William Shelton Hanshaw

                           ┌── Henry Gilbert Hanshaw
                           │    1867-1902 
William Shelton Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1893                    │                           ┌── Hezekiah Shelton Myers
D: 1922                    │                           │
                           └── Mary Elizabeth Myers ───┤
                                1869-1955              │
                                                       └── Isabella (Myers)
William Shelton Hanshaw     [ID 12607] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Shelton Hanshaw1,2 [Shelton Hanshaw3].

Born Jan - 1893, Three Mile, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1  (Jan 26 1894).3,4  

On Jun 5 1917 Shelton Hanshaw, age 23, registered for the World War I draft in Boone County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Jan 26 1894 in Three Mile, West Virginia, and was then residing in Comfort, West Virginia where he was married, supporting his wife and sister, and employed by Joe Creek Lumber Co. of Comfort.  He claimed an exemption due to "support of wife".  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.3  

William Shelton Hanshaw died Jan 6 1922, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 27.4  Medical: William died from meningitis.4

(photo)Photo: William S. Hanshaw death certificate 4


  1. 1900 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 49, page 1B, line #52, dwelling #12, family #12.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Joseph Coley ().
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Death certificate for W.S. Hanshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:

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