George W. Hanshaw B: c1784 D: ? M: Nancy Agnes Hughes +-- Levi Hanshaw, c1829-? +-- Jesse Hanshaw, 1831-1911 +-- Amanda Hanshaw, c1837-? +-- Jonny Hanshaw, c1837-?
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Born about 1784.a    (1794-1804).b    (1790-1800).c
He married Nancy Agnes Hughes, Oct 21 1818, Mason County, Virginia.d,e,f,a,g    Nancy was born about 1810, Virginia.c,g,h
Several published histories and genealogies show a Nancy Hughes, daughter of Jesse Hughes & Grace Tanner, who married a George Hanshaw.e,i,j    It has been thought that this was the same Nancy who married this George Hanshaw.    However the Nancy Hughes referenced in published histories seems to have been born in or about 1786, whereas census records on this George Hanshaw family show his wife Nancy was born about 1810, so it seem that there might have been two different George Hanshaws in Virginia at about this time, or perhaps the published histories are incorrect in the dates shown for the Nancy Hughes family.
In the late 1820s, George and Nancy took in Nancy's father, Jesse Hughes, into their home near the mouth of Turkey Run, above Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia.e    Later they moved above the mouth of Straight Fork on Big Sand Creek (Sandy Creek), Jackson County, West Virginia.e
George and family were shown in the 1820 census, Mason County, Virginia:b
See also: William Hanshaw #2664, Joseph Hanshaw #2670, Frederick Hanshaw #2673, Mary Hanshaw #2671, Charles Hansher #9494, and Elizabeth Hanshaw #2672 who were also married in Mason County, West Virginia.
See also: Hanshaw family of Clay County WVA
See also: Mary Hanshaw who married about this same time in WVA.
(a) Posting Mar 8 2001 by Fran Daniels ( posted under ) to TANNER-L.
(b) 1820 census, Mason County, Virginia; roll M33-138, page 124.
(c) 1840 census, Jackson County, Virginia; roll 563, page 218.
(d) Contribution from Teresa ().
(e) "The Border Settlers of Northwestern Virginia", by Lucullus Virgil McWhorter,
GR975.4 M17 in a local library.
(f) Barry Hughes database: http://members.xoom.com/bettermind/genealogy/family.htm.
(g) 1850 census, 27th District, Jackson County, Virginia; roll M432-953, page 205, line #36, dwelling #243, family #247.
(h) 1870 census, Jackson Court House, Gilmore Township, Jackson County, West Virginia; roll M593-1689, page 294, line #22, dwelling #38, family #38.
(i) Ritchie County, West Virginia History; http://www.ancestry.com.
(j) Contribution from Gary Dudding.
(k) 1830 census, Lebanon Township, Meigs County, Ohio; roll 135, page 242.
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