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Henry H. Hanshaw

                    ┌── Francis Hanshawc1802-1870 
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Henry H. Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1837             │
D: ?                │
No Issue            └── Mary Ann Obrion Simmons
                        c1801-?    
Henry H. Hanshaw     [ID 07812] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1837, Virginia.a,b,c    (c1838).d

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

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, Virginiae,d (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.f    A Henry H. Henshaw, who might be the same person, also served as a private in Company B, 2nd West Virginia Cavalry, Union Army.f    Also, a Henry Hanshaw served in the Clay County 126th Militia.g

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.h

Henry died unmarried.i   


SOURCES

(a) Contribution from Gary Dudding.

(b) USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clacen2.htm.

(c) 1860 census, Clay County, Virginia; page 85, line #27, dwelling #112, family #112.

(d) 1860 census, Clay County, Virginia; roll M653-1340, page 103, line #13, dwelling #230, family #225.

(e) USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clacen4.htm.

(f) Civil War Service Records; http://www.ancestry.com.

(g) USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clmil.htm.

(h) Civil War Pension Index; http://www.ancestry.com.

(i) Contribution from Neva P. Adams ().


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