James Luther Hanshaw

                                                    ┌── Francis Hanshawc1802-1870 
                        ┌── Silas Smith Hanshaw ────┤
                        │   c1839-<1910             │
                        │                           └── Mary Ann Obrion Simmons
                        │                               c1801-?    
James Luther Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1867                 │                           ┌── David Pierson
D: 1943                 │                           │
                        └── Elizabeth Ann Pierson ──┤
                             1837-1929              │
                                                    └── Margarett Summers
M: Cora W. Parker
   ├── Mabel B. Hanshaw (1894-) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Cora Leah Hanshaw (1899-1982) 1,2,3
   ├── James Homer Hanshaw (1901-1924) 3,4,5
   ├── Gladys May Hanshaw (1904-1996) 1,3,4
   ├── John Raymond Hanshaw (1907-1976) 3,4
   ├── Harry L. Hanshaw (1909-1976) 3,4,6
   └── Gordon Hanshaw (1916-1974) 4,6

M: Nettie Lee Booth

James Luther Hanshaw     [ID 09887] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 12 1867, Clay County, West Virginia.7  (Feb - 1871).1,2,3  (c1869).8,9,10  

He married Cora W. Parker, Jun 21 1891, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1  Cora, daughter of William Allen Parker & Margaret Ellen Shirkey, was born Apr - 1870, West Virginia.1,2  (1871).3,11  (c1869).6  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:2

Hanshaw, James L., head-of-household, age 29, born Feb 1871 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 9 years; occupation: day laborer; rented home.
Hanshaw, Cora, wife, age 30, born April 1870 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 9 years; 4 children, 2 living.
Hanshaw, Mabel B., daughter, age 6, born Mar 1894 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Cora L. [initial unclear], daughter, age 1, born Jan 1899 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended public school.
Living next door in 1900 were James' parents and family.12  

James and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26 1910), Oakwood Heights, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:3

Hanshaw, James L., head-of-household, age 39, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 19 years; occupation: tinner, house; owned home (free).
Hanshaw, Cora W., wife, age 38, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 19 years; 8 children, 6 living.
Hanshaw, Mabel B., daughter, age 16, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Cora L., daughter, age 11, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended public school.
Hanshaw, James H., son, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended public school.
Hanshaw, Gladys M., daughter, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, John R., son, age 3, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Harry L., son, age 1, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living nearby in 1910 was the family of cousin Otto Michael Hanshaw.13  

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), Woodland Avenue, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, James L., head-of-household, age 49, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home.
Hanshaw, Cora W., wife, age 48, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Mabel B., daughter, age 24, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Homer, son, age 18, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Gladys M., daughter, age 15, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, John R., son, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Harry L., son, age 11, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Gordon, son, age 4 years ? months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Cora died May 31 1927, at her home, Forrest Ave., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 56.11  Medical: Cora died from influenza.11  

Widower James and children were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14-15 1930), Newhouse Branch [street], Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:6

Hanshaw, James, head-of-household, age 61, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; widower, first married at age 25; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Hanshaw, Harry, son, age 20, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Gordon, son, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of son John.14  

He then married Nettie Lee Booth.7,10,15  Nettie, daughter of C. M. Booth & Smatha Casto, was born about 1881, Roane County, West Virginia.15  (c1886).10  

James and Nettie were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 11 1940), Road 119-16, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:10

Hanshaw, James L., head-of-household, age 71, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($500 value).
Hanshaw, Nettie L., wife, age 54, born in West Virginia; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: farm hand, farm.

James Luther Hanshaw died Jan 21 1943, at his home, 1727 Pennsylvania Ave., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 74y 11m 9d.7  

Nettie died Dec 8 1965, at her home, 1113 Woodlawn Drive, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 84.15

(photo)Photo: James Luther Hanshaw death certificate 7

(photo)Photo: Cora W. Parker death certificate 11

(photo)Photo: Nettie Lee Booth death certificate Kanawha County, West Virginia 15


Sources

  1. Contribution from "Jan" ().
  2. 1900 census, 2nd Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 45, page 19A, line #35, dwelling #385, family #396.
  3. 1910 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 64, page 14B, line #63, dwelling #242, family #263.
  4. 1920 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 96, page 9B, line #55, dwelling #164, family #197.
  5. J. Homer Hanshaw death certificate.
  6. 1930 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 58, page 12A, line #33, dwelling #239, family #240.
  7. James Luther Hanshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=398703&Type=Death.
  8. Contribution from Marilyn Ackley ().
  9. 1880 census, Clay County, West Virginia; USGenWeb archives.
  10. 1940 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-85, page 6A, line #28, household #114.
  11. Cora W. Hanshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=993790&Type=Death.
  12. 1900 census, 2nd Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 45, page 19A, line #30, dwelling #384, family #395.
  13. 1910 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 64, page 14B, line #91, dwelling #249, family #270.
  14. 1930 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 58, page 12A, line #36, dwelling #240, family #241.
  15. Nettie Lee Booth death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5598334&Type=Death.


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