Laura Maysel Hanshaw

                                                       ┌── Jacob Henry Hanshaw
                                                       │    1866-1958 
                            ┌── Alfred Bruce Hanshaw ──┤
                            │    1889-1971             │
                            │                          └── Mary Florence Rogers
                            │                               1871-1927 
Laura Maysel Hanshaw ───────┤
B: 1930                     │                          ┌── William M. Rogers
D: 2008                     │                          │
                            └── Allie Winnie Rogers ───┤
                                 1891-1964             │
                                                       └── Louisa Friend
M: Charles Edward Fitzwater

M: Cal Boggs

Laura Maysel Hanshaw     [ID 07915] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Laura Maysel Hanshaw1,2 [Laura Maycel Hanshaw3, Maysel Hanshaw4].

Born Jul 15 1930, Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.1,4,5,6  (Jul 15 1929).2  

She married Charles Edward Fitzwater, Nov 1 1947, Clay County, West Virginia.2,3  Charles, son of Homer A. + Stella Fitzwater, was born Mar 14 1928, Ivydale, Clay County, West Virginia.2  

She then married Cal Boggs, May 22 1954, Clay County, West Virginia.1,3,6  Cal, son of Kenna + Gertrude Boggs, was born Jan 19 1930, Newton, West Virginia.6,7  


Michael Boggs; married Lisa --.
Alan Boggs; married Jane --.
Vicki Boggs; married Gary James.

Cal died Apr 14 1993.1,7  

Laura Maysel Hanshaw died Jul 7 2008, Shady Lawn Health Care Community, Dalton, Wayne County, Ohio; age 77.1  

Laura's obituary was published in "The Daily Record" (Wooster, Ohio) on Wednesday, July 9, 2008:1,8

ORRVILLE -- Laura Maysel Boggs, 77, formerly of 135 N. Crown Hill Road, died Monday, July 7, 2008, at Shady Lawn Health Care Community, Dalton.  

Services will be Thursday, July 10, at 1 p.m. at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville with Pastor John H. Miller officiating.  Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.  

Friends may call Thursday, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the funeral home.  Online registry and expressions of condolence may be left at  

The family suggests donations be made to New Hope Christian Center Food Bank, 236 N. Walnut St., Orrville 44667; or Shady Lawn Health Care Community (for resident activities), 15028 E. Lincoln Way, Dalton 44618.  

Laura was born July 15, 1930, in Valley Fork, W.Va., the daughter of A.B. and Allie (Rogers) Hanshaw, and married Cal Boggs on May 22, 1954, in Clay, W.Va.  He died April 14, 1993.  

She collected antiques and specialized in Roseville pottery and Carnival glass.  She enjoyed flea markets, sewing, quilting and especially her family.  

Surviving are children, Dr. Michael (Lisa) Boggs of Lewisburg, Alan (Jane) Boggs of Dalton and Vicki (Gary) James of Brunswick; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sisters, Lona Ikerd of Charleston, W.Va., and Hazel Fitzwater of Boomer, W.Va.  

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and three sisters.

(photo)Photo: Laura Maysel Hanshaw & Charles Edward Fitzwater marriage license Clay County, West Virginia 2

(photo)Photo: Laura Maysel Hanshaw & Cal Boggs marriage license Clay County, West Virginia 6

Social Security information for Cal Boggs: 234-42-7302


  1. Obituary of Laura (Hanshaw) Boggs; "The Daily Record", Jul 8 2008:
  2. Laura Maysel Hanshaw & Charles Edward Fitzwater marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  3. Contribution from Marilyn Ackley ().
  4. 1940 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T627-4400, ED 8-4, page 15B, line #41, household #237.
  5. Contribution from Denise Gill Baylor ().
  6. Laura Maysel (Hanshaw) Fitzwater marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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