Ira Lee Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. John Jackson Hanshaw (1832-1913) m Mary Druzilla Arthurs (1850-1936)
 3... Corn Wallace Hanshaw (1871-1965) m Inez Clementine Hill (1882-1941)
 4.... Ira Lee Hanshaw (1908-1942)
 5.....  Roy Homer Hanshaw (1929-1930) 1
 5.....  Ira Hanshaw, Jr. (1925-1975) 2
       +Thelma Inez Hersman (1906-2002)
 5.....  John Hanshaw  3,4
 5.....  Yvonne Lee Hanshaw  3,4
 5.....  Franklin B. Hanshaw (1938-) 3,4
Ira Lee Hanshaw     [ID 02443] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 9 1908, Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia.5,6,7,8  


2Ira had a son, Ira Jr., from a short relationship with Dallas Braily, a young girl of about 15 or 16 years old.9  

He married Thelma Inez Hersman4,8,10,11 [Thelma Hersmann3], Dec 18 19304,8,10,11.  Thelma, daughter of Alexander Morrison Hersman & Allie Rowe, was born May 19 1906, Roane County, West Virginia.4,8,10,11,12  

Ira Lee Hanshaw died Aug 11 1942, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 34y 5m 2d.7,8,13  Medical: Ira died from a stroke.8,13  

Ira's obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" on August 12, 1942.13  

In 2002 Thelma was living in/near Bella Vista, Benton County, Arkansas.12  

Thelma died May 15 2002.12

(photo)Photo: Ira Lee Hanshaw death certificate 8

Social Security information for Thelma Inez Hersman: 233-36-4017


  1. Death certificate for Roy Homer Hanshaw.
  2. Contribution from Diana Hanshaw.
  3. Contribution from Shawn F. Hanshaw.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  5. 1910 census, Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T624-1696, ED 80, page 22B, line #79, dwelling #120, family #120.
  6. 1920 census, Geary District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T625-1971, ED 118, page 1B, line #61, dwelling #13, family #13.
  7. Burials in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clay County, West Virginia; USGenWeb:
  8. Ira L. Hanshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  9. Contribution from Diana Hanshaw citing:
    information from Mary Ellen Jones Hinshaw.
  10. 1910 census, Spencer District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T624-1696, ED 89, page 7B, line #63, dwelling #111, family #111.
  11. 1920 census, Spencer District, Roane County, West Virginia; roll T625-1971, ED 127, page 24B, line #75, dwelling #525, family #546.
  12. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  13. Contribution from Ron Larch () citing:
    obituary of Ira Lee Hanshaw; the "Charleston Daily Mail", Aug 12 1942.

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