Grover Cleveland Hanshaw

                                                        ┌── Francis Hanshawc1802-1870 
                            ┌── John Jackson Hanshaw ───┤
                            │    1832-1913              │
                            │                           └── Mary Ann Obrion Simmons
                            │                               c1801-?    
Grover Cleveland Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1893                     │                           ┌── Wilson Arthur
D: 1971                     │                           │
                            └── Mary Druzilla Arthurs ──┤
                                 1850-1936              │
                                                        └── Mary Miller
M: Susan Vera Rogers
   ├── Delta Faye Hanshaw (1913-1995) 1,2,3
   ├── Lester R. Hanshaw (c1915-) 1,2
   ├── Cenith Alice Hanshaw (1918-2006) 1,2,4,5
   └── Ruby M. Hanshaw (1922-1984) 2,4

M: Opal F. McCallister

Grover Cleveland Hanshaw     [ID 03593] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 7 1893, Wallback, Clay County, West Virginia.1,2,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15  

He married Susan Vera Rogers6,7,11,16 [Susie Rodgers17], Jan 13 19136,7,11,16, Clay County, West Virginia6,7,11,16.  Susan, daughter of William Harrison Rogers & Mary Boggs, was born Oct 29 1895, Roane County, West Virginia.1,2,14,15,17  

Note that Susan was the sister of Rhoda Rogers who married Grover's brother Van.  

On Jun 5 1917 Grover Cleveland Hanshaw, age 23, registered for the World War I draft in Clay County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born October 7 1893 in Wallback, West Virginia, and was then residing in Procious, West Virginia, where he was a self-employed farmer with a wife and two children.  No previous military service.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, gray eyes, dark hair, no disabilities.12  

Grover and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 20 1920), Clay County, West Virginia:1

Hanshaw, Grover, head-of-household, age 26, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; rented home; occupation: laborer, farm.
Hanshaw, Susan, wife, age 23, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: laborer, farm.
Hanshaw, Delta, daughter, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Lester R., son, age 5, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Senith [unclear] A., daughter, age 1 year ? months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Grover and Susan were shown in the 1924 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:18

Hanshaw Grover (Susan) lab h Spring Hill
Grover was shown in the 1926 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:18
Hanshaw Grover C lab h Spring Hill

Grover and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), Spring Hill, Kanawha County, West Virginia:2

Hanshaw, Grover, head-of-household, age 36, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 19; rented home ($10 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, C.C. Klip[..unclear..]; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Susan, wife, age 34, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 17.
Hanshaw, Delta, daughter, age 17, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Lester, son, age 15, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Alice, daughter, age 11, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Ruby, daughter, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.

Susan died Jul 30 1931, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 36y 7m 7d.14,15,17  Medical: Susie died from an intestinal obstruction.17,19  

Susan's obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Saturday evening, August 1, 193119 (see scan below).  

Grover was shown in the 1934 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:18

Hanshaw Grover C r Kentucky av (Spring Hill)
Hanshaw Lester R r Kentucky av (Spring Hill)

Grover was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 15 1940), Spring Hill, Kanawha County, West Virginia:20

Riggs, Ida, head-of-household, age 60, born in West Virginia; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; widow; owned home ($100 value).
Hanshaw, Grover, lodger, age 50, born in West Virginia; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; widower; occupation: carpenter, building; worked 4 weeks in 1939; $48 wages in 1939.

On Apr 25 1942 Grover Cleveland Hanshaw, age 48, registered for the World War II draft in Clay County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Oct 7 1893 in Clay County, West Virginia, and was then residing at 113 Bullitt Street, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.  He declared his relative/contact was L.R. Hanshaw of Springhill, West Virginia.  He was recorded as

5' 11½" tall,
185 lbs., brown eyes, black/gray hair, light complexion.13  

He then married Opal F. McCallister21 [Opal F. Blankenship21], Jan 27 194521, Winfield, Putnam County, West Virginia21.  Opal, daughter of Elijah Blankenship & Louisa Adkins, was born about 1905, Kanawha County, West Virginia.21  

In 1971 Grover was living in/near Widen, Clay County, West Virginia.8  

Grover Cleveland Hanshaw died Aug 8 1971, buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, near Wallback, Clay County, West Virginia.8,14  

Opal died Sep - 1985.8

(photo)Photo: Grover Cleveland Hanshaw 22

(photo)Photo: Grover Cleveland Hanshaw & Susan V. Rogers marriage license Clay County, West Virginia 11

(photo)Photo: Susie Rodgers Hanshaw death record 17

(photo)Photo: Susan Vera Rogers obituary "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia), Saturday evening, August 1, 1931 19

(photo)Photo: Grover Cleveland Hanshaw & Opal F. McCallister marriage license Putnam County, West Virginia 21

(photo)Photo: Grover Cleveland Hanshaw & Susan Vera Rogers gravestone Pleasant Hill Cemetery 15

Social Security information for Grover Cleveland Hanshaw: 235-01-2106

Social Security information for Opal F. McCallister: 233-82-6411


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 13A, line #14, dwelling #212, family #214.
  2. 1930 census, Spring Hill, Jefferson Township, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 67, page 15A, line #1, dwelling #349, family #349.
  3. Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Contribution from Ellen Jones ().
  5. Contribution from Ellen Jones.
  6. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hanshaw McLain.
  7. "Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants", "Don Norman Family Files": http://www.rootsweb.com/~hcpd/norman/HANSHAW.
  8. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  9. 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 18B, line #83, dwelling #315, family #336.
  10. 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 289A, line #38, dwelling #232, family #236.
  11. Grover Cleveland Hanshaw & Susan V. Rogers marriage license; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10985735&Type=Marriage.
  12. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. Burials in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clay County, West Virginia; USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clocem3.htm.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com.
  16. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Susie Rodgers Hanshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5522232&Type=Death.
  18. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. "Charleston Daily Mail", Aug 1 1932; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. 1940 census, Spring Hill, Jefferson District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-95, page 11A, line #12, household #187.
  21. Grover Cleveland Hanshaw & Opal F. McCallister marriage license; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11485956&Type=Marriage.
  22. Photo courtesy of Ellen Jones () and (private) Hanshaw.


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