Ford Ray Hanshaw

                                                            ┌── Andrew Perry Hanshaw
                                                            │    1868-1949 
                    ┌── James Raymond Hanshaw ──────────────┤
                    │    1897-1983                          │
                    │                                       └── Sarah Louise Jones
                    │                                            1875-1945 
Ford Ray Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1923             │
D: 2006             │
                    └── Virginia Mae "Virgie" Schoolcraft
M: Nina Fagan
   ├── Damon R. "Ray" Hanshaw (1956-) 1
   └── Vesper Hanshaw (1957-) 1

Ford Ray Hanshaw     [ID 16786] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 30 1923, Bell Creek, West Virginia.2,3,4,5  

He married Nina Fagan, Feb 25 1955, Indore, Nicholas County, West Virginia.3,4  Nina, daughter of Vesper + Gladys Fagan, was born Nov 13 1930, Vaughan, Nicholas County, West Virginia.3,6  

Nina died Aug - 1986.6  

Ford Ray Hanshaw died May 27 2006, at his home, Drennen, Nicholas County, West Virginia; age 83.4,7  

Ford's death was noted in "The Register-Herald" (Beckley, West Virginia) on May 29, 2006:7

Ford Ray Hanshaw

DRENNEN -- Ford Ray Hanshaw, 83, of Nicholas County, died Saturday, May 27, 2006.  

Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the White Funeral Home, Summersville.  Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  

Arrangements by White Funeral Home, Summersville.

Ford's obituary was published in the "Charleston Gazette" (Charleston, West Virginia) on May 30, 2006:4

Ford Ray Hanshaw Ford Ray Hanshaw, 83, of Drennen, Nicholas County, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2006, at home.  

Born April 30, 1923, at Bell Creek, he was a son of the late Raymond and Virgie Schoolcraft Hanshaw.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nina Fagan Hanshaw; grandson, Michael; brothers, Eugene and Bob; and a sister, Ivy.  

Survivors include his sons, Damon and wife, Sandy, of Canvas and Vesper and wife, Dee, of Drennen; grandchildren, Henry, Ann, Zachary and Whitney; great-granddaughter, AnnaLei; brothers, Otto, Jay and Sebert, all of Drennen, and Carl of Twenty Mile; and a sister, Arbutus McGonigal of Nallen.  

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at White Funeral Home, Summersville, with the Rev. William Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hanshaw family cemetery at Poe.  

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

(photo)Photo: Ford Ray Hanshaw marriage record 3

Social Security information for Nina Fagan: 235-44-9604


  1. Obituary of Ford Ray Hanshaw.
  2. 1930 census, Falls Magisterial District, Fayette County, West Virginia; roll T626-2531, ED 1, page 22B, line #82, dwelling #295, family #303.
  3. Ford Ray Hanshaw marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  4. Obituary of Ford Ray Hanshaw; the "Charleston Gazette", May 30 2006;
    "Obituary Collection":
  5. U.S. Public Records Index;
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. Death of Ford Ray Hanshaw; "The Register-Herald", May 29 2006:

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