John Hanshew

 1. Frederick Handschuh  m Maria Catharina - 
 2.. Henry Hanshew (1783-1866) m Barbara Thomas (1792-1855)
 3... John Hanshew (1811-1870)
      +Rosannah Merideth (1812-?)
 4....  William H. Hanshew (c1836-?) 1,2
 4....  Andrew L. Hanshew (1837-1890) 1,2
 4....  James R. Hanshew (1840-1916) 1,2,3
 4....  Barbara E. Hanshew (1842-1892) 1,2
 4....  George J. Hanshew (1843-1924) 1,2,4
 4....  Margaret Jane Hanshew (c1847-1915) 1,2,5
 4....  Amos Sylvester Hanshew (1848-1925) 1,2
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John Hanshew1,6,7,8 [John Henshaw9].

Born Jun 14 1811, Tennessee.1,7,8  

He married Rosannah Merideth9,10,11 [Rosanna Merideth1,12], Jan 8 18359,10,11, Ripley County, Indiana9,10,11.  Rosannah was born 1812, Kentucky.1,12  

John Hanshew and family were shown in the 1840 census, Walker Township, Rush County, Indiana:13

John Hanshew household:
3 males under age 5 (William, Andrew and James).
1 male age 20-30 (John).
1 female age 20-30 (Rosannah).
Living next door in 1840 was the household of John's parents and siblings.13  

John and family were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 14 1850), Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana:1

John Hanshew, age 39, born in Tennessee; farmer; $600 real estate; cannot read or write.
Rosanna Hanshew, age 38, born in Kentucky; cannot read or write.
William Hanshew, age 14, born in Indiana.
Andrew Hanshew, age 12, born in Indiana.
James Hanshew, age 10, born in Indiana.
Barbary Hanshew, age 8, born in Indiana.
George Hanshew, age 6, born in Indiana.
Amos Hanshew, age 4, born in Indiana.
Margaret Hanshew, age 3, born in Indiana.
Samuel Harbit, age 21, born in Kentucky; laborer.
Living nearby in 1850 were brothers Jacob and Amos.  

John Hanshew died Mar 7 1870, age 58y 8m 21d.7,8  


  1. 1850 census, Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana; roll M432-176, page 266, line #37, dwelling #416, family #416.
  2. 1850 census, Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana; roll 176, page 266, dwelling #416.
  3. James R. Hanshew death certificate.
  4. George J. Hanshew death certificate.
  5. Margaret Jane Hanshew death certificate.
  6. Contribution from Oryl Fischer () citing:
    "Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miama, Howard, and Tipton
    Counties Indiana", Vol. 1, Page 478; Lewis Publishing Co., 1898, Chicago.
  7. Madison County Area Cemetery Database; Anderson, Indiana Public Library:
  9. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division:
  10. Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941;
  11. Indiana Marriages to 1850;
  13. 1840 census, Walker Township, Rush County, Indiana; roll M704-93, page 192.

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