Melvin C. Hanshaw

 1. John Hanshaw (c1789-?) m Rebecka Gandee 
 2.. William Hanshaw (c1822-1909) m Mary A. McCoy (1825->1900)
 3... John Heber Hanshaw (1846-1927) m Elizabeth Ann Hicks (1851-1937)
 4.... Melvin C. Hanshaw (1891-1955)
Melvin C. Hanshaw     [ID 18258] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 4 1891, Winfield, Putnam County, West Virginia.1,2,3,4  (Feb - 1890).5  

On Jun 5 1917 Melvin Hanshaw, age 27, registered for the World War I draft in Huntington, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Feb 4 1891 in Winfield, West Virginia, and was then residing at 1336 Adams, Huntington, West Virginia where he had a wife and three children.  He was occupied as assistant manager, City Ice Del.  He claimed an exemption due to "support of wife + 3 children".  He was recorded as short, stout, blue eyes, dark hair.2  

On Apr 27 1942 "Melvin None Hanshaw", age 51, registered for the World War II draft in Cabell County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Feb 4 1891 in Putnam County, West Virginia, and was then residing at 1017 Monroe Ave., Huntington, West Virgina.  He declared his relative/contact was Cloves Hanshaw of the same address.  He was recorded with brown eyes, black hair, sallow complexion.3  

Melvin C. Hanshaw died Aug 4 1955, at his home, 1017 Monroe Ave., Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; age 64.4

(photo)Photo: Melvin C. Hanshaw death certificate 4

Social Security information for Melvin C. Hanshaw: 234-05-1675


Sources

  1. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 34, page 6B, line #53, dwelling #108, family #116.
  2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Melvin C. Hanshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1463928&Type=Death.
  5. 1900 census, Scott District, Putnam County, West Virginia; roll T623-1770, ED 79, page 5B, line #51, dwelling #93, family #97.


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