Myrtle E. Hanshaw

                                                    ┌── (unknown) Hanshaw
                          ┌── William Hanshaw ──────┤
                          │   c1841-1893 
Myrtle E. Hanshaw ────────┤
B: 1882                   │                         ┌── Thomas Gatzman
D: 1967                   │                         │
                          └── Florence A. Gatzman ──┤
                               1854-1939            │
                                                    └── E. (Gatzman)
M: Carl August Wesselhoft

Myrtle E. Hanshaw     [ID 15274] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 26 1882, California.1,2,3  (c1890).4  

She married Carl August Wesselhoft, about 1930.4,5,6  Carl was born Feb 4 1899, California.2,7,8  (c1898).4  

On Sep 12 1918 Carl August Wesselhoft, age 19, had registered for the World War I draft in Stanilslaus County, California.  He had declared he was born Feb 4 1899, and was then residing in Oakdale, Stanislaus County, California where he was a teacher's helper.  He declared his nearest relative was Lizzie Schuh of Oakdale.  He was recorded as tall, slender, brown eyes, dark hair.7  

Myrtle and Carl were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), Fourth Ave., Oakdale, Stanislaus County, California:4

Wesselhoft, C.A., head-of-household, age 32, born in California; parents born in California; first married at age 32; rented home ($14 rent); radio in home; occupation: rigger, lumber mill.
Wesselhoft, Myrtle, wife, age 40, born in California; parents born in California; first married at age 40.

In 1947 Myrtle was living in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California.6  

Myrtle and Carl were shown in "Polk's Stockton City Directory", 1952:5

Wesselhoft Carl A (Myrtle E) boat bldr h410 E. Sonoma av
Myrtle and Carl were again shown in "Polk's Stockton City Directory", 1958:5
Wesselhoft Carl A (Myrtle E) h410 E. Sonoma av
Myrtle and Carl were again shown in "Polk's Stockton City Directory", 1967:5

Myrtle E. Hanshaw died Jun 28 1967, San Joaquin County, California; age 84.1,2  

Carl died Jan 24 1971, Stanislaus County, California.2,8  

Social Security information for Carl August Wesselhoft: 558-10-6607


  1. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  2. California Death Index, 1940-1997;
  3. 1900 census, LaGrange, Stanislaus County, California; ED 52, page 101B (Sheet 2B), line #69, dwelling #43, family #43.
  4. 1930 census, Oakdale, Stanislaus County, California; roll T626-224, ED 30, page 6A, line #6, dwelling #149, family #168.
  5. California City Directories;
  6. Obituary of George E. Hanshaw.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  8. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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