Benjamin Hanshaw

 1. Benjamin Hanshaw (1789-1878)
    +Susannah Symson (1790-1852)
 2..  Elisha Hanshaw (c1817-?) 1
 2..  Louisa Hanshaw  1
 2..  Hezekiah Hanshaw (c1817-<1900) 1
 2..  Jacob M. Hanshaw (1823-?) 1,2,3
 2..  Henry B. Hanshaw (1825-?) 1
 2..  Eliza Hanshaw (1830-1873) 1,4
 2..  Delilah Hanshaw (c1832-?) 1,2
Benjamin Hanshaw     [ID 12231] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born May 25 1789, Pennsylvania.4  (c1788).3  (Virginia).5  

He married Susannah Symson, Dec 29 1811, Frederick County, Virginia.2,4,6,7  Susannah was born Jan 18 1790, Virginia.4  

Benjamin was a veteran of the War of 1812.8  

Benjamin and family were shown in the 1850 census (Nov 27 1850), German Township, Darke County, Ohio:2

Benjamin Hanshaw, age 56, born in Pennsylvania; farmer; $700 real estate.
Susanah Hanshaw, age 55, born in Virginia.
Jacob Hanshaw, age 26, born in Virginia; farmer; cannot read or write.
Delilah Hanshaw, age 18, born in Virginia.
George Bates, age 11, born in Ohio.
Living two farms away in 1850 was Hezekiah Hanshaw.9  

Susannah died Jul 15 1852, Palestine, Darke County, Ohio; buried Horn Cemetery, Palestine, Darke County, Ohio.4  

Widow Benjamin was shown in the 1860 census (Sep 19 1860), living in the household of son Jacob in Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois:3

Benj Hanshaw, age 72, born in Pennsylvania.

Benjamin was shown in the 1870 census (Jun 5 1870), still living in the household of son Jacob in Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois:5

Hanshaw, Benjamin, age 82, born in Virginia; "old soldier".

Benjamin Hanshaw died Feb 5 1878, North Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois; age 90.4,8,10  

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  1. Contribution from Carol Hanshaw, citing:
    great granddaughter of Eliza Hanshaw.
  2. 1850 census, German Township, Darke County, Ohio; page 376; line #29, dwelling #40, family #41.
  3. 1860 census, Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois; pg 628, line #31, dwelling #446, family #412.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Dale Patterson ().
  5. 1870 census, Palmyra P.O., Township 12 Range 8, Macoupin County, Illinois; roll M593-250, page 315, line #4, dwelling #89, family #89.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  7. "Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850";
  8. Honor Roll Of Veteran Burials in Macoupin County, Illinois; 1956, State of Illinois, Illinois Veterans' Commission; USGenWeb Archives.
  9. 1850 census, German Township, Darke County, Ohio; page 376; line #22, dwelling #38, family #39.
  10. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, Pre-1916:

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