Jackie L. Wolfe, citing:
"History of Wapello County, Iowa and Representative Citizens", 1901.
(m) "Belmont Co., OH Marriages, 1850-1870", pg. 28, by Wes Cochran;
posted Jun 11 2008 by Bonnie Burkhard to the Belmont County, Ohio message board:
(n) Burials in Bethlehem Cemetery, Davis County, Iowa; USGenWeb Archives:
(o) "The Ottumwa Courier", Jul 24 1903; http://www.ancestry.com.
(p) Wapello County, Iowa probate records; USGenWeb Archives:
(q) Photo courtesy of Jackie L. Wolfe.
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