Harvey Clifford Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. James M. Hanshaw (1844-?) m Mary Ann Jones (c1844-1894)
 3... Harvey Curtis Hanshaw (1873-1950) m Virgie Lee Facemires (1878-1964)
 4.... William Everett Hanshaw (1895-1967) m Elsie Ann Brenner (1894-1975)
 5..... Harvey Clifford Hanshaw (1924-)
        +Lola Emily Peterson (1929-1951)
 6......  Donnis Lee Hanshaw (1948-1953) 1,2
 6......  Richard Wayne Hanshaw (1949-) 3,4
Harvey Clifford Hanshaw     [ID 18778] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Harvey Clifford Hanshaw3,4 [Clifford Hanshaw5, Whitey Hanshaw6].

Born Jul 12 1924, Wheeling, West Virginia.4,5  

Clifford and his brothers were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), living with their grandparents on Campbells Creek Road, Putney, Malden District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:5

Hanshaw, Freadie, grandson, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Ernest, grandson, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Clifford, grandson, age 5, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

He married Lola Emily Peterson, Aug 26 1945.4,7  Lola, daughter of George Alma Peterson & Nora Lavern Simpson Gale, was born Apr 13 1929, Uintah, Weber County, Utah.4,7,8  

Lola died Dec 12 1951, South Gate, Los Angeles County, California; age 22.4,6,7,8,9  Lola died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a motel room while awaiting Harvey's return from sea6,9 (see newspaper scans below).  

Two years after Lola died, the family was again struck by tragedy when a fire occured in the apartment house where they were living.  Son Donnis was killed in the fire, and Harvey and son Richard were also injured.2  Harvey filed a law suit against the apartment owners, as reported in the "Ogden Standard-Examiner" (Ogden, Utah) on Sunday, December 27, 19532 and on Sunday, March 7, 195410 (see scans below).

(photo)Photo: Harvey Clifford Hanshaw & Lola Emily Peterson marriage license notice "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Aug 24 1945 11

(photo)Photo: Death of Lola Emily (Peterson) Hanshaw "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 12 1951 9

(photo)Photo: Death of Lola Emily (Peterson) Hanshaw "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 13 1951 7

(photo)Photo: Death Notice for Lola Emily (Peterson) Hanshaw "Reno Evening Gazette", Dec 13 1951 6

(photo)Photo: Funeral Notice for Lola Emily (Peterson) Hanshaw "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 18 1951 12

(photo)Photo: Harvey Clifford Hanshaw law suit "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 27 1953 2

(photo)Photo: Harvey Clifford Hanshaw law suit "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Mar 7 1954 10

(photo)Photo: Harvey Clifford Hanshaw family fire "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Apr 13 1954 13


  1. "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 3 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 27 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Contribution from Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  5. 1930 census, Putney, Malden District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2539, ED 74, page 3A, line #17, dwelling #47, family #47.
  6. Death of Lola Hanshaw; Reno Evening Gazette (Reno, Nevada), Dec 13 1951; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 13 1951; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 12 1951; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Mar 7 1954; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Aug 24 1945; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Dec 18 1951; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. "Ogden Standard-Examiner", Apr 13 1954; http://www.ancestry.com.

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