Charles L. Benton Hanshew

                                                  ┌── Henry Hanshew
                                                  │    1783-1866 
                             ┌── Henry Hanshew ───┤
                             │    1827-1903       │
                             │                    └── Barbara Thomas
                             │                         1792-1855 
Charles L. Benton Hanshew ───┤
B: 1880                      │                    ┌── Thomas Sally
D: 1940                      │                    │
                             └── Druzilla Sally ──┤
                                  1837-1917       │
                                                  └── - Gibson
Charles L. Benton Hanshew     [ID 02591] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 23 1880, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.1,2,3,4  

On Sep 12 1918 Charley L. Benton Hanshew, age 37, registered for the World War I draft in Winamac, Pulaski County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Dec 23 1880, and was then residing near Winamac, occupied as a farmer, employed by Tom Warner of Winamac.  He declared his nearest relative was Alfred Hanshew of Winamac.  He was recorded as tall, slender, grey eyes, dark hair.3  

Charles L. Benton Hanshew died Oct 13 1940, State Rd. 28, 6 miles east of Elwood, Madison County, Indiana; age 59y 9m 20d.4  Charles was killed after being struck by an car.4  Unmarried.4

(photo)Photo: Charles L. Benton Hanshew World War I draft registration card 3

(photo)Photo: Charles L. Benton Hanshew death certificate Madison County, Indiana 4

(photo)Photo: Death of Charles L. Benton Hanshew newspaper article Oct 14 1940 5


  1. 1900 census, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana; roll T623-369, ED 2, page 7A, line #42, dwelling #164, family #164.
  2. 1910 census, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana; roll T624-347, ED 3, page 2B, line #94, dwelling #48, family #48.
  3. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  4. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011;
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