Adam J. Hanshew

                                                 ┌── Conrad Hanshew
                                                 │       ?-1806 
                       ┌── Jacob Hanshew ────────┤
                       │   c1795-c1833           │
                       │                         └── Eva Elizabeth Seitz
                       │                              1740-?    
Adam J. Hanshew ───────┤
B: c1826               │                         ┌── James Cameron
D: 1883                │                         │
                       └── Mary "Mina" Cameron ──┤
                            1797-1873            │
                                                 └── Charity Ann Spangler
M: Martha E. Simms
   ├── Joseph Marion Hanshew (1850-?) 1,2,3,4
   ├── (child) Hanshew  2
   ├── Mary Cynthia Hanshew (1852-?) 2,3,4

M: Elizabeth J. Smales
   ├── Bell Hanshew (1872-?) 2,5
   ├── Daniel Franklin Hanshew (1873-1953) 2,5,6
   ├── Laura A. Hanshew (1876-1923) 2,5
   ├── Jacob Samuel Hanshew (1878-1926) 2,5,7
   ├── John William Hanshew (1882-1956) 2,8,9
   └── David Allen Hanshew (1884-?) 2,8,10

Adam J. Hanshew     [ID 12122] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Adam J. Hanshew2,11 [Adam Hanshaw1,4].

Born about 1826, Wythe County, Virginia.1,12  (c1820).3,4  

He married Martha E. Simms, Dec 17 1848, Greenbrier County, Virginia.1,2  Martha was born about 1826, Virginia.1,2  (c1823).3  

Adam and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 7 1850), Greenbrier County, Virginia:1

Adam S. [unclear] Hanshaw, age 24, born in Virginia; labourer.
Martha E Hanshaw, age 24, born in Virginia.
Jos M Hanshaw, age 1 month, born in Virginia.
Lucretia Kenney, age 48, born in Virginia.
John S. [or L.] Collins, age 8, born in Virginia; attended school.

Adam and family were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 13 1860), Fayette County, Virginia:3

Adam J. Henshaw, age 40, born in Virginia; farmer; $3000 real estate; $300 personal property.
Martha Henshaw, age 37, born in Virginia.
Joseph [middle initial unclear] Henshaw, age 12, born in Virginia; attended school.
Mary C. Henshaw, age 9, born in Virginia; attended school.
John Collins, age 16, born in Virginia; "bound boy".

Martha died Aug 24 1866.2  

He then married Elizabeth J. Smales11,12 [Elizabeth J. Smailes2, Elizabeth C. Smailes7,9, Kathern Smailes6, Kate Smales13], Feb 6 186811,12, Fayette County, West Virginia11,12.  Elizabeth, daughter of John + I.J. Smales, was born Jan - 1848, Fayette County, Virginia.2,4,8,12  

Adam spent most of his adult life on Sewell Mountain, Fayette County, West Virginia.  

Adam and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 1870), Fayette County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, Adam J [unclear], age 50, born in Virginia; farmer; $1500 real estate; $500 personal property.
Hanshaw, Elizabeth, age 22, born in Virginia; keeping house.
Hanshaw, Joseph, age 20, born in Virginia; farm labour.
Hanshaw, Mary C, age 18, born in Virginia.

Adam and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 25 1880), Sewell Mountain, Fayette County, West Virginia:5

Hanshew, Adam J, age (56) [recorded as shown with parentheses], born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Hanshew, Elizabeth C., wife, age 32, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; keeping house.
Hanshew, Issabell, daughter, age 9, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; cannot read or write.
Hanshew, Daniel F., son, age 6, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; cannot read or write.
Hanshew, Laura A., daughter, age 5, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; cannot read or write.
Hanshew, Jacob S., son, age 2, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; cannot read or write.
Living next door in 1880 was son Joseph.14  Also living very nearby was the family of Minerva Jane Hanshew.15  

Adam J. Hanshew died 1883, Fayette County, West Virginia; buried Sewell Mountain, Fayette County, West Virginia.2  

Elizabeth remarried c1888 to a James Osborne.8  

Elizabeth and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 21 1900), Quinnimont District, Fayette County, West Virginia:8

Osborne, James, head-of-household, age 34, born Sept 1865 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 12 years; occupation: miner - coal; rented home; cannot read or write.
Osborne, Elizabeth C., wife, age 52, born Jan 1848 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 12 years; 8 children, 8 living.
Hanshew, John, son, age 18, born Mar 1882 in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; occupation: miner - coal.
Hanshew, David A., step-son, age 15, born Aug 1884 in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school 5 months.
Osborne, Violet C., daughter, age 11, born Sept 1888 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 5 months.
Osborne, Rupert, son, age 8, born Jan 1892 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 5 months.
Osborne, John M., brother, age 22, born May 1878 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: miner - coal.

On Sep 12 1918, when son David registered for the World War I draft, Elizabeth ("Kate") was living in/near Smithers, Fayette County, West Virginia.13

(photo)Photo: Adam J. Hanshew / Elizabeth J. Smales marriage record Fayette County, West Virginia 12


Sources

  1. 1850 census, 18th District, Greenbrier County, Virginia; roll M432-947, page 253, line #14, dwelling #254, family #254.
  2. Contribution from Judith Hanshew Winter ().
  3. 1860 census, District 4, Fayette County, Virginia; page 429, line #27, dwelling #981, family #909.
  4. 1870 census, Fayetteville P.O., Sewell Township, Fayette County, West Virginia; page 177B, line #1, dwelling #183, family #183.
  5. 1880 census, Sewell Mountain, Fayette County, West Virginia; roll T9-1402, ED 29, page 86A, line #44, dwelling #365, family #381.
  6. Death certificate of Daniel Franklin Hanshew.
  7. Death certificate of Jacob Samuel Hanshew.
  8. 1900 census, Quinnimont District, Fayette County, West Virginia; roll T623-1758, ED 21, page 11B-12A, line #98, dwelling #183, family #188.
  9. Death certificate of John William Hanshew.
  10. Fayette County, West Virginia Births, 1881-87; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Adam J. Hanshew / Elizabeth J. Smales marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12087651&Type=Marriage.
  13. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1880 census, Sewell Mountain, Fayette County, West Virginia; roll T9-1402, ED 29, page 86A-B, line #50, dwelling #366, family #382.
  15. 1880 census, Sewell Mountain, Fayette County, West Virginia; roll T9-1402, ED 29, page 86B.


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