Vernice Eliza Hanshew

                                                       ┌── Daniel Webster Hanshew
                                                       │    1857-1925 
                         ┌── Jesse Jefferson Hanshew ──┤
                         │    1882-1955                │
                         │                             └── Sarah M. McFarland
                         │                                  1861-?    
Vernice Eliza Hanshew ───┤
B: 1905                  │                             ┌── Jacob Pride Langston
D: 1990                  │                             │
                         └── Annettie Jean Langston ───┤
                              1887-1970                │
                                                       └── Eliza Jane Wallace
M: William Henry Smith

M: Walter Bevill

Vernice Eliza Hanshew     [ID 14376] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 14 1905, Texas.1,2,3  (c1904).4,5  

She married William Henry Smith, about 1922, Crosby County, Texas.1,3  William was born Feb 27 1903, Athens, Texas.1,3,6  


Quata Vernice Smith, born Apr 3 1923; murdered 1966; married Melvin Travis Qualls (five children, including: Ronnie Dale Qualls, Clovese Yvonne Qualls, Melva Kay Qualls and Darryl Lynn Qualls). 7
William Henry Smith, Jr., born 1925; died 1964; married Lavera Thompson (two children).
Durwood Egburt Smith, born Jan 1 1927, Lorenzo, Crosby County, Texas; died Mar 14 2002, Lorenzo, Texas; married Shirley Alita Henslee, Apr 22 1950 (four children, including: William Rickie Smith, Walter Durwood Smith and Kathy Verniece Smith). 7
Chester Wayne Smith, born Dec 24 1928, Lillian, Texas; died Jun 14 1996, Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas; married 1) Edna Addine Gabbard (child: Marvin Wayne Smith); 2) Bonnie Montgomery (children: Bonnie Waynette Smith, Patricia Ann Smith, Chester Wayne Smith Jr., and Randall Crawford Smith). 7
Mary Katherine Smith, born Jul 12 1930, Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas; died Feb 1990; married Chester Clinton McKinney (children: Mary Chestine McKinney and Deborah Dianne McKinney). 7
Patricia Eulene Smith, born Mar 6 1932, Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas; died Jun 5 2005; married Bobby Hugh Brinkley, Apr 25 1946 (children: Bobby Hugh Brinkley Jr., Sherry Ann Brinkley, Paula Michelle Brinkley, Alvin Ennis Brinkley and Latricia Renea Brinkley). 7

Vernice and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), Johnson County, Texas:3

Smith, William H., head-of-household, age 27, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; first married at age 19; rented home ($5 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, general farmer; not a war veteran.
Smith, Vernice E., wife, age 25, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; first married at age 16.
Smith, Quata V., daughter, age 7, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.
Smith, William H., son, age 5, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.
Smith, Durwood E., son, age 3 years 9 months, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.
Smith, Chester W., son, age 1 year 4 months, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.

She then married Walter Bevill, Apr - 1952.1  Walter was born Apr 4 1886, Mississippi.1  

Walter died Jun 30 1966, Johnson County, Texas.1  

Vernice Eliza Hanshew died Jun 20 1990, Johnson County, Texas.1,2  

Social Security information for Vernice Eliza Hanshew: 454-16-6101


  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Patrick Walton ().
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  3. 1930 census, Justice Precinct 1, Johnson County, Texas; roll T626-2364, ED 12, page 12A, line #7, dwelling #214, family #215.
  4. 1910 census, Bosque County, Texas; ED 4, page 43B (Sheet 9B), line #80, dwelling #75, family #75.
  5. 1920 census, Precinct 1, Eastland County, Texas; roll T625-1797, ED 121, page 8B, line #54, dwelling #162, family #149.
  6. Contribution from Renea Quintas ().
  7. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997;

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