Roy 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... Jacob Henry Hanshaw (1866-1958) m Mary Florence Rogers (1871-1927)
 4.... Roy Jackson Hanshaw (1905-1968)
       +Thelma M. Leary (1909-1999)
 5.....  Doy Curtis Hanshaw (1926-2002) 1,2,3
 5.....  Dora Jane Hanshaw  2,3
 5.....  Dorothy Jeanette Hanshaw (1928-) 1,2,3
 5.....  Delfred Burl Hanshaw (1930-1996) 2,3
 5.....  Dallas Henry Hanshaw (1934-) 2,3
 5.....  Delphia Pearl Hanshaw (1936-) 2,3
 5.....  Daisy Mae Hanshaw (1942-2011) 2,3
 5.....  Dalton Lee Hanshaw (1944-1944) 4
Roy Jackson Hanshaw     [ID 05502] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Roy Jackson Hanshaw5,6,7 [Jack Hanshaw8,9].

Born Sep 20 1905, Clay County, West Virginia.1,5,6,7,9  

He married Thelma M. Leary5,9,10 [Thelma Pearl Leary11, Thelma Geary4], Sep 16 19255,9,10, at his father's home, Clay County, West Virginia5,9,10.  Thelma was born May 29 1909, Clay County, West Virginia.1,6,9,11,12  

Jack and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 25 1930), Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia:1

Hanshaw, Jack, head-of-household, age 24, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 20; rented home ($5 rent); no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Thelma, wife, age 21, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 18.
Hanshaw, Doy, son, age 4, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 2, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

In 1944 Jack was living in Procious, Clay County, West Virginia.8  

Roy Jackson Hanshaw died Apr 1 1968, Barberton, Summit County, Ohio; buried Hively Cemetery, off Rt. 36 two miles south of Wallback, Clay County, West Virginia.5,7,13  

After Roy died Thelma remarried to Roy's brother-in-law, Hiram "Albert" Thomas.12,14  Their marriage ended in divorce.14  

Thelma died Jan 9 1999, Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 89.6,12  

Thelma's obituary was published in the "Charleston Gazette" (Charleston, West Virginia) on January 12, 1999;12

Thelma Hanshaw Thomas

PROCIOUS - Thelma Hanshaw Thomas, 89, of Procious died Jan. 9, 1999, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.  

She was a homemaker and a Christian.  

Surviving: daughters, Daisy Clark of Girrard, Ohio, Dora Jane Crawford, Dorothy Cummings, Patricia Cummings, Deborah Samples and Sandra Smith, all of Procious, Delphia Pearl Saare of Youngstown, Ohio, Shirley Simmons of Apex, N.C.; sons, Dallas Henry Hanshaw and Doy Hanshaw, both of Procious, Delfred Hanshaw Jr. of Hesperia, Calif. [sic - grandson]; sisters, Dessie Butler of Stockton, Va., Kathleen May of Valley Fork, Sena White of Powellton; brother, Harold Igo of Cleveland.  

Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay, with the Rev. John Davis officiating.  Burial will be in Hively Cemetery, Valley Fork.  Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

(photo)Photo: Roy Jackson Hanshaw & Thelma M. Leary marriage license Clay County, West Virginia 9

Social Security information for Thelma M. Leary: 236-40-4980


  1. 1930 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T626-2530, ED 4, page 16A, line #33, dwelling #283, family #283.
  2. Obituary of Thelma Hanshaw.
  3. Obituary of Daisy Mae Hanshaw.
  4. Death certificate for Dalton Lee Hanshaw.
  5. "Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants", "Don Norman Family Files":
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. Clay County, West Virginia burials; USGenWeb Archives:
  8. Obituary of Emma Etta (Hanshaw) Thomas.
  9. Roy Jackson Hanshaw & Thelma M. Leary marriage license; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  10. Posting Mar 19 2004 by "Frank" () to WVBRAXTO-L.
  11. Ancestry Family Tree data "Adkins/Wilmoth Family Tree" by "rywlmth".
  12. Obituary of Thelma Hanshaw Thomas; "Charleston Gazette", Jan 12 1999;
    "Obituary Collection":
  13. Barberton Health District (Barberton, Ohio) death records:
  14. Contribution from (private) Hanshaw.

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