Emma Ursela Hanshaw

                                                  ┌── John Jackson Hanshaw
                                                  │    1832-1913 
                       ┌── Corn Wallace Hanshaw ──┤
                       │    1871-1965             │
                       │                          └── Mary Druzilla Arthurs
                       │                               1850-1936 
Emma Ursela Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1902                │                          ┌── Lewis Hill
                       │                          │
                       └── Inez Clementine Hill ──┤
                            1882-1941             │
                                                  └── Clerinda Naylor
M: Robert E. Cook

Emma Ursela Hanshaw     [ID 02200] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Emma Ursela Hanshaw1,2 [Emma Ersula Hanshaw3].

Born Aug 29 1902, Wanego, Roane County, West Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6  

She married Robert E. Cook, Aug 24 1919, at her father's house, Clay County, West Virginia.3,6,7,8  Robert, son of Jacob Cook & Hulda Drake3,5,9,10, was born Sep 30 18933,5,9,10 [Oct 1 189311, Oct 1 189212], Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia3,5,9,10.  

Children:13,14

Ruth Imogene/Emogene Cook, born Nov 19 1920, Wanego, Roane County, West Virginia; died Dec 24 1967, Kanawha County, West Virginia; married Orland Forrest McKown, Jun 22 1940, Wallback, Clay County, West Virginia. 15,16
Ruby Irene Cook, born c1925, West Virginia; married -- Kirkhart.
Harold Lee Cook, born Sep 8 1928, Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia; married Barbara Arletha Nida, Dec 17 1954, Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia. 17
Billy Eugene Cook, born May 1 1933, Wanego, Roane County, West Virginia; died Oct 29 1999; married Jewell Louise Looney, Sep 2 1955, Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia. 10,18
Carol Cook; married -- Hartley.

Emma and Robert were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), living with his parents, Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia:5

Cook, J.C., head-of-household, age 64, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home (free); occupation: farmer, general farm.
Cook, Huldah, wife, age 61, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Cook, Chester, son, age 23, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; single; occupation: laborer, farm.
Cook, Burl, son, age 20, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; single; occupation: laborer, farm.
Cook, Macel, daughter, age 16, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; single.
Cook, R.E., son, age 26, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; married; occupation: tool dresser, gas field.
Cook, Emma, daughter-in-law, age 17, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; married.

Emma and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 9 1940), Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia:13

Cook, R.E., head-of-household, age 46, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($150 value); occupation: operator, farm.
Cook, Emma, wife, age 37, born in West Virginia; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Cook, Ruth Emogene, daughter, age 18, born in West Virginia; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Cook, Ruby Irene, daughter, age 15, born in West Virginia; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Cook, Harold Lee, son, age 11, born in West Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Cook, Billy Eugene, son, age 7, born in West Virginia; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

In 1942 Emma and Robert were living in Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia.12  In 1965 Emma was living in Newton, Roane County, West Virginia.6  

Robert died Apr 4 1974, Veterans Administration Hospital, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio; age 80.10,14,19  

Robert's obituary was published in "The Charleston Gazette" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Saturday, April 6, 1974:14

NEWTON - Robert E. Cook. 80. of Newton, Roane County, died Thursday in Chillicothe, Ohio. V. A. Hospital.  He was a retired oilfield worker and was a World War I veteran.  Mr. Cook was a member of United Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge.  Suriving: wife, Emma Hanshaw Cook; daughters, Mrs. Irene Kirkhart of Atwater, Ohio, Mrs. Carol Hartley of Magnolia, Ohio; sons, Harold of Parkersburg, Billy of Spencer; sister, Mrs. Macel Radanoff of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; brother; Burl Cook of Ovapa; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.  Service will be 11 a.m. Sunday in Goodwill Community Church at Newton with the Rev. Howard Nichols officiating.  Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Wallback.  Friends may call after noon today at Sinnett Funeral Home, Spencer.

(photo)Photo: Emma Ursela Hanshaw birth record Roane County, West Virginia 1

(photo)Photo: Emma Hanshaw & Robert E. Cook marriage certificate Clay County, West Virginia 3

(photo)Photo: Robert Cook birth record Roane County, West Virginia 9

(photo)Photo: Ruth Imogene Cook & Orland Forrest McKown marriage certificate Clay County, West Virginia 15

(photo)Photo: Billy Eugene Cook & Jewell Louise Looney marriage certificate Roane County, West Virginia 18

(photo)Photo: Harold Lee Cook & Barbara Arletha Nida marriage certificate Roane County, West Virginia 17

Social Security information for Robert E. Cook: 236-05-1094


Sources

  1. Emma Ursela Hanshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2358440&Type=Birth.
  2. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Emma Hanshaw & Robert E. Cook marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10986358&Type=Marriage.
  4. 1910 census, Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T624-1696, ED 80, page 22B, line #79, dwelling #120, family #120.
  5. 1920 census, Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T625-1971, ED 118, page 1B, line #92, dwelling #18, family #18.
  6. Obituary of Corn Wallace Hanshaw.
  7. Obituary of Audra Hanshaw.
  8. Obituary of Dessie Hanshaw.
  9. Robert Cook birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2312537&Type=Birth.
  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. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1940 census, Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T627-4445, ED 44-3, page 8A, line #12, household #112.
  14. "The Charleston Gazette" (Charleston, West Virginia), Apr 6 1974;
    courtesy of Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  15. Ruth Imogene Cook & Orland Forrest McKown marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11562358&Type=Marriage.
  16. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Harold Lee Cook & Barbara Arletha Nida marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11565235&Type=Marriage.
  18. Billy Eugene Cook & Jewell Louise Looney marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11565353&Type=Marriage.
  19. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.


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