Pauline Hanshaw

                                                       ┌── Joseph Valentine Hanshaw
                                                       │    1860-1904 
                        ┌── Regnal Valentine Hanshaw ──┤
                        │    1895-1976                 │
                        │                              └── Laura Rachel Bower
                        │                                   1862-1933 
Pauline Hanshaw ────────┤
B: 1919                 │                              ┌── John Wesley Hays
D: 2012                 │                              │
                        └── Iza Geneviere Hays ────────┤
                             1897-1981                 │
                                                       └── Margaret Elizabeth Stemen
M: Alfred Harold Norton

Pauline Hanshaw     [ID 16476] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Pauline Hanshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Alpha Pauline Hanshaw6,7].

Born Nov 12 1919, Girard, Crawford County, Kansas.1,2,3,4,5,6  

She married Alfred Harold Norton, Oct 4 1943, Grandview, Jackson County, Missouri.3,5,7,8  Alfred, son of Alfred Henry Norton & Mary Ada Jennings, was born Jul 9 1918, Drexel, Missouri.5,9  


Gwendolyn Marie Norton, born Sep 23 1948; died Sep 27 1948; buried Girard Cemetery. 5,10
David Norton; married Sherry --.
Hal Norton; married Ellen --.
Carol Norton; married Doug Bailey.

Alfred died Aug 3 1990, Saline, Kansas; buried Girard Cemetery, Girard, Crawford County, Kansas.3,5,9  

Pauline Hanshaw died Oct 26 2012, Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois; age 92.3,4  

Pauline's obituary was published in the "Mt. Vernon Register-News" (Mt. Vernon, Illinois) on October 31, 2012:11

MT. VERNON -- Pauline H. Norton, 92, of Mt. Vernon passed away 7:08 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor.  

Mrs. Norton was born Nov. 12, 1919, in Girard, Kan., the daughter of Regnald V. and Iza (Hays) Hanshaw.  She married Alfred H. Norton Sr. on Oct. 4, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 1990.  

Prior to her extended illness Mrs. Norton was an avid golfer and a long time member of the Lady Elks golf club in Salina, Kan.  She enjoyed playing bridge and was a member in two different bridge clubs.  She was an active member of the Sunrise Presbyterian Church in Salina, Kan., and their weekly women's circle.  She did it all, Cub Scout den mother, Girl Scout leader and PTA activities.  In addition to these extra curricular activities she unwaveringly devoted herself to her full time vocation as a loving and selfless mother and wife.  

Mrs. Norton is survived by her two sons, David Norton and wife Sherry of Mt. Vernon and Hal Norton and wife Ellen of Poway, Calif., a daughter, Carol Bailey and husband Doug of Seattle, Wash.; a sister, Margaret Townsend of Farlington, Kan.; a brother, Keith Hanshaw of Augusta, Kan.; four grandchildren, Kelly, Ryan, Christopher and Mathew; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  

Mrs. Norton was preceded in death by her husband; infant daughter, Gwendolyn; one brother, Dean; and her parents.  

Interment will be in Girard Cemetery at a later date.  

Memorials in Mrs. Norton's honor may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Control Adopt a Pet Program and will be accepted at the Johnston Funeral Home, 122 N. 10th St., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.  

Johnston Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon is in charge of local arrangements.

(photo)Photo: Pauline Hanshaw & Alfred Harold Norton gravestone Girard Cemetery 4


  1. 1920 census, Crawford Township, Crawford County, Kansas; roll T625-528, ED 84, page 4B, line #56, dwelling #83, family #83.
  2. 1925 Kansas state census, Girard, Crawford County, Kansas; roll KS1925-32, family #713.
  3. Obituary of Pauline (Hanshaw) Norton; "Mt. Vernon Register-News", Oct 31 2012;
    posted Oct 31 2012 by Sandy Bauer () to ILJEFFER-L.
  5. Ancestry Family Tree data "Norton Family Tree" posted by "Snorton51".
  6. 1930 census, Girard, Crawford County, Kansas; roll T626-698, ED 12, page 3B, line #92, dwelling #93, family #95.
  7. Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002;
  8. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Lou Lauderbaugh ().
  11. Posting Oct 31 2012 by Sandy Bauer () to ILJEFFER-L.

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