Lucy Thera Hanshaw

                                                          ┌── William Ross Hanshaw
                                                          │    1825-1894 
                            ┌── Charles Richner Hanshaw ──┤
                            │    1858-1930                │
                            │                             └── Mary Ann Jackson
                            │                                  1833-1893 
Lucy Thera Hanshaw ─────────┤
B: 1904                     │                             ┌── James Nason
D: 1980                     │                             │
                            └── Lucy Jane Nason ──────────┤
                                 1861-1926                │
                                                          └── Sarah Plowman
M: Frank J. Pohl

M: Woodrow C. "Woody" Moore

Lucy Thera Hanshaw     [ID 16419] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 19 1904, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.1,2,3,4,5,6  

She married Frank J. Pohl1 [John Francis Brown1, John F. Browne6], Oct 17 19251, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa1.  Frank, son of Henry Pohl & Anna Katherine Bodick1,2,3, was born Jun 23 18971,2,3, Mendota, LaSalle County, Illinois1,2,3 [Bowertown, Pennsylvania7, Iowa6].  Frank had been previously married with a child.1  About 1920 he had changed his name from Frank Joseph Pohl to John Francis Brown1 (John F. Browne).6  


Evelyn Francis Brown, born Jul 13 1926, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa; married 1) Arichie Lee Smith, 2) Vernon Dawson.
Elmo E. Brown; adopted-out.
Delvin Dean Brown Mitchell, aka James Dean Mitchell, born Jun 25 1927, Wapello County, Iowa; adopted to Nathaniel Mitchell & Thelma Lankford; died May 31 2003 (Jun 2 2003), Springfield, Missouri; married 1) -- Ferguson, 2) Leona --, 3) Opal Jo --. 3
Roger Eugene Brown Schlax, born Jul 24 1928, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri; adopted to Charles C. Schlax & Grace L. Plotner; died Jan 3 1999, Kansas City, Missouri; married -- Frakes. 3
Robert Lee Brown, born Oct 23 1929, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri; married 1) -- Kemplin, 2) -- Brady.
Jackie Lowell Wolfe, born 1930; adopted to a Wolfe family [email: or ].

Lucy and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 4819 Kinghill Avenue, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri:6

Browne, John F., head-of-household, age 33, born in Iowa; father born in Germany; mother born in Ireland; first married at age 19; rented home ($15 rent); no radio in home; occupation: paperhanger, independent; World War I veteran.
Browne, Lucy J., wife, age 25, born in Iowa; father born in Iowa; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 20.
Browne, Evelyn F., daughter, age 3 years 9 months, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.
Browne, Delvin D., son, age 2 years 10 months, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.
Browne, Roger E., son, age 1 year 9 months, born in Missouri; parents born in Iowa.
Browne, Robert L., son, age 6 months, born in Missouri; parents born in Iowa.

Lucy and Frank separated Aug 9 1931.2  Frank died Sep - 1971.3  

She then married Woodrow C. "Woody" Moore.2,3  

Lucy Thera Hanshaw died Apr 2 1980, Denver, Denver County, Colorado; buried Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph Cemetery, Buchanan County, Missouri.1,2,3

(photo)Photo: Lucy Thera Hanshaw when young 8

(photo)Photo: Lucy Thera Hanshaw & Frank J. Pohl 8

(photo)Photo: Lucy Thera Hanshaw & children Oct 9 1931, Trenton, Missouri 8

(photo)Photo: Frank J. Pohl World War I draft registration card 7

(photo)Photo: Lucy Thera Hanshaw & Woodrow C. "Woody" Moore gravestone Memorial Park Cemetery 8

Social Security information for Lucy Thera Hanshaw: 479-10-7473

Social Security information for Frank J. Pohl: 169-10-3974


  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jackie L. Wolfe.
  2. Contribution from Jackie L. Wolfe.
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. 1910 census, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T624-425, ED 104, page 31A, line #1, dwelling #134, family #134.
  5. 1920 census, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T625-515, ED 109, page 4B, line #57, dwelling #95, family #101.
  6. 1930 census, 9th Ward, St. Joseph, Washington Township, Buchanan County, Missouri; roll T626-1178, ED 48, page 21B, line #94, dwelling #538, family #558.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  8. Photo courtesy of Jackie L. Wolfe.

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