Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw

                                                         ┌── Francis Hanshawc1802-1870 
                             ┌── 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-?) 1,2
   ├── Ida M. Hanshaw (1892-1918) 1,3

M: Lela Helen Grose
   ├── Benjamin Clark Hanshaw (1906-1997) 4,5,6,7
   ├── Mary Retta Hanshaw (1908-1999) 4,5,6,7
   ├── Hettie A. Hanshaw (1910-2001) 5,6,7
   ├── Nettie M. Hanshaw (1912-2001) 5,6,7
   ├── Donald R. Hanshaw (1917-2003) 5,6,7
   ├── Susan Jane Hanshaw (1919-2007) 5,6,7
   └── Drusila Helen Hanshaw (1926-2004) 6,7

Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw     [ID 03494] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw8 [Pisero N. Hanshaw9, Poley N. Hanshaw1,10,11, Polley N. Hanshaw12].

Born Jan 12 1870, Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.1,4,5,6,9,10,12,13  

He married Nancy C. King, Oct 25 1888, at her father's home, Roane County, West Virginia.1,14,15,16  Nancy, daughter of Samuel King, was born May - 1870, Roane County, West Virginia.1,16  

Poley and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), Roane County, West Virginia:1

Hanshaw, Poley, head-of-household, age 30, born Jan 1870 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 11 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (mortgaged).
Hanshaw, Nancy C., wife, age 30, born May 1870 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 11 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Hanshaw, Melvina J., daughter, age 11, born Mar 1889 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 4 months.
Hanshaw, Ida M., daughter, age 7, born Dec 1892 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

He then married Lela Helen Grose4,6,7,8 [Lelia Grose17, Lella H. Gross18], about 19064,6,7,8.  Lela, daughter of B.A. + Mary Ann Gross4,18, was born Oct 15 18874,18 [Oct 14 188810,12, Mar - 188817, about 18915,6], Nicholas County, West Virginia4,18.  

Pisero and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 3 1910), Clay County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, Piziro N., head-of-household, age 40, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; second marriage, married 4 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Lelah H., wife, age 22, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hanshaw, Benjamine C., son, age 3, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Mary R., daughter, age 1 year 6 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of a David D. Grose, age 26,19 probably Lela's brother.20  

Pisero and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 26 1920), Clay County, West Virginia:5

Hanshaw, Polley [unclear] N., head-of-household, age 50, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; owned home; occupation: manager, farm.
Hanshaw, Lelia H., wife, age 29, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Benjamin, son, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Mary R., daughter, age 11, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Hettie A., daughter, age 9, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Nettie M., daughter, age 7, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Donald R., son, age 2 years 8 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Susan J., daughter, age 6 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Pisero and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 21 1930), Clay County, West Virginia:6

Hanshaw, Poley, head-of-household, age 60, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 35; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Lela, wife, age 39, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 16.
Hanshaw, Clark, son, age 24, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: teamster, state road; not a veteran.
Brown, Retta, daughter, age 22, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 19.
Brown, Legar, son-in-law, age 22, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 19; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Hettie, daughter, age 19, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Nettie, daughter, age 17, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Donald, son, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Janie, daughter, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Helen, daughter, age 3, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Lela died Aug 29 1932, Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia; age 44y 10m 14d.10,12,18  Medical: Lela died from gastro-intestinal toxemia, as a complication from previous surgery in 1930.18  

In 1936 Poley was living in Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.11  

Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw died Jan 27 1942, Staats Hospital, 123 W. Washington St., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 72y 7m 15d.10,12,13  Medical: Poley died from cerebral thrombosis, due to cerebral arteriosclerosis.13  The informant for Poley's death certificate was son Clark.13  

Poley's obituary was published in the "Charleston Gazette" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Wednesday, January 28, 1942:21

Poley Hanshaw

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)Photo: Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw / Nancy C. King marriage certificate Roane County, West Virginia 15

(photo)Photo: Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw / Nancy C. King marriage record Roane County, West Virginia 16

(photo)Photo: Poley N. Hanshaw death certificate 13

(photo)Photo: Lela Helen Grose death certificate 18


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T623-1772, ED 96, page 5B, line #88, dwelling #86, family #87.
  2. Melvina J. Hanshaw / Elliott E. Eagle marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10985302&Type=Marriage.
  3. Ida M. Hanshaw / Edward J. Goodman marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10985218&Type=Marriage.
  4. 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 286A, line #46, dwelling #201, family #204.
  5. 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 15B-16A, line #97, dwelling #255, family #257.
  6. 1930 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2350, ED 4, page 12B-13A, line #94, dwelling #220, family #220.
  7. Obituary of Drusila Helen (Hanshaw) Jarvis.
  8. "Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants", "Don Norman Family Files": http://www.rootsweb.com/~hcpd/norman/HANSHAW.
  9. 1880 census, Clay County, West Virginia; USGenWeb archives.
  10. Clay County, West Virginia burials; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clocem3.htm.
  11. Obituary of Mary Druzilla (Arthurs) Hanshaw.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com.
  13. Death certificate for Poley N. Hanshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1587121&Type=Death.
  14. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw / Nancy C. King marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11550849&Type=Marriage.
  16. Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw / Nancy C. King marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11549531&Type=Marriage.
  17. 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 14A, line #25, dwelling #238, family #253.
  18. Death certificate for Lella H. Hanshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1946652&Type=Death.
  19. 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 286A, line #43, dwelling #200, family #203.
  20. Speculation.
  21. Obituary of Poley Hanshaw; the "Charleston Gazette", Jan 28 1942;
    contributed by (private) Hanshaw.


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