Lovenia 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..... Lovenia Hanshaw (1822-1859)
        +James Greenfield (1821-1889)
Lovenia Hanshaw     [ID 16449] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Lovenia Hanshaw1,2 [Lovinia Hanshaw3, Lavina Hanshaw4].

Born Jan 28 18224,5 [about 18206], Virginia4,5 [Ohio6].  

She married James Greenfield1,2, Apr 14 18421,2 [Apr 12 18424], Harrison County, Ohio1,2 [Mt. Pleasant, Iowa4].  James, son of Levi Greenfield & Jane Miller4,5,7,8,9, was born Mar 4 18214,5,7,8,9 [about 182010], Jefferson County, Ohio4,5,7,8,9.  

Children:4,5,8,10

Levi Greenfield, born Feb 4 1843, Ohio; married Nov 15 1883, Ellen Hendricks.
Aaron Greenfield, born Oct 19 1844, Ohio; married Sep 1865, Hattie --.
Mary Jane Greenfield, born Aug 3 1846, Ohio; died Oct 5 1916.
Harriet A. Greenfield, born Feb 28 1848, Ohio; died Apr 14 1920; married Raymond Bell Marrow.
Mary Anna (Amy T.) Greenfield, born Apr 26 1850, Ohio; died Jan 8 1929; married J.M. Barthalow.
Cyrus Greenfield, born Aug 9 1852; died Jan 14 1920; married 1874, Sarah Ann Nedrow.
William Smith Greenfield, born Jul 22 1854, Ohio; died Jan 26 1934, Birmingham, Iowa; married Mar 6 1878, Esther Morrow.
Ross Greenfield, born Mar 9 1856, Iowa; died 1939; married 1887, Mary E. Baldwin.
James Greenfield, born Dec 27 1858, Iowa; died 1955; married Rachel --, c1879.

Lovenia and family were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 17 1850), Londonderry Township, Guernsey County, Ohio:5

James Greenfield, age 29, born in Ohio; carpenter.
Lavenia Greenfield, age 28, born in Virginia.
Levi Greenfield, age 7, born in Ohio; attended school.
Aaron Greenfield, age 6, born in Ohio; attended school.
Mary J Greenfield, age 4, born in Ohio.
Harriet A Greenfield, age 2, born in Ohio.
Amy T. Greenfield, age 6 months, born in Ohio.
Thomas Baldwin, age 18, born in Ohio; carpenter.
[..unclear..] Rummins [unclear], age 17, born in Ohio; carpenter.

Lovenia Hanshaw died Aug 23 18594,7 [Sep - 18596], Van Buren County, Iowa4,7; buried Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa4,7.  Lovenia's cause of death was recorded as "not known".6  

James and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 11 1860), Des Moines Township, Jefferson County, Iowa:10

James Greenfield, age 40, born in Ohio; carpenter; $300 personal property.
Levia [unclear] Greenfield, age 38, born in Ohio.
Levi Greenfield, age 17, born in Ohio; farmer; attended school.
Aaron Greenfield, age 15, born in Ohio; farmer; attended school.
Harriet Greenfield, age 13, born in Ohio.
Mary Greenfield, age 10, born in Ohio; attended school.
Cyrus Greenfield, age 8, born in Ohio; attended school.
William Greenfield, age 6, born in Ohio.
Ross Greenfield, age 3, born in Iowa.
James Greenfield, age 1, born in Iowa.
Note the 1860 census above seems to show a wife with a name similar to Lovenia (although the handwriting is unclear) in June of 1860, in spite of Lovenia being recorded in cemetery records as dying in August of 1859, and in the 1860 federal Mortality Schedule as dying in September of 1859.  It is unclear if James might have remarried, or if the 1860 census was in error.  

James apparently remarried to a Rachael --.8  

James and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 2 1870), Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:8

Greenfield, James, age 49, born in Ohio; farmer; $2975 real estate; $345 personal property.
Greenfield, Rachael, age 49, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Greenfield, Harriet, age 22, born in Ohio.
Greenfield, Anna, age 20, born in Ohio.
Greenfield, Cyrus, age 17, born in Ohio; farm laborer; attended school.
Greenfield, William, age 15, born in Ohio; farm laborer; attended school.
Greenfield, Ross, age 14, born in Ohio; attended school.
Greenfield, James, age 11, born in Iowa; attended school.

James and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:9

Greenfield, James, age 59, born in Ohio; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Maryland; widower; farmer.
Greenfield, James Jun, son, age 21, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia; married within the year; works on farm.
Greenfield, Rachel, daughter-in-law, age 19, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; married within the year; keeping house.

James died Sep 28 1889, Iowa; buried Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.4,7  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Ted Davidson () citing:
    "Hanna's Historical Collections of Harrison County, Ohio".
  2. Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  3. Biographical sketch of Smith M. Hanshaw.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jackie L. Wolfe.
  5. 1850 census, Londonderry Township, Guernsey County, Ohio; roll M432-684, page 495, line #37, family #1557.
  6. U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules; 1860, Des Moines Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Iowa Cemetery Records; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1870 census, Birmingham P.O., Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll M593-421, page 292, line #30, dwelling #34, family #33.
  9. 1880 census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T9-367, ED 25, page 358B, line #7, dwelling #51, family #53.
  10. 1860 census, Libertyville P.O., Des Moines Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; roll M653-328, page 22, line #33, dwelling #148, family #139.


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