Jesse Hanshaw

                        ┌── George W. Hanshawc1784-?    
                        │
                        │
Jesse Hanshaw ──────────┤
B: 1831                 │
D: 1911                 │
                        └── Nancy Agnes Hughes
                            c1810-?    
M: Elizabeth Barnhart
   ├── Fred A. Handshaw (c1848-?) 1,2
   ├── Jennette Handshaw (c1856-?) 1,2,3
   ├── Martha J. Handshaw (c1858-?) 1,2,3

M: Elizabeth Roseanna -
   ├── William Alexander Hanshaw (c1861-1935) 3,4,5
   ├── Victoria Jane Hanshaw (c1867-?) 3,4,6
   ├── Emma J. Hanshaw (c1867-?) 4
   ├── Franklin Hanshaw (c1873-?) 4,6
   ├── Roseanna Hanshaw (c1875-?) 4
   └── George Hanshaw (1876-?) 4,6

Jesse Hanshaw     [ID 07956] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Jesse Hanshaw3,4,7,8 [Jesse Handshaw1].

Born 1831, near the mouth of Turkey Run, above Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia.4,7,8  (c1835, Virginia).1  (c1832, Ohio).3  (c1825, West Virginia).9  

He married Elizabeth Barnhart.1,10  Elizabeth, daughter of - + Sarah Barnhart, was born about 1828, Virginia.1,10  

Elizabeth had been previously married May 23 1849 to Lawrence Lane, by whom she had children Frederick A. Lane and Sarah A. Lane.10  

Jesse and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 30 1860), Ravenswood, Jackson County, Virginia:1

Jesse Handshaw, age 25, born in Virginia; farm laborer; $20 personal property; cannot read or write.
Eliz Handshaw, age 32, born in Virginia.
Fred A. Handshaw, age 12, born in Virginia.
Sarah A. Lane, age 8, born in Virginia; attended school.
Jennett Handshaw, age 4, born in Virginia.
Martha J. Handshaw, age 1, born in Virginia.
Sarah Barnhart, age 66, born in Pennsylvania; cannot read or write.
Also living in Jackson County, Virginia in 1860 was Peter Hanshaw (relationship unknown).  

Elizabeth died 1860.11  

He then married Elizabeth Roseanna -, 1861, Ohio.11  Elizabeth was born about 1842, Ohio.3  (c1848, West Virginia).4  (May - 1845, West Virginia).6,9  

Jesse and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 26 1870), Letart Township, Meigs County, Ohio:3

Hanshaw, Jesse, age 38, born in Ohio; works on farm; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Elizabeth, age 28, born in Ohio; keeping house; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Jennette, age 14, born in Ohio; helps mother; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Martha J., age 12, born in Ohio; helps mother; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, William, age 8, born in Ohio.
Hanshaw, Victorie, age 3, born in Ohio.

Jesse and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 18-19 1880), Letart Township, Meigs County, Ohio:4

Hanshaw, Jessee, age 48 [or 40 - unclear], born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; laborer; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 32, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; keeping house.
Hanshaw, Emma J., daughter, age 13, born in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Victoria, daughter, age 9, born in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Franklin, son, age 7, born in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, George, son, age 3, born in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Roseanna, daughter, age 5, born in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, William, son, age 19, born in Ohio; works on farm; cannot read or write.

Jesse and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 13 1900), Union District, Jackson County, West Virginia:6

Hanshaw, Jessie, head-of-household, age unknown, birthdate unknown, born in West Virginia; parents' birthplaces unknown; married 36 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Rosana E., wife, age 55, born May 1845 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 36 years; 5 children, 3 living; cannot write.
Hanshaw, Francis A., son, age 30, born Feb 1870 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; widower; occupation: farm laborer; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Victoria J., daughter, age 32, born Aug 1868 in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia; married 5 years; 4 children, 3 living; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, George V. [or W.], son, age 23, born Aug 1876 in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia; married 4 years; occupation: farm laborer; cannot read or write.
Flesher, James R., grandson, age 9, born May 1891 in Ohio; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Ohio.
St. Clair, Bertha A., granddaughter, age 4, born June 1895 in West Virginia; father's birthplace unknown; mother born in Ohio.
St. Clair, Myrtle F., granddaughter, age 2, born Mar 1898 in West Virginia; father's birthplace unknown; mother born in Ohio.
Hanshaw, Hadie E. [unclear], daughter-in-law, age 22, born Sep 1877 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hanshaw, Everet L., grandson, age 4, born Oct 1895 in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Carl Leslie, grandson, female [sic], age 1, born Feb 1899 in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.

Jesse and Elizabeth were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), Union District, Jackson County, West Virginia:9

Hanshaw, Jesse, head-of-household, age 85, born in West Virginia; parents born in United States; second marriage, married 47 years; occupation: laborer, farm; rented home; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 65, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 47 years; 6 children, 3 living; occupation: washwoman, private family; cannot write.

Jesse Hanshaw died Jan 13 1911, Jackson County, West Virginia.12

(photo)Photo: Jesse Hanshaw death record Jackson County, West Virginia 12


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia; page 596, line #17, dwelling #1049, family #988.
  2. 1860 census, Ravenswood, Jackson County, Virginia; page 596, line #17, dwelling #1049, family #988.
  3. 1870 census, Sycamore P.O., Letart Township, Meigs County, Ohio; roll M593-1242, page 98, line #17, dwelling #231, family #234.
  4. 1880 census, Letart Township, Meigs County, Ohio; roll T9-1047, ED 106, page 73C, line #5, dwelling #126, family #126.
  5. Death certificate for William Henshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1951745&Type=Death.
  6. 1900 census, Union District, Jackson County, West Virginia; roll T623-1760, ED 36, page 5B, line #92, dwelling #103, family #103.
  7. "The Border Settlers of Northwestern Virginia", by Lucullus Virgil McWhorter,
    GR975.4 M17 in a local library.
  8. 1850 census, 27th District, Jackson County, Virginia; roll M432-953, page 205, line #36, dwelling #243, family #247.
  9. 1910 census, Union District, Jackson County, West Virginia; roll T624-1681, ED 55, page 286B, line #99, dwelling #43, family #46.
  10. Posting Oct 10 2002 by () to WVJACKSO-L:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/an/WCC.2ACE/3303.3.
  11. Posting Aug 19 2004 by Kathleen Barnhart () to the Jackson County, West Virginia message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/WCC.2ACE/3303.3.1.1.
  12. Jesse Hanshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5811075&Type=Death.


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