Ralph Hanshaw

                                            ┌── Andrew Hanshew
                                            │    1846-1909 
                     ┌── Harrison Hanshaw ──┤
                     │    1889-1970         │
                     │                      └── Angelia Johnson
                     │                           1857-1930 
Ralph Hanshaw ───────┤
B: 1923              │
D: 2006              │
                     └── Oda Segraves
M: Gladys Irene Fife
   ├── Charles Edward Hanshaw (1946-) 1,2,3
   ├── Janice Hanshaw  1,2
   ├── Philip M. Hanshaw (1947-) 1,2,3
   ├── Patsy J. Hanshaw (1950-) 1,2,3
   └── Linda A. Hanshaw (1952-) 1,2,3

Ralph Hanshaw     [ID 17290] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 22 1923, Elliott County, Kentucky.3,4  (Jan 21 1923, Carter County, Kentucky).5  (Jan 23 1921).6  

On Apr 24 1943 Ralph Hanshaw, born 1921 in Kentucky, enlisted at Akron, Trumbull County, Ohio as a Private in the U.S. Army.  He declared he was single, without dependents, had a grammar school education, and was employed as an automobile serviceman.7  Ralph served overseas during World War II.5  

He married Gladys Irene Fife.1,5,8  Gladys, daughter of Leonard Preston Fife & Lillie Bell Binion, was born Feb 2 1921.8  

In 2006 Ralph was living in Olive Hill, Carter County, Kentucky.5,6,9  

Ralph Hanshaw died Oct 13 2006, St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead, Kentucky; age 83.5,6,9  

Ralph's death was noted in "The Daily Independent" (Ashland, Kentucky) on Saturday, October 14, 2006:9

Ralph Hanshaw

Ralph Hanshaw of Olive Hill, Ky., passes away Friday at St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead, Ky.  

He is survived by his wife Gladys Hanshaw.  

Arrangements are pending by Oney-Henderson Funeral Home.

Ralph's obituary was published in "The Daily Independent" (Ashland, Kentucky) on Sunday, October 15, 2006:5

Ralph Hanshaw (1923-2006)

Ralph Hanshaw, 83, of Olive Hill, Ky., passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, in St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Ky.  

Mr. Hanshaw was born Jan. 21, 1923, in Carter County, Ky., a son of the late Harrison and Leoda Seagraves Hanshaw.  He was a retired bricklayer with General Refractories and a farmer.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving overseas during World War II.  He was of the Christian faith.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Cecil Hanshaw, Earsel Hanshaw, Ben Hanshaw, Arthur Hanshaw and Adrian Hanshaw, and one infant sister, Mary Hanshaw.  

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Fife Hanshaw; two sons, Charles (Freda) Hanshaw and Phillip (Patty) Hanshaw; three daughters, Patsy Hanshaw, Jan (Kenneth) Day and Linda (Ronnie) Bond, all of Olive Hill; one brother, Andy Hanshaw of Mansfield, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Oney-Henderson Funeral Home, officiated by Brother Clayton Hanshaw.  Burial will follow in Hanshaw Family Cemetery.  

Friends may call after 6 tonight, anytime Monday and until the service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Social Security information for Ralph Hanshaw: 400-28-5164


  1. Contribution from Pam (Hanshaw) Duncan ().
  2. Obituary of Ralph Hanshaw.
  3. Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1930 census, District 4, Sinking Precinct, Elliott County, Kentucky; roll T626-741, ED 7, page 12A, line #3, dwelling #182, family #182.
  5. Obituary of Ralph Hanshaw; "The Daily Independent", Oct 15 2006:
  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. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  9. Death of Ralph Hanshaw; "The Daily Independent", Oct 14 2006:

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