James Warren Hanshaw

 1. Newton Hinshaw (c1833-1867) m Hannah Jane Fears (c1832-?)
 2.. Thomas William Henshaw (1858-1926) m Hanah Olivar (1853-1927)
 3... James Warren Hanshaw (1895-1956)
      +Ethel Angeline Flood (1902-2010)
 4....  Lorene Hanshaw (1925-2006) 1,2,3,4,5,6
 4....  Warren B. Handshaw (1928-1984) 1,2,3,5
 4....  Richard Odell Hanshaw (1932-1961) 1,2,5,7
 4....  Bobby Charles Hanshaw (1936-) 1,2,5,7
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James Warren Hanshaw5 [Warren Hanshaw3,5,8, James Warren Henshaw1, James Warren Hinshaw9, Warren B. Hanshaw2,10,11, Warren B. Henshaw12, Warren Henshaw13,14].

Born Jan 28 1895, Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas.2,3,5,8,11,12,15  (Jan 28 1894).14  (Jan 20 1894).13  (Jan - 1896).9  

On Jun 5 1917 Warren Henshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Black Rock, Lawrence County, Arkansas.  He declared he was born Jan 20 1894 [unclear] in Batesville, Arkansas, and he was then residing in Denton, Arkansas where he was a single farmer employed by T.W. Henshaw of Denton.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, grey eyes, dark hair.13  

He married Ethel Angeline Flood, Jul 5 1921, Denton, Lawrence County, Arkansas.5,10  Ethel, daughter of Sherman D. Flood & Mollie V. Shoemaker, was born Feb 2 1902, Biggers, Randolph County, Arkansas.2,16  

James and family lived in Lawrence County, Arkansas.1  

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 24 1930), Black River Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas:3

Hanshaw, Warren, head-of-household, age 35, born in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 27 [unclear]; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hanshaw, Ethel, wife, age 29, born in Arkansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Arkansas; first married at age 19.
Hanshaw, Loraine, daughter, age 4 years 4 months, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Hanshaw, W.B., son, age 1 year 6 months, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.

James and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), Black River Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas:2

Hanshaw, Warren B, head-of-household, age 45, born in Arkansas; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Lawrence County, Arkansas; rented farm ("none" rent); occupation: day laborer, for farmers; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $365 wages in 1939.
Hanshaw, Ethel, wife, age 38, born in Arkansas; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Lawrence County, Arkansas; occupation: house work, own home.
Hanshaw, Laraime, daughter, age 14, born in Arkansas; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Lawrence County, Arkansas; occupation: house work, own home.
Hanshaw, W.B., son, age 11, born in Arkansas; completed 2nd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Lawrence County, Arkansas.
Hanshaw, Odel, son, age 8, born in Arkansas; completed 1st grade.
Hanshaw, Bobby, son, age 4, born in Arkansas.
Flood, Sherman, father, age 76, born in Kentucky; completed no schooling; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.

On Apr 27 1942 Warren B. Henshaw, age 47, registered for the World War II draft in Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County, Arkansas.  He declared he was born 1-28-1895 in Batesville, Arkansas, and was then residing in/near Powhatan, Lawrence County, Arkansas; self-employed.  He declared his relative/contact was Ethel Henshaw of Powhatan.  He was recorded as 5'10" tall, 134 lbs., gray eyes, brown hair, light brown complexion, and "ruptured".12  

James Warren Hanshaw died Sep 21 1956, Black Rock, Lawrence County, Arkansas; buried Old Bethel Cemetery, Denton, Lawrence County, Arkansas.1,8,15  (Sep 27 1956).11  

James Warren Hanshaw is buried in the same cemetery where his uncle, Jacob Robert Henshaw (aka Hanshaw) is also buried.8,11  

After James died Ethel remarried about 1964 to Jasper Russel.5,6  

Ethel died Jan 5 2010, Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County, Arkansas; age 107.16  

Ethel's obituary was published as follows:16

Ethel Angeline Hanshaw Russell, 107, of Walnut Ridge passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010.  

She was born Feb. 2, 1902, at Biggers, the daughter of Sherman D. and Mollie V. Shoemaker Flood.  

Survivors are her son, Bob (Shirley) Hanshaw of Powhatan; daughter-in-law, Jessie Loop of Nevada; seven grand-children; 26 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grand-children; and many nieces and nephews.  

Services were in Bryan Funeral Home Chapel with Ed Gregory officiating.  Interment was in Bethel Cemetery near Denton.

Social Security information for James Warren Hanshaw: 430-36-8225


Sources

  1. Contribution from Dorothy Henshaw White.
  2. 1940 census, Black River Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas; roll T627-148, ED 38-5, page 2A, line #1, household #19.
  3. 1930 census, Black River Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas; roll T626-80, ED 5, page 6A, line #45, dwelling #130, family #130.
  4. Lorene Hanshaw Social Security record.
  5. Family group sheets and descendent chart contributed by Dorothy Henshaw White ()
  6. Posting Nov 29 2001 by Carol & Jim Thompson () to ARRANDOL-L.
  7. Ethel Angeline Flood obituary.
  8. "Directory of Cemeteries in Western District" [Lawrence County, Arkansas]; J. W. Jean, Imboden, Arkansas, 1959; page 19:
    http://www.arkansasgenealogy.com/lawrence/western.htm.
  9. 1900 census, Strawberry Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas; roll T623-64, ED 74, page 14A, line #64, dwelling #257, family #257.
  10. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Burials in Old Bethel Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas; "Nancy's Lawrence County Corner":
    http://geocities.com/nlmatthews@sbcglobal.net/oldbeth.htm.
  12. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. "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
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33893958.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46409314.


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