James William Hanshew

 1. Frederick Handschuh  m Maria Catharina - 
 2.. Henry Hanshew (1783-1866) m Barbara Thomas (1792-1855)
 3... Jacob T. Hanshew (1820-1913) m Amanda Jane Morris (1824-1906)
 4.... Newton Hanshew (1849-1921) m Sarah Knotts (1851-1933)
 5..... James William Hanshew (1877-1956)
        +Anna Mae Fowler (1884-1961)
James William Hanshew     [ID 14810] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 8 1877, Tipton County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

On Sep 12 1918 James William Hanshew, age 41, registered for the World War I draft in Tipton County, Indiana.  He declared his residence as 5 Elwood, Madison, Indiana, and his occupation as blacksmith, employed by Newton Hanshew of the same address, with his nearest relative shown as Newton Hanshew of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, gray eyes, dark hair.1  

He married Anna Mae Fowler5 [Anna Mae Granger3,9], Jan 2 19295.  Anna was born Feb 4 1884, Lynn County, Kansas.2,5,6,10  

Anna had been previously married to Elonzo/Alonzo E. Fowler, Dec 24 1899, Madison County, Indiana,9 and had three sons.5,6  

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), 904 Short So. 22nd Street, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana:5

Hanshew, James W, head-of-household, age 53, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 52; rented home ($12.50/month rent); no radio in home; occupation: blacksmith, blacksmith shop; not a war veteran.
Hanshew, Anna M, wife, age 46, born in Kansas; father born in South Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 15.
Fowler, Russell, step-son, age 27, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; single; occupation: none; World War I veteran.
Fowler, Delma, step-son, age 8, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; single; attended school.
Fowler, Delbert, step-son, age 5, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; single.

James and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 20 1940), 2428 So. C St., Elwood, Madison County, Indiana:6

Hanshew, James W, head-of-household, age 63, born in Indiana; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($1000 value); occupation: blacksmith, gravel co.; worked 36 weeks in 1939; $900 wages in 1939.
Hanshew, Anna, wife, age 56, born in Kansas; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Fowler, Russell, son, age 37, born in Indiana; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; divorced; occupation: painter, CCC camp; worked 24 weeks in 1939; $180 wages in 1939.
Fowler, Dellma, son, age 18, born in Indiana; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Fowler, Delbert, son, age 15, born in Indiana; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

James William Hanshew died Feb 12 1956, at his home, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana; age 78.3,7,8  

James' obituary was published in the "Anderson Daily Bulletin" (Anderson, Indiana) on Monday, February 13, 19563 (see scan below).  

Anna died 1961, buried City of Elwood Cemetery, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.10

(photo)Photo: James William Hanshew obituary "Anderson Daily Bulletin" (Anderson, Indiana), Feb 13 1956 3

Social Security information for James William Hanshew: 310-09-6872

Social Security information for Anna Mae Fowler: 305-22-8888


Sources

  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. "Anderson Daily Bulletin", Feb 13 1956; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1880 census, Tipton, Cicero Township, Tipton County, Indiana; roll T9-0315, ED 137, page 131C, line #9, dwelling #278, family #286.
  5. 1930 census, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana; roll T626-606, ED 53, page 8B, line #79, dwelling #197, family #209.
  6. 1940 census, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana; roll T627-1074, ED 48-60, page 11B, line #65, household #262.
  7. Madison County Area Cemetery Database; Anderson (Indiana) Public Library:
    http://www.and.lib.in.us/madison-county-cemetery-records-database/.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67937130.
  9. Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67937022.


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