Forrest H. "Frosty" Hanshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. John Hancher (1734-1793) m Sarah Caudy (1739-1807)
 3... William Hancher  m Ann Dunn (c1756-?)
 4.... Smith Hancher (c1798-1865) m Mary Steward (?-1842)
 5..... William Ross Hanshaw (1825-1894) m Mary Ann Jackson (1833-1893)
 6...... William Ulysses Grant Hanshaw (1863-1950) m Winifred Miller (1874-?)
 7....... Forrest H. "Frosty" Hanshaw (1899-1988)
          +Bessie M. Smith (1904-1982)
 8........  Kathleen Marie Hanshaw (1924-1990) 1
 8........  Lavon I. Hanshaw (1925-) 1,2
Forrest H. "Frosty" Hanshaw     [ID 14373] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun 27 1899, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

In Sep 1918 Forrest Hanshaw, age 19, registered for the World War I draft in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa.  He declared he was born June 27 1899, and was then residing in Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa where he was farming, employed by his father, Grant Hanshaw.  He declared his nearest relative was his father, Grant Hanshaw.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, gray eyes, light brown hair.5  

He married Bessie M. Smith, May 20 1922, Leando, Van Buren County, Iowa.1,2,8  Bessie, daughter of Dellazon Smith & Ruth A. Hewitt, was born Jan 24 1904, Iowa.1,2,7,8  

Forrest and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), Village Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:2

Hanshaw, Forrest, head-of-household, age 30, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 22; owned home ($3000 value); no radio in home; occupation: farmer; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Bessie M., wife, age 26, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 18.
Hanshaw, Lavon I., daughter, age 4 years ? months [unclear], born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.
Living next door in 1930 were Forrest's parents and sisters.9  

In 196910 and again 1982-19887 Forrest was living in/near Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.  

Bessie died Dec - 1982.7,8  

Forrest H. "Frosty" Hanshaw died Feb 15 1988, Keosaqua, Van Buren County, Iowa.1,7  

Social Security information for Forrest H. "Frosty" Hanshaw: 481-46-0355

Social Security information for Bessie M. Smith: 481-46-0451


Sources

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jackie L. Wolfe.
  2. 1930 census, Village Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T626-685, ED 24, page 9B, line #94, dwelling #236, family #238.
  3. 1900 census, Village Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; ED 104, page 162A, line #28, dwelling #183, family #183.
  4. 1910 census, Village Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T624-425, ED 117, page 193B, line #92, dwelling #328, family #328.
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1920 census, Village Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T625-516, ED 121, page 5A, line #12, dwelling #106, family #107.
  7. "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
  8. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Ronald Watson ().
  9. 1930 census, Village Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T626-685, ED 24, page 9B, line #97, dwelling #237, family #239.
  10. Obituary of Alma Ethel Hanshaw.


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