Linus C. Hanshaw

                                                   ┌── James Hanshawc1790-?    
                        ┌── Levi L. Hanshaw ───────┤
                        │   c1828-?                │
                        │                          └── Christina -
                        │                              c1794-?    
Linus C. Hanshaw ───────┤
B: 1868                 │
D: 1935                 │
                        └── Elizabeth K. Manning
M: Effie Irene Phillips
   └── Dorothy May Henshaw (1890-1938) 1

M: Ida -

Linus C. Hanshaw     [ID 09956] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Linus C. Hanshaw2,3,4,5 [Linas C. Hanshaw6, Lenius Hanshaw7, Louis Henshaw1, Elias Henshaw8,9,10].

Born May - 1868, New York.6  (c1863).3,7  (c1854).4  (c1864).5,11  

He married Effie Irene Phillips, Dec 2 1886, Ogle County, Illinois.2,8,9  Effie, daughter of Jacob D. Phillips & Mary Ellen Brantner, was born about 1849, Illinois.2,8,9,10,12  

Linus and family lived in Polo, Ogle County, Illinois.1  

He then married Ida -, 1900.6  Ida was born Jan - 1879, Maryland.6  

Linus and Ida were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), living and working in a hotel at 513 Main, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa:6

Hanshaw, Linas C., day clerk, age 32, born May 1868 in New York; parents born in New York; married 4 months; occupation: day clerk.
Hanshaw, Ida, wife/servant, age 21, born Jan 1879 in Maryland; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Maryland; married 4 months; occupation: cook.

Ida died before Jan 9 1920.4,11  

Widower Linus was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), apparently running a lodging house at 322 K Street, Sacramento, California:11

Hanshaw, Linus C [middle initial unclear], head-of-household / clerk, age 56, born in New York; parents born in New York; widower; rented home; occupation: clerk, [..unclear..].
[.. plus 22 lodgers ..]

Widower Linus was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), living on the "Los Angeles County Farm" (apparently a sanitarium), Downey Township, Los Angeles County, California:4

Hanshaw, Linus C., inmate, age 76, born in New York; parents born in New York; widower; not a war veteran.

Linus C. Hanshaw died Jan 7 1935, Los Angeles County, California; age 71.5  


  1. Posting Mar 26 2000 by R.W. Trask () to the Henshaw GenForum:
  2. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (Ogle County):
  3. 1870 census, Polo P.O., Haldane Township, Ogle County, Illinois; roll M593-265, page 300, line #40, dwelling #35, family #36.
  4. 1930 census, Hondo P.O., Downey Township, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-126, ED 924, page 11A, line #2.
  5. VitalSearch California Death Index 1930-1939:
  6. 1900 census, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa; roll T623-417, ED 6, page 3B, line #90, dwelling #52, family #54.
  7. 1880 census, Lincoln Township, Ogle County, Illinois; roll T9-0239, ED 156, page 164A, line #40, dwelling #146, family #147.
  8. Posting Aug 21 2000 by Roger Cramer () to ILOGLE-L.
  9. Posting Apr 30 2001 by Roger Cramer () to ILOGLE-L.
  10. Posting Jan 15 2002 by Roger Cramer () to ILOGLE-L.
  11. 1920 census, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California; roll T625-126, ED 114, page 6A, line #41, dwelling #123, family #134.
  12. Posting Jul 27 2002 by Roger Cramer () to MDWASHIN-L.

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