Otto Michael Hanshaw

 1. Francis Hanshaw (c1802-1870) m Mary Ann Obrion Simmons (c1801-?)
 2.. Perry Hanshaw (1848-1915) m Cassander Samples (1848-?)
 3... Otto Michael Hanshaw (1888-1934)
      +Ida - (c1888-?)
 4....  Opal M. Hanshaw (c1907-) 1,2,3
 4....  Earl Hanshaw (c1908-) 1,2,3
 4....  Edna M. Hanshaw (1910-1996) 1,2
      +Pansy Skidmore (1885-1915)
      +Ida May Kelley (1894-1992)
 4....  Vivian Virginia Hanshaw (1916-) 1,2,4
 4....  Robert Paul Hanshaw (1920-) 1,4
 4....  Audrey June Hanshaw (1922-2004) 1,4,5,6,7
 4....  Wanda Lee Hanshaw (1923-) 1,4,7
 4....  Darrell Otto Hanshaw (1927-2016) 1,4,6,8
 4....  Doris Pauline Hanshaw (1928-) 1,4
 4....  Marion Cliford Hanshaw (1931-) 1
Otto Michael Hanshaw     [ID 07939] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jan 8 1888, Little Sandy, West Virginia.1,4  (Jan 8 1886).2,3,9  

He married Ida -, about 1906.3  Ida was born about 1888, West Virginia.3  

Otto and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26 1910), Oakwood Heights, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:3

Hanshaw, Otto M., head-of-household, age 24, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: machinist, steel factory; owned home (free).
Hanshaw, Ida, wife, age 28, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; first marriage, married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hanshaw, Opal M., daughter, age 3, born in Ohio; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Earl, son, age 2, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living nearby was the family of cousin James Luther Hanshaw.10  

He then married Pansy Skidmore, Jan 25 1913, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1,11,12  Pansy was born May - 1885.11  

Pansy died Jan 23 1915, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 29.11,13  Medical: Pansy died from "consumption" (tuberculosis).11,13  

He then married Ida May Kelley1 [Ida Mae Kelley6], Jan 1 19151, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia1.  (Jan 30 1915).14  Ida, daughter of James M. Kelley & Levisa Ann Lanham, was born Sep 2 1894, West Virginia.1,2,4,6,15  

On Sep 12 1918 Otto M. Hanshaw, age 33, registered for the World War I draft in Kanawha County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born 1-8-1886, and was then residing at/near Sta[tion] A, Cha[rleston], Kanawha County, West Virginia, a self-employed machinist.  He declared his nearest relative was Opel Hanshaw of Charleston.  He was recorded as tall, stout, brown eyes, black hair.9  

Otto and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), Peiffer Precinct, Kanawha County, West Virginia:2

Hanshaw, Otto, head-of-household, age 34, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; rented home; occupation: machinist, oil well supply.
Hanshaw, Ida, wife, age 25, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Opal, daughter, age 12, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Earl, son, age 10, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Edna, daughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Vivian, daughter, age 3 years 9 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Otto and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), Warren Township, Washington County, Ohio:4

Hanshaw, Otto M, head-of-household, age 42, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in United States; first married at age 29; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general; not a war veteran.
Hanshaw, Ida M, wife, age 35, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 22.
Hanshaw, Vivian V, daughter, age 14, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Robert P, son, age 9, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Audrey G, daughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Wanda L, son [sic], male [sic], age 6, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hanshaw, Otto D, son, age 4 years 1 month, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Doris E, daughter, age 1 year 3 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Dolen, Charles, lodger, age 60, born in Ohio; parents born in United States; single; occupation: laborer, farm; not a war veteran.

Otto Michael Hanshaw died Jun 24 1934, Mason County, West Virginia.1  (Jul - 1934).16  

Otto was murdered.16  The following article was published in "The Charleston Daily Mail" (Charleston, West Virginia) on Sunday morning, January 20, 1935:16

Russell Parsons, 16 years old, of Arbuckle district, went on trial for the murder of O. M. Hanshaw last July.  Thursday was Parsons' birthday.  

Parsons and a neighbor boy became involved in a quarrel, the shooting following the dispute.

In 1992 Ida was living in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.15  

Ida died May 19 1992.6,15

(photo)Photo: Otto M. Hanshaw & Pansy Skidmore marriage record 12

(photo)Photo: Pansy Skidmore Hanshaw death record 13

(photo)Photo: Otto M. Hanshaw & Ida May Kelly marriage record 14

Social Security information for Ida May Kelley: 234-28-0792


Sources

  1. Contribution from Gary Dudding.
  2. 1920 census, Peiffer Precinct, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 85, page 39, line #45, dwelling #68, family #71.
  3. 1910 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 64, page 14B, line #91, dwelling #249, family #270.
  4. 1930 census, Warren Township, Washington County, Ohio; roll T626-1887, ED 31, page 4A, line #18, dwelling #78, family #79.
  5. Contribution from Gary Dudding ().
  6. Winski database: http://www.winski.com/tree.
  7. Obituary of Audrey June Hanshaw.
  8. Darrell Otto Hanshaw obituary.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1910 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T624-1684, ED 64, page 14B, line #63, dwelling #242, family #263.
  11. Contribution from Kristie D. Cornett ().
  12. Otto M. Hanshaw & Pansy Skidmore marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12688884&Type=Marriage.
  13. Pansy Skidmore Hanshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5504713&Type=Death.
  14. Otto M. Hanshaw & Ida May Kelly marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12690415&Type=Marriage.
  15. "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
  16. The Charleston Daily Mail, Jan 20 1935; http://www.ancestry.com.


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