Martha L. Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. John Jackson Hanshaw (1832-1913) m Sarah Jane Grose (1831-1866)
 3... William Ward Hanshaw (1860-1943) m Mary E. Samples 
 4.... Martha L. Hanshaw (1883-1970)
       +Ireland Eddy "Elby Arlen" Samples (1880-1978)
Martha L. Hanshaw     [ID 02174] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jan 15 1883, Clay County, West Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

Martha was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 25 1900), living in the household of aunt Sarah (Hanshaw) Chapman in the Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, Martha, boarder, age 17, born Jan 1883 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: house keeper.

She married Ireland Eddy "Elby Arlen" Samples3,7 [Orland E. Samples5, Irelan E. Samples8,9], Apr 7 19043,7, Clay County, West Virginia3,7.  Ireland, son of Hiram Samples, Jr. & Mary H. Lewis, was born Feb 23 1880, Clay County, West Virginia.5,6,7,8,9,10,11  

Children (all born in West Virginia):5,6

Orville/Orval D. Samples, born Dec 22 1904, Clay, Clay County, West Virginia; d Aug 1984, Barlow, Washington County, Ohio. 3
Pearl/Edney Samples, born Apr 30 1907, Clay, Clay County, West Virginia; died Dec 1977, Clay, Clay County, West Virginia. 3,11
Clark Samples, born c1912.
Basil Samples, born c1914.
Mabel Samples, born 1915.
Blanch Samples, born 1919.

Martha and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 17 1910), Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia:5

Samples, Orland E., head-of-household, age 30, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 6 years; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; owned home (free).
Samples, Martha L., wife, age 27, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 6 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Samples, Orval D., son, age 5, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Samples, Edney [unclear], daughter, age 2, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Samples, William H., brother, age 34, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single.

On Sep 12 1918 Irelan E. Samples, age 38, registered for the World War I draft in Clay County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Feb 23 1880, and was then residing in Bomont, Clay County, West Virginia where he was employed in "oil field".  He declared his nearest relative was Martha Samples of Bomont, Clay County, West Virginia.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, light brown hair.9  

Martha and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 30 1920), Union District, Clay County, West Virginia:6

Samples, Ireland, head-of-household, age 40, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; rented home; occupation: pumper, oil fields.
Samples, Martha, wife, age 36, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Samples, Orville, son, age 15, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Samples, Pearl, daughter, age 11, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Samples, Clark, son, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Samples, Basil, son, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Samples, Mabel, daughter, age 4 years 4 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Samples, Blanch, daughter, age 8 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Martha L. Hanshaw died Apr 12 1970, at her home, Washington County, Ohio; age 87.8  

In 1978 Irelan was living in/near Barlow, Washington County, Ohio.10  

Ireland died Sep 5 1978, at his home, Washington County, Ohio; age 98.8,10

(photo)Photo: Martha L. Hanshaw birth record Clay County, West Virginia 2

Social Security information for Ireland Eddy "Elby Arlen" Samples: 268-07-7553


Sources

  1. Contribution from Neva P. Adams (), citing:
    Clay County, West Virginia Births 1858-1905.
  2. Birth record for Martha Hanshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1506673&Type=Birth.
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data "John Jackson Hanshaw.ged2" posted by Richard Wayne Hanshaw.
  4. 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 22B, line #66, dwelling #376, family #401.
  5. 1910 census, Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1679, ED 5, page 36A, line #44, dwelling #285, family #296.
  6. 1920 census, Union District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 32, page 15A, line #43, family #250.
  7. Contribution from Neva P. Adams (), citing:
    Clay County, West Virginia marriages; volume 4, page 8.
  8. Ohio Deaths, 1958-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. "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
  11. RootsWeb genealogy data by "pam53" ()
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pam53/.


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