Benjamin Franklin Hanshaw

                                                          ┌── Richard M. Handshaw
                                                          │    1840-1903 
                             ┌── William Albert Hanshaw ──┤
                             │   c1879-1961               │
                             │                            └── Margaret Caroline Moore
                             │                                 1843-?    
Benjamin Franklin Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1899                      │
D: 1934                      │
                             └── Daisy Conaway
M: Lottie J. Harmon
   ├── Charles W. Hanshaw (1921-1988) 1,2
   ├── Lester Ray Hanshaw (1922-2004) 1,2
   ├── Edward B. Hanshaw (1925-2001) 1,2
   ├── Hazel M. Hanshaw (c1929-) 1,2
   └── Donald E. Hanshaw (1931-1979) 2

Benjamin Franklin Hanshaw     [ID 14768] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Benjamin Franklin Hanshaw3,4 [Ben F. Hanshaw1, Bennie F. Hanshaw5, Benjmine Henshaw6].

Born Dec 2 1899, Ohio.1,3,4,5,6  

On Sep 12 1918 Benjamin Franklin Hanshaw, age 18, registered for the World War I draft in Lawrence County, Ohio.  He declared he was born December 2, 1899 and was then living in Ironton, Ohio where he was employed by M. Edwards as a teamster.  He declared his nearest relative was William Albert Hanshaw of Ironton, Ohio.  He was recorded as slender, medium height, brown eyes, brown hair.  On the same day his father also registered for the WWI draft in Lawrence County, Ohio.4  

He married Lottie J. Harmon, 1928, Lawrence County, Ohio.2,7  (c1922).1  Lottie was born about 1904, Ohio.1  

Ben and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio:1

Hanshew, Ben F., head-of-household, age 29, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 20; owned home ($800 value); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, railroad; not a veteran.
Hanshew, Lottie G., wife, age 26, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 18.
Hanshew, Charles W., son, age 8, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
Hanshew, Lester R., son, age 6, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
Hanshew, Edward B., son, age 4, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
Hanshew, Hazel M., daughter, age 1, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.

Benjamin Franklin Hanshaw died Oct 8 1934, Lawrence County, Ohio.8  

In 1979 Lottie was living in/near Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.9  

Lottie died Dec - 1997.10

(photo)Photo: Benjamin Franklin Hanshaw World War I Draft Registration Card 4


  1. 1930 census, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T626-1827, ED 11, page 1B, line #69, dwelling #16, family #16.
  2. Obituary of Lester Ray Hanshaw.
  3. 1900 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; ED 68, page 69B, line #71, dwelling #49, family #50.
  4. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  5. 1920 census, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T625-1400, ED 104, page 10B, line #80, dwelling #200, family #204.
  6. 1910 census, Ward 4, Precinct 4, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; ED 105, page 237A, line #22, dwelling #248, family #268.
  7. Lawrence County Marriage Index, Books 25-42, 1917 - 1943; pg 304
    "The Lawrence Register":
  8. Ohio Death Certificate Index:
  9. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  10. Contribution from Kathy Hanshaw.

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