Donas Elton Hanshaw

                                                       ┌── James M. Hanshaw
                                                       │    1844-?    
                           ┌── Harvey Curtis Hanshaw ──┤
                           │    1873-1950              │
                           │                           └── Mary Ann Jones
                           │                               c1844-1894 
Donas Elton Hanshaw ───────┤
B: 1905                    │                           ┌── John Jackson Facemire
D: 1981                    │                           │
                           └── Virgie Lee Facemires ───┤
                                1878-1964              │
                                                       └── Mary Jane Robinson
M: Gertrude Myers

M: Lillian "Jimmy" Kingery
   ├── Dolores Yvonne Hanshaw  1,2
   ├── Sylvia F. "Tibby" Hanshaw  1,2
   └── Carla Faye Hanshaw (1946-) 1,2,3

Donas Elton Hanshaw     [ID 17175] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Donas Elton Hanshaw4,5,6 [Donnas Hanshaw7, Don Elton Hanshaw8,9,10,11].

Born Dec 1 1905, Eldorado, Clay County, West Virginia.6,7,10,12  (Fayette County, West Virginia).5  

He married Gertrude Myers, May 30 1926, Kanawha County, West Virginia.5  Gertrude, daughter of Frederick Anthony Myers & Grace "Ellen" Rock, was born about 1907, Nicholas County, West Virginia.5,13  

Don and Gertrude were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 1 1930), 405 Kanawha Street (apparently a large apartment building), Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:14

Henshaw, Donnis, head-of-household, age 26, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 23; rented home ($24 rent); no radio in home; occupation: barber, general shop; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Gertrude, wife, age 26, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 23.
Don and Gertrude were doubly-enumerated in the 1930 census for some reason, being again shown (Apr 18 1930), still at 405 Kanawha Street, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:15
Henshaw, Fonis, head-of-household, age 26, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; rented home ($24 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, general work; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Gertrude, wife, age 20, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

He then married Lillian "Jimmy" Kingery11 [Lillian Shuck1,16].  Lillian, daughter of Ernest Cecil Kingery & Carlie Faye Stollings, was born Jul 3 1917, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.8,9,10,11  

Donas Elton Hanshaw died Jun 30 1981, Hometown, Putnam County, West Virginia.4,10  It is believed that Donas killed himself.16  

Lillian died Dec 20 2009, Teays Valley Center, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 92.10,11  

Lillian's obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on December 22, 2009:11

Lillian Kingery Hanshaw

Lillian Kingery Hanshaw, 92 of Hurricane, formerly of Eleanor, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2009, at Teays Valley Center.  

She was a lifelong homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She spent most of her childhood in Low Gap, Boone County, before moving to the town of Eleanor, where she was an original homesteader.  

Born July 3, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Ernest C. and Carlie Faye Stollings Kingery.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don E. Hanshaw; a sister, Sylvia Armour of California; a brother, John Kingery of Utah; a grandson, Jerry Morris, and a great-grandson, Andy Woody.  

She is survived by her daughters, Dolores Sayre of Racine, Sylvia "Tibby" Smith of Buffalo, and Carla Dunn of Teays Valley; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren.  

Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 23, at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo.  Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery, Eleanor.  

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  

Online condolences may be sent to the Hanshaw family and the online guestbook signed by visiting www.raynesfuneralhome.com.  

Raynes Funeral Home, 2117 Buffalo Road, Buffalo, is in charge of arrangements.

(photo)Photo: Donas E. Hanshaw / Gertrude Myers marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 5

Social Security information for Donas Elton Hanshaw: 232-16-3702

Social Security information for Lillian "Jimmy" Kingery: 232-28-7509


Sources

  1. Contribution from Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  2. Obituary of Lillian Kingery Hanshaw.
  3. Carla Faye Hanshaw marriage certificate.
  4. Ancestry family tree data posted by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  5. Donas E. Hanshaw / Gertrude Myers marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12583941&Type=Marriage.
  6. 1910 census, Jefferson District, Nicholas County, West Virginia; roll T624-1691, ED 111, page 117B, line #62, dwelling #286, family #286.
  7. 1920 census, Hecla Precinct, Marsh Fork District, Raleigh County, West Virginia; roll T625-1970, ED 152, page 12A, line #6, dwelling #237, family #245.
  8. Ancestry family tree data posted by Linda Dillon ().
  9. Ancestry family tree data posted by "Henry" ().
  10. "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
  11. Obituary of Lillian Kingery Hanshaw; "Charleston Daily Mail", Dec 22 2009:
    http://www.dailymail.com/obituaries/200912220000#89068.
  12. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Ancestry family tree data posted by "Todd" ().
  14. 1930 census, 9th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2537, ED 41, page 11B-12A, line #100, dwelling #145, family #199.
  15. 1930 census, 9th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2537, ED 41, page 16A, line #5, dwelling #210, family #291.
  16. Contribution from ().


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