Daniel Webster Hanshew

 1. Andreas Hanshuh 
 2.. Conrad Hanshew (?-1806) m Eva Elizabeth Seitz (1740-?)
 3... Jacob Hanshew (c1795-c1833) m Mary "Mina" Cameron (1797-1873)
 4.... Jacob Hanshew (1816-<1893) m Christina Musser (1821-1892)
 5..... Daniel Webster Hanshew (1857-1925)
        +Sarah M. McFarland (1861-?)
 6......  Jesse Jefferson Hanshew (1882-1955) 1,2
Daniel Webster Hanshew     [ID 14030] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 21 1857, Virginia.3,4,5,6,7  (Aug 21 1856, Smyth County, Virginia).1,2,8  

He married Sarah M. McFarland, Apr 22 1880.1,2,7,8  (probably Sarah Matilda McFarland).4  Sarah was born Aug 13 1861, Smyth County, Virginia.1,2,4,5,6,8  

According to family folklore, Daniel met Sarah while she was a school teacher on an Indian reservation.9  

Daniel and Sarah were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2-3 1880), Bland County, Virginia:4

Hanshew, Daniel W., age 22, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; laborer; married within the year.
Hanshew, Matilda C. [sic], wife, age 19, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house; married within the year.
Living next door on one side in 1880 were Daniel's parents,10 and on the other side was brother Samuel.11  

Daniel and Sarah moved to Texas, where he became the owner of the "Hanshew Hotel" in Morgan, Bosque County, Texas12 (see photo below).  

Daniel and Sarah were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 16 1900), Bosque County, Texas:5

Hanshew, Daniel W., head-of-household, age 42, born Aug 1857 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 18 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Hanshew, Sarah M., wife, age 38, born Aug 1861 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 18 years; no children.
Hanshew, Henry W., nephew, age 21, born Apr 1879 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: farm laborer.

Daniel and Sarah were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), Morgan Village, Bosque County, Texas:6

Hanshew, Daniel W., head-of-household, age 52, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 29 years; occupation: keeper, hotel; owned home.
Hanshew, Sarah, wife, age 48, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 29 years; no children.
Hengy [unclear], Mae, boarder, age 24, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: clerk, railroad.

Daniel and Sarah were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 10 1920), Lillian Township, Johnson County, Texas:8

Hanshew, Daniel W, head-of-household, age 64, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home; farmer [unclear].
Hanshew, Sarah M., wife, age 59, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; house keeper.

Daniel Webster Hanshew died Nov 25 1925.2  

Widow Sarah was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 22 1930), Burleson, Johnson County, Texas:13

Hanshew, Sarah M., head-of-household, age 68, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow; owned home ($1,000 value); no radio in home; occupation: none.
Also living in Johnson County, Texas in 1930 was the family of son Jesse Jefferson Hanshew.

(photo)Photo: D.W. Hanshew Hotel business card 14


Sources

  1. Contribution from Alissa Hanshew () citing: 1902 family bible.
  2. Contribution from Tina Rector () and Tom Hanshew () citing:
    family bible of Jesse Jefferson Hanshew, dated 1902.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  4. 1880 census, Sharron Magisterial District, Bland County, Virginia; roll T9-1356, ED 7, page 389D, line #32, dwelling #32, family #32.
  5. 1900 census, Justice Precinct 2, Bosque County, Texas; roll T623-1613, ED 3, page 8A, line #16, dwelling #124, family #124.
  6. 1910 census, Morgan Village, Bosque County, Texas; roll T624-1533, ED 9, page 95B, line #77, dwelling #66, family #66.
  7. Jacob Hanshew family bible, courtesy of Bill Campbell ().
  8. 1920 census, Precinct 7, Lillian Township, Johnson County, Texas; roll T625-1822, ED 54, page 11A, line #25, dwelling #214.
  9. Contribution from Tina Rector ().
  10. 1880 census, Sharron Magisterial District, Bland County, Virginia; roll T9-1356, ED 7, page 389D, line #28, dwelling #31, family #31.
  11. 1880 census, Sharron Magisterial District, Bland County, Virginia; roll T9-1356, ED 7, page 389D, line #34, dwelling #33, family #33.
  12. Contribution from Bill Campbell () citing: Hanshew Hotel business card, passed down with the family bible.
  13. 1930 census, Precinct 6, Burleson, Johnson County, Texas; roll T626-2364, ED 22, page 6A, line #17, dwelling #135, family #137.
  14. Photo courtesy of Bill Campbell ().


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