James R. Hanshew

 1. Frederick Handschuh  m Maria Catharina - 
 2.. Henry Hanshew (1783-1866) m Barbara Thomas (1792-1855)
 3... John Hanshew (1811-1870) m Rosannah Merideth (1812-?)
 4.... James R. Hanshew (1840-1916)
       +Martha W. Clymer (1843-1918)
 5.....  Mary Hanshew (c1862-?) 1
 5.....  Margaret Ellen Hanshew (1864-1961) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Luetta Hanshew (1868-1916) 2,5,6
 5.....  Jesse L. Hanshew (1871-1950) 2,7,8
 5.....  Celestia Pearl Hanshew (1879-1954) 2,7
James R. Hanshew     [ID 10973] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun 10 1840, Indiana.1,9,10,11,12  (Jun - 1841).7  

He married Martha W. Clymer2,7,9 [Matty Clymer13], about 18622,7,9.  Martha, daughter of Amasa/Massey Fountain Clymer & Mary Ann Crist/Krist, was born Sep 15 1843, Ohio.9  (Sep 14 1844).2,7,13,14,15  

James was a veteran of the Civil War.  He was a Private in Company G, 8th Indiana Cavalry.11  

James and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 14 1870), Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana:1

Hanshue, James, age 29, born in Indiana; farmer; $300 personal property; cannot read or write.
Hanshue, Martha, wife, age 24, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hanshue, Mary, age 8, born in Indiana.
Hanshue, Margaret, age 5, born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1870 was the family of a Hiram Hared, age 38, and his wife Nancy, age 33, with children, including James & Martha's daughter Luetta/Lucita:6
Hanshue, Luetta, age 2, born in Indiana.
One more house away was the family of a Henry Cochran, age 49, and his wife Rebecca, age 46, with children, including James' brother Amos Sylvester Hanshew.16  

James and family were shown in the 1880 census, Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana:2

Hanshew, James R., age 38, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; farmer; cannot read or write.
Hanshew, Martha W., wife, age 35, born in Ohio; father born in Maryland; mother born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Hanshew, Margaret, daughter, age 15, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio.
Hanshew, Lucita, daughter, age 12, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school.
Hanshew, Jesse L., son, age 9, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school.
Hanshew, Celestia P., daughter, age 1, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio.

James R. Hanshew was listed in the 1889-90 directory of Anderson, Indiana, showing his residence as Elwood, Indiana.17  Also shown was his cousin Jasper Hanshew.  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana:7

Hanshew, James R., age 59, born June 1841 in Indiana; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Indiana; married 38 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hanshew, Martha, wife, age 55, born Sept 1844 in Ohio; father born in Maryland; mother born in Pennsylvania; married 38 years; 6 children, 5 living.
Hanshew, Jesse, son, age 29, born April 1871 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; single; occupation: farmer.
Hanshew, Lestie, daughter, age 21, born April 1879 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; single; occupation: school teacher.

James and family were shown in the 1906 city directory of Elwood, Indiana:18

Hanshew, Frank (Vina), lab., 2335 South C.
Hanshew, Jacob T. (Amanda), retired, Main.
Hanshew, James (Martha), retired, 1109 n Anderson.
Hanshew, Jesse L., plumber, 1109 n Anderson.

James and Martha were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1900), 1111 North Anderson Street, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana:19

Hanshew, James R., age 72, born in Indiana; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 49 years; occupation: none; owned home (free).
Hanshew, Martha, wife, age 67, born in Ohio; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 49 years; 6 children, 5 living.

James R. Hanshew died Mar 24 1916, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana; buried Mar 26 1916, City of Elwood Cemetery, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.9  (Mar 23 1916).10,11  

Martha died Jul 15 1918, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana; age 74.9  (Jul 14 1917).14

(photo)Photo: James R. Hanshew death certificate Madison County, Indiana 9

(photo)Photo: Martha W. Clymer death certificate Madison County, Indiana 9

(photo)Photo: James R. Hanshew & Martha W. Clymer gravestone City of Elwood Cemetery 11,14


Sources

  1. 1870 census, Elwood P.O., Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M593-336, page 97, line #7, dwelling #23, family #23.
  2. 1880 census, Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T9-0293, ED 19, page 49D, line #5, dwelling #156, family #160.
  3. Margaret Ellen Hanshew death certificate.
  4. Martha W. Clymer death certificate.
  5. Luetta Hanshew death certificate.
  6. 1870 census, Elwood P.O., Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M593-336, page 97, line #11, dwelling #24, family #24.
  7. 1900 census, Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 89, page 2A-B, line #50, dwelling #29, family #29.
  8. Jesse L. Hanshew death certificate.
  9. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Madison County Area Cemetery Database; Anderson, Indiana Public Library:
    http://www.and.lib.in.us/cemetery/.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55737687.
  12. 1850 census, Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana; roll 176, page 266, dwelling #416.
  13. 1860 census, Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M653-277, page 374, line #40, dwelling #1066, family #1066.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67937162.
  15. 1850 census, Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M432-158, page 40B, line #7, dwelling #574, family #574.
  16. 1870 census, Elwood P.O., Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M593-336, page 97, line #22, dwelling #25, family #25.
  17. Anderson, Indiana Directory, 1889-90; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Elwood, Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T624-365, ED 119, page 85A, line #3, dwelling #386, family #400.


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