Linda Kay Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. John Jackson Hanshaw (1832-1913) m Mary Druzilla Arthurs (1850-1936)
 3... Pizariah Napoleon Hanshaw (1870-1942) m Lela Helen Grose (1887-1932)
 4.... Benjamin Clark Hanshaw (1906-1997) m Beulah Burns (1905-1978)
 5..... Linda Kay Hanshaw (1945-2014)
        +John Steve Melvin (1940-)
Linda Kay Hanshaw     [ID 16719] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct 27 1945, West Virginia.1,2  

Linda and sister Brenda were twins.2,3  

She married John Steve Melvin.1,2,4  John was born Oct - 1940.1  


John Melvin; married Mary --. 2

In 1997 Linda was residing in Apex, North Carolina.4  

Linda Kay Hanshaw died May 7 2014.2  

Linda's obituary was published in "The News & Observer" (Raleigh, North Carolina) on May 9-10, 2014:2

Linda H. Melvin
Oct. 27, 1945 - May 7, 2014

Apex -- Linda Hanshaw Melvin, 68, passed away Wednesday.  Born in West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Clark and Beulah Hanshaw.  

The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10th at the home of her twin sister, Brenda Swinson, 1402 Buffalo Road, Garner, NC 27529.  

Linda is survived by her son, John Melvin (Mary) of Louisburg; sister, Peggy Courtney (Paul) of Tampa, FL and her twin sister, Brenda Swinson (Kent) of Garner; brother, Clarence Hanshaw (Regina) of Fort Myers, FL; her niece, Christy, that was like a daughter; great nephews, Barry, Jr. and Garrett, and great niece, Amanda that were all like her grandchildren.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Steve Melvin and nephew, Greg Thomas.  

Arrangements by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.  

Condolences to bryan-lee


  1. U.S. Public Records Index;
  2. Obituary of Linda Hanshaw Melvin; "The News & Observer", May 9-10 2014:
  3. Contribution from Deloris Jean (Hanshaw) Gearhart.
  4. Obituary of Clark Hanshaw.

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