William Thomas Lee Hanshew

                                                           ┌── John L. Hanshewc1814-?    
                              ┌── William Winton Hanshew ──┤
                              │    1838-1911               │
                              │                            └── Mary King
                              │                                c1818-?    
William Thomas Lee Hanshew ───┤
B: 1864                       │                            ┌── Justus Hubble
D: 1920                       │                            │
                              └── Louisa Greurer Hubbell ──┤
                                   1840-1922               │
                                                           └── Rachel McClellan
M: Ellen Shook
   ├── Margaret Louisa June "Ellen" Hanshew (1912-1971) 1,2
   └── Juanita Hanshew (1913-1936) 1,2

William Thomas Lee Hanshew     [ID 09001] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Thomas Lee Hanshew1,3 [Tom Hanshaw4].

Born Nov 18 1864, Olympia, Smyth County, Virginia.1,2,3  

He married Ellen Shook, Jun 4 1911, Jackson, Wyoming.1  Ellen, daughter of Emory S. Shook & Margaretta Ann Lee, was born 1882, Sulphur City, Washington County, Arkansas.1,2  

Tom and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 19-20 1920), living with Ellen's parents in White River Township, Washington County, Arkansas:2

Shook, Emory S., head-of-household, age 63 [unclear], born in Arkansas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Arkansas; occupation: merchant, general store.
Shook, Maggie, wife, age 68, born in Arkansas; parents born in U.S.
Hanshew, Tom L., head-of-household, age 55, born in West Virginia; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: none.
Hanshew, Ellen, daughter, age 38, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Hanshew, Margarette L. J., granddaughter, age 7, born in Wyoming; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Arkansas.
Hanshew, Josie? W... [unclear], granddaughter, age 6, born in Wyoming; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Arkansas.

William Thomas Lee Hanshew died Mar 26 1920, Trace Valley, Washington County, Arkansas; buried Mt. Salem Cemetery, Sulphur City, Washington County, Arkansas.1,4  

Tom's obituary was published in the "Fayetteville Democrat" (Fayetteville, Arkansas) on Tuesday, March 30, 1920:4


Tom Hanshaw died Friday at his mother's home in Trace Valley after an illness of nearly a year.  Funeral services were held Sunday at Sulphur City Church, conducted by Rev. Berry.  Interment was in Mount Salem Cemetery by the side of his father, a brother and sister.  He is survived by his wife, two small daughters, his mother, two brothers and three sisters.

Ellen died Nov - 1966, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas; buried Mt. Salem Cemetery, Sulphur City, Washington County, Arkansas.1  


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  2. 1920 census, White River Township, Washington County, Arkansas; roll T625-84, ED 157, page 6B, line #61.
  3. 1870 census, Mooresville P.O., Mooresville Township, Livingston County, Missouri; roll M593-789, page 627, line #13, dwelling #80, family #80.
  4. The "Fayetteville Democrat", Mar 30 1920; http://www.ancestry.com.

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