+-- Francis Hanshaw | c1802-1870 +-- John Jackson Hanshaw ---+ | 1832-1913 | | +-- Mary Ann Obrion Simmons | c1801-? Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw ---+ B: 1870 | +-- Wilson Arthur D: 1942 | | +-- Mary Druzilla Arthurs --+ 1850-1936 | +-- Mary Miller M: Nancy C. King +-- Melvina J. Hanshaw, 1889-? +-- Ida M. Hanshaw, 1892-1918 M: Lela Helen Grose +-- Benjamin Clark Hanshaw, 1906-1997 +-- Mary Retta Hanshaw, 1908-1999 +-- Hettie A. Hanshaw, 1910-2001 +-- Nettie M. Hanshaw, 1912-2001 +-- Donald R. Hanshaw, 1917-2003 +-- Susan Jane Hanshaw, 1919-2007 +-- Drusila Helen Hanshaw, 1926-2004
|Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw     [ID 03494]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
(Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw)a    (Pisero N. Hanshaw)b    (Poley N. Hanshaw)c,d,e    (Polley N. Hanshaw)f
Born Jan 12 1870, Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.b,e,g,h,i,c,f,j
He married Nancy C. King, Oct 25 1888, at her father's home, Roane County, West Virginia.k,l,m,e    Nancy, daughter of Samuel King, was born May - 1870, Roane County, West Virginia.m,e
Poley and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), Roane County, West Virginia:e
Pisero and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 3 1910), Clay County, West Virginia:g
Pisero and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 26 1920), Clay County, West Virginia:h
In 1936 Poley was living in Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.d
Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw died Jan 27 1942, Staats Hospital, 123 W. Washington St., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 72y 7m 15d; buried Jan 29 1942, Phillips Cemetery, near Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia.c,f,j    Medical: Poley died from cerebral thrombosis, due to cerebral arteriosclerosis.j    The informant for Poley's death certificate was son Clark.j
Poley's obituary was published in the "Charleston Gazette" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Wednesday, January 28, 1942:s
Poley Hanshaw, 72, of Ovapa, Clay county, died yesterday in a Charleston hospital after an illness of two days.
Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow at Bethel M. E. church, with Rev. Guy Hardman officiating.
Burial will be in the Phillips cemetery with the Hardman and Hardman mortuary at Clay in charge.
Surving are two sons, Clark of Ovapa and Donald of Washington, D. C.; five daughters, Mrs. Ledger Brown, Mrs. Lemon Brown, Mrs. John Brown, Mrs. Herbert O'Dell and Miss Ellen Hanshaw, all of Ovapa; six brothers, Ward and Henry of Valley Fork, Wallace of Wanego, Van of Procious, Grover of Spring Hill and Jack of Anderson, Ind.; two sisters, Mrs. Esther Norman of Anderson, Ind., and Mrs. Lily Hershman of Clendenin.
Photo: Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw / Nancy C. King marriage certificate Roane County, West Virginia l
Photo: Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw / Nancy C. King marriage record Roane County, West Virginia m
Photo: Poley N. Hanshaw death certificate j
Photo: Lela Helen Grose death certificate p
(a) "Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants", "Don Norman Family Files": http://www.rootsweb.com/~hcpd/norman/HANSHAW.
(b) 1880 census, Clay County, West Virginia; USGenWeb archives.
(c) Clay County, West Virginia burials; USGenWeb Archives:
(d) Obituary of Mary Druzilla (Arthurs) Hanshaw.
(e) 1900 census, Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T623-1772, ED 96, page 5B, line #88, dwelling #86, family #87.
(g) 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 286A, line #46, dwelling #201, family #204.
(h) 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 15B-16A, line #97, dwelling #255, family #257.
(i) 1930 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2350, ED 4, page 12B-13A, line #94, dwelling #220, family #220.
(j) Death certificate for Poley N. Hanshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
(k) West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
(l) Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw / Nancy C. King marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
(m) Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw / Nancy C. King marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
(n) Obituary of Drusila Helen (Hanshaw) Jarvis.
(o) 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 14A, line #25, dwelling #238, family #253.
(p) Death certificate for Lella H. Hanshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
(q) 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 286A, line #43, dwelling #200, family #203.
(s) Obituary of Poley Hanshaw; the "Charleston Gazette", Jan 28 1942;
contributed by (private) Hanshaw.
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