Margaret Ellen Hanshew

 1. Frederick Handschuh  m Maria Catharina - 
 2.. Henry Hanshew (1783-1866) m Barbara Thomas (1792-1855)
 3... John Hanshew (1811-1870) m Rosannah Merideth (1812-?)
 4.... James R. Hanshew (1840-1916) m Martha W. Clymer (1843-1918)
 5..... Margaret Ellen Hanshew (1864-1961)
        +Samuel Kenton Taylor (1860-1953)
Margaret Ellen Hanshew     [ID 14795] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec 7 1864, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.1,2,3,4  

She married Samuel Kenton Taylor.2,5  Samuel, son of Valentine Taylor & Jane Sunderland, was born Jan 8 1860.6  


Celestia LeFerne Taylor, born Sep 16 1894, Delaware County, Indiana; died Jul 22 1982, Muncie, Indiana; married Otto Heath. 7

Margaret lived in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.5  

Samuel died May 8 1953, at his home, 1412 West Jackson, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana; entombed Elm Ridge Memorial Park, 4600 West Kilgore Ave., Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.6  

Samuel's obituary was published as follows:6

Samuel K. Taylor, retired farmer, died early Friday at the family home at 1412 W. Jackson St.  Although he had been in failing health, his death was unexpected.  

Mr. Taylor was born Jan. 8, 1860, the son of Valentine and Jane Sunderland Taylor, pioneer residents of this community.  He moved into town 26 years ago from his farm home three miles northwest of Muncie.  

He is survived by his wife, Margaret E., and one daughter, Mrs. Otto Heath.  

The funeral will be conducted at the Meeks Mortuary at 2 p.m. Monday and entombment will follow in Elm Ridge Mausoleum.  Friends may call at the mortuary after noon Sunday.

Margaret Ellen Hanshew died Apr 6 1961, at her home, 1412 West Jackson, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana; age 96.1,2  

Margaret's obituary was published as follows:2

The funeral for Mrs. Margaret Ellen Taylor, 96, 1412 W. Jackson St., who died Thursday at her home, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Meeks Mortuary.  Rev. John Roberts of New Castle will officiate.  Entombment will be at the Elm Ridge Mausoleum.  

Mrs. Taylor had lived in Delaware County since 1882, and at the Jackson Street address since 1926.  She was a native of Elwood and the widow of Samuel K. Taylor.  A daughter, Mrs. Otto Heath, survives.  

Friends may call at the mortuary after 2 p.m. Saturday or before the services on Sunday.

(photo)Photo: Margaret Ellen Hanshew death certificate Delaware County, Indiana 1


  1. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011;
  3. 1870 census, Elwood P.O., Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M593-336, page 97, line #7, dwelling #23, family #23.
  4. 1880 census, Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T9-0293, ED 19, page 49D, line #5, dwelling #156, family #160.
  5. Martha W. Clymer death certificate.

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