Alfred Bruce 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... Jacob Henry Hanshaw (1866-1958) m Mary Florence Rogers (1871-1927)
 4.... Alfred Bruce Hanshaw (1889-1971)
       +Allie Winnie Rogers (1891-1964)
 5.....  Stella Wilmoth Hanshaw (1909-1986) 1,2,3,4,5
 5.....  Leamon Watson Hanshaw (1912-1979) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Nettie Sue Hanshaw (1914-1914) 1,2,5
 5.....  Wannie Wilson Hanshaw (1915-1987) 1,2,3,4,6
 5.....  Homer James Hanshaw (1917-1975) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Gilberta Blue Hanshaw (1919-1992) 1,2,4
 5.....  Romie Earl Hanshaw (1922-1987) 1,2,4
 5.....  Lona May Hanshaw (1925-) 1,2,4,5,6
 5.....  Hazel Maxine Hanshaw (1927-2010) 1,2,4,6
 5.....  Laura Maysel Hanshaw (1930-2008) 1,2,6
 5.....  Alice Beecher Hanshaw (1934-1957) 1,2,5,6
Alfred Bruce Hanshaw     [ID 03595] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Alfred Bruce Hanshaw1,7,8,9,10,11 [Bruce Hanshaw4,6,12,13].

Born Jan 17 18891,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11,14,15,16,17 [Jan - 18909], Clay County, West Virginia1,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11,14,15,16,17.  

He married Allie Winnie Rogers, Jan 18 1908, The White Pilgrim school house, Clay County, West Virginia.1,7,14,18  Allie, daughter of William M. Rogers & Louisa Friend, was born Feb 27 1891, Clay County, West Virginia.1,3,4,6,10,14,16,17,19  

Alfred and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25 1910), Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia:10

Hanshaw, Alfred B., head-of-household, age 20, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 2 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Allie W., wife, age 19, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Hanshaw, Stella W., daughter, age 3 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of uncle Frances Smith Hanshaw.20  

On Jun 5 1917 Alfred Bruce Hanshaw, age 28, registered for the World War I draft in Clay County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born 1-17-1889 in Clay County, West Virginia, and was then residing in Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia, where he was a self-employed farmer with a wife and three children.  No previous military service.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, gray eyes, black hair, no disabilities.  He claimed exemption due to "support of family".11  

Alfred and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 19 1920), Clay County, West Virginia:3

Hanshaw, Alfred B., head-of-household, age 31, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; owned home; occupation: manager, farm.
Hanshaw, Allie, wife, age 28, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Stella W., daughter, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Leamond W., son, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Wana W., son, age 4 years 8 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Homer J., son, age 2 years 5 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Rogers, George A., brother-in-law, age 27, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of brother Romie.21  

Alfred and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), Clay County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, Bruce, head-of-household, age 41, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 19; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Allie, wife, age 39, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 17.
Hanshaw, Stella, daughter, age 20, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Leland, son, age 18, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Wannie, son, age 15, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Homer, son, age 12, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Gilberta, daughter, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Romie, son, age 7, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Lona, daughter, age 5, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Hazel, daughter, age 3, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living nearby in 1930 was the family of Alfred's parents and siblings.22  

Alfred and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 24 1940), Clay County, West Virginia:6

Henshaw, Bruce, head-of-household, age 51, born in West Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($2000 value); occupation: farmer, own farm.
Henshaw, Allie, wife, age 48, born in West Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, Wanie, son, age 24, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: new worker; seeking work.
Henshaw, Lona, daughter, age 17, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, Hazel, daughter, age 12, born in West Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Henshaw, Maysel, daughter, age 9, born in West Virginia; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Henshaw, Alice, daughter, age 5, born in West Virginia; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Living nearby in 1940 was the family of son Homer.23  

On Apr 27 1942 Alfred Bruce Hanshaw, age 53, registered for the World War II draft in Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Jan 17 1990 in Clay County, West Virginia, and was then residing in Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia, employed by "State Road" of Charleston, West Virginia.  He declared his relative/contact was Allie Hanshaw of Valley Fork.  He was recorded as 5'8" tall, 170 lbs., gray eyes, red hair, ruddy complexion, and "glasses".15  

In 1944 Bruce was living in Valley Fork, Clay County, West Virginia.13  

Allie died Jul 20 1964, Braxton County, West Virginia; buried Hively Cemetery, off Rt. 36 two miles south of Wallback, Clay County, West Virginia.2,16,17,19  

Alfred Bruce Hanshaw died Jan 13 1971, Fayette County, West Virginia; buried Hively Cemetery, off Rt. 36 two miles south of Wallback, Clay County, West Virginia.1,7,8,16,17,19  

Most of Bruce & Allie's children are buried in Hivley Cemetery, on White Rd. off Rt. 36 in Clay County, West Virginia.1

(photo)Photo: Hanshaw family reunion at the home of Alfred Bruce Hanshaw, Valley Fork, WV. sometime in the 1950s 24

(photo)Photo: Alfred Bruce Hanshaw (left) with father Jacob Henry Hanshaw (right) and aunt Lillie M. Hanshaw 25

(photo)Photo: Alfred Bruce Hanshaw & Allie Winnie Rogers marriage certificate Clay County, West Virginia 14

(photo)Photo: Alfred Bruce Hanshaw gravestone Hively Cemetery 17

(photo)Photo: Allie Winnie Rogers gravestone Hively Cemetery 17

Social Security information for Alfred Bruce Hanshaw: 236-50-8752


Sources

  1. Contribution from Denise Gill Baylor ().
  2. Contribution from Marilyn Ackley ().
  3. 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 12B, line #81, dwelling #206, family #208.
  4. 1930 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 4, page 8B, line #57, dwelling #142, family #142.
  5. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1940 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T627-4400, ED 8-4, page 15B, line #41, household #237.
  7. "Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants", "Don Norman Family Files": http://www.rootsweb.com/~hcpd/norman/HANSHAW.
  8. "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
  9. 1900 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T623-1757, ED 7, page 20B, line #75, dwelling #345, family #368.
  10. 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 275D, line #64, dwelling #102, family #103.
  11. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hanshaw McLain.
  13. Obituary of Emma Etta (Hanshaw) Thomas.
  14. Alfred Bruce Hanshaw & Allie Winnie Rogers marriage certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10985552&Type=Marriage.
  15. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Clay County, West Virginia burials; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/clocem3.htm.
  17. http://www.findagrave.com.
  18. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. 1910 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 2, page 275D, line #67, dwelling #103, family #105.
  21. 1920 census, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T625-1949, ED 28, page 12B, line #88, dwelling #207, family #209.
  22. 1930 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 4, page 8A, line #39, dwelling #139, family #139.
  23. 1940 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T627-4400, ED 8-4, page 15B, line #48, household #238.
  24. Photo courtesy of Randy Fitzwater ().
  25. Photo courtesy of Ellen Jones () and (private) Hanshaw.


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