Samuel Hanshew

 1. Samuel Hanshaw (1786-<1847) m Eve - (c1786-?)
 2.. John Hanshew (c1812-?) m Elsie Crow (c1824-?)
 3... Samuel Hanshew (1840-1916)
      +Elizabeth Hanshew (1844-1935)
 4....  George Lee Hanshew (1869-1947) 1,2
 4....  Sarah J. Hanshew (c1869-?) 1,2,3
 4....  Mollie E. Hanshew (1878-1880) 1,2
 4....  Cannie Christina Hanshew (1879-1947) 1,2,3,4,5
 4....  Arizona V. Hanshew (1881-1903) 2
 4....  Belle Hanshew (c1885-?) 3
Samuel Hanshew     [ID 12150] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 15 1840, Tazewell County, Virginia.1,6,7,8,9  (c1842).10  

On Jul 2 1861 in Wythe County, Virginia, Samuel Hanshew, age 21, a resident of Tazewell County, Virginia, enlisted in Company C, 50th Virginia Infantry.11  He was furloughed on Nov 1 1861 at Tazewell County (sick leave).11  He was again furloughed for 21 days at the end of the war, approximately Apr 1 1865, at Tazewell County.11,12  Samuel's brothers Charles and William also enlisted in the same Company.11  

He married Elizabeth Hanshew, Mar 27 1861.1,13  Elizabeth Hanshew was born Jun 19 1844.14  (Jun 18 1845).6  

Samuel and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1 1880), Sharon District, Bland County, Virginia:4

Hanshew, Samuel, age 40, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farm laborer.
Hanshew, Elizabeth, wife, age 36, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house; can read, cannot write.
Hanshew, George Lee, son, age 11, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; can read, cannot write.
Hanshew, Sarah J., daughter, age 4, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, Mollie E., daughter, age 2, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, Camma C., daughter, age 7 months, born Nov 1879 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

Samuel and Elizabeth were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), living in the household of daughter Cannie (Hanshew) Hill and her family in Smyth County, Virginia:5

Hanshew, Samuel, father-in-law, age 70, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 40 years [unclear]; farm laborer, home farm.
Hanshew, Elizabeth, mother-in-law, age 65, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 40 years [unclear]; 5 children, 4 living.

Samuel Hanshew died Apr 26 1916, buried Kimberling Church Cemetery, north of Rural Retreat, Wythe County, Virginia.2,6  

Widow Elizabeth was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), still living in the household of daughter Cannie (Hanshew) Hill and her family in Smyth County, Virginia:15

Hanshew, Elizabeth, mother-in-law, age 75, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow.

Elizabeth Hanshew died Sep 15 1935, Wythe County, Virginia; buried Kimberling Church Cemetery, north of Rural Retreat, Wythe County, Virginia.1,2,6

(photo)Photo: Samuel and Elizabeth Hanshew 16


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  2. Contribution from Letecia Hanshew Drake ( or ).
  3. Contribution from Bill Campbell ().
  4. 1880 census, Sharon District, Bland County, Virginia; roll T9-1356, ED 7, page 388A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  5. 1910 census, Marion District, Smyth County, Virginia; ED 81, page 17A (sheet 754), line #2, dwelling #265, family #265.
  6. Joe & Connie Cameron's gravestone readings, Kimberling Church Cemetery:
    http://home.naxs.com/cameronnet/kimcem.htm.
  7. 1850 census, Tazewell County, Virginia; roll 979, page 259a-259b, line #40, dwelling #607, family #607.
  8. 1860 census, Burks Garden, Eastern District, Tazewell County, Virginia; page 794, line #5, dwelling #726, family #714.
  9. "Virginia 1910 Census Miracode Index"; ED 81; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1870 census, Burks Garden P.O., Clear Fork Township, Tazewell County, Virginia; roll M593-1680, page 332, line #11, dwelling #352, family #352.
  11. "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
  12. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?&ti=0&db=hdsregiment&f0=810&f11=confederacy&gss=angs&ct=800&hc=1.
  13. Jacob Hanshew family bible, courtesy of Bill Campbell ().
  14. Jacob Hanshew family bible.
  15. 1920 census, Marion District, Smyth County, Virginia; roll T625-1914, ED 112, page 5A, line #46, dwelling #78, family #85.
  16. Photo courtesy of Letecia Hanshew Drake ( or ).


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