Alda May Hanshaw

                                                     ┌── James M. Hanshaw
                                                     │    1844-?    
                          ┌── Andrew Perry Hanshaw ──┤
                          │    1868-1949             │
                          │                          └── Mary Ann Jones
                          │                              c1844-1894 
Alda May Hanshaw ─────────┤
B: 1892                   │
D: 1955                   │
                          └── Sarah Louise Jones
                               1875-1945 
M: Ira Vernon "Ara" Grose

Alda May Hanshaw     [ID 16776] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Alda May Hanshaw1,2,3,4 [Alley Hanshaw1,5, Allie Hanshaw1, Aldie Hanshaw1].

Born Apr 17 1892, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.2,3,6,7  

She married Ira Vernon "Ara" Grose, May 26 1912, Nicholas County, West Virginia.1,6,8  Ira, son of John Grose & Dorothy Neal, was born Jul 29 1891, Hico, Fayette County, West Virginia.2,3,6,9,10,11,12  (Jul 15 1891).13  

Children:

Lockwood Hanshaw Grose, born c1909. 1
Myrtle Louise Grose, born c1915, West Virginia; married Frank Huess Songer (children: Gerald Eugene Songer, Feb 2 1940 - Apr 28 2011; Don, Ruth, Cathy, Lois, Johnny, Burma Songer, Sam, Robert, Rhoda, Laura Mae, Emma Jean and Larry Songer). 2,14,15
Virginia Grose, born c1916, West Virginia. 2,16
Floyd M. Grose, born c1919, West Virginia. 2
Anna M. Grose, born c1922, West Virginia. 2

Alda and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Jefferson District, Nicholas County, West Virginia:2

Grose, Ira V, head-of-household, age 38, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 20; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Grose, Alda M, wife, age 37, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 20.
Grose, Myrtle L, daughter, age 15, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Grose, Virginia, daughter, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Grose, Floyd M, son, age 11, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Grose, Anna M, daughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.

Alda and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 7 1940), Jefferson District, Nicholas County, West Virginia:3

Grose, Ira, head-of-household, age 48, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($1100 value); occupation: farmer, farm; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $150 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Grose, Alda, wife, age 47, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Grose, Anna Mae, daughter, age 18, born in West Virginia; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Living next door in 1940 was the family of Willie Grose, age 49,17 probably Ira's brother.18  

Alda May Hanshaw died Jun 22 1955, Fayette County, West Virginia; age 63y 2m 5d.4,7  

Ira died Nov 17 1966, Charleston Memorial Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 75.12  (Nov 15 1966).13

(photo)Photo: Alda May Hanshaw marriage record 6

(photo)Photo: Alda May Hanshaw death certificate 7

(photo)Photo: Ira Vernon Grose death certificate 12

Social Security information for Ira Vernon "Ara" Grose: 234-28-0401


Sources

  1. Contribution from Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  2. 1930 census, Jefferson District, Nicholas County, West Virginia; roll T626-2549, ED 10, page 8A, line #42, dwelling #131, family #131.
  3. 1940 census, Jefferson District, Nicholas County, West Virginia; roll T627-4435, ED 34-10, page 19B, line #71, household #310.
  4. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Contribution from Lois Hanshaw Teitloff ().
  6. Alda May Hanshaw marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11433957&Type=Marriage.
  7. Alda May Hanshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2677400&Type=Death.
  8. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Fayette County, West Virginia Births, 1888-93; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Ira Vernon Grose death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5600607&Type=Death.
  13. "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
  14. Obituary of Gerald Eugene Songer; "The Star-Press" (Muncie, Indiana);
    Contributed by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  15. Obituary of Gerald Eugene Songer;
    U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. 1930 census, Fayetteville, Fayette County, West Virginia; roll T626-2531, ED 12, page 5A, line #8, dwelling #74, family #74.
  17. 1940 census, Jefferson District, Nicholas County, West Virginia; roll T627-4435, ED 34-10, page 19B, line #74, household #311.
  18. Speculation.


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