Carroll Richner 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...... Charles Richner Hanshaw (1858-1930) m Lucy Jane Nason (1861-1926)
 7....... Carroll Richner Hanshaw (1901-1937)
          +Vera Elaine Orris (1900-1986)
 8........  Delores Hanshaw  1,2
 8........  Yvonne Hanshaw  1,2
 8........  Violet Marie Hanshaw (1923-) 3,4
 8........  Carroll Lester Hanshaw (1925-1999) 4
 8........  Bertha Elaine Hanshaw (1927-) 1,2,4
Carroll Richner Hanshaw     [ID 16418] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 16 1901, Douds, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa.2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

Carroll was shown in the 1915 Iowa state census, Douds, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:9

Carroll Hanshaw, age 14, born in Iowa; father born in Iowa; mother born in Indiana; 7 years common school education.

He married Vera Elaine Orris, Nov 27 1922.2,3,4  Vera, daughter of Eldon Lester Orris & Bertha Ellen Skipton, was born Nov 18 1900, Washington, Washington County, Iowa.1,3,4,10,11  

Carroll and family were shown in the 1925 Iowa state census, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa:9

Hanshaw, Carroll R., head-of-household, age 23, born in Iowa; 8th grade education; father: Hanshaw, Charles R., born in Iowa, age 62; mother: Mason, Elizabeth, born in Iowa, age 62; parents married in Iowa; rented home ($21 rent/month); Methodist.
Hanshaw, Vera E., wife, age 24, born in Iowa; 8th grade education; father: Orris, Eldon L., born in Iowa, age 49; mother: Sterns, Bertha, born in Iowa [age unclear]; parents married in Iowa; "engaged in Manufacturing and Mechanical Work"; Methodist.
Hanshaw, Violet M., daughter, age 2, born in Iowa; father: Hanshaw, Carroll R., born in Iowa, age 23; father: Orris, Vera E., born in Iowa, age 24; parents married in Iowa; Methodist.
Leigh, Ruth, roomer, age 18, born in Texas; single; father: Leigh, Robert E., born in Georgia, age 49; mother: Hester, Amanda, born in Texas, age 49; parents married in Texas; 10th grade education; rented home ($5 rent/month); Methodist.

Carroll and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Cold Stream Road, Cedar Rapids, Iowa:4

Henshaw, Carroll R., head-of-household, age 29, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 22; rented home ($20 rent); no radio in home; occupation: machinist, rail road; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Vera E., wife, age 29, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 22; occupation: packer, oat-meal mill.
Henshaw, Violet, daughter, age 6, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Henshaw, Carroll L., son, age 4, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.
Henshaw, Bertha E., daughter, age 3, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.
Orris, Velma C., sister-in-law, age 26, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; single; occupation: saleslady, chain store.

Carroll Richner Hanshaw died Sep 12 1937, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa; buried Shiloh Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa.2,3,8  

Carroll had been ill for some time.  On the day before he died he was released from the hospital; on the way home the family stopped at two places to pick up some of his things, including some hunting guns (which nobody thought anything of at the time).  That evening they had a family meal together and talked before going to bed.  After everyone else had gone to sleep, Carroll went to the garage (about 4:45 a.m.) and apparently shot himself.  The next morning he was noticed missing, and the family then found him in the garage.3  

Vera died May - 1986, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa; buried Cedar Park Memorial Cemetery, Linn County, Iowa.1,2,3,11

(photo)Photo: Carroll Richner Hanshaw baby photo found in the papers of Lucy Thera Hanshaw, believed to be a photo of Carroll Richner Hanshaw 12

(photo)Photo: Carroll Richner Hanshaw school photo Earls School, date unknown, which child unknown; found in the papers of Lucy Thera Hanshaw 10

(photo)Photo: Carroll Richner Hanshaw funeral card 8

Social Security information for Vera Elaine Orris: 483-12-0042


Sources

  1. Contribution from Bertha Hanshaw Long.
  2. http://www.findagrave.com.
  3. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jackie L. Wolfe.
  4. 1930 census, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Township, Linn County, Iowa; roll T626-665, ED 41, page 1A, line #29, dwelling #9, family #9.
  5. Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1910 census, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T624-425, ED 104, page 31A, line #1, dwelling #134, family #134.
  7. 1920 census, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T625-515, ED 109, page 4B, line #57, dwelling #95, family #101.
  8. Funeral card for Carroll Richner Hanshaw; courtesy of Jackie L. Wolfe.
  9. Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Ancestry Family Tree data "Jack's Hanshaw Tree", posted by "SusanPatW".
  11. "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
  12. http://www.findagrave.com; photo posted by Jackie L. Wolfe.


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