Gordon Hanshaw

                                             ┌── Silas Smith Hanshawc1839-<1910
                  ┌── James Luther Hanshaw ──┤
                  │    1867-1943             │
                  │                          └── Elizabeth Ann Pierson
                  │                               1837-1929 
Gordon Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1916           │                          ┌── William Allen Parker
D: 1974           │                          │
                  └── Cora W. Parker ────────┤
                       1870-1927             │
                                             └── Margaret Ellen Shirkey
Gordon Hanshaw     [ID 14229] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 6 1916, West Virginia.1,2,3  

Gordon Hanshaw died Sep 15 1974, age 58; buried Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, West Virginia.3,4  

Gordon's obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Tuesday, September 17, 1974:4

Gordon Hanshaw

Service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Cooke-Pauley Funeral Home, Nitro, for Gordon H. Hanshaw, 58, of Doc Bailey Road, Cross Lanes.  The Rev. Ronald Bates will officiate.  Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.  Mr. Hanshaw, owner and operator of Hanshaw's Refrigeration and Repair Service, died Sunday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound police said.  Surviving; brothers, Harry and John, of Charleston; sisters.  Mrs. Leah Pickett of St.Albins, Mrs. Gladys Taylor of Hernshaw.  Friends may call today from 6 to 9 p.m.

Social Security information for Gordon Hanshaw: 232-24-6554


  1. 1920 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 96, page 9B, line #55, dwelling #164, family #197.
  2. 1930 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 58, page 12A, line #33, dwelling #239, family #240.
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  4. Obituary of Gordon Hanshaw; "Charleston Daily Mail", Sep 17 1974;
    contributed by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.

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