Freddie Vernon Hanshew

                                                     ┌── Adam J. Hanshewc1826-1883 
                          ┌── John William Hanshew ──┤
                          │    1882-1956             │
                          │                          └── Elizabeth J. Smales
                          │                               1848-?    
Freddie Vernon Hanshew ───┤
B: 1916                   │
D: 1954                   │
                          └── Mary Ann Cox
M: Eleanor Frances Durham
   ├── Sherrill Hanshew (1939-) 1
   └── Carole Brooke Hanshew (1943-2003) 1

Freddie Vernon Hanshew     [ID 14928] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Freddie Vernon Hanshew2 [Fred Hanshew3].

Born Aug 19 1916, Pittman, Fayette County, West Virginia.2  (1917).3,4  

He married Eleanor Frances Durham.2  Eleanor was born Mar 21 1919.5  

In 1954 Freddie was living (or staying) in the Cain Hotel, 11th & Main St., Wheeling, West Virginia, and was a lineman employed by R.H. Bullard, Inc.2  

Freddie Vernon Hanshew died Jun 15 1954, Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia; age 37y 9m 26d.2  Freddie died from electrocution after touching a live electrical wire while working in Wheeling, West Virginia.2  

Eleanor remarried to Oscar Legrand James, 1973, Pasquotank County, North Carolina.1,5,6  

Eleanor died Jan 12 2003.1,5

(photo)Photo: Freddie Vernon Hanshew death certificate 2

Social Security information for Eleanor Frances Durham: 234-14-5437


  1. Contribution from Brent Jones.
  2. Freddie Vernon Hanshew death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  3. 1920 census, Sewell Mountain, Fayette County, West Virginia; roll T625-1948, ED 41, page 4B, line #89, dwelling #76.
  4. 1930 census, Sewell Mountain, Fayette County, West Virginia; roll T626-2532, ED 36, page 9A, line #15, dwelling #158, family #158.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004;

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