Martha J. Hanshaw

 1. Martha J. Hanshaw (c1842-?)
    +Jefferson G. Fitzwater (c1836-?)
Martha J. Hanshaw     [ID 07807] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1842, Virginia.1,2,3  

She married Jefferson G. Fitzwater, Dec 22 1868, Clay County, West Virginia.3,4,5  Jefferson was born about 1836, Virginia.1,3  (c1838).2  

Children:1,2

Lydia M. Fitzwater, born Oct 1869, West Virginia.
Mary Jane Fitzwater, born Jun 10 1870, Clay County, West Virginia; died Jun 17 1963; married Samuel Preston Burdette, Mar 9 1887, Clay County, West Virginia (children: Lewis Vinton, Joseph Achen, Savannah L., Ammon, Gertrude, Ada, Gay, Raymond R.. George Dewey, Leamon, Margaret, Earl, and Theodore Ray Burdette). 6
Ella Rachel Fitzwater, born Jan 30 1872, Clay County, West Virginia. 7
George R. [A.] Fitzwater, born Sep 16 1874, Clay County, West Virginia. 7
Sennett Byme Fitzwater, born Jun 9 1877, Clay County, West Virginia. 7
John S. Fitzwater, born 1879, West Virginia.

Martha and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 13 1870), Clay County, West Virginia:1

Fitzwater, Jefferson G., age 33, born in Virginia; farmer; $233 personal property.
Fitzwater, Martha J., age 27, born in Virginia; keeping house.
Fitzwater, Lydda M., age 9 months, born Oct [1869] in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Lorring [unclear] S., age 7, born in Virginia.
Living alone next door in 1870 was a John Fitzwater8 (probably Jefferson's father).9  

Martha and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 23 1880), Clay County, West Virginia:2

Fitzwater, Jefferson G, age 42, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Fitzwater, Martha, wife, age 38, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house; cannot write.
Fitzwater, Lydia M, daughter, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Fitzwater, Mary J, daughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Fitzwater, Ella T [initial unclear], daughter, age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Fitzwater, George R, son, age 4, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Fitzwater, Byme, son, age 3, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Fitzwater, John S, son, age 8 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

Martha might have been a widowed Hanshaw wife.9  

See Hanshaw family of Clay County WVA

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Sources

  1. 1870 census, Clay Court House P.O., Henry Township, Clay County, West Virginia; roll M593-1685, page 676, line #36, dwelling #20, family #19.
  2. 1880 census, Henry District, Clay County, West Virginia; roll T9-1401, ED 22, page 298D, line #4, dwelling #116, family #116.
  3. USGenWeb Archives: Clay County WVA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/claymar.htm.
  4. Dodd, Jordan. "West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900". Orem, UT: Liahona Research, 2000.
  5. West Virginia, 1863-1900 Marriage Index; http://www.genealogy.com.
  6. Ancestry Family Tree data "Patrick II Family Tree" posted by "njpatrick1".
  7. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1870 census, Clay Court House P.O., Henry Township, Clay County, West Virginia; roll M593-1685, page 676, line #40, dwelling #21, family #20.
  9. Speculation.


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