William Henry Hanshew

 1. Frederick Handschuh  m Maria Catharina - 
 2.. Henry Hanshew (1783-1866) m Barbara Thomas (1792-1855)
 3... Amos G. Hanshew (c1822-<1880) m Elizabeth Balser (c1822-?)
 4.... William Henry Hanshew (1869-1959)
       +Elnora Bramel (1867-1953)
 5.....  Lillie Lavinia Hanshew (1895-1961) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Pearl H. Hanshew (1899-) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Alta Hanshew (c1901-) 2,3,4
 5.....  Clarence E. Hanshew (1901-1974) 5,6
 5.....  Ruth Hanshew (c1904-) 2,3,4
 5.....  Cecil Dorothy Hanshew (1906-1975) 2,3,4
William Henry Hanshew     [ID 02680] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun 5 18692,7,8,9,10 [Jun - 18701], Rush County, Indiana2,7,8,9,10.  

He married Elnora Bramel1,11,12 [Nora Bramel2,13, Mary E. Brambel7,14, Elizabeth Bramble6, Lizzie Bramble5], Jul 4 18941,11,12, Madison County, Indiana1,11,12.  Elnora, daughter of Charles W. + Lavina Bramel1,13,14, was born Aug - 18671,13,14 [about 18702], Indiana1,13,14.  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana:1

Hanshew, William H., head-of-household, age 30, born June 1870 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 6 years; occupation: farm laborer; rented home.
Hanshew, Elnora, wife, age 32, born Aug 1867 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 6 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Hanshew, Lily L., daughter, age 5, born Apr 1895 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hanshew, Pearl H., daughter, age 1, born Aug 1897 [sic] in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1900 were Nora's parents, Charles W. & Levina Bramble;15 one more house away was the family of Cora's brother, Zeno Bramel,16

William and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 6-7 1910), Summitville, Madison County, Indiana:2

Hanshew, William, head-of-household, age 41, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 15 years; occupation: laborer, carpentry [unclear]; rented home.
Hanshew, Nora, wife, age 40, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 15 years; 6 children, 5 living.
Hanshew, Lavina, daughter, age 13, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 3 months.
Hanshew, Pearl, daughter, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 6 months.
Hanshew, Alta, daughter, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 6 months.
Hanshew, Ruth, daughter, age 6, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 6 months.
Hanshew, Cecil, daughter, age 3, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Bramel, Charles W., father-in-law, age 70, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; widower; retired.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of Cora's brother, Zeno Bramel,17

Elnora died 1953, buried Section 9, East Hill Cemetery, 704 E. State Road 44, Rushville, Rush County, Indiana.14  

William Henry Hanshew died May 29 1959, Madison State Hospital, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana; age 89.7  

William's obituary was published in the "Rushville Republican" (Rushville, Indiana) on Monday, June 1, 1959:7

Funeral Services for William Henry Hanshew, 89, who died Friday at Madison State Hospital, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wyatt Moore Memorial with Rev. Wallace Gardner officiating.  Burial will follow in East Hill Cemetery.  

He was born in Rush County on June 5, 1869 and spent much of his life in this community.  Mr. Hanshew was a member of the Baptist Church at Summitville.  

His wife, Mrs. Mary Brambel Hanshew, preceded him in death.  

Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Lavina Ralston of Rush County, Mrs. Pearl Cathey of Westport, Mrs. Alta Green near Milroy, Mrs. Ruth Moody of Greenfield and Mrs. Cecil Newbold of Rushville, 34 grandchildren and 66 great-grandchildren.  

Before he entered the hospital Mr. Hanshew had been living at the Newbold home.  Friends may call at the memorial at any time.


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 115, page 3B, line #93, dwelling #63, family #63.
  2. 1910 census, Summitville, Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T624-365, ED 128, page 231A, line #42, dwelling #498, family #526.
  3. William Henry Hanshew obituary.
  4. Lillie Lavinia Hanshew obituary.
  5. Clarence Hanshew birth record.
  6. Clarence Hanshew death certificate.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=78770342.
  8. Contribution from Tom Thompson () citing:
    U.S. census records.
  9. 1870 census, Curtisville P.O., Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana; roll M593-363, page 533, line #15, dwelling #52, family #53.
  10. 1880 census, Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana; roll T9-0315, ED 138, page 158B, line #34, dwelling #272, family #276.
  11. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book C5, page 189).
  12. Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1880 census, Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T9-293, ED 17, page 7B, line #30, dwelling #151, family #151.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=138279560.
  15. 1900 census, Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 115, page 3B, line #91, dwelling #62, family #62.
  16. 1900 census, Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 115, page 3B, line #87, dwelling #61, family #61.
  17. 1910 census, Summitville, Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T624-365, ED 128, page 231A, line #37, dwelling #497, family #525.


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