Mary Ann Hanshaw

                                               ┌── George W. Hanshawc1784-?    
                    ┌── Uriah Hanshaw ─────────┤
                    │   c1826-1904             │
                    │                          └── Nancy Agnes Hughes
                    │                              c1810-?    
Mary Ann Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1860             │
D: ?                │
                    └── Mary "Polly" Stanley
M: William Melton

M: - Collins

Mary Ann Hanshaw     [ID 20077] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 5 1860, Mason County, Virginia.1,2  (c1862).3,4  (c1857).5  (Sep - 1866, Ohio).6  

She married William Melton, Nov 28 1877, Neosho County, Kansas.5  William was born about 1850.5  

She then married - Collins, about 1890.6  


Mabel Collins, born Dec 1892, Kansas. 6,7
Eva Collins, born 1894, Kansas; apparently died young. 7

Mary and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4-5 1900), Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas:6

Hanshaw, Mary, head-of-household, age 78, born July 1821 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married; 6 children, 4 living; rented home.
Collins, Mary, daughter, age 33, born Sep 1866 in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia; married 10 years; 3 children, 3 living; occupation: wash woman.
Collins, Mabel, granddaughter, age 7, born Dec 1892 in Kansas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Ohio.

(photo)Photo: Mary Ann Hanshaw birth record Mason County, Virginia 1

(photo)Photo: Mary Ann Hanshaw birth record Mason County, Virginia 2


  1. Mary Ann Hanshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  2. Mary Ann Hanshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  3. 1870 census, Mason City P.O., Waggener Township, Mason County, West Virginia; roll M593-1692, page 44B, line #31, dwelling #65, family #65.
  4. 1880 census, Tioga Township, Neosho County, Kansas; roll T9-391, ED 173, page 275C-D, line #50, dwelling #25, family #28.
  5. Kansas Marriage Index, 1854-73;
  6. 1900 census, Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas; roll T623-492, ED 149, page 7A, line #22, dwelling #159, family #166.
  7. 1895 Kansas state census, Neosho, Cherokee County, Kansas; roll v115-19, page 30, family #168.

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