Oscar Erskine Hanshaw

                                                    ┌── Smith Hancherc1798-1865 
                         ┌── William Ross Hanshaw ──┤
                         │    1825-1894             │
                         │                          └── Mary Steward
                         │                                  ?-1842 
Oscar Erskine Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1865                  │                          ┌── William Jackson
D: 1930                  │                          │
                         └── Mary Ann Jackson ──────┤
                              1833-1893             │
                                                    └── Margarett Beale
M: Kate Criswell
   ├── Zanie May Hanshaw (1886-1977) 1,2
   ├── Harry Erskine Hanshaw (1889-1970) 1,2,3
   ├── Effie Gertrude Hanshaw (1896-1899) 1
   ├── Orland Earl Hanshaw (1900-1976) 1,3,4
   └── Orpha Pearl Hanshaw (1900-1971) 1,3,4

Oscar Erskine Hanshaw     [ID 13082] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 12 1865, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Kate Criswell, Dec 3 1885, Van Buren County, Iowa.1,9  Kate, daughter of James Harvey Criswell & Elizabeth Crawford Minter, was born Feb 21 1866, Van Buren County, Iowa.2,3,4,8,9,10  

Oscar and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 22 1900), Almena, Norton County, Kansas:2

Hanshaw, Oscar E., head-of-household, age 34, born Nov 1865 in Iowa; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; married 14 years; occupation: salesman, grocery; owned home (free).
Hanshaw, Kate, wife, age 34, born Feb 1866 in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; married 14 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Hanshaw, Zanie M., daughter, age 13, born Sept 1886 in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school 8 months.
Hanshaw, Harry E., son, age 10, born Sept 1889 in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; attended school 8 months.

Oscar and family were shown in the 1905 Kansas state census, Selden, Prairie Dog Township, Sheridan County, Kansas:11

O E Hanshaw, male, age 39, born in Iowa; came to Kansas from Iowa; rented farm; occupation: farming.
Kate Hanshaw, female, age 39, born in Iowa; came to Kansas from Iowa; occupation: "housekeep".
Harry Hanshaw, male, age 15, born in Kansas.
Orland Hanshaw, male, age 4, born in Kansas.
Orpha Hanshaw, female, age 4, born in Kansas.

Oscar and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas:3

Hanshaw, Oscar E., head-of-household, age 44, born in Iowa; parents born in U.S.; first marriage, married 24 years; occupation: mail carrier, rural route; owned home (mortgaged).
Hanshaw, Kate, wife, age 44, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; first marriage, married 24 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Hanshaw, Harry E., son, age 20, born in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; occupation: laborer, odd jobs.
Hanshaw, Orland E., son, age 9, born in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Hanshaw, Orpha P., son [sic], male [sic], age 9, born in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; attended school.

Oscar and family were shown in the 1915 Kansas State Census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas:12

O E Hanshaw, male, age 49.
K Hanshaw, female, age 49.
O E Hanshaw, male, age 14.
O Hanshaw, female, age 14.
Living a few houses away in 1915 was the family of daughter Zanie.12  

Oscar and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), Kansas Ave., Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas:4

Hanshaw, Oscar, head-of-household, age 54, born in Iowa; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; owned home (free); occupation: mail carrier, rural route.
Hanshaw, Kate, wife, age 53, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio.
Hanshaw, Orland E., son, age 19, born in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Hanshaw, Orpha P., daughter, age 19, born in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son Harry.13  

Oscar and Kate were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), Kansas Avenue, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas:8

Hanshaw, Oscar E., head-of-household, age 64, born in Iowa; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; first married at age 20; owned home ($5000 value); no radio in home; occupation: mail carrier, rural route; not a war veteran.
Hanshaw, Kate, wife, age 64, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 19.
Living nearby in 1930 was daughter Orpha and her husband.14  

Oscar Erskine Hanshaw died Oct 27 1930, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; buried Selden Cemetery, Selden, Kansas.1,10  

Kate died Oct 17 1957, Good Samaritan Home, Oberlin, Kansas; age 91y 7m 26d.9,10,15

(photo)Photo: Oscar Erskine Hanshaw 10

(photo)Photo: Kate Criswell 10

(photo)Photo: Oscar Erskine Hanshaw & Kate Criswell marriage certificate 9

(photo)Photo: Oscar Erskine Hanshaw & Kate Criswell probably near the time of their marriage 9

(photo)Photo: Oscar Erskine Hanshaw probably about age 21; handed down through daughter Zanie and g-granddaughter Barbara Jayne Clarke 9

(photo)Photo: Family of Oscar Erskine Hanshaw & Kate Criswell 9

(photo)Photo: Oscar Erskine Hanshaw & Kate Criswell gravestone Selden Cemetery 10

(photo)Photo: Kate Criswell obituary 9


Sources

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jackie L. Wolfe.
  2. 1900 census, Almena, Almena Township, Norton County, Kansas; roll T623-493, ED 90, page 11A, line #5, dwelling #194, family #194.
  3. 1910 census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; roll T624-454, ED 187, page 225A, line #1, dwelling #26, family #27.
  4. 1920 census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; roll T625-551, ED 199, page 1A, line #29, dwelling #7, family #7.
  5. 1870 census, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; page 217, line #9, dwelling #46, family #46.
  6. 1880 census, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T9-0367, ED 28, page 404A, line #42, dwelling #99, family #99.
  7. 1885 Iowa State census, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; page 108, line #21, dwelling #130, family #129; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1930 census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; roll T626-723, ED 10, page 3A, line #29, dwelling #56, family #57.
  9. Ancestry Family Tree data "Barbara & Jay's Family Trees" posted by "jayrogers39".
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1920 census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; roll T625-551, ED 199, page 1A, line #24, dwelling #6, family #6.
  14. 1930 census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; roll T626-723, ED 10, page 3A, line #5, dwelling #50, family #50.
  15. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Melissa Pedersen ().


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