Oliver Leman Hanshaw

                         ┌── William Henshaw
                         │    1818-1872 
                         │
                         │
Oliver Leman Hanshaw ────┤
B: 1865                  │                     ┌── Wait Sweet
D: 1930                  │                     │
                         └── Marilla Sweet ────┤
                              1828-1899        │
                                               └── Frances Archibald
M: Nora Doshia Nicholson
   ├── (infant son) Hanshaw (1896-1896) 1
   ├── Estella May Hanshaw (1898-1972) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Earl Leman Hanshaw (1899-1984) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Evangeline Cozetta Hanshaw (1901-2003) 1,3,4
   ├── Cecile Hanshaw (1903-1988) 1,3,4
   ├── Florence Vivian Hanshaw (1910-1928) 1,4
   └── Floyd R. Hanshaw (1915-1982) 1,4,5

Oliver Leman Hanshaw     [ID 12218] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun - 1865, Kansas.1,2,3,5,6,7,8  

He married Nora Doshia Nicholson, Aug 4 1895.1  Nora was born Apr - 1874, Kansas.1,2,4,5,9  (c1876).3  

Oliver went into partership with Martin Dennis Tapp, husband of Oliver's sister Martha, and Martin's brother James W. Tapp, owning and operating a general store on Main St. in Wichita, Kansas from the 1890's to the 1920's.  The name of the store was "Tapp Brothers & Hanshaw Red Front Racket".10  

Oliver and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20 1900), Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas:2

Hanshaw, O.L., head-of-household, age 35, born June 1865 in Kansas; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Canada; married 4 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (mortgaged).
Hanshaw, Nora, wife, age 26, born April 1874 in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Illinois; married 4 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Hanshaw, May, daughter, age 2, born May 1898 in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Hanshaw, Earl, son, age 6 months, born Nov 1899 in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.

Oliver and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19 1910), 211 S. Dodge Ave., Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas:3

Hanshaw, Oliver L., head-of-household, age 44, born in Kansas; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Canada; first marriage, married 15 years; occupation: merchant, general store; owned home (mortgaged).
Hanshaw, Nora D., wife, age 34, born in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Illinois; first marriage, married 15 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Hanshaw, Estella M., daughter, age 11, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hanshaw, Earl L., son, age 10, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hanshaw, Evangeline C., daughter, age 8, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hanshaw, Cecil, daughter, age 6, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.

Oliver and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 19 1920), Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas:4

Hanshaw, Oliver L., head-of-household, age 54, born in Kansas; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Canada; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hanshaw, Nora D., wife, age 45, born in Kansas; parents born in Illinois.
Cooley, May, daughter, age 21, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; married; occupation: none.
Hanshaw, Earl, son, age 20, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Hanshaw, Evangeline, daughter, age 18, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hanshaw, Cecil, daughter, age 16, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hanshaw, Florence, daughter, age 9, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hanshaw, Floyd, son, age 4 years 11 months, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Cooley, Margaret, granddaughter, age 3 years 11 months, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.

Oliver and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas:5

Hanshaw, Oliver L., head-of-household, age 65, born in Kansas; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Canada; first married at age 31; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Nora D., wife, age 56, born in Kansas; parents born in England; first married at age 22.
Hanshaw, Floyd, son, age 15, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of son Earl.11  

Oliver Leman Hanshaw died Nov 26 1930, Andover, Butler County, Kansas; buried Seltzer Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.1,12  

Nora and family were shown in the 1935 city directory of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas:13

Hanshaw E L, Bruno, Andover
Hanshaw Elma, Bruno, Andover
Hanshaw Nora D, Bruno, Andover

Widow Nora was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 19 1940), Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas:9

Hanshaw, Nora, head-of-household, age 65, born in Kansas; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widow; owned farm ($1000 value).
Living next door in 1940 (perhaps on the same farm) was the family of son Earl.14  

Nora and family were shown in the 1951 city directory of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas:13

Hanshaw Earl, Wichita 5
Hanshaw Elma, Wichita 5
Hanshaw Nora D, Wichita 5
Nora and son Earl were shown in the 1953 city directory of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas:13
Hanshaw Nora D, Wichita 5
Henshaw Earl, Wichita 5
Nora and son Earl were shown in the 1955 city directory of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas:13
Hanshaw Earl, Wichita 5
Hanshaw Nora, Wichita 5
Nora and son Earl were shown in the 1956 city directory of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas:13
Hanshaw Earl, Wichita 5
Hanshaw Nora, Wichita 5
Nora and son Earl were shown in the 1958 city directory of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas:13
Hanshaw Earl Wichita 5
Hanshaw Nora Wichita 5
Nora and family were shown in the 1959 city directory of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas:13
Hanshaw Earl Wichita 5
Hanshaw Floyd R (Velma) Augusta 1
Hanshaw Gary Augusta 1
Hanshaw Lorraine Augusta 1
Hanshaw Marilyn Wichita 5
Hanshaw Marjorie Augusta 1
Hanshaw Nora Wichita 5
Nora and family were shown in the 1961 city directory of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas:13
Hanshaw Donna May Augusta 1
Hanshaw Earl Wichita 5
Hanshaw Floyd (Velma) Augusta 1
Hanshaw Lorraine Augusta 1
Hanshaw Nora Wichita 5

Nora died May 9 1963, Seltzer Spring, Butler County, Kansas; buried Seltzer Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.1,12

(photo)Photo: Oliver Leman Hanshaw & Nora Doshia Nicholson gravestone Seltzer Cemetery 12


Sources

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by William Knox ().
  2. 1900 census, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T623-472, ED 3, page 12B, line #97, dwelling #255, family #255.
  3. 1910 census, 5th Ward, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas; roll T624-456, ED 136, page 160A, line #14, dwelling #94, family #98.
  4. 1920 census, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T625-523, ED 8, page 4B, line #68, dwelling #83, family #88.
  5. 1930 census, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T626-695, ED 9, page 6A, line #16, dwelling #126, family #126.
  6. 1870 census, Chelsea Township, Butler County, Kansas; page 667, line #34, dwelling #15, family #15.
  7. 1880 census, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T9-0375, ED 157, page 103C-D, line #47, dwelling #86, family #87.
  8. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  9. 1940 census, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T627-1222, ED 8-9, page 6A, line #38, household #131.
  10. Contribution from ().
  11. 1930 census, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T626-695, ED 9, page 6A, line #19, dwelling #127, family #127.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com.
  13. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1940 census, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T627-1222, ED 8-9, page 6A-6B, line #39, household #132.


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