Amos Handschu

 1. John Hanschue (1766-1838) m Susanna Hetrick 
 2.. David Handschu (1807-1876) m Catharina Oberkirsh (c1800-?)
 3... John P. Handschu (1830-1907) m Lucinda Zimmerman (c1835-<1900)
 4.... Amos Handschu (c1865-1934)
       +Susan Houck 
 5.....  Clarence Hanshue (1894-1976) 1,2
       +Carrie - (1884-1970)
 5.....  Ellen M. Hanshue (1914-1981) 2,3,4,5
 5.....  Roy Hanshue (1919-1995) 2,3,4
 5.....  Russell Hanshue (c1921-1925) 3
 5.....  Eileen Hanshue (1927-) 3,4
Amos Handschu     [ID 08121] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1865, Pennsylvania.6,7  

He married Susan Houck.8  

Amos moved to Great Falls, Montana, and started another family there.9  

Amos was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana:1

Minert, August H.E., head-of-household, age 33, born in Germany; parents born in Germany; single; occupation: farm manager; owned farm.
Lenihan [unclear], James, hired man, age 52, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Ireland; single; occupation: farm laborer.
Hanshue, Amos, hired man, age 48, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 21 years: occupation: farm laborer.
Hanshue, Clarence, hired man, age 16, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single: occupation: farm laborer; attended school.

He then married Carrie -.3  Carrie was born Jul 1 1884, Pennsylvania.4,10,11  

It is believed that Amos and Carrie were never legally married12 (although they might have had a "common law" marriage).13  

Amos and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), 323 3[rd] Ave. S.W., Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana:2

Hanshue, Amos, head-of-household, age 47, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; rented home; occupation: laborer, steam railroad.
Hanshue, Carrie, wife, age 36, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Hanshue, Clarence, son, age 25, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: electrician, steam railroad.
Hanshue, Ellen, daughter, age 5, born in Montana; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hanshue, Roy, son, age 1 year 0 months, born in Montana; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Amos and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), 323 Third Ave. S.W., Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana:4

Hanshue, Amos, head-of-household, age 60, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 27; owned home ($2000 value); no radio in home; occupation: carpenter, steam railroad shop; not a war veteran.
Hanshue, Karrie, wife, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 26.
Hanshue, Ellen, daughter, age 15, born in Montana; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hanshue, Roy, son, age 11, born in Montana; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hanshue, Eileen, daughter, age 2 years 5 months, born in Montana; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Amos Handschu died 1934, buried New Highland Cemetery, Cascade County, Montana.9,14  

In 1970 Carrie was living in Cascade County, Montana.11  

Carrie died Apr 18 1970, Cascade County, Montana; age 85.10,11,14  

Social Security information for Carrie -: 517-26-6975


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana; roll T624-830, ED 25, page 2A, line #3, dwelling #23, family #23.
  2. 1920 census, 5th Ward, Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana; roll T625-968, ED 32, page 1A, line #25, dwelling #6, family #6.
  3. Contribution from Dan Stone.
  4. 1930 census, Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana; roll T626-1253, ED 19, page 6A, line #18, dwelling #78, family #89.
  5. Contribution from Dan Stone.
  6. 1870 census, Harrisburg P.O., South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1335, page 606, line #5, dwelling #146, family #165-166.
  7. 1880 census, South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1124, ED 110, page 113C, line #48, dwelling #69, family #71.
  8. "Descendants of John Hanschue" by Manetta Dove ()
  9. Contribution from Shirley Hanshue Kurtz.
  10. "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
  11. Montana Death Index, 1907-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Contribution from Dan Stone, citing: Karen E. (Willis) Stone.
  13. Speculation.
  14. Cascade County, Montana cemeteries; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/mt/cascade/cemetery/cascemh1.txt
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/mt/cascade/indexcemetery/ha.txt.


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