Harmon Jackson 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... William Ward Hanshaw (1860-1943) m Mary E. Samples 
 4.... Harmon Jackson Hanshaw (1887-1966)
       +Salina Harold (1896-1975)
 5.....  Ollie Alma Hanshaw (1915-1999) 1,2,3,4,5
 5.....  Gladys Hanshaw (?-<2003) 3,4,5,6
 5.....  Cecil Hanshaw (?-<2003) 3,4,5,6
 5.....  Rebecca Mae Hanshaw (1917-1993) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Lenna M. Hanshaw (1921-2008) 2,3,4,5
 5.....  Garnie W. Hanshaw (1924-2005) 2,3,4,5
 5.....  Chattie I. Hanshaw (1926-2003) 2,3,4,5,7
 5.....  Beulah Hanshaw (c1928-) 2,3,4,5,7
 5.....  Patrick Henry Hanshaw (1930-2011) 2,3,4,7
 5.....  Gerald Hanshaw (c1932-) 3,4,5,6,7
 5.....  Iris Hanshaw (c1935-) 3,4,5,7
 5.....  William V. Hanshaw (1937-2011) 3,4,5,6,7
 5.....  Harmon Jackson Hanshaw (1939-) 3,4,5,6,7
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Born Oct 5 18871,2,8,9,10,11 [Oct 7 18887,12,13, Oct 7 188614], Clay County, West Virginia1,2,8,9,10,11.  

Harmon was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 22 1900), living in (or staying in) the household of a Lodan Davis in the Otter District, Clay County, West Virginia:10

Davis, Lodan, head-of-household, age 45, born Feb 1855 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Harman, boarder, age 12, born Oct 1887 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: farm laborer; attended school 5 months.
Cottrell, Andrew, boarder, age 34, born May 1866 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: farm laborer.

Harmon was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), still living in (or staying in) the household of Lodan Davis in the Otter District, Clay County, West Virginia:11

Davis, Lodanrick [unclear] E., head-of-household, age 55, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: farmer, home farm; owned farm (mortgaged).
Boggs, John A., nephew, age 23, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: farm laborer, working out.
Boggs, Lonie, niece, age 21, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Boggs, Ernest R., great uncle [sic], age 4, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Boggs, Clarence J., great uncle [sic], age 2, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Harman J., boarder, age 22, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: farm laborer, working out.

He married Salina Harold, about 1914.2,3,4  Salina was born Nov 6 18969,13 [about 18991, about 18922, about 18937], West Virginia1,2,7.  

On Jun 5 1917 Harman J. Hanshaw, age 28, registered for the World War I draft in Clay County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Oct 7 1888 in West Virginia, and was then residing in Dink, West Virginia where he was a farmer with a wife and child.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light brown hair.12  

Harmon and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 12-14 1920), Clay County, West Virginia:1

Hanshaw, Harmon J., head-of-household, age 32 [or 22 - unclear], born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hanshaw, Lena, wife, age 21, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Allie E., daughter, age 4, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Becca M., daughter, age 2 years 3 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Harmon and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), Clay County, West Virginia:2

Handshaw, Harman, head-of-household, age 43, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 27; rented home ($1 rent); no radio in home; occupation: farmer, farming; not a veteran.
Handshaw, Salina, wife, age 38, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 22.
Handshaw, Allie, daughter, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Handshaw, Becca, daughter, age 13, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Handshaw, Lenna, daughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Handshaw, Garna, daughter, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Handshaw, Chottie, daughter, age 4, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Handshaw, Beulah, daughter, age 1 year ? months [unclear], born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Handshaw, Pat H., son, age 1 month, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living alone next door in 1930 was Harmon's widowed father.15  

Harmon and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 21 1940), Dag Run Creek [road/street], Clay County, West Virginia:7

Handshaw, H.J., head-of-household, age 51, born in West Virginia; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented farm ($3/month rent); occupation: farmer, own farm.
Handshaw, Salina, wife, age 43, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: housekeeper, own house.
Handshaw, Chattie, daughter, age 14, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Handshaw, Beula, daughter, age 12, born in West Virginia; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Handshaw, Patrick, son, age 11, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Handshaw, Gerald, son, age 8, born in West Virginia; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Handshaw, Iris, daughter, age 5, born in West Virginia; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Handshaw, William, son, age 3, born in West Virginia; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house [sic].
Handshaw, Jack, son, age 7 months [unclear], born in West Virginia; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house [sic].

Harmon Jackson Hanshaw died Jul 22 1966, buried Jul 27 1966, Reed Cemetery, Clay County, West Virginia.9,13,14  

In 1975 Salina was living in/near Maysel, Clay County, West Virginia.9  

Salina died Mar 11 1975, Summersville Memorial Hospital, Summersville, Nicholas County, West Virginia; buried Reed Cemetery, Clay County, West Virginia.9,13,16  

Salina's obituary was published in the "Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Thursday, March 13, 197516 (see obituary scan below).

(photo)Photo: Harmon Jackson Hanshaw birth record Clay County, West Virginia 8

(photo)Photo: Harmon Jackson Hanshaw World War I draft registration card 12

(photo)Photo: Funeral memorial card for Harmon Jackson Hanshaw Sr. 17

(photo)Photo: Salina (Harold) Hanshaw obituary "Charleston Daily Mail", Mar 13 1975 16

Social Security information for Harmon Jackson Hanshaw: 232-14-9235

Social Security information for Salina Harold: 233-80-8418


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Otter Township, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 30, page 3B, line #66, dwelling #46, family #46.
  2. 1930 census, Buffalo District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 2, page 5B, line #56, dwelling #96, family #98.
  3. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hanshaw McLain.
  4. Contribution from Harmon Jackson Hanshaw.
  5. Obituary of Patrick Henry Hanshaw.
  6. Obituary of William V. Hanshaw.
  7. 1940 census, Buffalo District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T627-4400, ED 8-2, page 20A, line #27, household #287.
  8. Harmon Jackson Hanshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1506191&Type=Birth.
  9. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  10. 1900 census, Otter District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 8, page 11A, line #29, dwelling #182, family #182.
  11. 1910 census, Otter District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1679, ED 4, page 12B, line #66, dwelling #219, family #219.
  12. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Clay County, West Virginia burials; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clocem3.htm.
  14. Harmon Jackson funeral memorial card, courtesy of Harmon Jackson Hanshaw Jr..
  15. 1930 census, Buffalo District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 2, page 5B, line #55, dwelling #95, family #97.
  16. Obituary of Salina (Harold) Hanshaw; courtesy of (private) Hanshaw.
  17. Photo courtesy of Harmon Jackson Hanshaw.


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