Stewart Hanshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. John Hancher (1734-1793) m Sarah Caudy (1739-1807)
 3... William Hancher  m Ann Dunn (c1756-?)
 4.... Smith Hancher (c1798-1865) m Mary Steward (?-1842)
 5..... Stewart Hanshaw (1837-1890)
        +Roseanna Ratcliff (1846-1916)
 6......  Jesse Logan Hanshaw (1866-1889) 1,2,3,4,5
 6......  Rosanna C. Hanshaw (1868-1888) 1,2,3,4
 6......  Ernest Adell Hanshaw (1871-c1957) 2,3,4,6
 6......  Gracie Evelena Hanshaw (1873-1888) 2,3,4
 6......  Laura L. Hanshaw (1876-?) 2,3,4
 6......  Mary Fanny Hanshaw (1878-1913) 2,3,4
 6......  Bertha Alice Hanshaw (1881-1958) 3,4,6,7
Stewart Hanshaw     [ID 02127] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Stewart Hanshaw7,8,9,10 [Stewart Handshaw11,12, Stewart Henshaw13].

Born Feb 22 18371,3,10,13,14,15 [about 18362], Ohio1,3,10,13,14,15.  

During the Civil War, Stewart served in Company H, 5th Iowa Infantry.10,11,12,14,16,17  He enlisted Jun 24 1861, age 27, as a Private,11,12 and was discharged as a Corporal.11  

He married Roseanna Ratcliff4,18,19 [Rose Ratcliff7, Rosanna Ratcliff1,4,10], Oct 5 18654,18,19, Krosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa4,18,19.  Married by H. Strickling, county judge.19  

Roseanna, daughter of Jesse Ratcliff & Rosanna Cazad, was born Mar 7 1846, Indiana.1,2,3,6,10,18,20  

Stewart and family were shown in the 1870 census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:1

Hanshaw, Stewart, age 33, born in Ohio; farmer; $1400 real estate; $465 personal property.
Hanshaw, Rosanna, age 24, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hanshaw, Jesse Logan, age 4, born in Iowa.
Hanshaw, Rosanna C., age 1, born in Iowa.
Hanshaw, Eliza J., age 11, born in Iowa; attended school.
Also living in Van Buren County, Iowa in 1870 were brothers Vail Hanshaw21 and William R. Hanshaw.22  

Stewart and family were again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10-11 1880), Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:2

Hanshaw, Stuart, age 44, born in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in New York; farmer.
Hanshaw, Rosann, wife, age 34, born in Iowa; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Ohio; keeping house.
Hanshaw, Jessey L., son, age 14, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; works on farm; attended school.
Hanshaw, Roseann C., daughter, age 11, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Hanshaw, Ernest A., son, age 9, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Hanshaw, Gracie E., daughter, age 7, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Hanshaw, Laura L., daughter, age 4, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana.
Hanshaw, Mary F., daughter, age 1, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana.

Stewart and family were again shown in the 1885 Iowa State census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:3

Hanshaw, Stewart, age 47, born in Ohio.
Hanshaw, Roseann, age 39, born in Indiana.
Hanshaw, Jesse L., age 14, born in Van Buren County, Iowa.
Hanshaw, Cora A., age 16, born in Van Buren County, Iowa.
Hanshaw, Ernest A., age 13, born in Van Buren County, Iowa.
Hanshaw, Evelena, age 11, born in Van Buren County, Iowa.
Hanshaw, Laura L., age 8, born in Van Buren County, Iowa.
Hanshaw, Mary A., age 6, born in Van Buren County, Iowa.
Hanshaw, Berth, age 4, born in Van Buren County, Iowa.

On Mar 27 1889 [date unclear], in Iowa, Stewart Hanshaw applied for a pension as an invalid, veteran of Company H, 5th Iowa Infantry.16  

Stewart Hanshaw died Feb 1 1890, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa; buried Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.10,14,15  

On Jul 1 1890, in Iowa, Rosanna A. Hanshaw applied for a pension as widow of veteran Stewart Hanshaw.16  

Widow Roseanna and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa:6

Hanshaw, Rosa [unclear], head-of-household, age 54, born Mar 1846 in Indiana; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Ohio; widow; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Bertha, daughter, age 19, born Dec 1880 in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; single; attended school 8 months.
Hanshaw, Earnest A., son, age 29, born Jan 1871 in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; married 9 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Hanshaw, Minnie A., daughter-in-law, age 32, born April 1868 in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; married 9 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hanshaw, Lester A., grandson, age 8, born Jan 1892 in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school 7 months.
Hanshaw, Agnes K., granddaughter, age 6, born Dec 1893 in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school 6 months.
Ferris, Mable, boarder, age 19, born May 1881 in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; single; occupation: school teacher.

Roseanna died Mar 20 1916, Ottumwa, Center Township, Wapello County, Iowa; buried Mar 23 1916, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.10,18,20  Medical: Roseanna died from stomach cancer after an 18-month illness.18

(photo)Photo: Stewart Hanshaw & Rosanna Ratcliff gravestone Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa 23


Sources

  1. 1870 census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; page 293, line #22, dwelling #40, family #39.
  2. 1880 census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T9-0367, ED 25, page 359D, line #23, dwelling #78, family #80.
  3. 1885 Iowa State census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; page 358, line #29, dwelling #170, family #180; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jackie L. Wolfe.
  5. Contribution from Ken Hanshaw.
  6. 1900 census, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; roll T623-462, ED 99, page 2B, line #86, dwelling #40, family #40.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Iowa.
  8. Contribution from Barb Roberts () citing:
    U.S. Census, 1870, Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, Iowa.
  9. Contribution from Lori Lei Knapp ().
  10. Iowa Cemetery Records. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  11. "Civil War Muster Rolls". Provo, UT: Ancestry.com.
  12. "American Civil War Research Database", http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1850 census, Smith Township, Belmont County, Ohio; page 268, dwelling #2291, family #2318.
  14. WPA Iowa Graves Registration Survey; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13677979.
  16. National Archives and Records Administration. "General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934":
    "Civil War Pension Index". [database] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  17. U.S. National Park Service - "Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System":
    http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/.
  18. Contribution from Bertha Davis () citing: death certificate for Roseanna Ratcliff Hanshaw.
  19. Contribution from Bertha Davis () citing: Roseanna Hanshaw Civil War pension application.
  20. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13678043.
  21. 1870 census, Village Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; page 397, line #22, dwelling #269, family #259.
  22. 1870 census, Chequest Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; page 217, line #9, dwelling #46, family #46.
  23. USGenWeb Archives, Iowa Gravestone Photo Project.


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