+-- John Jackson Hanshaw | 1832-1913 +-- Jacob Henry Hanshaw ---+ | 1866-1958 | | +-- Sarah Jane Grose | 1831-1866 Emma Etta Hanshaw ------+ B: 1893 | +-- Alfred Morgan Rogers D: 1944 | | +-- Mary Florence Rogers --+ 1871-1927 | +-- Mary Florence Davis [-] +-- Opra Ernest Hanshaw, 1910-1995 M: Jacob William Thomas
|Emma Etta Hanshaw     [ID 03597]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
(Emma Etta Hanshaw)a    (Emma Ettie Hanshaw)b    (Etta Hanshaw)c    (Ettie Hanshaw)d
Born Oct 11 1893, West Virginia.b,e,f    (c1892).c,d
Emma had a son Opra Ernest Hanshaw,g,h when she was 16 years old.    Opra seems to have been raised by Emma's parents.
She married Jacob William Thomas, about 1913.i    (William Jacob Thomas)j,b,c,d    Jacob, son of Michael "Irvin" Thomas & Emma Westfall, was born Jan 19 1894, Amma, Roane County, West Virginia.i,c    (Jan 19 1893, Clay County, West Virginia).k,l    (1892).e,d
William was the brother of Mindia Edith Thomas who married Emma's brother Romie Watson Hanshaw, and also the brother of Hiram "Albert" Thomas who married Emma's sister Icie Jane Hanshaw.j
Emma and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 4 1920), Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia:c
Jacob died Aug 20 1937, Clay, Clay County, West Virginia; age 43y 7m 1d; buried Aug 22 1937, Hively Cemetery, Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.i,e    Jacob died from internal injuries suffered in a highway accident in Ovapa.i
Emma Etta Hanshaw died Oct 18 1944, at her home, Ivydale, West Virginia; age 53; buried Hively Cemetery, Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.a,e
Emma's obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Thursday, October 19, 1944:a
Thomas, Mrs. Emma Etta, 53, died yesterday morning at her home at Ivydale after a short illness.    Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Audrey Hales and Miss Emelene Thomas of Baltimore, Md., Mrs. Marlen Cottrell of Ivydale; three sons, Darius of Ward, Pfc. Guy Thomas of the army, in England, and Opra of Bickmore; her father, Henry Hanshaw of Valley Fork; five sisters, Mrs. Minnie Donahue of Indiana, Mrs. Icie Thomas of Valley Fork, Mrs. Bessie Hughes of Zela, Mrs. Dorothy Wilmoth of Maysel and Mrs. Hattie Woodall of Wallback; three brothers, Bruce Hanshaw of Valley Fork, Jack Hanshaw of Procious and Lloyd Hanshaw of Ovapa.    Services will be held at 2:30 p. m. tomorrow at Hively cemetery at Valley Fork.    Rev. James Cottrell will officiate.    The Hardman and Hardman mortuary at Clay is in charge of arrangements.    The body will remain at the mortuary until funeral time.
Photo: Jacob William Thomas death certificate i
209. "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
(a) The "Charleston Daily Mail", Oct 19 1944; http://www.ancestry.com.
(b) "Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants", "Don Norman Family Files": http://www.rootsweb.com/~hcpd/norman/HANSHAW.
(c) 1920 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 5A, line #48, dwelling #82, family #84.
(d) 1930 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 4, page 3A-B, line #49, dwelling #45, family #45.
(e) Clay County, West Virginia Cemeteries; USGenWeb Archives:
(f) 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 20B, line #75, dwelling #345, family #368.
(g) Contribution from (private) Hanshaw, citing:
1923 family notebook of Alfred Morgan Rogers, with additional notes from Dorothy Janet Hanshaw and son Ray Wilmoth.
(h) 1920 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 10B, line #90, dwelling #170, family #172.
(i) Death certificate for Jacob William Thomas; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
(j) Contribution from (private) Hanshaw.
(k) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
(l) 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 24B, line #57, dwelling #407, family #435.
(m) 1930 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 4, page 3A, line #2, dwelling #36, family #36.
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