Cenith Alice 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... Grover Cleveland Hanshaw (1893-1971) m Susan Vera Rogers (1895-1931)
 4.... Cenith Alice Hanshaw (1918-2006)
       +James Emanuel Pritt (c1915-)
Cenith Alice Hanshaw     [ID 14209] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Cenith Alice Hanshaw1,2 [Alice Hanshaw2,3,4].

Born Dec 23 1918, Dorothy, Raleigh County, West Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6  

She married James Emanuel Pritt, May 23 1935, Springhill, Kanawha County, West Virginia.2  James was born about 1915, West Virginia.5  


Eleanor Marie "Ellen" Pritt, born 1936, West Virginia; married -- Jones (email: ). 5
Alice Faye Pritt, born Jun 4 1938, West Virginia; married -- Shreve. 4,5
Judy Gaye Pritt; died 1940.

Alice and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 3 1940), Brush Creek, Boone County, West Virginia:5

Pritt, James, head-of-household, age 25, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Kanawha County, West Virginia; rented home ($10/month rent); occupation: miner, coal mine; worked 45 weeks in 1939; $1700 wages in 1939.
Pritt, Alice, wife, age 21, born in West Virginia; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Kanawha County, West Virginia.
Pritt, Eleanor, daughter, age 3, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Pritt, Alice, daughter, age 1, born in West Virginia.
Pritt, George, brother, age 13, born in West Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in St. Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia; single.

In 2003 Alice was living in Magnolia, Montgomery County, Texas.2,4  

Cenith Alice Hanshaw died Nov 18 2006, Tomball, Harris County, Texas; age 87.2,6,7  Medical: Alice died from complication of Alzheimer's disease.2  

Alice's obituary was published in "The Ledger" (Lakeland, Florida) on December 20, 2006:7

Cenith Alice Hanshaw Pritt

CENITH ALICE HANSHAW PRITT, 87 TOMBALL, TX. - Cenith Alice Hanshaw Pritt, 87, died from Alzheimer's 11/18/06.  Preceded by husband, James.  Survived by 2 daughters.  Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Another obituary was written by daughter Ellen Jones:8

Cenith Alice (Rogres, Hanshaw) Pritt

Daughter of Susan Vera Rogers and Grover Cleveland Hanshaw passed away in Tomball,TX NOV.18, 2006.  Preceding her in death was her husband James Pritt and one daughter Judy.  Surviviors include daughters Eleanor (Ellen) Jones of FL. and Alice Shreve of TX.  Three grand children and two great grand children.  Cremation will be in TX with interment in Oak Hill burial Park in Lakeland FL.

(photo)Photo: Cenith Alice Hanshaw gravestone Oak Hill Burial Park 6


  1. 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 13A, line #14, dwelling #212, family #214.
  2. Contribution from Ellen Jones.
  3. 1930 census, Spring Hill, Jefferson Township, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 67, page 15A, line #1, dwelling #349, family #349.
  4. U.S. Public Records Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1940 census, Brush Creek, Peytona District, Boone County, West Virginia; roll T627-4394, ED 3-5, page 2B, line #66, household #30.
  6. http://www.findagrave.com.
  7. Obituary of Cenith Alice Hanshaw Pritt; "The Ledger", Dec 20 2006:
  8. Contribution from (private) Hanshaw, citing: Ellen Jones.

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