John Raymond Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. Silas Smith Hanshaw (c1839-<1910) m Elizabeth Ann Pierson (1837-1929)
 3... James Luther Hanshaw (1867-1943) m Cora W. Parker (1870-1927)
 4.... John Raymond Hanshaw (1907-1976)
       +Berta Gladys Surface (1909-2001)
 5.....  Lawrence Edward Hanshaw (1928-1984) 1,2,3
 5.....  Robert D. Hanshaw (1930-) 1,2,3
 5.....  Helen M. Hanshaw (c1932-) 2,3
 5.....  Luella Jean Hanshaw (1932-) 2,3
John Raymond Hanshaw     [ID 14227] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 13 1907, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1,2,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Berta Gladys Surface, Apr 17 1927, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1,2,8  Berta, daughter of Amos Gabriel Surface & Nora Amazon Brown, was born Apr 6 1909, Kanawha City, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1,2,6,7,8,9,10,11,12  

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14-15 1930), Newhouse Branch [street], Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:1

Hanshaw, John, head-of-household, age 23, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 20; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: laborer, brick plant.
Hanshaw, Bertie, wife, age 21, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 18.
Hanshaw, Lawrence, son, age 2, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Robert, son, age 1 month, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living next door in 1930 were John's widowed father and brothers.13  

John and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 15 1940), New House Branch [street], Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:2

Hanshaw, John R., head-of-household, age 32, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Kanawha County, West Virginia; owned farm ($500 value); occupation: stone mason, building construction; worked 10 weeks in 1939; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hanshaw, Berta G., wife, age 31, born in West Virginia; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Kanawha County, West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Lawrence E., son, age 12, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Kanawha County, West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Robert D., son, age 10, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Kanawha County, West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Helen M., daughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; completed 2nd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Kanawha County, West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Luella J., daughter, age 7, born in West Virginia; completed 2nd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Kanawha County, West Virginia; attended school.

John Raymond Hanshaw died Apr 9 1976, Charleston Area Medical Center General Division, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 69.6,7,14  

John's obituary was published in the "Charleston Gazette" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Saturday, April 10, 1976:14

John Raymond Hanshaw, 69, of 315 Surface Dr., died Friday in the General Division of the CAMC after a short illness.  

Surviving: wife, Berta; sons, Lawrence of Charleston, Robert of Fayetteville, N.C.; daughters, Mrs. Helen Edens and Mrs. Jean Burrows of Cleveland, Ohio; brother, Harry L. Hanshaw of Charleston; sister, Mrs. Lee Pickett of St. Albans, Mrs. Gladys Taylor of Hernshaw; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.  

Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at Elk Funeral Home.

Berta died Nov 25 2001, buried Plot 59-a-3-4, Elk Hills Memorial Park, 4704 Pennsylvania Avenue, Big Chimney, Kanawha County, West Virginia.6,7

(photo)Photo: John Hanshaw & Bertie Surface marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 8

Social Security information for John Raymond Hanshaw: 233-16-0869

Social Security information for Berta Gladys Surface: 232-32-0467


Sources

  1. 1930 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 58, page 12A, line #36, dwelling #240, family #241.
  2. 1940 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4415, ED 20-85, page 7A, line #30, household #135.
  3. John Raymond Hanshaw obituary.
  4. 1910 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 64, page 14B, line #63, dwelling #242, family #263.
  5. 1920 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 96, page 9B, line #55, dwelling #164, family #197.
  6. "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
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. John Hanshaw & Bertie Surface marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12575303&Type=Marriage.
  9. Obituary of Howard F. Surface; "Charleston Gazette", Sep 11 2007;
    United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Obituary of Tressa Edith (Surface) Cummings; "Charleston Gazette", Feb 7 2004;
    United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Ancestry Family Tree data "Ancestors of Deborah Kay Case and James Alan Springer Sr" posted by "debbiespringer160".
  12. Ancestry Family Tree data "Hanshaw Family Tree" posted by "dtmother".
  13. 1930 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 58, page 12A, line #33, dwelling #239, family #240.
  14. Obituary of John R. Hanshaw; "Charleston Gazette", Apr 10 1976;
    contributed by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.


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