Bertha Ellen Hanshaw

                                                   ┌── Francis Hanshawc1802-1870 
                           ┌── Francis Hanshaw ────┤
                           │    1831-1914          │
                           │                       └── Mary Ann Obrion Simmons
                           │                           c1801-?    
Bertha Ellen Hanshaw ──────┤
B: 1888                    │                       ┌── Christopher Bloomer
D: 1943                    │                       │
                           └── Polly Ann Bloomer ──┤
                                1845-1914          │
                                                   └── Mary Jane Williams
M: George Benjamin Meadows

Bertha Ellen Hanshaw     [ID 09294] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan - 1888, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1,2,3  (Jan 30 1881).4  

She married George Benjamin Meadows, Jun 16 1918, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.4,5  George was born May 7 1875, Kanawha County, West Virginia.5,6  (c1878).3  

Child:3

Frances A. Meadows, born 1928, West Virginia.

On Sep 12 1918 George Benjamin Meadows, age 42, registered for the World War I draft in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born May 7th 1875, and was then residing at 830 Walnut St., Charleston, a self-employed blacksmith.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Bertha Meadows of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, slender, brown eyes.6  

Bertha and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Charleston District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:3

Meadows, George B, head-of-household, age 52, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 40; rented home ($15 rent); no radio in home; occupation: none; not a war veteran.
Meadows, Bertha, wife, age 42, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Kentucky; first married at age 30; occupation: none.
Meadows, Frances A, daughter, age 1 year 9 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Bertha and George were shown in the 1930 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:7

Meadows Geo B (Bertha) h Chandlers Branch nr Sissonsville rd

George died Nov 4 1933, at his home, Chandler's Branch, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 57.8  

George's obituary was published in "The Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Sunday, November 5, 19338 (see scan below).  

Bertha was shown in the 1934 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:7

Meadows Bertha (wid Benj) h Valley (Chandlers Br)

Bertha and daughter were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 5 1940), Chandlers Branch, Kanawha County, West Virginia:9

Meadows, Bertha, head-of-household, age 52, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; widow; owned home ($5 value); occupation: seamstress, welfare work; worked 26 weeks in 1939; $120 welfare in 1939.
Meadows, Frances A., daughter, age 11, born in West Virginia; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.

Bertha Ellen Hanshaw died Jan 4 1943, St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 55.4,10

(photo)Photo: Bertha Ellen Hanshaw & George Benjamin Meadows marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 5

(photo)Photo: George Benjamin Meadows obituary "The Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia), Nov 5 1933 8

(photo)Photo: Bertha Ellen Hanshaw death certificate Kanawha County, West Virginia 4


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 51, page 12B-13A, line #96, dwelling #229, family #229.
  2. 1910 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 57, page 11B, line #90, dwelling #151, family #156.
  3. 1930 census, Charleston District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 56, page 1A, line #24, dwelling #6, family #6.
  4. Bertha Ellen Hanshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2626128&Type=Death.
  5. Bertha Ellen Hanshaw & G.B. Meadows marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12588177&Type=Marriage.
  6. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "The Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia), Nov 5 1933; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1940 census, Chandlers Branch, Charleston District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-81, page 5A, line #29, household #75.
  10. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.


If you have additional information on this person, please share!


If you would like to be automatically notified by email whenever an update is made affecting this page then enter your email address and click the "Enter" button below:

Your Email Address:
Notify me whenever this page is updated
Do not notify me if this page is updated
Show me my current registered notification requests


How is this person related to other ancestors? To find out, enter the database ID number of another ancestor, and then click the "Enter" button below:

ID Number:


If you would like to save this person on your computer ▾ more...


HFA Home Page Return to HFA Home Page

Copyright © 1997-2017, The Hinshaw Family Association. All rights reserved.
Permission is granted for all free personal, private and non-commercial uses.
Commercial use of any portion contained herein is expressly prohibited.

Privacy Policies

This site uses spambot thwarting technology to hide email addresses from all known email harvesting programs used by spammers.

[This page was computer generated]

Spambot Bait!