Leamon Watson Hanshaw

                                                    ┌── Jacob Henry Hanshaw
                                                    │    1866-1958 
                         ┌── Alfred Bruce Hanshaw ──┤
                         │    1889-1971             │
                         │                          └── Mary Florence Rogers
                         │                               1871-1927 
Leamon Watson Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1912                  │                          ┌── William M. Rogers
D: 1979                  │                          │
                         └── Allie Winnie Rogers ───┤
                              1891-1964             │
                                                    └── Louisa Friend
M: Ina Opal Parker
   ├── Helen Frances Hanshaw (1932-2005) 1
   ├── Jane Hanshaw  1
   ├── Tracy Arlen Hanshaw (1934-) 1
   ├── Phyllis Pearl Hanshaw (1936-) 1
   └── Robert Paul Hanshaw (1938-) 1

Leamon Watson Hanshaw     [ID 07907] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Leamon Watson Hanshaw2,3,4 [Leaman Hanshaw5, Leamond W. Hanshaw6, Leland Hanshaw7].

Born Mar 8 1912, Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.2,3,4,5,7  

He married Ina Opal Parker8 [Opal Parker1,4,9], Jan 30 19328.  Ina, daughter of Preston Parker & Hulda Graham, was born May 2 1916, Clay County, West Virginia.9  

Leamon Watson Hanshaw died Nov - 1979, buried Hively Cemetery, off Rt. 36 two miles south of Wallback, Clay County, West Virginia.3,4  

In 2005 Opal was living in Dellroy, Carroll County, Ohio1

Ina died Jun 27 2008, age 92.4,9  

Opal's obituary was published as follows:9

Opal Hanshaw, 92, of Dellroy, OH, formerly of Clay County, passed away Friday, June 27, 2008, in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness.  

Born on May 2, 1916, in Clay, she was the daughter of the late Preston and Hulda (Graham) Parker.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Leamon Hanshaw in 1979; one daughter, Helen F. Seymoure; four sisters and one brother.  

Opal was a Dellroy resident for the past 4 years, prior to which she had resided in Clay, WV.  She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Maysel.  

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Tracy and Ella Hanshaw of Seville, OH, and Robert and Dottie Hanshaw of Dellroy, OH; two daughters, Phyllis Braley of Canton and Jane Austin of Wallback; 16 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren.  

Graveside service will be 11 am Wednesday, July 2, 2008, in Hively Cemetery, Wallback, with Minister Ralph Davis officiating

Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, is in charge of arrangements.

Social Security information for Leamon Watson Hanshaw: 233-16-3763


  1. Obituary of Helen F. (Hanshaw) Seymoure.
  2. Contribution from Denise Gill Baylor ().
  3. "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
  4. Clay County, West Virginia burials; USGenWeb Archives:
  5. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 12B, line #81, dwelling #206, family #208.
  7. 1930 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 4, page 8B, line #57, dwelling #142, family #142.
  8. Contribution from Marilyn Ackley ().
  9. Obituary of Opal (Parker) Hanshaw; Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home:

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