William Alexander Hanshaw

 1. George W. Hanshaw (c1784-?) m Nancy Agnes Hughes (c1810-?)
 2.. Jesse Hanshaw (1831-1911) m Elizabeth Roseanna - (c1842-?)
 3... William Alexander Hanshaw (c1861-1935)
      +Mary Susan Dooley (1870-<1935)
 4....  Sarah Jane Hanshaw (1884-?) 1,2,3
 4....  Rosetta Hanshaw  1,3
 4....  Ida C. Hanshaw (1886-?) 1,2,3
 4....  Martha J. Hanshaw (1894-) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Melinda L. Hanshaw (1896-) 1,2,3,4
 4....  William Warren Hanshaw (1902-1989) 1,4,5,6
 4....  Josey Melissa Hanshaw (1906-1979) 1,4,6,7
William Alexander Hanshaw     [ID 02199] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

William Alexander Hanshaw1,4,8,9,10,11 [William Alexander Handshaw6,12, Alexander Hanshaw5].

Born about 18619,10 [about 18704, about 18636, about 185611, about 185813], Ohio9,10 [West Virginia4, Jackson County, West Virginia13].  

He married Mary Susan Dooley8,12 [Mary Melissa Dooley1], Oct 3 18848,12, Jackson County, West Virginia8,12.  Mary, daughter of Henry Dooley & Susan Good1,2, was born Feb - 18701,2 [about 18734, about 18686, about 186011], West Virginia1,2.  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), Union District, Jackson County, West Virginia:2

Henshaw, William A., head-of-household, age unknown, birthdate unknown, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 16 years; cannot read or write; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Henshaw, Mary S., wife, age 30, born Feb 1870 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 16 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, Sarah J., daughter, age 15, born Dec 1884 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Henshaw, Ida C., daughter, age 13, born Oct 1886 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; cannot write.
Henshaw, Martha J., daughter, age 6, born Mar 1894 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Henshaw, Melinda L., daughter, age 3, born Sep 1896 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

William and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Ripley District, Jackson County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, William, head-of-household, age 40, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 22 years; cannot read or write; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Hanshaw, Mary S., wife, age 37, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 22 years; 8 children, 7 living.
Hanshaw, Martha, daughter, age 20, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Josephine, daughter, age 5, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Malindia, daughter, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Willie W., son, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Parchment Road, Ripley District, Jackson County, West Virginia:6

Handshaw, William, head-of-household, age 57, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; rented home; cannot read or write; occupation: farm laborer, farm.
Handshaw, Mary, wife, age 52, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Handshaw, Billie, son, age 17, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; cannot read or write.
Handshaw, Josie, daughter, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; cannot read or write.

William and Mary were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), Meed Run Road, Ripley District, Jackson County, West Virginia:11

Hanshaw, William, head-of-household, age 74, born in West Virginia; parents born in U.S.; first married at age 24; rented home ($2 rent); no radio in home; cannot read or write; occupation: farm laborer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Hanshaw, Mary S., wife, age 70, born in West Virginia; parents born in U.S.; first married at age 20.

Mary died before Apr 9 1935.13  

William Alexander Hanshaw died Apr 9 1935, 1221 Sidney St., Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia; age 77.1,13  William was killed in a fire1,13 (apparently in his residence).13

(photo)Photo: William Alexander Hanshaw death certificate 13


Sources

  1. Contribution from Linda Anderson Rinehart.
  2. 1900 census, Union District, Jackson County, West Virginia; roll T623-1760, ED 36, page 6B, line #73, dwelling #118, family #118.
  3. Contribution from Linda Anderson Rinehart ().
  4. 1910 census, Ripley District, Jackson County, West Virginia; roll T624-1681, ED 51, page 13A, line #7, dwelling #241, family #241.
  5. Obituary of William W. Hanshaw.
  6. 1920 census, Ripley District, Jackson County, West Virginia; roll T625-1954, ED 59, page 3A, line #12, dwelling #36, family #36.
  7. Contribution from Linda Anderson Rinehart.
  8. Contribution from Jeff Rinehart.
  9. 1870 census, Sycamore P.O., Letart Township, Meigs County, Ohio; roll M593-1242, page 98, line #17, dwelling #231, family #234.
  10. 1880 census, Letart Township, Meigs County, Ohio; roll T9-1047, ED 106, page 73C, line #5, dwelling #126, family #126.
  11. 1930 census, Ripley District, Jackson County, West Virginia; roll T626-2535, ED 8, page 3B, line #85, dwelling #62, family #62.
  12. "West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Death certificate for William Henshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1951745&Type=Death.


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