Lester Adel Hanshaw

                                                    ┌── Stewart Hanshaw
                                                    │    1837-1890 
                         ┌── Ernest Adell Hanshaw ──┤
                         │    1871-c1957            │
                         │                          └── Roseanna Ratcliff
                         │                               1846-1916 
Lester Adel Hanshaw ─────┤
B: 1892                  │                          ┌── Asahel Cooley Pickett
D: 1973                  │                          │
                         └── Minnie Alice Pickett ──┤
                              1868-1948             │
                                                    └── Sara Emily Friend
M: Garnet Claudine Clark

Lester Adel Hanshaw     [ID 15408] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 26 1892, Iowa.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

On Jun 5 [1917] Lester Hanshaw, age 25, registered for the World War I draft in Brevard County, Florida.  He declared he was born January 26 1892 in Iowa, and that he was single with a dependent mother.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, gray eyes.3,4  

Lester was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 16 1920), living alone in Micco, Brevard County, Florida:7

Hanshaw, Lester, head-of-household, age 27, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; single; owned home (free); occupation: fruit grower, citrus.

He married Garnet Claudine Clark, about 1924.8  Garnet, daughter of - Clark & - Sole, was born Nov 16 1906, Washington.1,8,9  

Lester and Garnet were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2-3 1930), Broadway St., Fellsmere, Indian River County, Florida:8

Hanshaw, Lester A., head-of-household, age 38, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 31; rented home ($10 rent); no radio in home; occupation: grove tender, fruit farm.
Hanshaw, Garnet C., wife, age 23, born in Washington; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 17; occupation: teacher, Fellsmere school.

In 1973 Lester was living in/near Sebastian, Indian River County, Florida.1  

Lester Adel Hanshaw died Nov 20 1973, Indian River County, Florida; age 81.1,2  

In 1995 Garnet was living in/near Grass Valley, Nevada County, California.1  

Garnet died Jun 22 1995, Nevada County, California; age 88.1  

Social Security information for Lester Adel Hanshaw: 261-28-1344

Social Security information for Garnet Claudine Clark: 350-28-1680


  1. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  2. Florida Death Index, 1936-1998; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. WWI Civilian Draft Registrations; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Iowa State Census, 1895; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1900 census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T623-462, ED 99, page 2B, line #86, dwelling #40, family #40.
  7. 1920 census, Micco, Brevard County, Florida; roll T625-215, ED 5, page 6A, line #6, dwelling #27, family #28.
  8. 1930 census, Fellsmere, Indian River County, Florida; roll T626-321, ED 12, page 1B, line #83, dwelling #35, family #35.
  9. RootsWeb California Death Index:

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