Ella M. Hanshaw

 1. Henry Gilbert Hanshaw (1867-1902) m Mary Elizabeth Myers (1869-1955)
 2.. Ella M. Hanshaw (1888-1979)
     +Frazier Booker (1881-1963)
     +Angelo Maffiole (c1884-?)
     +Richard Couch (1875-1942)
Ella M. Hanshaw     [ID 12606] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Ella M. Hanshaw1,2,3,4,5,6,7 [Nellie Henshaw8,9].

Born Apr 2 1888, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia.4  (Mar 27 1889).1,2,3,10,11,12  (c1888).13  (c1892).7  

She married Frazier Booker5,10 [William Frazier Booker14,15,16,17], Feb 17 19065,10, Kanawha County, West Virginia5,10.  Frazier, son of William L. + Susan Booker, was born Nov 8 1881, Pinch, Kanawha County, West Virginia.15,17,18  (Nov 8 1878).14  (c1885).5,10,19  

Children:

William Lewis Booker [later William Lewis Couch], born Jun 18 1909, Dial, Kanawha County, West Virginia; died Jan 3 1995; married Nita Marie Jones, 1952, Kanawha County, West Virginia. 10,13,17,18,20,21
Ida M. Booker [later Ida M. Couch], born c1910, West Virginia. 13
Paul Michael Booker [later Paul Michael Couch], born Jun 18 1914, Charleston, West Virginia; died Apr 21 1947, buried Hanshaw family cemetery, Indian Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia. 13,22

Ella and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:10

Booker, Frazier, head-of-household, age 24, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: farmer, home farm; rented farm.
Booker, Ella M., wife, age 21, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 4 years; 1 child, 1 living; cannot write.
Booker, William L., son, age 9 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Booker, Harley B., brother, age 21, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: cook, telephone co.
Living next door in 1910 was Ella's mother and family.23  

Ella and Frazier divorced.19  Frazier remarried to Iva Jane Thomas,14,15,19 Aug 20 1913, Kanawha County, West Virginia.19  Frazier died Apr - 1963, Pinellas County, Florida.16,17  

She then married Angelo Maffiole, Jun 6 1914, Kanawha County, West Virginia.6,21  Angelo was born about 1884.6  

She then married Richard Couch, Feb 9 1917, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.12,22,24  Richard, son of John Couch & Elizabeth Jane Ward, was born Aug 5 1875, Burnett County, Texas.14,22  (Aug 18 1876).25,26  (c1872).13,27,28  (c1882).24  

On Sep 12 1918 Richard Couch, age 43, registered for the World War I draft in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Aug 5 1875, and was then residing at 1046 Central Ave., Charleston, and was a "constructional iron worker" with Thompson Struett Co.  He declared his nearest relative was Ella Couch of 1046 Cental Ave.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, auburn hair.14  

Ella and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), 916 Carr Street, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:13

Couch, Richard, head-of-household, age 48, born in Texas; parents born in Virginia; owned home; occupation: iron worker, structural.
Couch, Ella, wife, age 32, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Booker, Lewis, step-son, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Booker, Ida M., step-daughter, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Booker, Michael, step-son, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.

In September 1920 Ella was visited by her sister Nannie and an unidentified cousin Joe Hanshaw.29  

Ella and Richard were shown in the 1920 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30

Couch R Richard (Ella), steel wkr, h 916 Carr W C
Ella and Richard were shown in the 1922 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30
Couch Richard R (Ella), ironwkr, h 916 Carr, W C
Ella and Richard were shown in the 1924 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30
Couch Richd R (Ella) struct ironwkr, h916 Carr W C
Ella and family were shown in the 1926 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30
Couch Ida student r916 Carr (WC)
Couch Richd R (Ella) iron wkr h916 Carr (WC)
Couch W Lewis student r916 Carr (WC)
Ella and family were shown in the 1928 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30
Couch Richd C (Ella) ironwkr, h916 Greendale dr (WC)
Couch Louis W r916 Greendale dr (WC)

It appears that Ella and Richard divorced or separated.  Richard apparently either married, or had a relationship with, Mary Frances "Molly" Landers (previously married to Jessie/Jesse D. Jordan, 1905, Aarons County, West Virginia).21,31  Richard died Apr 4 1942, Mt State Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 66y 4m 14d.25,26,32  Molly Landers (calling herself Mollie Couch) remarried to James Monroe Bostic, Jun 24 1944, Kansawha County, West Virginia,33 and died Jul 8 1964.26,31  

Ella and son Louis (Lewis) were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), 916 Greendale Drive, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:34

Couch, Ella H., head-of-household, age 43, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; widow; owned home ($2500 value); no radio in home; occupation: none.
Eades, Louis, son, age 18, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: none.
It is uncertain why son Louis/Lewis was recorded as Eades above, but it is possible that his grandfather, William L. Booker, might have actually been William Lewis Eades/Eads35,36,37 (see newspaper article below; also see a Booker connection with Ella's sister Minnie Hanshaw).  

Ella was shown in the 1930 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30

Couch Ella H Mrs h916 Greendale dr (WC)
Ella was shown in the 1934 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30
Hanshaw Ella Mrs r607½ Kanawha
Ella and family were shown in the 1936 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30
Couch Ella clk Anise C Frame r607½ Kanawha
Couch Louis lab r607½ Kanawha
Couch Paul M (Sarah L) ins agt Commonwealth Life Ins Co of Louisville Ky h1005A Cherry (WC)
Couch Richd ironwkr r1007 Cherry (WC)
Ella's family was shown in the 1938 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:30
Couch Paul M supt Commonwealth Life Ins Co of Louisville Ky r263 Gardner (WC)
Couch Richd ironwkr r221 Truslow

Ella and son Lewis were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 24 1940), Belle Fork, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:7

Couch, Ella, head-of-household, age 48, born in West Virginia; married; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the same city/town; completed 6th grade; rented home ($5 rent).
Couch, Lewis, son, age 24, born in West Virginia; single; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the city/town; completed 7th grade; occupation: laborer, state road.
Living nearby in 1940 was brother Charles26,31,38

Ella M. Hanshaw died Oct - 1979, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.11,17,39

(photo)Photo: Ella M. Hanshaw birth record Kanawha County, West Virginia 4

(photo)Photo: Ella M. Hanshaw & Frazier Booker marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 5

(photo)Photo: Ella Hanshaw & Angelo Maffiole marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 6

(photo)Photo: Nellie Hanshaw & Richard Couch marriage certificate Marshall County, West Virginia 24

(photo)Photo: Richard Couch death certificate 25

(photo)Photo: Ella M. Hanshaw newspaper article "The Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia), Sep 30 1920 29

(photo)Photo: William Lewis Booker/Eades newspaper article "The Charleston Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia), Sep 5 1914 35

Social Security information for Ella M. Hanshaw: 233-80-9796

Social Security information for Frazier Booker: 234-01-2438

Social Security information for Richard Couch: 236-07-9878


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 49, page 1B, line #52, dwelling #12, family #12.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Joseph Coley ().
  3. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Cheri Astrahan ().
  4. Ella M. Hanshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=3037370&Type=Birth.
  5. Ella M. Hanshaw & Frazier Booker marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12692592&Type=Marriage.
  6. Ella Hanshaw & Angelo Maffiole marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12689463&Type=Marriage.
  7. 1940 census, Belle Fork, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-86, page 30A, line #24, household #540.
  8. Nellie Hanshaw & Richard Couch marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10313157&Type=Marriage.
  9. Contribution from Richard Couch ().
  10. 1910 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1685, ED 77, page 1A, line #38, dwelling #8, family #8.
  11. Ancestry Family Tree data "ROBINSON / SOMME / ANDERSON / SHEWMAN" posted by "cecramer0541".
  12. Posting Feb 11 2003 by Dave Jarvis-Schroeder () to WVKANAWH-L.
  13. 1920 census, 5th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 95, page 2B, line #51, dwelling #31, family #33.
  14. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. "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
  18. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. William Frazier Booker & Iva Thomas marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12688530&Type=Marriage.
  20. Lewis Booker birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=3153391&Type=Birth.
  21. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. Posting Jan 29 2004 by David Jarvis-Schroeder () to WVKANAWH-L.
  23. 1910 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1685, ED 77, page 1A, line #42, dwelling #9, family #9.
  24. Nellie Hanshaw & Richard Couch marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10313157&Type=Marriage.
  25. Death certificate for Richard Couch; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1476664&Type=Death.
  26. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.
  27. 1880 census, Precinct 3, Bell County, Texas; roll T9-1290, ED 3, page 326C, line #42, dwelling #56, family #58.
  28. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Martie Erskine ().
  29. "The Charleston Daily Mail", Sep 30 1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  30. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  31. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30926112.
  32. Posting Nov 19 2005 by David Jarvis-Schroeder () to COUCH-L.
  33. Mollie Couch & James M. Bostic marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12629105&Type=Marriage.
  34. 1930 census, 5th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2537, ED 33, page 2B, line #74, dwelling #36, family #36.
  35. "The Charleston Mail", Sep 5 1914; http://www.ancestry.com.
  36. 1880 census, Lewis, Mason County, West Virginia; roll T9-1408, ED 96, page 321C, line #43, dwelling #232, family #244.
  37. 1900 census, Upper Pinch, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 49, page 2B, line #65, dwelling #29, family #30.
  38. 1940 census, Belle Fork, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-86, page 30A, line #16, household #537.
  39. Ancestry Family Tree data "Johnson Family Tree1" posted by "shamaniccommando".


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