Frances Smith Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. John Jackson Hanshaw (1832-1913) m Sarah Jane Grose (1831-1866)
 3... Frances Smith Hanshaw (1864-1938)
      +Lucy Ellen Varney (1879-1935)
 4....  Lonnie Boone Hanshaw (1905-1964) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 4....  Thelma Pearl Hanshaw (1906-1937) 1,2,3,4,5,6
 4....  Etta Jane Hanshaw (1909-1984) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 4....  Mary Edna Hanshaw (c1912-) 1,2,3,4,5,7,8
 4....  Henry Brooks Hanshaw (c1913-1984) 1,2,3,4,5,7,8
 4....  Gwendolen Hanshaw (1916-1995) 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9
 4....  Paul Hanshaw (1917-1992) 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,10
 4....  Flora Edith Hanshaw (1919-1989) 1,2,3,4,5,7,8
Frances Smith Hanshaw     [ID 03562] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Frances Smith Hanshaw1,11,12 [Francis Smith Hanshaw6, Smith Hanshaw2,3,13].

Born Mar 15 18641,2,4,6,8,12,14 [Mar 15 186515], Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia1,2,4,6,8,12,14.  

Frances was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 21 1900), living alone in Clay County, West Virginia:12

Hanshaw, Frances, head-of-household, age 36, born Mar 1864 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: day laborer; owned home.
Living next door in 1900 were Frances' parents and family.16  

He married Lucy Ellen Varney, about 1902.1,2,6,17  Lucy, daughter of Artillis + Mary A. Varney4,5,6,8,18, was born Jan 12 18794,5,6,8,18 [Jan 12 188015], near Clay, West Virginia4,5,6,8,18.  

Frances and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25 1910), Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia:6

Hanshaw, Francis S., head-of-household, age 45, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 8 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Lucy E., wife, age 31, born in West Virginia; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 8 years; 4 children, 3 living.
Hanshaw, Lonnie B., son, age 5, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Pearl, daughter, age 3, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Ettie J., daughter, age 1 year 1 month, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Givens, Eliott, nephew-by-law, age 9, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of nephew Alfred Bruce Hanshaw.19  

Frances and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7 1920), Union District, Clay County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, F.S., head-of-household, age 55, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; rented home; occupation: farmer.
Hanshaw, Lucy V., wife, age 41, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Lonnie, son, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Pearl, daughter, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Etta, daughter, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Edna, daughter, age 7, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Brooks, son, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Gwendolyn, daughter, age 4 years 9 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Paul, son, age 2, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Edith, daughter, age 4 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Frances and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia:8

Hanshaw, Francis, head-of-household, age 66, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 35; rented home ($5.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Lucy E., wife, age 51, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 20.
Hanshaw, Edna, daughter, age 18, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Brooks, son, age 17, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hanshaw, Gyondlyn, daughter, age 15, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Paul, son, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Edith, daughter, age 12, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.

Lucy died Feb 5 1935, at her home, east of Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas County, Ohio; buried Holcomb/Hanshaw Cemetery, behind the Holcomb farm, on Hansford Fork Rd., Clay County, West Virginia.5,15  

Lucy's death was noted in "The Coshocton Tribune" (Coshocton, Ohio) on Tuesday, Feb 5 1935:5

MRS. SMITH HANSHAW

Mrs. Smith Hanshaw, 56, died at 8 a. m. today at her home six miles east of Newcomerstown from a short illness of lobar pneumonia.  She was born Jan. 12, 1879, near Clay, W. Va., a daughter of Artilis and Mary Barney.  

Surviving are her husband, five daughter, [sic] Mrs. Pearl Davis and Mrs. Etta Butcher, Clay, W. Va., Mrs. Gwendolyn Davis, Gilmore; Misses Edith and Edna Hanshaw of the home; three sons, Lonnie, Brooks and Paul of the home.  

The body will be taken to Clay, W. Va., Wednesday by Jones and Lydick.  Burial will be in Clay cemetery.

In 1936-1938 Frances was living in Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.13,14  

Frances Smith Hanshaw died Dec 1 193814,20 [Dec 1 19392,15], O'dell residence, Ovapa, Clay County, West Virginia14,20; age 74y 7m 16d14,20.  Medical: Frances died from a heart attack.14  

Lucy is buried with Frances in the Holcomb/Hanshaw Cemetery.17,20

(photo)Photo: Lucy Ellen Varney 21,22

(photo)Photo: Frances Smith Hanshaw death certificate 14

(photo)Photo: Francis Smith Hanshaw & Lucy Ellen Varney gravestone Holcomb/Hanshaw Cemetery 15


Sources

  1. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hanshaw McLain.
  2. "Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants", "Don Norman Family Files": http://www.rootsweb.com/~hcpd/norman/HANSHAW.
  3. Contribution from Marilyn Ackley ().
  4. 1920 census, Union District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 32, page 2B, line #90, family #32.
  5. "The Coshocton Tribune", Feb 5 1935; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 275D, line #67, dwelling #103, family #105.
  7. 1920 census, Union Township, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 32, page 2B, line #90, family #32.
  8. 1930 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 4, page 3A, line #2, dwelling #36, family #36.
  9. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1944 and 1958-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1880 census, Clay County, West Virginia; USGenWeb archives.
  12. 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 18B, line #91, dwelling #316, family #337.
  13. Obituary of Mary Druzilla (Arthurs) Hanshaw.
  14. Death certificate for F. Smith Hanshaw; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1042490&Type=Death.
  15. Gravestone photo courtesy of Dale Wayne Harding.
  16. 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 18B, line #83, dwelling #315, family #336.
  17. Contribution from Dale Wayne Harding.
  18. 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 17B, line #65, dwelling #295, family #313.
  19. 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 275D, line #64, dwelling #102, family #103.
  20. Contribution from Denise Gill Baylor ().
  21. Photo courtesy of Dale Wayne Harding.
  22. Enhanced photo courtesy of Robert Varney ().


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