Charles F. W. Hanshaw

                                  ┌── Hiram B. Hanshawc1810-1870 
Charles F. W. Hanshaw ────────────┤
B: 1841                           │                      ┌── Burket Minerd
D: 1888                           │                      │
                                  └── Catherine Miner ───┤
                                       1814-1879         │
                                                         └── Frances Skinner
M: Martha Jane "Mattie" McClaskey
   ├── Harry M. Hanshaw (1866-1944) 1,2,3
   ├── Katherine Annette Hanshaw (1871-1957) 1,2,3
   └── Frank Wayne Hanshaw (1873-1927) 1,2,3

Charles F. W. Hanshaw     [ID 15958] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 3 1841, Preston County, Virginia.1,3  (1842).1  

He married Martha Jane "Mattie" McClaskey, Dec 21 1865, Barbour County, West Virginia.1,2  Martha, daughter of William McClaskey & Catherine Proudfoot, was born Aug 30 1844, Philippi, Virginia.2,3,4  

By the early 1870s, Charles and Mattie resided in Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia.1  

Charles and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 12 1880), Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia:3

Hanshaw, Charles F., age 39, born in West Virginia; dry goods merchant.
Hanshaw, Mattie J., wife, age 35, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Hanshaw, Harry M., son, age 13, born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Nettie K., daughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Hanshaw, Frank W., son, age 7, born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
McClaskey, Rebecca C., sister-in-law, age 27, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; music teacher.
Conner, Mary M., help, age 20, born in Virginia; parents born in Ireland; house work.

Charles F. W. Hanshaw died Sep 6 1888, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia; buried Hanshaw family plot, Bluemont Cemetery, near Grafton, West Virginia.1  

Widow Martha was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), living in the household of son Frank at 1216 47th St., Brooklyn, New York:4

Henshaw, Martha J., mother, age 65, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow; 3 children, 3 living.

Martha died about 1928, buried Mt. Calvary Cemetery, White Plains, New York.1  

For an extensive biographical sketch of Charles F.W. Hanshaw, see:,_charles.htm


  1. Minerd-Miner-Minor National Family Reunion and Research:,_charles.htm.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Patricia Pirillo ().
  3. 1880 census, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia; roll T9-1414, ED 81, page 313D, line #40, dwelling #261, family #276.
  4. 1910 census, 30th Ward, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York; roll T624-985, ED 1410, page 70A, line #14, dwelling #131, family #182.

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