Lawrence Harvey Hanshaw

                                                     ┌── George Harvey Henshawc1845-?    
                           ┌── Charles M. Henshaw ───┤
                           │    1867-1920            │
                           │                         └── Margaret June Dickason
                           │                              1847-1874 
Lawrence Harvey Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1897                    │                         ┌── Edgar S. McIntyre
D: 1974                    │                         │
                           └── Sarah Jane McIntyre ──┤
                                1880-1957            │
                                                     └── Juliaette Golden
M: Wilma E. Litts
   └── Gordon H. Hanshaw (c1922-) 1

Lawrence Harvey Hanshaw     [ID 07241] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Lawrence Harvey Hanshaw2,3,4,5,6 [Leonard Hanshaw7].

Born Aug 30 1897, Baker Township, Stevens County, Minnesota.2,3,4,5,7  (1898).1,6  

He married Wilma E. Litts1,5 [Edra Wilma Litts6,8], about 19191,5.  Wilma was born 1900, Washington.1,6  

On Sep 12 1918 Lawrence Harvey Hanshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Spokane, Washington.  He declared he was born Aug 30 1897, and was then residing at RFD #8, Yardley, Spokane County, Washington, where he was in logging employed by Inl[and] Emp[ire] Paper Mill Co.  of Millwood, Spokane County, Washington.  He declared his nearest relative was Wilma Hanshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.5  

Lawrence and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), School Ave., Millwood, Spokane County, Washington:1

Hinshaw, Lawrence H., head-of-household, age 31, born in Minnesota; parents born in Minnesota; first married at age 20; owned home ($2000 value); radio in home; occupation: laborer, paper mill; not a war veteran.
Hanshaw, Wilma E., wife, age 29, born in Washington; father born in U.S.; mother born in Kansas; first married at age 17.
Hanshaw, Gordon H., son, age 8, born in Washington; father born in Minnesota; mother born in Washington; attended school.

Wilma died Jul 8 1965, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington; buried Pines Cemetery, Opportunity, Washington.6,8,9  

Wilma's obituary was published in "The Spokesman-Review" (Spokane, Washington) on Friday, July 9, 1965:8

HANSHAW, E. Wilma -- Her home, E9012 Grace Ave., Millwood, Wn. Wife of Lawrence Hanshaw at the home; daughter of of Mrs. Phenie Litts, Spokane Valley; grandmother of Gordon Michael Hanshaw, Downey, Calif.; 1 great-grandson.  Member of the Millwood Presbyterian Church; Gold Star Mothers; a lifetime resident of Spokane & Spokane Valley.  Funeral service Sat. July 10 at 2 p.m. In the COLONIAL CHAPEN [sic] of the HAZEN & JAEGER SPOKANE VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, N1306 PINES RD.  Burial the Pines Cemetery, Opp.

In 1974 Lawrence was living in/near Spokane, Washington.4  

Lawrence Harvey Hanshaw died Apr 23 1974, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington; buried Pines Cemetery, Spokane, Washington.2,4,6,9  

Social Security information for Lawrence Harvey Hanshaw: 532-10-5117


  1. 1930 census, Millwood, Spokane County, Washington; roll T626-2514, ED 174, page 5B, line #85, dwelling #124, family #125.
  2. Contribution from Cindi Grant ().
  3. 1910 census, Opportunity Township, Spokane County, Washington; roll T624-1669, ED 135, page 33A, line #29, dwelling #52, family #53.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  6. Burials in Pines Cemetery, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington:
  7. 1900 census, Baker Township, Stevens County, Minnesota; roll T623-793, ED 258, page 5A, line #13, dwelling #70, family #71.
  8. Obituary of Mrs. Wilma E. Hanshaw; "The Spokesman-Review", Jul 9 1965;
    posted 10-31-05 by Peter McCrae() to US-OBITS-L.
  9. Washington Death Index, 1940-1996;

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