Alec Hanshaw

Alec Hanshaw
B: 1854 
D: 1913 
M: Verbenia Dove
   ├── Samuel N. Hanshaw (1884->1900) 1,2
   ├── Edwina Hanshaw (1888->1900) 1,2
   ├── Chester Commodore Hanshaw (1888->1957) 1,2,3
   ├── Mamie Hanshaw (1890->1900) 1,2,3
   ├── Adele Hanshaw (1894->1913) 1,2,3
   ├── Beauregard O. Hanshaw (1896-1983) 1,2,3
   ├── Lela G. Henshaw (1898-1988) 1,2,3
   ├── Francis Hanshaw (1900->1913) 1,3
   └── Cora Hanshaw (1903->1913) 1,3

Alec Hanshaw     [ID 02375] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Alec Hanshaw1 [Alexander Hanshaw1, Alexander Henshaw2, Aleck Henshaw4, Elick Henshaw3, Alex Handshaw5].

Born Jul - 18542,6 [about 18493], Ocean Springs, Jackson County, Mississippi2,6.  

He married Verbenia Dove4 [Berthemia Dove1], Dec 26 18834, Mobile, Alabama4.  Verbenia, daughter of Osburn + Sarah Dove, was born Dec - 1863, Mississippi.1,2  

Alec made his livelihood as a charcoal burner.1  

Alec and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), Ocean Springs, Jackson County, Mississippi:2

Henshaw, Alexander, head-of-household, black, age 45, born July 1854 in Mississippi; father born in Virginia; mother born in Mississippi; married 16 years; occupation: char coal burner; owned home (free); cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Berthenia L., wife, black, age 36, born Dec 1863 in Mississippi; father born in Maryland; mother born in Mississippi; married 16 years; 7 children, 7 living; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Samuel N., son, black, age 15, born Aug 1884 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; occupation: char coal laborer; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Edwina I. [initial unclear], daughter, black, age 12, born Mch 1888 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Chester C., son, black, age 11, born Dec 1888 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Minnie C., daughter, black, age 10, born Mch 1890 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Adel N., daughter, black, age 6, born May 1894 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Beauregard O., son, black, age 3, born July 1896 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Lela G., daughter, black, age 2, born Apr 1898 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Dove, Osburn, father-in-law, age 86, born Apr 1812 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; widower; cannot read or write.

In September 1903, Alec Hanshaw acquired ten acres of land in the NE/4, NE/4, of the NW/4 of Section 1, T8S-R8W from Walter R. Bilbo (1859-1927).  This land is near the Belle Fountain Baptist Church.  It was still in the Hanshaw family as late as July 1957, when Chester Hanshaw agreed to let Bryan Bilbo use his land for a pasture.1  

Verbenia died before May 11 1910.3  

Widower Alec and children were shown in the 1910 census (May 11 1910), Jackson County, Mississippi:3

Henshaw, Elick, head-of-household, black, age 61, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; widower; occupation: farmer, farm [..unclear..]; owned farm (free); cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Chester, son, black, age 20, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Minnie, daughter, black, age 19, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Adel, daughter, black, age 16, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Beau [unclear], son, black, age 14, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Lela, daughter, black, age 12, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Francis, daughter, black, age 10, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Cora, daughter, black, age 7, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.

Alec Hanshaw died Jan 16 1913, age 59.1,5  

When Alec died he left five minor children; Thomas I. Keys (1861-1931) was appointed their guardian.  In addition to his land, Alec Hanshaw left his nine heirs $1000 from his Odd Fellows Benefit Association life insurance policy.  He was a member of Eureka Lodge No. 4844 in Ocean Springs.1  

See also: Alec Henshaw

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Sources

  1. Posting Oct 10 2008 by "shaw367" to the Mississippi African-American message board:
    http://boards.rootsweb.com/topics.ethnic.afam.ms/1352.1/mb.ashx.
  2. 1900 census, Ocean Springs, Jackson County, Mississippi; roll T623-812, ED 43, page 2B, line #59, dwelling #33, family #33.
  3. 1910 census, Beat 4, Jackson County, Mississippi; roll T624-744, ED 64, page 20A, line #30, dwelling #353, family #353.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Alabama.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com.
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.


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