Harry Erskine Hanshaw

                                                     ┌── William Ross Hanshaw
                                                     │    1825-1894 
                         ┌── Oscar Erskine Hanshaw ──┤
                         │    1865-1930              │
                         │                           └── Mary Ann Jackson
                         │                                1833-1893 
Harry Erskine Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1889                  │                           ┌── James Harvey Criswell
D: 1970                  │                           │
                         └── Kate Criswell ──────────┤
                              1866-1957              │
                                                     └── Elizabeth Crawford Minter
M: Pearl E. Snell
   ├── Rhandal Erskine Hanshaw (1911-1939) 1,2,3
   ├── Ellsworth Snell "Al" Hanshaw (1915-2003) 1,2,3
   ├── Dwight A. Hanshaw (1918-2001) 1,2,3
   └── Norma Dee Hanshaw (1921-2006) 2,3

Harry Erskine Hanshaw     [ID 16441] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 21 1889, Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas.1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9  

He married Pearl E. Snell, Dec 25 1910, Kansas.4,10  Pearl, daughter of Charley Adolph Snell & Steinun Thorstein, was born 1892, Kansas.1,2,10  

On Jun 5 1917 Harry Erskine Hanshaw, age 27, registered for the World War I draft in Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas.  He declared he was born September 21st 1889 in Phillipsburg, Kansas, and was then residing in Selden, Kansas, with a wife and two children; employed by J.A. Anderson of Selden as a "clerk - " [..unclear..] "rural carrier".  He claimed an exemption due to "support family".  He was recorded as tall, slender, dark blue eyes, light brown hair.9  

Harry and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), Kansas Ave., Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas:1

Hanshaw, Harry, head-of-household, age 30, born in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: salesman, gen store.
Hanshaw, Pearl E., wife, age 28, born in Kansas; father born in Switzerland; mother born in Iceland.
Hanshaw, Randle E., son, age 8, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hanshaw, Elsworth S. [unclear], son, age 4, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Hanshaw, Dwight A. [unclear], son, age 2, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Living next door in 1920 were Harry's parents and family.11  

Harry and family were shown in the 1930 census, Freeman Avenue, Oakley, Logan County, Kansas:2

Hanshaw, Harry E., head-of-household, age 40, born in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 21; rented home ($30 rent); radio in home; occupation: proprietor, retail grocery store; not a war veteran.
Hanshaw, Pearl E., wife, age 38, born in Kansas; father born in Switzerland; mother born in Iceland; first married at age 19.
Hanshaw, Randall E., son, age 18, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Hanshaw, Ellsworth S., son, age 14, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school..
Hanshaw, Dwight A., son, age 12, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school..
Hanshaw, Norma, daughter, age 9, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school..

Harry Erskine Hanshaw died Apr 13 1970, Fullerton, Orange County, California; age 80.4,5,6  

Social Security information for Harry Erskine Hanshaw: 512-03-6693


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; roll T625-551, ED 199, page 1A, line #24, dwelling #6, family #6.
  2. 1930 census, Oakley, Oakley Township, Logan County, Kansas; roll T626-708, ED 7, page 7B, line #76, dwelling #174, family #182.
  3. Obituary of Rhandal Erskine Hanshaw.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jackie L. Wolfe.
  5. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  6. "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
  7. 1900 census, Almena, Almena Township, Norton County, Kansas; roll T623-493, ED 90, page 11A, line #5, dwelling #194, family #194.
  8. 1910 census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; roll T624-454, ED 187, page 225A, line #1, dwelling #26, family #27.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Ancestry Family Tree data "Barbara & Jay's Family Trees" posted by "jayrogers39".
  11. 1920 census, Selden, Sheridan County, Kansas; roll T625-551, ED 199, page 1A, line #29, dwelling #7, family #7.


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