Bertha F. Hanshew

 1. Frederick Handschuh  m Maria Catharina - 
 2.. Henry Hanshew (1783-1866) m Barbara Thomas (1792-1855)
 3... Henry Hanshew (1827-1903) m Druzilla Sally (1837-1917)
 4.... Bertha F. Hanshew (1875-1962)
       +Thomas Arthur Hapner (1877-1945)
Bertha F. Hanshew     [ID 07311] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Bertha F. Hanshew1,2 [Bertha Hanshaw3, Tabitha Hanshew4].

Born May 20 1875, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.2,4,5  (May 20 1876).6,7,8  

She married Thomas Arthur Hapner, Aug 12 1896, Elkhart County, Indiana.1,3,6,9  Thomas, son of Milton + Elisabeth Hapner, was born Apr 19 1877, Elkhart County, Indiana.6,7,10,11,12  (c1875).5  Thomas was the brother of Francis M. Hapner10 who married Luella Hanshew.  

Children:5,6,7,8,12

Dora Alice Hapner, born Feb 27 1897, Indiana; died Jun 14 1970; buried Solomon Creek Cemetery; married Jesse Lawrence Hanshew. 13
Glen William Hapner, born Jan 15 1899 (1900), Elkhart County, Indiana; died Mar 12 1982, Goshen, Indiana; buried Solomon Creek Cemetery; married Ada Estella Hull. 14,15
Clarence J. Hapner, born Aug 4 1901, Elkhart County, Indiana; died Feb 12 1967; married Meriam I. Whetten. 3,14,16
Velsie/Velcie M. Hapner, born Oct 3 1902, Indiana; died Oct 30 2004; married Carl H. Stetler. 17
Jessie Hapner, born c1906, Indiana.
Inez Hapner, born Mar 20 1907, Elkhart County, Indiana. 3
John/Thomas Loren Hapner, born Nov 15 1910, Elkhart County, Indiana; died Nov 24 1960, Noble County, Indiana; buried Solomon Creek Cemetery; married Juanita Irene Gushwa. 3,18

Bertha and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 16-18 1900), living with Francis & Louella (Hanshew) Hapner in Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana:6

Hapner, Thomas A., head-of-household, age 23, born April 1877 in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; married 3 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm (mortgaged) [sic].
Hapner, Birthie F., wife, age 24, born May 1876 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 3 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hapner, Dora A., daughter, age 3, born Feb 1897 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hapner, Glenie, son, age 5 months, born Jan 1900 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hapner, Frances M., brother, age 27, born Oct 1872 in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; married 0 years; occupation: farm laborer.
Hapner, Ellen, sister-in-law, age 21, born March 1879 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 0 years; 1 child, none living.
Hapner, Fredrich, brother, age 29, born April 1871 in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; married 6 years; occupation: day laborer.
Hapner, Sarah, sister-in-law, age 22, born March 1878 in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; married 6 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Hapner, Daisey M., niece, age 6, born Dec 1893 in Ohio; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school 7 months.
Hapner, Charles, "nifew", age 3, born July 1896 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio.
Hapner, Walter, "nifew", age 1, born July 1898 in Ohio; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio.
Living five houses away in 1900 was the family of James H. Hanshew & Isabell Good.19  

Bertha and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 3 1910), Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana:7

Hapner, Thomas A., head-of-household, age 33, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; first marriage, married 14 years; occupation: farmer, farm; owned farm (free).
Hapner, Bertha, wife, age 34, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 14 years; 6 children, 6 living.
Hapner, Dura, daughter, age 13, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hapner, Glen, son, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hapner, Clarence, son, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hapner, Velsie, daughter, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hapner, Jessie, son, age 4, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hapner, Inez, daughter, age 3, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

On Sep 12 [1918] Thomas A. Hapner, age 41, registered for the World War I draft in Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana.  He declared he was born April 19 1877, and was then residing in Syracuse, Indiana where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Bertha Hapner of Syracuse.  He was recorded as medium height, stout, blue eyes, red hair.11  

Bertha and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 16 1920), Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana:5

Hapner, Thomas, head-of-household, age 44, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: farmer, farm.
Hapner, Birtha, wife, age 44, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hapner, Velsie, daughter, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hapner, Jessie, son, age 14, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hapner, Clarence, son, age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hapner, Etta [unclear], son, age 12, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hapner, Thomas Jr., son, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Living two houses away in 1920 was the family of Francis & Louella (Hanshew) Hapner.20  

Thomas died Feb - 1945, buried Section 5 Row 3 Grave 6, Solomon Creek Cemetery, Benton, Elkhart County, Indiana.12  

Bertha F. Hanshew died Dec 12 1962, near Middlebury, Elkhart County, Indiana; age 87.2,8

(photo)Photo: Bertha F. Hanshew death certificate Elkhart County, Indiana 2


Sources

  1. "Index to Marriage Record Elkhart County 1850-1920";
    Indiana Works Projects Administration, 1940; Book 10, page 387.
  2. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Elkhart County, Indiana. Indiana Works Projects Administration. "Index to
    Birth Records A-M. 1882-1920.
  4. 1880 census, Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana; roll T9-0315, ED 138, page 159D, line #21, dwelling #289, family #294.
  5. 1920 census, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana; roll T625-431, ED 3, page 1B, line #83, dwelling #19, family #19.
  6. 1900 census, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana; roll T623-369, ED 2, page 7A, line #12, dwelling #158, family #158.
  7. 1910 census, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana; roll T624-347, ED 3, page 26B, line #75, dwelling #123, family #123.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44492057.
  9. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1880 census, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana; roll T9-275, ED 37, page 380D, line #37, dwelling #31, family #31.
  11. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44492044.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46475824.
  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=44492217.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59682737.
  17. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=158232147.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46739436.
  19. 1900 census, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana; roll T623-369, ED 2, page 7A, line #34, dwelling #163, family #163.
  20. 1920 census, Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana; roll T625-431, ED 3, page 1B, line #74, dwelling #17, family #17.


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