Howard James 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) m Emma J. Schoolcraft (1885-1937)
 4.... Howard James Hanshaw (1902-1969)
       +Loretta George (c1909-)
       +Mar Lizzetta Reed (1904-)
 5.....  Howard James Hanshaw, Jr. (1928-) 1,2
 5.....  James Wayne Hanshaw (1937-2010) 3,4
       +Bessie May Hisson (1897-1959)
Howard James Hanshaw     [ID 18243] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Howard James Hanshaw3,5,6 [James H. Hanshaw7].

Born Dec 25 1902, Kanawha County, West Virginia.5,6,8,9  (Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas).7,10,11  (c1904).3  

Howard was shown in the 1924 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12

Hanshaw Howard chauf r708 Bigley av W C

He married Loretta George, Jul 13 1926, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.9,13  Loretta was born about 1909, Kanawha County, West Virginia.9  

He then married Mar Lizzetta Reed10 [Zettie M. Reed14, Lazettie M. Reed15, Wavie Reed3,12, Wavey Reed4], Nov 16 192910, Clendenin, Roane County, West Virginia10.  Mar, daughter of Abraham Leroy + Clara E. Reed, was born Oct 27 1904, Walton, Roane County, West Virginia.10,14,15,16  (c1896).3  

Howard and Wavie were shown in the 1936 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12

Hanshaw Howard (Wavie) driver Natl Cab Co h726A Crescent rd (WC)
Howard and Wavie were shown in the 1938 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Hanshaw Howard (Wavie) driver Natl Cab Co h1504½ Crescent rd (WC)
Howard and Wavie were shown in the 1940 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Hanshaw Howard (Wavie) driver Bell Cab Co h316 Joseph

Howard and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 3 1940), 316 Joseph St., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:3

Henshaw, Howard, head-of-household, age 36, born in Texas; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($27.00/month rent); occupation: operator, cab co.
Henshaw, Wavie, wife, age 44, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Henshaw, James, son, age 3, born in West Virginia.
Son Howard Jr. was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), living with (or staying with) Wavie's parents, Walton District, Roane County, West Virginia:2
Reed, A. Leroy, head-of-household, age 63, born in Pennsylvania; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($1000 value); [..occupation blank..]; worked 10 weeks in 1939; $350 wages in 1939.
Reed, Flora, wife, age 63, born in West Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hanshaw, Howard J., grandson, age 11, born in West Virginia; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

Howard and Wavie were shown in the 1942 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12

Hanshaw Howard J (Wavie) driver h807 Pennsylvania av (WC)
Howard and Wavie were shown in the 1944 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Hanshaw Howard J (Wavie) driver h807 Pennsylvania av (WC)
Howard was shown in the 1946 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Hanshaw Howard J driver Jordan Taxi Co h807 Pennsylvania av
Howard and Wavie were shown in the 1948 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Hanshaw Howard J (Warie) h714 Crescent rd
Hanshaw Wavie slswn Capitol City Realty Co r712 Crescent rd
Howard and Wavie (Marie) were shown in the 1949 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Hanshaw Howard J (Marie) atndt City Parking Lot h714 Lower Crescent rd
Howard was shown in the 1952 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Hanshaw Howard J driver W Va State Rd Comn r114 Court

Howard and Wavie apparently divorced.11  

He then married Bessie May Hisson11 [Bessie May Humphreys17], Feb 19 195211, South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia11.  Bessie, daughter of John Preston Humphreys & Nancy Elizabeth Jones, was born Aug 15 1897, Sissonville, Kanawha County, West Virginia.18  (Aug 15 1894).17,19,20  (c1901).11  Bessie had been previously married11 to Charles Frederick Hissom, May 25 1916, who had died Feb 1 1932.17,19  

Bessie died Mar 9 1959, Statts Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 64.19,20  

In 1969 Howard was living in/near Cisne, Wayne County, Illinois.8  

Howard James Hanshaw died Jun 28 1969.8,21,22  

Howard's obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Monday, Jun 30, 1969:21

DEATHS AND FUNERALS Howard J. Hanshaw Howard James Hanshaw, 66 of Cisne, ILL., formerly of Charleston where he was employed as a taxicab driver, died Saturday in Cisne after a long illness.  He was a member of the Baptist Church.  Survivors: son, James of Ohio, Howard Jr. of Clarksburg; stepsons, Orville Thomas Collins of Charleston, Audry Collins of Michigan; daughters, Mrs. Maxine Surface of California; stepdaughter, Miss Toney Marshall of Belle; sister, Gladys, address unknown.

Another obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Tuesday, July 1, 1969:22

HANSHAW, Howard James -- Service Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet, with the Rev. Jim Atkins officiating and burial in Spring Hill Cemetery.  Mr. Hanshaw, 66, of Cisne, IL., formerly of Charleston and Chespeake, died Saturday in Cisne after a long illness.  Survivor omitted in a previous obituary sister, Gladys of Illinois; step mother, Mrs. Anna Hanshaw of Charleston; half brothers, William Hanshaw Jr. of Charleston, Paul Hanshaw of Florida, Robert F. Hanshaw and Woodrow Hanshaw of Georgia; half sisters, Mrs. Virginia William of Nitro, Mrs. Sible Hawks of Arizona, Mrs. Janet Meeks of St. Albans.

(photo)Photo: Howard Hanshaw & Loretta George marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 9

(photo)Photo: James Howard Hanshaw & Mar Lizzetta Reed marriage license Roane County, West Virginia 10

(photo)Photo: Howard J. Hanshaw & Bessie May Hissom marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 11

(photo)Photo: Bessie May Humphreys death certificate Kanawha County, West Virginia 20

Social Security information for Howard James Hanshaw: 235-03-0386


Sources

  1. Howard James Hanshaw, Jr. marriage license.
  2. 1940 census, Walton District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T627-4445, ED 44-16, page 5A, line #37, household #67.
  3. 1940 census, 7th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T627-4413, ED 20-52, page 5A, line #4, household #83.
  4. Obituary of James Hanshaw.
  5. 1910 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 57, page 11B, line #90, dwelling #151, family #156.
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Pollee ().
  7. 1920 census, 6th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 97, page 5B, line #66, dwelling #99, family #106.
  8. "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
  9. Howard Hanshaw & Loretta George marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12574565&Type=Marriage.
  10. James Howard Hanshaw & Mar Lizzetta Reed marriage license; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11559580&Type=Marriage.
  11. Howard J. Hanshaw & Bessie May Hissom marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12639963&Type=Marriage.
  12. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1910 census, Walton District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T624-1696, ED 93, page 10A, line #30, dwelling #203, family #206.
  15. 1920 census, Walton District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T625-1971, ED 130, page 11B, line #73, dwelling #219, family #222.
  16. Mar Lizzetta Reed birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2343563&Type=Birth.
  17. Ancestry Family Tree data "Hogan Family Tree" posted by "Nancy4363".
  18. Bessie May Humphreys delayed birth certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=3416854&Type=Birth.
  19. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. Bessie May Humphreys death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2741768&Type=Death.
  21. Obituary of Howard James Hanshaw; "Charleston Daily Mail", Jun 30 1969;
    contributed by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  22. Obituary of Howard James Hanshaw; "Charleston Daily Mail", Jul 1 1969;
    contributed by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.


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