Jacob M. Hanshaw

                    ┌── Benjamin Hanshaw
                    │    1789-1878 
                    │
                    │
Jacob M. Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1823             │
D: ?                │
                    └── Susannah Symson
                         1790-1852 
M: Melinda -
   ├── David B. Hanshaw (c1857-?) 1,2,3
   ├── Ellen Hanshaw (c1858-?) 1,2
   ├── Harriet Hanshaw (c1859-?) 1,2,3
   ├── Adaline Hanshaw (1865-?) 2,3,4
   ├── Amy May Hanshaw (1866-?) 2,3,4
   └── Mary Hanshaw (1868-?) 2,3,4

Jacob M. Hanshaw     [ID 12232] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug - 1823, Virginia.2,4,5  (c1822).1,3  

He married Melinda -1 [Malinda -2,3].  Melinda was born about 1825, Virginia.1  (c1828).2,3,6  

Jacob and family were shown in the 1860 census (Sep 19 1860), Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois:1

Jacob M. Hanshaw, age 38, born in Virginia; farmer; $2000 real estate; $550 personal property; cannot read or write.
Melinda Hanshaw, age 33, born in Virginia; cannot read or write.
David B. Hanshaw, age 3, born in Illinois.
Ellen Hanshaw, age 2, born in Illinois.
Harriett Hanshaw, age 9 months, born in Illinois.
Benj Hanshaw, age 72, born in Pennsylvania.

Jacob and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 5 1870), Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois:2

Hanshaw, Jacob, age 46, born in Virginia; farmer; $5000 real estate; $900 personal property.
Hanshaw, Malinda, age 42, born in Virginia.
Hanshaw, D.B., age 13, born in Illinois; attended school.
Hanshaw, Ellen, age 12, born in Illinois; attended school.
Hanshaw, Harriet, age 10, born in Illinois; attended school.
Hanshaw, Adaline, age 5, born in Illinois.
Hanshaw, May, age 3, born in Illinois.
Hanshaw, Mary, age 1, born in Illinois.
Hanshaw, Benjamin, age 82, born in Virginia; "old soldier".
Vance, Edward, age 6, born in Illinois.
Living next door in 1870 was the family of Hezekiah Hanshaw7 (probably Jacob's brother).8  

Jacob and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 12 1880), North Palmyra Township, Macoupin County, Illinois:3

Hanshaw, Jacob, age 57, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Hanshaw, Malinda, wife, age 51, born in Virginia; keeping house.
Hanshaw, Benjamin, son, age 23, born in Illinois; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Hattie, daughter, age 20, born in Illinois; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Adaline, daughter, age 15, born in Illinois; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Amy, daughter, age 12, born in Illinois; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Flora, daughter, age 30, born in Illinois; parents born in Virginia; attended school.

Melinda died Aug 17 1896, Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois; age 68.6  

Widower Jacob and children were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), North Palmyra Township, Macoupin County, Illinois:4

Hanshaw, Jacob, head-of-household, age 76, born Aug 1823 in Virginia; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Virginia; widower; occupation: landlord; owned home (free).
Hanshaw, Adeline, daughter, age 35, born May 1865 in Illinois; parents born in Virginia; single.
Hanshaw, Amy M., daughter, age 33, born Dec 1866 in Illinois; parents born in Virginia; single.
Hanshaw, Minnie F., daughter, age 31, born Nov 1868 in Illinois; parents born in Virginia; single.
Kittinger, Martin, brother-in-law, age 63, born Mar 1837 in Indiana; parents born in Virginia; widower; occupation: farm laborer.

See also: Thomas B. Hanshaw who was living nearby in 1860.9  


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois; pg 628, line #31, dwelling #446, family #412.
  2. 1870 census, Palmyra P.O., Township 12 Range 8, Macoupin County, Illinois; roll M593-250, page 315, line #4, dwelling #89, family #89.
  3. 1880 census, North Palmyra Township, Macoupin County, Illinois; roll T9-232, ED 121, page 260A, line #3, dwelling #115, family #115.
  4. 1900 census, North Palmyra Township, Macoupin County, Illinois; roll T623-324, ED 67, page 8A, line #4, dwelling #186, family #187.
  5. 1850 census, German Township, Darke County, Ohio; page 376; line #29, dwelling #40, family #41.
  6. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, Pre-1916:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/death.html.
  7. 1870 census, Palmyra P.O., Township 12 Range 8, Macoupin County, Illinois; roll M593-250, page 315, line #14, dwelling #90, family #90.
  8. Speculation.
  9. 1860 census, Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois; pg 624, line #16, dwelling #415, family #384.


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