Charles Wesley Hanshaw

 1. Henry Gilbert Hanshaw (1867-1902) m Mary Elizabeth Myers (1869-1955)
 2.. Charles Wesley Hanshaw (1887-1965)
     +Stella Alice Carte (1892-1980)
 3...  Kenneth F. Hanshaw (1912-1993) 1,2,3,4
 3...  Herman F. Hanshaw (1915-1986) 1,2,3,4
 3...  Delsie Mae Hanshaw (1918-2007) 1,2,3,4,5
 3...  Ward Hanshaw (1921-1977) 2,3,4
 3...  Homer Clinton Hanshaw (c1924-2010) 2,3,4
 3...  Freda Hanshaw (1925-) 2,3,4
 3...  Marie Foist Hanshaw (1928-2010) 2,3,4
Charles Wesley Hanshaw     [ID 12605] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr - 1887, West Virginia.1,2,6,7  (Apr 3 1886).8,9,10  (Apr 3 1890).11  

Charles was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25 1910), staying in a boarding house in Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:7

Hanshaw, Charles, boarder, age 23, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: miner, coal mines.

He married Stella Alice Carte1,2,5 [Stella Cart12,13], Jan 30 19111,2,5, Dial, Kanawha County, West Virginia1,2,5.  Stella was born Mar 14 1892, West Virginia.1,2,11  

On Sep 12 1918 Charles W. Hanshaw, age 32, registered for the World War I draft in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born April 3 1886, and was then residing in Three Mile, Kanawha County, West Virginia where he was employed as a coal hauler.  He declared his nearest relative was Stella Hanshaw of Three Mile.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, dark hair, with "one finger on left hand off".8  

Charles and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 14 1920), Lower 8 Mile Road, Elk Township, Kanawha County, West Virginia:1

Hanshaw, Charles W., head-of-household, age 34, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; owned home; occupation: coal loader, coal mine.
Hanshaw, Stella A., wife, age 26, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Kenneth F., son, age 7 years 4 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Herman F., son, age 4 years 4 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Delcie M., daughter, age 1 year ? months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living two houses away in 1920 was the family of Charles' remarried mother.14  

Charles and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 21 1930), Three Mile Creek, Elk Township, Kanawha County, West Virginia:2

Hanshaw, Charles W., head-of-household, age 43, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 25; owned home; occupation: mercantile, dry goods; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Stella, wife, age 37, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 18.
Hanshaw, Kenneth, son, age 17 years, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Herman, son, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Delcie, daughter, age 11, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Ward, son, age 9, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Homer, son, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Freda, daughter, age 4, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Marie, daughter, age 1, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Charles and Stella divorced.9,15  Stella remarried to Burl Darby.16  Charles and Stella apparently later remarried.17  

Charles was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 24 1940), Belle Fork, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:15

Hanshaw, Charles, head-of-household, age 50, born in West Virginia; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; divorced; owned farm ($2000 value); occupation: farm operator, agriculture.
Living two houses away in 1940 was the family of son Kenneth;18 living one more house away were Stella and children:16
Darby, Burl, head-of-household, age 37, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($1600 value); occupation: laborer, brickyard; worked 48 weeks in 1939; $960 wages in 1939.
Darby, Stella, wife, age 45, born in West Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Darby, Herman, son, age 25, born in West Virginia; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: operator, chemical; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1560 wages in 1939.
Darby, Ward, son, age 19, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: farm hand, own farm.
Darby, Freeda, daughter, age 15, born in West Virginia; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Darby, Homer, son, age 16, born in West Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Darby, Marie, daughter, age 11, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Also living nearby in 1940 was sister Ella.19  

Charles Wesley Hanshaw died Jul 13 1965, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 79y 3m 10d.9,10,11  

Charles' obituary was published in "The Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on July 14, 1965:17

Charlie W. Hanshaw
The owner of Hanshaw Grocery at Pinch Ridge

Charlie W. Hanshaw of Elkview Rt. 3, was dead on arrival yesterday at Charleston General Hospital after a sudden illness.  He was 79.  Mr. Hanshaw was a retired lumberman.  Surviving wife, Stella Alice; sons, Kenneth of Elkview, Ward of Edison, N. J., The Rev. Herman and Homer of Charleston; daughters, Mrs. Delsie Mae Hersman and Mrs. Marie Tofi of Charleston, Mrs. Freda Morton of Elkview; brother, Henry of Hurricane; half brother, Andrew Compton of Dunbar; sisters, Mrs. Ella Couch of Elkview Rt. 3, Mrs. Nina Coutz and Mrs. Betty Summerfield of Charleston, Mrs. Edna Peckham of Gibsonia, Pa., Mrs. Minnie McDonie of Ferndale. Mich.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild.  The service will be held in Hafer Funeral Home at Elk 1, view tomorrow at 2 p. m.  Burial will be in Hanshaw Cemetery at Pinch Ridge.

Stella died May - 1980.11  

Social Security information for Charles Wesley Hanshaw: 233-14-0016

Social Security information for Stella Alice Carte: 233-38-3672


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Elk Township, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1957, ED 116, page 11A, line #45, dwelling #105, family #105.
  2. 1930 census, Elk Township, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 60, page 18A, line #13, dwelling #349, family #353.
  3. Obituary of Homer Clinton Hanshaw.
  4. Obituary of Delsie Mae Hanshaw.
  5. Contribution from (private) Hanshaw, citing: Delsie Hanshaw.
  6. 1900 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 49, page 1B, line #52, dwelling #12, family #12.
  7. 1910 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1685, ED 76, page 7B, line #96, dwelling #116, family #117.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  12. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Cheri Astrahan ().
  13. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1920 census, Elk Township, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1957, ED 116, page 11A, line #31, dwelling #103, family #103.
  15. 1940 census, Belle Fork, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-86, page 30A, line #16, household #537.
  16. 1940 census, Belle Fork, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-86, page 30A, line #2, household #534.
  17. Obituary of Charles W. Hanshaw; contributed by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  18. 1940 census, Belle Fork, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-86, page 30A, line #9, household #535.
  19. 1940 census, Belle Fork, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-86, page 30A, line #24, household #540.


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