Benjamin Clark Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. John Jackson Hanshaw (1832-1913) m Mary Druzilla Arthurs (1850-1936)
 3... Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw (1870-1942) m Lela Helen Grose (1887-1932)
 4.... Benjamin Clark Hanshaw (1906-1997)
       +Lucy C. Dye (1906-1929)
 5.....  Lela May Hanshaw (1927-1927) 1
       +Beulah Burns (1905-1978)
 5.....  Peggy Hanshaw (1934-) 2,3,4
 5.....  Clarence R. Hanshaw (1938-) 2,3,4
 5.....  Brenda Mae Hanshaw (1945-) 2,3,4
 5.....  Linda Kay Hanshaw (1945-2014) 2,3,4
Benjamin Clark Hanshaw     [ID 14200] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Benjamin Clark Hanshaw5,6,7 [Clark Hanshaw1,8,9,10,11].

Born Oct 14 1906, West Virginia.5,6,7,8,12  

He married Lucy C. Dye.1,11  Lucy, daughter of Ophie Dye & Stella Hardrick, was born Jul 15 1906, Calhoun County, West Virginia.11  

Lucy died Nov 14 1929, Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia; age 23y 3m 30d.11  

He then married Beulah Burns.3  Beulah was born Nov 24 1905, West Virginia.7,12  

Beulah died Jan - 1978.7  (1975).12  

Benjamin Clark Hanshaw died Aug 3 1997, buried Phillips Cemetery, Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia.7,10,12  

Clark's obituary was published in "The Charleston Gazette-Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia):10

Clark Hanshaw

OVAPA - Clark Hanshaw, 90, of Ovapa, Clay County, died Aug. 3, 1997, in Brian Center after a long illness.  

He was a laborer and veteran of World War II.  

Surviving: son, Clarence Hanshaw of Upper Marlboro, Md.; daughters, Peggy Courtney of Tampa, Fla., Brenda Hanshaw of Garner, N.C., Linda Melvin of Apex, N.C.; brother, Don Hanshaw of Fort Myers, Fla.; sisters, Retta Brown, Netta Brown and Hetta Brown, all of Ovapa, Helen Harvis and Jane O'Dell, both of Orrville, Ohio; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.  

Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay, with the Rev. Wilma Dobbins officiating.  Burial will be in Phillips Cemetery, Ovapa.  Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

(photo)Photo: Lucy C. Dye death certificate 11

Social Security information for Benjamin Clark Hanshaw: 232-14-6881

Social Security information for Beulah Burns: 232-78-6740


  1. Death certificate for Lela May Hanshaw.
  2. Obituary of Clark Hanshaw.
  3. Contribution from Deloris Jean (Hanshaw) Gearhart.
  4. Linda Kay Hanshaw obituary.
  5. 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 286A, line #46, dwelling #201, family #204.
  6. 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 15B-16A, line #97, dwelling #255, family #257.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. 1930 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2350, ED 4, page 12B-13A, line #94, dwelling #220, family #220.
  9. Obituary of Drusila Helen (Hanshaw) Jarvis.
  10. Obituary of Clark Hanshaw; "The Charleston Gazette-Mail";
    "Obituary Collection":
  11. Death certificate for Lucy C. Hanshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:

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