Henry H. Hanshaw

                    ┌── Francis Hanshawc1802-1870 
Henry H. Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1837             │
D: ?                │
No Issue            └── Mary Ann Obrion Simmons
Henry H. Hanshaw     [ID 07812] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1837, Virginia.1,2,3  (c1838).4  

Henry was shown in the 1860 census (Jun 26 1860) living with his parents in Clay County, Virginia:2,3

Henry Hanshaw, age 23, born in Virginia; laborer.
But Henry was doubly-enumerated in 1860, being shown again (Jul 14 1860) living (or working) with the family of a William Schoonover in Clay County, Virginia4,5 (presumably he was a hired worker, but it is also possible that he had been taken into the Schoonover family somehow):
Wm Schoonover, age 47, born in Virginia; farmer; $200 real estate; $400 personal property.
Susan Schoonover, age 47, born in Virginia.
Mary E. Schoonover, age 19, born in Virginia.
Wm H. Schoonover, age 14, born in Virginia; attended school.
Caroline Schoonover, age 12, born in Virginia; attended school.
America Schoonover, age 10, born in Virginia; attended school.
Columbus Schoonover, age 7, born in Virginia; attended school.
Henry Hanshaw, age 22, born in Virginia; laborer.

During the Civil War, Henry Hanshaw served in Company M, 7th West Virginia Cavalry, Union Army; he was inducted as a private; discharged as a blacksmith.6  A Henry H. Henshaw, who might be the same person, also served as a private in Company B, 2nd West Virginia Cavalry, Union Army.6  Also, a Henry Hanshaw served in the Clay County 126th Militia.7  

On Dec 12 1876 Mary A. Hanshaw was granted a pension as mother of Henry H. Hanshaw, veteran of Company M, 7th West Virginia Cavalry.8  

Henry died unmarried.9  


  1. Contribution from Gary Dudding.
  2. USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clacen2.htm.
  3. 1860 census, Clay County, Virginia; page 85, line #27, dwelling #112, family #112.
  4. 1860 census, Clay County, Virginia; roll M653-1340, page 103, line #13, dwelling #230, family #225.
  5. USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clacen4.htm.
  6. Civil War Service Records; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clmil.htm.
  8. Civil War Pension Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Contribution from Neva P. Adams ().

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