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)
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Mary Retta Hanshaw1,2,3 [Rettie Hanshaw4].
Born Oct 8 1908, West Virginia.1,2,3,5
She married Ledger L. Brown3,6 [Limmie L. Brown7], about 19273,6. Ledger, son of Ira E. + Nancy Brown, was born Sep 3 1907, West Virginia.3,7,8,9,10 Ledger was the brother of Lemon Ule Brown, who married Mary's sister Hettie.
During World War II Ledger served in the U.S. Navy Reserve.10
Mary and Ledger were divorced.9 Ledger died Sep 16 1959, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; age 52.9,10
In 1999 Mary was living in/near Ivydale, Clay County, West Virginia.5
Mary Retta Hanshaw died Dec 3 1999, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; buried Belcher Cemetery, Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia.5,11
Mary's obituary was published in "The Charleston Gazette-Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on December 5, 1999:11
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
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