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.... Mary Retta Hanshaw (1908-1999) +Ledger L. Brown (1907-1959)
|Mary Retta Hanshaw     [ID 14201]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
(Mary Retta Hanshaw)a,b,c    (Rettie Hanshaw)d
Born Oct 8 1908, West Virginia.a,b,c,209
She married Ledger L. Brown, about 1927.c,e    (Limmie L. Brown)f    Ledger, son of Ira E. + Nancy Brown, was born Sep 3 1907, West Virginia.f,g,c,h,i    Ledger was the brother of Lemon Ule Brown, who married Mary's sister Hettie.
Mary and Ledger were divorced.h    Ledger died Sep 16 1959, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; age 52; buried Belcher Cemetery, near Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia.h,i
In 1999 Mary was living in/near Ivydale, Clay County, West Virginia.209
Mary Retta Hanshaw died Dec 3 1999, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; buried Belcher Cemetery, Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia.209,j
Mary's obituary was published in "The Charleston Gazette-Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on December 5, 1999:j
Mary Retta Brown
BIG OTTER - Mary Retta Brown, 91, of Laurel Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, died Dec. 3, 1999, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: son, Ledger Brown of Okeechobee, Fla.; sisters, Hettie Brown and Nettie Brown, both of Ovapa, Fla. [sic], Helen Jarvis of Florida; brother, Don Hanshaw of Florida; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay, with minister Paul Parsons officiating.    Burial will be in Belcher Cemetery, Ovapa.    Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Social Security information for Mary Retta Hanshaw: 233-38-6787
209. "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
(a) 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 286A, line #46, dwelling #201, family #204.
(b) 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 15B-16A, line #97, dwelling #255, family #257.
(c) 1930 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2350, ED 4, page 12B-13A, line #94, dwelling #220, family #220.
(d) Obituary of Drusila Helen (Hanshaw) Jarvis.
(e) Obituary of Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw.
(f) 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 27A, line #17, dwelling #271, family #275.
(g) 1920 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 15A, line #42, dwelling #246, family #248.
(h) Ohio Deaths, 1908-1944 and 1958-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
(i) Clay County, West Virginia burials; USGenWeb Archives:
(j) Obituary of Mary Retta Brown; "The Charleston Gazette-Mail", Dec 5 1999;
"Obituary Collection": http://www.ancestry.com.
(k) U.S. Public Records Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
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