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Henry R. Hanshaw

 1. Samuel Hanshaw (1786-<1847) m Eve - (c1786-?)
 2.. (unknown) Hanshew  m Jemima - (c1814-?)
 3... Richard M. Handshaw (1840-1903) m Margaret Caroline Moore (1843-?)
 4.... George W. Hanshaw (1865-1926) m Annie L. Hardy 
 5..... Henry R. Hanshaw (1894-1960)
        +Vira Alice Pennington (1897-1944)
 6......  Henry Byron Hanshaw (1918-1994)
 6......  Arnold Hanshaw 
 6......  Ernest Ray Hanshaw (1920-1996)
 6......  Freda May Hanshaw (c1921-)
 6......  Bonnie Faye Hanshaw (1923-)
 6......  Helen Emogene Hanshaw (1925-)
 6......  Hazel Jeanette Hanshaw (c1927-)
 6......  Garnet Lee Hanshaw (1930-1930)
 6......  Georgianna Hanshaw (1931-)
 6......  Carl Edward Hanshaw (1937-1937)
Henry R. Hanshaw     [ID 02504] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Nov 15 1894, South Point, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio.a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h    (Dec - 1893).i    (c1896).j

Henry was shown in the 1910 census (May 23-24 1910), living with his widowed grandmother in Lawrence County, Ohio:j

Hanshaw, Caroline, head-of-household, age 66, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; widow; 9 children, 8 living; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Henry, grandson, age 14, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; occupation: farm laborer, home farm; attended school.

He married Vira Alice Pennington, Feb 7 1917.k,e,h    Vira, daughter of Christopher "Christey" Pennington & Laura A. Sage, was born Jun 21 1897, Grayson County, Virginia.l,m,n,e,g,h

On Jun 5 1917 Henry Handshaw, age 28, registered for the World War I draft in Lawrence County, Ohio.    He declared he was born Nov 15 1894 in Lawrence County, Ohio, and was then residing in South Point, Ohio, a self-employed farmer, married, with a dependent wife.    No previous military experience.    He was recorded as medium height, medium build, grey eyes, brown hair.b

Henry and family were shown in the 1920 census (Mar 13 1920), Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio:g

Hanshaw, Henry R., head-of-household, age 25, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; owned home; occupation: iron shipper [or chipper - unclear], iron factory.
Hanshaw, Vira A., wife, age 22, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshaw, Henry B., son, age 1 year 2 [or 4 - unclear] months, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia.
Living nearby in 1920 was the family of uncle John Hanshaw.o

Henry and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio:h

Hanshew, Henry, head-of-household, age 35, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 22; owned home ($1500 value); no radio in home; occupation: moulder, iron malable; not a veteran.
Hanshew, Vira, wife, age 32, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 19.
Hanshew, Henry B., son, age 11, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshew, Earnest, son, age 10, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshew, Fredamay, daughter, age 8 years 4 months, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshew, Bonnie, daughter, age 6 years 6 months, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Hanshew, Emogene, daughter, age 4 years 9 months, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia.
Hanshew, Hazel, daughter, age 2 years ? months, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia.

On Aug 27 1943 Henry R. Hanshaw, age 47, registered for the World War II draft in Chesapeake, Lawrence County, Ohio.    He declared he was born Nov 15 1894 in South Point, Ohio, and was then still residing in South Point, employed "for myself - am unable to do much".    He declared his relative/contact was Vira A. Hanshaw of South Point.    He was recorded as 5'7" tall, 140 lbs., brown eyes, brown hair, light complextion.c

Vira died Sep 13 1944, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.e,p

Vira's obituary was published in Ironton, Ohio on Sep 14 1944q and on Sep 17 1944.q

In 1960 Henry was living in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.r

Henry R. Hanshaw died Aug 2 1960, Penal Institution, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; age 65.d,e,f,r,p

According to family folklore, Henry died in an Ohio prison for the murder of his wife, Vira Alice Pennington.s    This seems to be confirmed by his death record showing that he died in a "penal institution".p   


SOURCES

(a) Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962; http://www.ancestry.com.

(b) U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.

(c) U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.

(d) Contribution from Tom Cox.

(e) Patrick Steele data: http://www.gencircles.com/users/steelegenealogy/1/data/4971.

(f) RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Patrick Steele ().

(g) 1920 census, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T625-1400, ED 104, page 13A, line #39, dwelling #255, family #260.

(h) 1930 census, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T626-1827, ED 11, page 14B, line #72, dwelling #274, family #276.

(i) 1900 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; ED 68, page 69B, line #74, dwelling #50, family #51.

(j) 1910 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T624-1202, ED 82, page 11A, line #1, dwelling #198, family #198.

(k) Posting Sep 29 2001 by Tom Cox to HINSHAW-L.

(l) Ancestry Family Tree data "Larrys and Marys Roots" posted by "LarryRobertson325".

(m) Ancestry Family Tree data "Hayes Family Tree" posted by "Clyde Hayes".

(n) Ancestry Family Tree data "Hayes Family Tree" posted by "hayesseeker".

(o) 1920 census, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T625-1400, ED 104, page 13A, line #11, dwelling #248, family #252.

(p) Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.

(q) Boyd County Library (Boyd County, Kentucky) Obituary database:
http://db.thebookplace.org/search/obits.htm.

(r) Ohio Deaths, 1958-69; http://www.ancestry.com.

(s) Contribution from Ginger Hanshaw Musick.


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