Phillip M. Hanshaw

                      ┌── William Henshaw
                      │    1818-1872 
                      │
                      │
Phillip M. Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1842               │                     ┌── Wait Sweet
D: 1920               │                     │
                      └── Marilla Sweet ────┤
                           1828-1899        │
                                            └── Frances Archibald
M: Amanda Lynn
   ├── Charles Mathias Hanshaw (1867-1943) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Edwin P. Hanshaw (c1869-?) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── George Dalis Hanshaw (1872-1959) 2,3,5,7
   ├── Julia Hanshaw (1876-1881) 3,5
   ├── Lottie M. Hanshaw (1881-?) 4,5,8,9
   └── David Hanshaw (1887-?) 8

Phillip M. Hanshaw     [ID 12219] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 31 18421,5,8,10,11,12, Illinois1,5,8,10,11,12 [Ohio7].  

He married Amanda Lynn2,4,6,8 [Amanda M. Lynd7], about 18652,4,6,8.  Amanda was born Nov - 1844, Ohio.1,8  

Phillip and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 26 1870), Millcreek Township, Washington County, Kansas:1

Henshaw, P.M., age 28, born in Illinois; farmer; $2000 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Henshaw, Amanda, age 25, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Henshaw, Chas N. [sic], age 3, born in Kansas.
Henshaw, Edwin P., age 1, born in Kansas.
Bond, Wm, age 21, born in New York; farm laborer.

Phillip and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 23 1880), Washington Township, Washington County, Kansas:3

Henshaw, Phil, age 38, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Canada; farmer.
Henshaw, Amanda, wife, age 35, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; housekeeper.
Henshaw, Charles, son, age 13, born in Kansas; parents born in Ohio [sic]; attended school.
Henshaw, Edwin P., son, age 11, born in Kansas; parents born in Ohio [sic]; attended school.
Henshaw, Georgie, son, age 8, born in Kansas; parents born in Ohio [sic]; attended school.
Henshaw, Julia, daughter, age 3, born in Kansas; parents born in Ohio [sic].

In the 1890s Philip bought land in section 32 of Farmington Township, Washington County, Kansas.4  

Phillip and Amanda later moved to Salem, Oregon.  Their boys remained in Kansas.2  

Phillip and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Salem, Marion County, Oregon:8

Hanshaw, Philip, head-of-household, age 58, born May 1842 in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Canada (English); married 35 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Hanshaw, Amanda, wife, age 55, born Nov 1844 in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Kentucky; married 35 years; 12 children, 5 living.
Bort [unclear], Lottie M, daughter, age 19, born May 1881 in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Ohio; married 0 years; no children.
", Chas. A., son-in-law, age 28, born Mar 1872 in Iowa; father's birthplace unknown; mother born in New York; married 0 years; occupation: painter, house.
[.. two servants and three boarders ..]
Hanshaw, David, son, age 13, born Dec 1887 in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Ohio; attended school 9 months.
[.. eight boarders ..]

Phillip and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 4 1910), 332 Water [street], Salem, Marion County, Oregon:13

Hanshaw, Phillip, head-of-household, age 67, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Canada (English); occupation: retired farmer; owned home (free).
Hanshaw, Amanda, wife, age 65, born in Ohio; father born in Ireland; mother born in Kentucky; married 46 years; 12 children, 4 living.
Bart [unclear], Lottie, daughter, age 27, born in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Ohio; widow; no children.
Hunter, Samuel, nephew, age 15, born in Idaho; father born in Oregon; mother born in Kansas; occupation: pupil, public school.
[.. two roomers ..]

Phillip and Amanda were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 13-14 1920), Limms Mill Road, Maple Lane Township, Clackamas County, Oregon:9

Trevor [unclear], Reubin [unclear], head-of-household, age 36, born in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Ohio; owned home; occupation: farmer, chicken ranch.
", Lottie [unclear], wife, age 36, born in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Ohio.
Handshaw, Phillip, father-in-law, age 77, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Canada (English); occupation: none.
Handshaw, Amanda, mother-in-law, age 75, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia.

Phillip M. Hanshaw died Feb 25 1920, near Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon; buried Feb 28 1920, City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion County, Oregon.5,14  (Feb 26 1920).12  

Amanda died Jun 14 1937, Lane County, Oregon.14  

Note: Besides the known children shown above, several other children were born to this couple and apparently died young (a total of twelve children).8,13  The following children are buried in Washington Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Kansas,15 and were probably among the additional children of this family:16

Samuel M. Hanshaw, born 1866; died Jan 27 1870.
Ida M. Hanshaw, born 1871; died Apr 8 1871.
Effie F. Hanshaw, died Jul 13 1875.
Johnny Hanshaw, died Aug 23 1875.

In 1889 Phillip sent the following letter to his son Charles:17

March the 3th 1889 Salem Oregon Dear son and Dauter I take my pen in hand to ansser your kind and welkum letter we are all well at peasant and hope these few lines will find you all well. Well Charley we are don sowing wheat and oats our spring wheat is up and our winter wheat pirty near covers the ground green we have sum gardin made we have onion sets and lettus raishseed and parsnipseed planted and sum cabbage seed and potatoes planted we have about two tun of hay to haul of yet we got $11 a tun for our pay.  Well Charley you want to no what wood is worth in Salem fur wood is worth from two an a half to three dollars a cord the wood out of big trees is worth the most oak wood is $4 a cord I hant sold any wood yet they say they burn a bout 10,000 cord of wood a year in Salem there is lois of wood a round Salem.  I want to get sum wood cut cum one these times well Charley did you get that paper I sent you if you go to the ockahoma country I hope you will have good luck and get a good place we was in hopes that you would come out here we got a letter from uncle Andy and he said that he wanted to sel out and cum down here or go sum whare else that he was getting tired of that place well Charley we are glad that your baby is fat and healthy.  We would like to see you all I hope that god will be with you and bles you with many blessings.  Write as soon as you get this letter and tel us all the noose George is gone to Curch today well I cant think of any more now good by from Father an Mother to Charley Hanshaw and family we pick our apples in October we puled our cabbage last fall the day befor Chrismas all except sum of the poorest heds we left in the pach and they stad green all winter and we dug our potatoes in October

(photo)Photo: Phillip M. Hanshaw & Amanda Lynn 18


Sources

  1. 1870 census, Millcreek Township, Washington County, Kansas; page 323, line #2, dwelling #107, family #110.
  2. Posting Oct 29 2001 by William Knox () to HINSHAW-L.
  3. 1880 census, Washington Township, Washington County, Kansas; roll T9-0399, ED 322, page 514C, line #38, dwelling #375, family #375.
  4. "100 Year History of Morrowville, Kansas", compiled for Centennial Celebration, Jun 8-10 1984, Part 2:
    http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/washingt/morrowvi1.htm.
  5. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by William Knox ().
  6. Contribution from Doug Hanshaw.
  7. George Dalis Hanshaw death record.
  8. 1900 census, 2nd Ward, Salem, Marion County, Oregon; roll T623-1348, ED 130, page 4A, line #41, dwelling #74, family #82.
  9. 1920 census, Maple Lane Township, Clackamas County, Oregon; roll T625-1491, ED 27, page 8B, line #80, dwelling #92, family #92.
  10. 1856 state census, Decatur County, Iowa; USGenWeb archives.
  11. 1860 census, Westerville P.O., Milford, Richland Township, Decatur County, Iowa; page 51, line #15, dwelling #359, family #340.
  12. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  13. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Salem, Marion County, Oregon; roll T624-1284, ED 222, page 18A, line #47, dwelling #390, family #447.
  14. "Oregon Death Index, 1903-98"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com.
  16. Speculation.
  17. Contribution from Bryan Hanshaw ().
  18. Ancestry family tree data by Bryan Hanshaw ().


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