Lansdale Hanshaw

                                                    ┌── Charles F. W. Hanshaw
                                                    │    1841-1888 
                    ┌── Harry M. Hanshaw ───────────┤
                    │    1866-1944                  │
                    │                               └── Martha Jane "Mattie" McClaskey
                    │                                    1844-c1928
Lansdale Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1896             │
                    └── Marion A. 'Bertie' Rogers
Lansdale Hanshaw     [ID 15960] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Lansdale Hanshaw1,2,3 [Lansdale Hinshaw4, Dale Hanshaw1].

Born Jan 5 1896, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia.2,3,4  

On Jun 5 1917 Lansdale Hanshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Manhattan, New York, New York.  He declared he was born January 5 1896 in Grafton, West Virginia, and was then residing at 539 W. 155th [street], New York, New York, where he was single and was a "moving picture director" employed by Famous Players, 465 5th Avenue.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, grey eyes, black hair.3  

According to biographer Woodruff, Dale "became an assistant director on at least 3 silent films - 'Flower of Faith' and 'Spell of the Yukon', both filmed in 1916, possibly in Fort Lee, NJ, and 'The Grain of Dust', filmed in 1918, possibly in Ogden, UT.1  


  1. Minerd-Miner-Minor National Family Reunion and Research:,_harrymrogers.htm.
  2. 1900 census, Manhattan, New York City, New York; roll T623-1106, ED 548, page 1B-2A, line #93, dwelling #6, family #26.
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  4. 1920 census, Mount Kisco, New Castle Township, Westchester County, New York; roll T625-1281, ED 105, page 7B, line #53, dwelling #117, family #141.

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