Henry Fink Handshaw

                                                  ┌── Henry Handschu
                                                  │    1827-1903 
                       ┌── James Quick Handshaw ──┤
                       │    1860-?                │
                       │                          └── Mary Quick
                       │                              c1833-<1880
Henry Fink Handshaw ───┤
B: 1881                │
D: 1967                │
                       └── Catherine C. -
M: Mary Catherine -

Henry Fink Handshaw     [ID 17845] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Henry Fink Handshaw1,2,3 [Harry F. Handshaw3,4,5].

Born Apr 29 1881, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,5,6  

He married Mary Catherine -.2,3,6  Mary was born about 1889, Pennsylvania.6  

On Sep 12 1918 Henry Fink [unclear] Handshaw, age 37, registered for the World War I draft in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania [page very difficult to read].  He declared he was born April 29 1881, and was then residing in Harrisburg.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Mary Catherine Handshaw of Harrisburg.  He was recorded as tall, medium build.2  

Henry and Mary were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:6

Handshaw, Harry F., head-of-household, age 38, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; owned home (free); occupation: secretary, printing company.
Handshaw, Mary C., wife, age 31, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

In 1942 Henry Fink Handshaw, age 60, registered for the World War II draft in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born Apr 29 1881 in Harrisburg, and was then residing at 2915 N. Second in Harrisburg.  He declared his contact person was his wife, Mary C. Handshaw.3  

In 1967 Henry was still living in/near Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.5  

Henry Fink Handshaw died Jan - 1967.5  

Social Security information for Henry Fink Handshaw: 172-01-4942


  1. 1900 census, 5th Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1402, ED 54, page 9B, line #79, dwelling #208, family #208.
  2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1910 census, 5th Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1336, ED 65, page 1A-B, line #50, dwelling #14, family #14.
  5. "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
  6. 1920 census, 5th Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1558, ED 72, page 2B, line #91, dwelling #49, family #60.

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