William Wallace Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. Francis Hanshaw (1831-1914) m Polly Ann Bloomer (1845-1914)
 3... William Wallace Hanshaw (1881-1965)
      +Emma J. Schoolcraft (1885-1937)
 4....  Everett L. Hanshaw (1901-1960) 1
 4....  Howard James Hanshaw (1902-1969) 1,2
 4....  Gladys H. Hanshaw (c1906-) 1
      +Annie Gay (c1892-)
 4....  William Wallace Hanshaw, Jr. (1911-1996) 3,4
 4....  Woodrow Wilson Hanshaw (1913-1999) 3,4,5,6
 4....  Virginia Hanshaw (1916-) 3,4
 4....  Blanche Marie Hanshaw (1918-1918) 7,8,9
 4....  Sybil Hanshaw (1919-) 3,4,5
 4....  Paul Hanshaw (c1921-) 4,5
 4....  Janet R. Hanshaw (c1923-) 4,5
 4....  Robert Hanshaw (c1929-) 4
William Wallace Hanshaw     [ID 17802] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

William Wallace Hanshaw10 [William M. Hanshaw11].

Born Feb 19 1881, Kanawha County, West Virginia.3,10  (Feb 19 1883).12  (Feb 18 1882).13  (Dec - 1880).14  

William lived in Charleston, West Virginia.15  

He married Emma J. Schoolcraft, about 1899.1,14  Emma, daughter of Solomon C. Schoolcraft & Polly Belle Welch, was born Dec 8 1885, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1,14,16  

William and Emma were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), living with her parents and family in Kanawha County, West Virginia:14

Schoolcraft, Solomon C., head-of-household, age 43, born May 1857 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 15 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Schoolcraft, Polly B., wife, age 34, born Feb 1866 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 15 years; 10 children, 9 living.
Schoolcraft, Walter W., son, age 23, born Feb 1877 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: coal miner.
Schoolcraft, Emma J., daughter, age 14, born Dec 1885 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 0 years; no children.
Schoolcraft, James E., son, age 13, born Feb 1887 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Schoolcraft, Bertha M., daughter, age 11, born Apr 1889 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Schoolcraft, Sarah E., daughter, age 8, born Mch 1892 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Schoolcraft, Fanny B., daughter, age 6, born June 1893 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Schoolcraft, Lula A., daughter, age 5, born Nov 1894 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Schoolcraft, Albert, son, age 4, born May 1896 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Schoolcraft, Robert L., son, age 1, born Aug 1898 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Schoolcraft, (not christened), daughter, age 0 months, born May 1900 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, William W., son-in-law, age 19, born Dec 1880 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 1 year; occupation: laborer (farm).
Living next door in 1900 was the family of Henry Gilbert Hanshaw.17  

The whereabouts of William and Emma in 1910 are currently unknown.  Sons Everett and James Howard were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1910), living with their grandparents, Francis Hanshaw & Polly Ann Bloomer, Sugar Creek Road, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:18

Hanshaw, Evert L., grandson, age 9, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Howard J., grandson, age 7, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.

William and Emma divorced19 (or informally separated).  Emma remarried to a John V. Robinson.1,16  Emma and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), 2320 Crescent Road, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:1

Robinson, John V., head-of-household, age 35, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; rented home; occupation: painter, house painting.
Robinson, Emma J., wife, age 35, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Everett L. [or S. - unclear], step-son, age 18, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: laborer, naval plant.
Hanshaw, James H., step-son, age 17, born in Texas; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: laborer, grocery store.
Hanshaw, Gladys H., step-daughter, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Emma and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), 527 Carolina Street, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:20
Robinson, John V., head-of-household, age 45, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 25; rented home ($20 rent); radio in home; occupation: painter, odd jobs; not a war veteran.
Robinson, Emma J., wife, age 45, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 25.
Martin, Gladys H., daughter, age 24, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married, first married at age 15; occupation: cook, restaurant.
Martin, Elizabeth M., granddaughter, age 7, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Martin, Ruth M., granddaughter, age 3 years 7 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
John Robinson died Nov 5 1932;16 Emma remarried to James Edgar Mitchell, Dec 15 1933.16  Emma died Jan 10 1937, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, West Virginia.16  Emma's obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Monday evening, January 11, 193721 (see scan below).  

William and family were shown in the 1909 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:11

Hanshaw George, meat cutter J E Hanshaw, res Bigley av.
Hanshaw J Edward, meats 102 Charleston, h 707 Bigley av.
Hanshaw Wm M, meat cutter J E Hanshaw, h 301 Bibby.

He then married Annie Gay15,19 [Anna Gay3,4,8], Dec 25 191015,19, Kanawha County, West Virginia15,19.  Annie was born about 1892, Kanawha County, West Virginia.9,19  (c1895).3  (c1893).4  

William and family were shown in the 1914 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:11

Hanshaw Bros (James E and Wm M Hanshaw), meats 102 Charleston
Hanshaw George W, com trav Sulzberger & Sons Co, h Chanlers Branch.
Hanshaw James E (Augusta R) (Hanshaw Bros), h 110 Charleston.
Hanshaw Wm M (Anna) (Hanshaw Bros), h 414 Elm.
William and family were shown in the 1915 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:11
Hanshaw Bros (J Edward and Wm M), meats 110 Charleston.
Hanshaw George W (Minnie), com trav Sulzberger & Sons Co, h 533 Wyoming.
Hanshaw J Edward (Augusta), (Hanshaw Bros), h 110 Charleston.
Hanshaw Wm M (Annie), Hanshaw Bros, h 414A Elm, Glenwood, W C.

On Sep 12 1918 William Wallace Hanshaw, age 37, registered for the World War I draft in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Feb 19 1881, and was then residing at 1550 Dixie, Charleston, a meat cutter employed by F.D. Keeney of 1303 Washington, Charleston.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Annie Hanshaw, of 1550 Dixie, Charleston.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.10  

William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 12 1920), 1119 Bridge Ave., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:3

Hanshaw, W.W., head-of-household, age 37, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: butcher, own shop.
Hanshaw, Anna, wife, age 25, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Wm, son, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Woodroe, son, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Virginia, daughter, age 3 years 1 month, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Sybil, daughter, age 6 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Morris, A.C., boarder, male, age 41, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; single; occupation: carpenter, house.

William and family were shown in the 1922 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:11

Hanshaw Earl D (Nollie E), h 530 Wyoming, W C
Hanshaw James E (Augusta), meat ctr Peoples Grocery and Meat Mkt, h 530 Wyoming, W C
Hanshaw Norris, res 530 Wyoming, W C
Hanshaw Wm W (Anna; Glenwood Market), h 619 Main

William and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), 1119 Bridge Ave., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, William, head-of-household, age 47, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Texas; first married at age 28; owned home ($4000 value); no radio in home; occupation: salesman, automobile; not a war veteran.
Hanshaw, Anna, wife, age 37, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 18.
Hanshaw, William Jr., son, age 18, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Woodrow, son, age 16, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Virginia, daughter, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Sybil, daughter, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Paul, son, age 9, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Janet R., daughter, age 7, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Robert, son, age 1 year ? months [unclear], born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

On Sep 27 1942 William Wallace Hanshaw, age 59, registered for the World War II draft in West Virginia.  He declared he was born Feb 19 1883 in Kanawha County, West Virginia, and was then residing at 623 Main St., Charleston, West Virginia.  He was self-employed, with a business at 415 East Washington St., Charleston.  He declared his personal contact as Mrs. Anna Hanshaw of 623 Main St., Charleston.  He was recorded as 5' 6 1/2" tall, 145 lbs., gray eyes, brown/gray hair, light complexion; "right forefinger off, 11 in. scar on right arm, left leg smaller".12  

William Wallace Hanshaw died Oct 30 1965, Charleston General Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 84.13

(photo)Photo: William Hanshaw & Annie Gay marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 19

(photo)Photo: William Wallace Hanshaw death certificate Kanawha County, West Virginia 13

(photo)Photo: Emma J. Schoolcraft obituary "Charleston Daily Mail", Monday evening, Jan 11 1937 21


Sources

  1. 1920 census, 6th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 97, page 5B, line #66, dwelling #99, family #106.
  2. Obituary of Howard James Hanshaw.
  3. 1920 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 114, page 8B, line #94, dwelling #171, family #186.
  4. 1930 census, 3rd Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2537, ED 30, page 14B, line #81, dwelling #313, family #338.
  5. Obituary of Woodrow Wilson Hanshaw.
  6. Woodrow Wilson Hanshaw birth record.
  7. Funeral of Blanche Marie Hanshaw.
  8. Death certificate of Blanche Marie Hanshaw.
  9. Blanch Meree Hanshaw death certificate.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. William Wallace Hanshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5597963&Type=Death.
  14. 1900 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 49, page 1B, line #60, dwelling #13, family #13.
  15. W.S. Laidley. "History of Charleston and Kanawha County, West Virginia and Representative Citizens";
    Richmond Arnold Publishing Co., Chicago, ILL. 1911; pg 465.
  16. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Pollee ().
  17. 1900 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 49, page 1B, line #52, dwelling #12, family #12.
  18. 1910 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 57, page 11B, line #90, dwelling #151, family #156.
  19. William Hanshaw & Annie Gay marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12686249&Type=Marriage.
  20. 1930 census, 14th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 49, page 1A, line #31, dwelling #11, family #11.
  21. Emma J. Schoolcraft obituary; "Charleston Daily Mail", Jan 11 1937; http://www.ancestry.com.


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