Susan A. Hanshaw

                                           ┌── Daniel Handshoe
                                           │    1770-1851 
                    ┌── David Hanshaw ─────┤
                    │    1822-1900         │
                    │                      └── Mary Magdaline Fehler
                    │                           1779-1858 
Susan A. Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1843             │
D: 1902             │
                    └── Catherine Kunkle
M: John Wagoner

Susan A. Hanshaw     [ID 09427] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Susan A. Hanshaw1,2,3,4 [Susanah Hanshaw5].

Born Jun - 1843, Perry County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,6  (c1842).5  

She married John Wagoner1 [John Wagner5, John Wagnor7], 18631, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania1.  John was born about 1825, Prussia.5  


Katie Wagner, born Sep 1874, Wyoming Territory; married Frank J. Knoble, c1897 (children: Charles F. and Agnes H. Knoble). 4,6

John served as a private in the U.S. Cavalry from 1859 till his death in 1881.1  

Susan and John were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 2 1870), Fort D.A. Russell, Laramie County, Wyoming Territory:5

Wagner, John, age 45, born in Prussia; parents foreign-born; occupation: "sold cavly" [soldier, cavalry].
Wagner, Susanah, age 28, born in Pennsylvania; laundress.

Susan and daughter were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4 1880), Carondelet Township, St. Louis County, Missouri:6

Wagner, Susan, age 37, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married; keeping house.
Wagner, Katie, daughter, age 6, born in Wyoming Territory; father born in Prussia; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

John died Jul 18 1881, buried Section 63, Site 11478, Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.1,7,8  

On Jan 12 1882 Susan A. Wagner applied for a pension as widow of John Wagner, veteran of [..unclear..] Cav.9  

Susan was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), living with the family of daughter Katie at 1642 Fulton Street, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Missouri:4

Wagner, Susan A., head-of-household, age 56, born June 1843 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; widow; 2 children, 1 living; rented home.
Knoble, Frank J., son-in-law, age 24, born Mar 1876 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Germany; married 3 years; occupation: day laborer.
Knoble, Katie, daughter, age 25, born Sept 1874 in Wyoming; father born in Germany; mother born in Pennsylvania; married 3 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Knoble, Charles F., nephew [sic], age 2, born Feb 1898 in Pennsylvania; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Wyoming.
Knoble, Agnes H., niece [sic], age 4 months, born Jan 1900 in Pennsylvania; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Wyoming.

Susan A. Hanshaw died 1902, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.1  


  1. Posting Sep 5 2003 by Larry Heiney () to the Wagner message board:
  2. 1850 census, North Middleton Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; roll M432-772, page 52, line #35, family #303.
  3. 1860 census, New Kingstown P.O., East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; roll M653-1101, page 219, line #4, dwelling #930, family #997.
  4. 1900 census, 6th Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1402, ED 60, page 4B, line #84, dwelling #88, family #91.
  5. 1870 census, Cheyenne P.O., Fort D.A. Russell, Laramie County, Wyoming Territory; roll M593-1748, page 440, line #33, dwelling #58, family #58.
  6. 1880 census, Carondelet Township, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T9-715, ED 170, page 5A, line #34, dwelling #66, family #69.
  7. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration, Nationwide Gravesite Locator:
  8. U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2006;
  9. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934;

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