James Ross Hanshaw

                                                ┌── Benjamin Hanshaw
                                                │    1789-1878 
                         ┌── Hezekiah Hanshaw ──┤
                         │   c1817-<1900        │
                         │                      └── Susannah Symson
                         │                           1790-1852 
James Ross Hanshaw ──────┤
B: 1861                  │
D: <1930                 │
                         └── Johanna Thompson
                              1826-?    
M: Leona Amanda Whitmore
   ├── Leroy Hanshaw (1891-1950) 1,2,3,4
   └── Guy Adelbert Hanshaw (1901-1981) 2,3,5

James Ross Hanshaw     [ID 14704] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr - 1861, Illinois.1,2,5,6,7,8  

James was doubly-enumerated in the 1880 census: once (Jun 8 1880) with his maternal uncle, William Thompson and family, in Lamar Township, Barton County, Missouri:8

Hanshaw, James, nephew, age 19, born in Illinois; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; dentist student.
and a second time (Jun 11-12 1880) with his parents in Central Township, Barton County, Missouri:7
Hanshaw, James, son, age 19, born in Illinois; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; dentist apprentice.

He married Leona Amanda Whitmore1,2,3,5 [Amanda Whitmore9, Manda Whitmore1], Feb 10 18871,2,3,5, Liberal, Barton County, Missouri1,2,3,5.  Leona was born Oct - 1866, Pennsylvania.1,2,5  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), Central Township, Barton County, Missouri:1

Hanshaw, James, head-of-household, age 39, born Apr 1861 in Illinois; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; married 13 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Manda, wife, age 33, born Oct 1866 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 13 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Hanshaw, Roy, son, age 8, born July 1891 in Missouri; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school 4 months.
Hanshaw, Joanna, mother, age 73, born Nov 1826 in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; widow; 7 children, 4 living.

James and family were shown in the 1910 census (Jun 22-23 1910), Central Township, Barton County, Missouri:2

Handshaw, J.R., head-of-household, age 48, born in Illinois; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; first marriage, married 23 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Handshaw, Leona A., wife, age 43, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 23 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Handshaw, Leroy, son, age 18, born in Missouri; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Handshaw, Guy, son, age 8, born in Missouri; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Living nearby in 1910 was the family of niece Kate Hanshaw;10 also nearby was the family of sister Mary Susan with their widowed mother.11  

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 27-28 1920), "Public Road", Central Township, Barton County, Missouri:5

Hanshaw, James R., head-of-household, age 58, born in Illinois; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; owned home (free); occupation: farmer, home farm.
Hanshaw, Leona A., wife, age 53, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Hanshaw, Guy, son, age 18, born in Missouri; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Living four houses away in 1920 was the family of nephew Frank Leslie Hanshaw.12  

James Ross Hanshaw died before Apr 8 1930.13  

Widow Leona and son Guy were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), Berkeley, Alameda County, California:13

Hanshaw, Leeona, head-of-household, age 63, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; widow; owned home ($5000 value); radio in home; occupation: none.
Hanshaw, Guy, son, age 28, born in Missouri; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: gardener, landscape; not a veteran.

Leona Amanda & James Ross Hanshaw are both buried in Barton City Cemetery, just north of Liberal, Barton County, Missouri, on Highway 43.3  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Central Township, Barton County, Missouri; roll T623-838, ED 18, page 3A, line #11, dwelling #45, family #46.
  2. 1910 census, Central Township, Barton County, Missouri; roll T624-767, ED 20, page 209A, line #7, dwelling #70, family #70.
  3. Posting Apr 28 2006 by Carol Hanshaw to the Jackson County, Missouri message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/an/0MB.2ACI/768.1064.
  4. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1920 census, Central Township, Barton County, Missouri; roll T625-902, ED 25, page 8A, line #18, dwelling #159, family #167.
  6. 1870 census, Palmyra P.O., Township 12 Range 8, Macoupin County, Illinois; roll M593-250, page 315, line #14, dwelling #90, family #90.
  7. 1880 census, Central Township, Barton County, Missouri; roll T9-0673, ED 258, page 391B, line #33, dwelling #45, family #51.
  8. 1880 census, Lamar Township, Barton County, Missouri; roll T9-0673, ED 261, page 416B, line #19, dwelling #124, family #131.
  9. Posting Sep 26 2000 by William Hawkins to the Jackson County, Missouri message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/an/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.jackson/768.
  10. 1910 census, Central Township, Barton County, Missouri; roll T624-767, ED 20, page 209A, line #35, dwelling #76, family #76.
  11. 1910 census, Central Township, Barton County, Missouri; roll T624-767, ED 20, page 209A, line #45, dwelling #78, family #78.
  12. 1920 census, Central Township, Barton County, Missouri; roll T625-902, ED 25, page 8A, line #33, dwelling #163, family #171.
  13. 1930 census, Berkeley, Alameda County, California; roll T626-111, ED 317, page 7A, line #1, dwelling #172, family #175.


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