Charles Hanshew

 1. Samuel Hanshaw (1786-<1847) m Eve - (c1786-?)
 2.. John Hanshew (c1812-?) m Elsie Crow (c1824-?)
 3... Charles Hanshew (1846-1920)
      +Rhoda Jane Harman (1845-1934)
 4....  John Hanshew (c1866-?) 1
 4....  (male child) Hanshaw (?-1883) 2
 4....  James Howard Hanshew (c1869-1907) 1,3,4
 4....  Sarah Ann Hanshew (c1872-?) 1
 4....  Olie V. Hanshew (1873-1941) 1
 4....  Edward Lee Hanshaw (c1874-1877) 2
 4....  Luella Hanshew (c1878-?) 1,3
 4....  Daniel H. Hanshaw (1880-?) 1,3
 4....  George Thompson Hanshaw (1881-1949) 3,5
Charles Hanshew     [ID 12153] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct 25 1846, Virginia.1,4,6,7,8  (Oct - 1845).3  

During the Civil War, Charles Hanshew enlisted as a private in Company C, 50th Virginia Infantry.9  He claimed his residence as Tazewell County, Virginia.9  Charles' brothers Samuel and William also enlisted in the same Company.9  

He married Rhoda Jane Harman8,10,11,12 [Rhoda Harmon5], Nov 30 18648,10,11,12, Tazewell County, Virginia8,10,11,12.  Rhoda, daughter of Wilburn + July Harman, was born Aug - 1845, Virginia.1,3,4,8,13  

Charles and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 8 1880), Tazewell County, Virginia:1

Hanshew, Charles, age 34, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Hanshew, Rhoda Jane, wife, age 34, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Hanshew, Jno, son, age 14 [unclear], born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; laborer.
Hanshew, Jas H., son, age 11, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; laborer; blind.
Hanshew, Olie V., daughter, age 9, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, Sarah Ann, daughter, age 8, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, Luella, daughter, age 2, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, H. Perry [unclear], son, age 1, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

Charles and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 19 1900), Graham, Clear Fork District, Tazewell County, Virginia:3

Hanshew, Charles, head-of-household, age 54, born Oct 1845 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 35 years; occupation: farm laborer; rented home.
Hanshew, Rhoda J, wife, age 54, born Aug 1845 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 35 years; 11 children, 7 living.
Hanshew, James H., son, age 28, born Nov 1871 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; cannot read or write.
Hanshew, Harrald P., son, age 19, born Apr 1880 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: day laborer.
Hanshew, George T., son, age 18, born May 1882 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: day laborer.
Shields, Ella, daughter, age 20, born Sept 1879 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married, married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Shields, Allie M, granddaughter, age 1, born Apr 1899 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

Charles was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7 1920), living in (or visiting in) the household of daughter Ollie, 1745 Eleventh Street, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio:13

Jennings, Fleming M, head-of-household, age 50, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: engineer, railroad.
Jennings, Ollie, wife, age 47, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Anderson, nephew, age 10, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Charles, father-in-law, age 74, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married.

Charles Hanshew died Feb 14 1920, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio; buried Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia.4,11,14  

On Mar 13 1920 Mrs. Rhoda J. Hanshaw applied for a Confederate pension as widow of Charles Hanshaw who died Feb 14 1920, Portsmouth, Virginia11 (see scan below).  

Rhoda died 1934, buried Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia.4

(photo)Photo: Rhoda Jane Harman Civil War Pension Application Mar 13 1920 11


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Tazewell County, Virginia; ED 89, page 262d/16, line #17, dwelling #137, family #144.
  2. Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1900 census, Graham Town, Clear Fork District, Tazewell County, Virginia; roll T623-1730, ED 93, page 12B, line #62, dwelling #211, family #238.
  4. http://www.findagrave.com.
  5. George Thompson Hanshaw death certificate.
  6. 1850 census, Tazewell County, Virginia; roll 979, page 259, dwelling #607.
  7. 1860 census, Burks Garden, Eastern District, Tazewell County, Virginia; page 794, line #5, dwelling #726, family #714.
  8. Tazewell County, Virginia marriage records.
  9. "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
  10. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  11. U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Contribution from Letecia Hanshew Drake ( or ) citing:
    "The Harman Genealogy", by James Harman.
  13. 1920 census, 4th Ward, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio; roll T625-1433, ED 154, page 7A, line #26, dwelling #136, family #160.
  14. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.


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