Mary Elizabeth Hanshew

 1. Frederick Handschuh  m Maria Catharina - 
 2.. Henry Hanshew (1783-1866) m Barbara Thomas (1792-1855)
 3... Henry Hanshew (1827-1903) m Sarah Ann Briggs 
 4.... Mary Elizabeth Hanshew (1855-1940)
       +Benton Scott (1853-1930)
Mary Elizabeth Hanshew     [ID 12375] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 28 1855, Madison County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5  

Mary was a Quaker, a member of Westland Monthly Meeting in Hancock County, Indiana.3  

She married Benton Scott3 [Thomas B. Scott4], Dec 29 18753.  Benton, son of William Scott & Julia A. Fry, was born 1853.4,6  Benton was the brother of Samantha Louisa Scott, who married Mary's brother William Jasper Hanshew.3  


Catharine Scott, born Dec 4 1876, Hancock County, Indiana; married James Sims, Jun 26 1897.
Sarah J. Scott, born Dec 27 1878, Hancock County, Indiana; married Gilbert Jarret, Aug 7 1898.
Edna Scott, born Nov 8 1881, Hancock County, Indiana; died Oct 29 1883, biried Scotts burying ground.

Benton died Dec 1 1930, rural Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; age 77.4,6  

Mary Elizabeth Hanshew died Oct 18 1940, near Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; age 85y 1m 20d.4,5

(photo)Photo: Mary Elizabeth Hanshew family membership record Westland Monthly Meeting, Hancock County, Indiana 3

(photo)Photo: Mary Elizabeth Hanshew death certificate Madison County, Indiana 4

(photo)Photo: Mary Elizabeth Hanshew & Thomas B. Scott gravestone Jones Cemetery 5,6


  1. 1860 census, Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; page 333, line #33, dwelling #769, family #769.
  2. 1870 census, Curtis P.O., Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana; page 541B, line #24, dwelling #175, family #179.
  3. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935;
  4. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011;

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