1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
2.. Perry Hanshaw (1848-1915)
+Cassander Samples (1848-?)
3... Rosa Hanshaw (1873-?) 1
3... Nora Hanshaw 1
3... Mary M. Hanshaw (1873-?) 1
3... Preston Hanshaw (1878-?) 1
3... Scott Hanshaw (1884-?) 2
3... Otto Michael Hanshaw (1888-1934) 1
3... M. J. Hanshaw (1889-?) 1
+Elizabeth Cantiberry (1851-1915)
3... Farmer Hanshaw (1890-1912) 2,3
3... Roy E. Hanshaw (1893-) 1,2,3
3... Clayton Hanshaw (1894-) 2,3
Perry Hanshaw [ID 03554]
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Born Dec - 18482 [18471, about 18503], West Virginia2 [Nicholas County, West Virginia1].
Perry Hanshaw was shown age 13 in the 1860 census, Clay County, West Virginia.4
Perry Hanshaw was listed in the roster of the 7th West Virginia Cavalry, U.S. Army.1
He married Cassander Samples1,5,6,7 [Louisa Cansander Samples8], May 23 18721,5,6,7, Clay County, West Virginia1,5,6,7. Cassander, daughter of John Harvey Samples & Rosa Ana Jarrett, was born 1848.8
Perry Hanshaw was shown in the 1890 Veterans Schedule, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia.9
He then married Elizabeth Cantiberry1,2,8 [Elizabeth Canterbury8,10, Elizabeth Jarrett10], Apr 3 18901,2,8, Kanawha County, West Virginia1,2,8. Elizabeth, daughter of John Jarrett & Catherine Price2,10, was born Mar - 18512,10 [about 18543], Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia2,10.
Elizabeth had been previously married to Samuel Canterbury, May 23 1872,10 by whom she had children Amanda, Dicy, Lavinia T., David M., Lillie B.10 and Mary S. Cantebery.2,10
Perry and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia:2
Hanshaw, Perry, head-of-household, age 52, born Dec 1848 in West Virginia; father born in England; mother born in West Virginia; married 10 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (mortgaged).
Hanshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 49, born Mar 1851 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 10 years; 10 children, 10 living.
, son, age 16, born Feb 1884 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: farm laborer.
, son, age 10, born Jan 1890 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: farm laborer; attended school 5 months.
Hanshaw, Roy E.
, son, age 7, born May 1893 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 4 months.
, son, age 5, born Dec 1894 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Cantebery, Mary S., step daughter, age 16, born Dec 1883 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Perry and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), 403 Kanawha Street, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:3
Hanshaw, Perry, head-of-household, age 60, born in West Virginia; parents born in United States; second marriage, married 19 years; occupation: proprietor, boarding house; rented home.
Hanshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 56, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; second marriage, married 19 years; 6 children, 6 living.
, son, age 19 [unclear], born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
, son, age 15, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
, son, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
[.. plus two boarders ..]
Perry and Elizabeth divorced.11
Perry Hanshaw died Feb 22 1915, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 69.11 Medical: Perry died from tuberculosis.11
For some reason two death records were recorded in Kanawha County, both on the same date: one as Perry Hanshaw (informant S.P. Spradling), and another as Pevey Hanshaw (informant P.A. Simpson).11
The following article was published in the "Charleston Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Thursday evening, March 25, 1915:12
Silas P. Spradling has qualified in county court as administrator of the estate of the late Perry Hanshaw. He gave $200 bond, with Rose Barton as surety.
Elizabeth died Aug 5 1915, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 63.11 Medical: Elizabeth died from typhoid fever.11
Photo: Perry Hanshaw & Elizabeth Canterbury death record, Kanawha County, West Virginia
- Contribution from Gary Dudding.
- 1900 census, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 50, page 4A, line #20, dwelling #53, family #57.
- 1910 census, 4th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 65, page 127A, line #44, dwelling #5, family #10.
- USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clacen2.htm.
- Dodd, Jordan. "West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900". Orem, UT: Liahona Research, 2000.
- West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
- West Virginia, 1863-1900 Marriage Index; http://www.genealogy.com.
- RootsWeb genealogy data by "pam53" ()
- 1890 Veterans Schedule index, Kanawha County, West Virginia; pg 1.
- Ancestry family tree data posted by "ErnieCart".
- Perry Hanshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
- The "Charleston Mail", Mar 25 1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
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