Harry Forbes Hanshaw

                                                   ┌── William H. Henshaw
                        ┌── John Ainsley Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1840-1926             │
                        │                          └── Anne M. Long
                        │                              c1817-1869 
Harry Forbes Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1877                 │                          ┌── George Graham
D: 1933                 │                          │
                        └── Phoebe Agusta Graham ──┤
                             1852-1918             │
                                                   └── Mehitable Dukeshire
M: Mary Jane Walker
   └── Howard C. Hanshaw (1907-1978) 1,2

Harry Forbes Hanshaw     [ID 09113] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 27 1877, Nova Scotia.1,2,3,4  (Mar 2 1877, Bear River, Digby County, Nova Scotia).5  

In 1898 Harry emmigrated from Canada to the U.S., settling in Massachusetts.2  

He married Mary Jane Walker2,6,7 [Mary Jane Morehouse1], about 19072,6,7.  Mary, daughter of Allen Walker & Margaret Ross, was born Sep 2 1885, Canada.1,6  (Sep 2 1888).8  (c1890).2  

On Sep 12 1918 Harry Forbes Hanshaw, age 41, registered for the World War I draft in Peabody, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He declared he was born Mar 27 1877 in Canada, and he was then residing at 47 Holten [unclear] St., Peabody, Massachusetts.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Mary Hanshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.3  

Harry was shown in the Crosby's 1930 city directory of Danvers, Massachusetts:9

Hanshaw Harry F rem to Melrose

Harry and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4-5 1930), 36 Waverley Place, Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:2

Hanshaw, Harry, head-of-household, age 53, born in Canada; parents born in Canada; immigrated 1898; first married at age 29; rented home ($38 rent); radio in home; occupation: machinist, railroad; not a war veteran.
Hanshaw, Mary, wife, age 40, born in Canada; parents born in Canada; immigrated 1903; first married at age 17.
Hanshaw, Howard C., son, age 22, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Canada; attended school; occupation: none; not a war veteran.
Walker [?unclear], Allen, father-in-law, age 84, born in Canada; parents born in Canada; immigrated 1927; widower; occupation: none; not a war veteran.

Harry Forbes Hanshaw died Jun - 1933.5  

In 1968 Mary was still living in/near Melrose, Massachusetts.8  

Mary died Sep 7 1968.6,8,10

(photo)Photo: Harry Forbes Hanshaw World War I Draft Registration Card 3

Social Security information for Mary Jane Walker: 026-38-8697


  1. Contribution from Tim Sanford ().
  2. 1930 census, 5th Ward, Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T626-925, ED 346, page 3A, line #7, dwelling #27, family #62.
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1881 LDS census index, Hillsburgh, Digby County, Nova Scotia; NA film #C-13172, District 15, Sub-district A, page 31, household #165.
  5. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  7. LDS Pedigree Resource File.
  8. "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
  9. Massachusetts City Directories; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    "330 Years of Morehouse Genealogy, 1640-1970", by Inez Manzer Sypher Morehouse, 1978; page 482.

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