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Sarah Jane Hanshaw

                      ┌── Francis Hanshawc1802-1870 
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Sarah Jane Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1842               │
D: 1936               │
                      └── Mary Ann Obrion Simmons
                          c1801-?    
M: William O'Dell

M: Joseph M. Pierson

Sarah Jane Hanshaw     [ID 03558] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

  (Sarah Jane Hanshaw)a,b,c  (Sarrah Jane Hanshaw)d  (Jane Hanshaw)e

Born 1842, Mollie, Pleasant District, Clay County, Virginia.a,d,f  (c1841).c,g,h  (Dec - 1843).i

She married William O'Dell, 1857.a  William was born about 1835, Virginia.c

Children:c,j

Acenith/Cenith Odell, born c1859, Virginia; married U.M. Vaughn. k
Columbus George Odell, born Mar 1861, Virginia; died 1921, buried Catawba Cemetery, Catawba, Marion County, West Virginia; married c1894, Louisa -- (children: George D., Ella and Dulcie C. Odell). l,m
Ellender/Ella/Luella Odell, born Jun 1867, Clay County, West Virginia; died Oct 12 1948, Clay County, West Virginia; married John/Jehue S. Shamblin, Jul 4 1883, Clay County, West Virginia. k,n,o

Sarah Jane and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 26 1860), Clay County, Virginia:p,c
Wm Odell, age 25, born in Virginia; laborer; $30 personal property.
Sarah J. Odell, age 19, born in Virginia; Hse wife.
Cenith Odell, age 1, born in Virginia.
Minerva A. Hanshaw, age 14, born in Virginia; attended school.

Sarah Jane was apparently widowed or otherwise separated from William O'Dell as she was shown in the 1870 census (Aug 1 1870) again living with her parents in Clay County, West Virginia:g
Odell, Jane, age 29, born in Virginia; cannot write.
Odell, Acenith, age 11, born in Virginia; attended school; cannot read or write. j
Odell, Columbus, age 9, born in Virginia; attended school. j
Odell, Ellender, age 2, born in West Virginia. j
King, Henry, age 5, born in West Virginia. j

She then married Joseph M. Pierson, about 1876.f,i,d,e  Joseph was born about 1841, White Whater, Nicholas County, West Virginia.d,f  (Oct - 1846).i

Children:

Walter W. Pierson, born May 1875 (Dec 29 1875), West Virginia; married 1) Mar 22 1900, Georgia Mariah Gill, 2) Annie M. --. f,q,r,h,k,s
Winfield S. Pierson, born Nov 12 1878, Elk Hurst, Clay County, West Virginia; died Apr 19 1942, Mollie, Clay County, West Virginia; buried Pierson Cemetery, near Dorfee, West Virginia; married c1904, May E. --. f,i,t,h,s,d

Sarah Jane and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 17 1880), Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia:f
Pierson, Joseph M., age 39, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Pierson, Sarah J., wife, age 37, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Pierson, Walter W., son, age 4, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Pierson, Winfield S., son, age 1, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Sarah Jane's daughter, Ella Odell, and Henry King/Hanshaw (possibly Sarah Jane's son),u were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 23 1880), living with Sarah Jane's widowed mother in Clay County, West Virginia:v
Hanshaw, Henry, grandson, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school; cannot read.
Hanshaw, Ella, granddaughter, age 12, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school; cannot read.

Sarah Jane and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia:i
Pierson, Joseph M., head-of-household, age 53, born Oct 1846 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 24 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Pierson, Sarah J., wife, age 56, born Dec 1843 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 24 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Pierson, Winfield S., son, age 21, born Nov 1878 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: farm hand.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of son Walter W. Pierson:q
Pierson, Walter W., head-of-household, age 25, born May 1875 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married ("x" years); occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Pierson, Mariah G., wife, age 16, born Aug 1885 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married ("x" years).

On Sep 12 1918 Sarah Jane and son Winfield were living in Eldorado (Dorfee), Clay County, West Virginia.s

Joseph died before Jan 22 1920.h

Widow Sarah Jane was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 22 1920), living in the household of son Walter, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia:h

Pierson, Walter W., head-of-household, age 44, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: truck farmer, truck farm.
Pierson, Annie M., wife, age 27, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Pierson, Joseph B., son, age 5, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Pierson, Rayland P., son, age 3 years 11 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Pierson, Elizabeth A., daughter, age 9 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Pierson, Jane S., mother, age 79, born in West Virginia; father born in England; mother born in West Virginia; widow; cannot write.
Pierson, Winfield S., brother, age 41, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married; occupation: blacksmith, general work.
[... plus two boarders ...]

Sarah Jane Hanshaw died Apr 18 1936, Clay County, West Virginia; buried Apr 20 1936, Blue Knob Cemetery, Clay County, West Virginia.w,x

(photo)Photo: Sarah Jane Hanshaw death certificate x

(photo)Photo: Death certificate of daughter Louella ODell. n

(photo)Photo: Death certificate of son Winfield S. Pierson d


SOURCES

(a) Contribution from Gary Dudding.

(b) Contribution from Jan Parker ().

(c) 1860 census, Clay County, Virginia; roll M653-1340, page 84, line #36, dwelling #107, family #107.

(d) Death certificate of Winfield S. Pierson; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1476409&Type=Death.

(e) Contribution from Melissa Kay Hanshaw McLain.

(f) 1880 census, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T9-1401, ED 23, page 307C, line #1, dwelling #107, family #107.

(g) 1870 census, Clay Court House P.O., Union Township, Clay County, West Virginia; roll M593-1685, page 691, line #5, dwelling #15, family #14.

(h) 1920 census, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 31, page 14B, line #63, dwelling #257, family #250.

(i) 1900 census, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 9, page 13A, line #17, dwelling #209, family #213.

(j) 1870 census, Clay Court House P.O., Union Township, Clay County, West Virginia; roll M593-1685, page 695, line #35, dwelling #15, family #14.

(k) West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.

(l) 1900 census, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 9, page 2B, line #51, dwelling #24, family #24.

(m) http://www.findagrave.com.

(n) Death certificate of Lou Ella Shamblin; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1183477&Type=Death.

(o) Death certificate of Jehue S. Shamblin; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1055570&Type=Death.

(p) USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clacen2.htm.

(q) 1900 census, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 9, page 13A, line #20, dwelling #210, family #214.

(r) 1910 census, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1679, ED 5, page 17B, line #96, dwelling #299, family #310.

(s) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.

(t) 1910 census, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1679, ED 5, page 18A, line #4, dwelling #301, family #312.

(u) Speculation.

(v) 1880 census, Union District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T9-1401, ED 24, page 312B, line #9, dwelling #40, family #40.

(w) Contribution from Clara Gillentine ().

(x) Death certificate of Sarah Jane Odell; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1585554&Type=Death.


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