Preston Hanshaw

                                           ┌── Francis Hanshawc1802-1870 
                   ┌── Perry Hanshaw ──────┤
                   │    1848-1915          │
                   │                       └── Mary Ann Obrion Simmons
                   │                           c1801-?    
Preston Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1878            │                       ┌── John Harvey Samples
D: ?               │                       │
                   └── Cassander Samples ──┤
                        1848-?             │
                                           └── Rosa Ana Jarrett
M: Sarah P. -

Preston Hanshaw     [ID 07936] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Preston Hanshaw1 [Press E. Hanshaw2,3,4].

Born Jun - 1878, West Virginia.2  (c1882, Ohio).4  

Preston was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), living or staying in the household of sister Rosa, 194 Margaret St., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:2

Henshaw, Press, brother-in-law, age 21, born June 1878 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: day laborer (unemployed 4 months).

On Mar 19 1906 Press E. Hanshaw enlisted as a Private in the U.S. Marine Corps, stationed at the Marine Barracks / Navy Yard, League Island, Pennsylvania.3  On Mar 24 1906 he was stationed at USFS, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3  He deserted May 5 1906, and was dropped as a deserter on May 15 1906.3  

He married Sarah P. -, about 1910.4  Sarah was born about 1893, Virginia.4  

Preston and Sarah were shown in the 1910 census (May 10 1910), Glasgow Burough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania:4

Henshaw, Press E., head-of-household, age 28, born in Ohio; parents born in United States; first marriage, married 0 years; rented home; occupation: boiler maker, boiler works.
Henshaw, Sarah P., wife, age 17, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 0 years; no children; attended school.

"Preston Handshaw" is buried in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia.5  

This is probably the same as Eli Preston Hanshaw #19456.6  


  1. Contribution from Gary Dudding.
  2. 1900 census, 3rd Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 46, page 12A, line #24, dwelling #233, family #242.
  3. U.S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1940;
  4. 1910 census, Glasgow Burough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1311, ED 27, page 2B, line #74, dwelling #38, family #42.
  5. Burials in Palm Memorial Gardens, Wyoming County, West Virginia; USGenWeb Archives:
  6. Speculation.

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