┌── Francis Hanshaw │ c1802-1870 │ │ John Jackson Hanshaw ────┤ B: 1832 │ D: 1913 │ └── Mary Ann Obrion Simmons c1801-? M: Sarah Jane Grose ├── Mary C. Hanshaw, 1856-1883 ├── Almira Jane Hanshaw, 1858-1920 ├── William Ward Hanshaw, 1860-1943 ├── Frances Smith Hanshaw, 1864-1938 ├── Jacob Henry Hanshaw, 1866-1958 M: Mary Druzilla Arthurs ├── Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw, 1870-1942 ├── Corn Wallace Hanshaw, 1871-1965 ├── Hannah Albina Hanshaw, 1875-<1900 ├── Sara A. Hanshaw, 1878-? ├── Andrew Jackson Hanshaw, 1880-1953 ├── Lillie Mae Hanshaw, 1883-1982 ├── Rosie Belle Hanshaw, 1886-1966 ├── Flora Ester Hanshaw, 1888-1972 ├── Van Jetes Hanshaw, 1890-1978 └── Grover Cleveland Hanshaw, 1893-1971
|John Jackson Hanshaw [ID 03559]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
(John Jackson Hanshaw)a,b,c (Jackson Hanshaw)d,e
Born Nov 4 1832, Kanawha County, Virginia.f,a,b,g,h,i,j,k,l,c (Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia).e
He married Sarah Jane Grose, Jan 3 1856, Nicholas County, Virginia.a,m,f (Mary Grose)e (Sarah Grosse)n Sarah, daughter of Stodder Grose, was born Dec 5 1831.a,l,f (or born c1834, daughter of Jefferson Grose & Mary "Polly" Fitzwatero,p,n,q - a daughter Sarah, age 16, was shown in the 1850 census with Jefferson Grose & second wife Elizabeth Fitzwaterr ).
Jackson Hanshaw and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 26 1860), Clay County, Virginia:q,d
Sarah died Oct 5 1866, buried Holcomb/Hanshaw Cemetery, behind the Holcomb farm, on Hansford Fork Rd., Clay County, West Virginia.a,l,t,f (Nov 2 1866).n
He then married Mary Druzilla Arthurs, Feb 11 1869, Clay County, West Virginia.b,f (Mary Druzilla Arthur)u,v (Druzilla Arthur)l (Drusilla Arthur)l Mary, daughter of Wilson Arthur & Mary Miller, was born Mar 7 1850, Webster County, Virginia.l,g,h,i,j,k,b,w,c
John and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 14 1870), Clay County, West Virginia:g
John and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 4 1910), Clay County, West Virginia:k
Widow Mary was shown in the 1920 census (Feb 27 1920), living with her son Andrew in Clay County, West Virginia:y
Mary died Mar 7 1936, at her home, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana; buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, near Wallback, Clay County, West Virginia.a,c,ab,ac
Mary's obituary was published in the "Anderson Daily Bulletin" (Anderson, Indiana) on March 10, 1936ab,w - see scan below.
Mary's obituary was also published in the "Charleston Gazette" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Tuesday, March 10, 1936:ac
Mary D. Handshaw
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary D. Handshaw, 86, who died Saturday at her home at Anderson, IND. have been tentatively set for Sunday at Pleasant Hill cemetery, Wallback, Clay county, where the body is to be buried.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Esther Norman of Anderson, Mrs. Lillie Hershman of Valley Fork and Mrs. Rosa Wyant [sic: Wine]; five sons, Poley and Wallace Handshaw of Valley Fork, Van Handshaw of Clendenin, and Grover and Jackson Handshaw of Anderson; three step-sons, Henry, Ward and Smith Handshaw of Valley Fork; one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Igo of near Newton, Roane County, and one brother, Richard Arthurs of Clay.
Photo: Mary Druzilla Arthurs date unknown ad
Photo: Mary Druzilla Arthurs obituary "Anderson Daily Bulletin", Mar 10 1936 w
(a) Contribution from Melissa Kay Hanshaw McLain.
(b) USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/claymar.htm.
(c) Burials in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clay County, West Virginia; USGenWeb:
(d) USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clacen2.htm.
(e) Death certificate for Frances Smith Hanshaw.
(f) Contribution from Neva P. Adams ().
(g) 1870 census, Henry Township, Clay County, West Virginia; roll M593-1685, page 4 / sheet 677A, line #8, dwelling #23, family #22; USGenWeb archives.
(h) 1880 census, Clay County, West Virginia; USGenWeb archives.
(i) 1880 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T9-1401, ED 22, page 293A-B, line #44, dwelling #33, family #33.
(j) 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 18B, line #83, dwelling #315, family #336.
(k) 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 289A, line #38, dwelling #232, family #236.
(l) "Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants", "Don Norman Family Files": http://www.rootsweb.com/~hcpd/norman/HANSHAW.
(m) The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS)
International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
(n) Sarah Jane Grose Handshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
(o) Contribution from Susan Wolfe ().
(p) Posting Mar 28 2000 by Bettie Grose to the Grose message board at FamilyHistory.com:
(q) 1860 census, Clay County, Virginia; page 85, line #23, dwelling #111, family #111.
(r) 1850 census, Nicholas County, Virginia; reel 963, page 353, dwelling #180.
(s) 1860 census, Clay County, Virginia; page 85, line #27, dwelling #112, family #112.
(t) Contribution from Denise Gill Baylor ().
(u) Dodd, Jordan. "West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900". Orem, UT: Liahona Research, 2000.
(v) West Virginia, 1863-1900 Marriage Index; http://www.genealogy.com.
(w) Obituary of Mary D. Hanshaw; courtesy of (private) Hanshaw.
(x) 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 18B, line #91, dwelling #316, family #337.
(y) 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 16A, line #11, dwelling #257, family #259.
(z) 1930 census, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana; roll T626-604, ED 3, page 2B, line #88, dwelling #45, family #56.
(aa) 1930 census, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana; roll T626-604, ED 3, page 2B, line #68, dwelling #40, family #48.
(ab) Obituary of Mary D. Hanshaw; "Anderson Daily Bulletin", Mar 10 1936;
Madison County Area Obituary Database; Anderson (Indiana) Public Library:
(ac) Obituary of Mary D. Hanshaw; "Charleston Gazette", Tuesday, Mar 10 1936;
Contributed by (private) Hanshaw.
(ad) Photo courtesy of Ellen Jones () and (private) Hanshaw.
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