Richard M. Handshaw

 1. Samuel Hanshaw (1786-<1847) m Eve - (c1786-?)
 2.. (unknown) Hanshew  m Jemima - (c1814-?)
 3... Richard M. Handshaw (1840-1903)
      +Margaret Caroline Moore (1843-?)
 4....  George W. Hanshaw (1865-1926) 1,2,3,4,5,6
 4....  Rosanna J. Hanshaw (c1869-?) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 4....  Josephine Eliza Hanshaw (1872-1955) 1,2,3,5,6,8
 4....  Charles Hanshaw (1875-1948) 1,2,3,5,6,8
 4....  John H. Hanshaw (1876-1965) 1,2,3,5,6
 4....  William Albert Hanshaw (c1879-1961) 1,2,3,5,6
 4....  Burwell Hanshaw (1880-?) 9
Richard M. Handshaw     [ID 08479] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct - 1840, Virginia.9,10  

He married Margaret Caroline Moore, Jul 16 1864, Lawrence County, Ohio.2,3,8,11,12,13,14,15  Margaret, daughter of Lewis Moore & Delila Boyles, was born Jun - 1843, Grayson County, Virginia.2,3,9,16,17,18  (c1846, North Carolina).4  

Note that Richard's brother George married Caroline's sister, Malinda C. Moore.2  

Richard and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 20 1870), Lawrence County, Ohio:4

Hanshaw, Richard M, age 29, born in Virginia; $120 personal property; works on farm; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Caroline, age 24, born in North Carolina; keeps house; cannot write.
Hanshaw, George W, age 5, born in Ohio.
Hanshaw, Rosana J, age 1, born in Ohio.
Living next door on one side in 1870 was the family of brother David;19 next door on the other side was the family of brother Ballard;20 one more house away was the family of widowed sister Ellenor.21  

Richard and family were again shown in the 1880 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio:5

Hanshew, Richard, age 39, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; farmer.
Hanshew, Margaret, wife, age 37, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hanshew, George, son, age 15, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, Rosa, daughter, age 10, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, Josephine, daughter, age 9, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, Charley, son, age 6, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, John, son, age 3, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Hanshew, William, son, age 1, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.

Richard and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio:9

Henshaw, Richard, age 59, born Oct 1840 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 36 years; farmer; owned farm.
Henshaw, Caroline, wife, age 56, born June 1843 [unclear] in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; married 36 years; 9 children, 8 living.
Henshaw, Burwell [unclear], son, age 19, born Aug 1880 in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; single; day laborer.
Henshaw, Henry W., grandson, age 6, born Dec 1893 in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of son William;22 two houses away was the family of son George.23  

Richard M. Handshaw died Sep 12 1903, Lawrence County, Ohio; age 62.1,8,24  (Lebanon Cemetery, Lawrence County, Ohio).25  

Widow Caroline and son were shown in the 1910 census (May 23-24 1910), Lawrence County, Ohio:18

Hanshaw, Caroline, head-of-household, age 66, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; widow; 9 children, 8 living; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Henry, grandson, age 14, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; occupation: farm laborer, home farm; attended school.

Widow Caroline was shown in the 1920 census (Mar 10 1920), Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio:26

Hanshaw, Caroline M., head-of-household, age 76, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; widow; owned home; occupation: none.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son William.27  

Widow Caroline was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), living in the household of daughter Rosanna in Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio:7

McClosky, James, head-of-household, age 65, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 26; owned home ($1500 value); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, coal miner; not a veteran.
McClosky, Rosa, wife, age 60, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 22.
Hanshew, Caroline, mother-in-law, age 86, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; widow.

See also: Malinda Handshaw who was married at about the same time period, also in Lawrence County, Ohio.  Possible sibling.  


Sources

  1. Patrick Steele genealogy database: http://www.steelegenealogy.20m.com.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Teri Allred ().
  3. GEDCOM file 1706651 at http://www.Ancestry.com - submitted by Teri Allred ().
  4. 1870 census, Ironton P.O., Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll M593-1231, page 319, line #35, dwelling #374, family #374.
  5. 1880 LDS census index, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T9-1039, page 99D.
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Teri Allred ().
  7. 1930 census, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T626-1827, ED 11, page 2B, line #70, dwelling #36, family #36.
  8. Patrick Steele data: http://www.gencircles.com/users/steelegenealogy/1/data/4974.html.
  9. 1900 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T623-1292, ED 68, page 3B, line #74, dwelling #50, family #51.
  10. 1850 census, Tazewell County, Virginia; roll 979, page 259, dwelling #608.
  11. Lawrence County Marriage Index, Book 8, Dec 1862 - Apr 1866; pg 197
    "The Lawrence Register": http://www.wwd.net/user/historical.
  12. "The Lawrence Register": http://lawrencecountyohio.com/marriages/8/marr8.htm.
  13. Lawrence County Marriage Index, Book 8, Dec 1862 - Apr 1866; pg 197
    "The Lawrence Register": http://lawrencecountyohio.com/marriages/marriages/8/bride8_lm.htm.
  14. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  15. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  16. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  17. 1850 census, Grayson County, Virginia; roll 947, page 220, family #842.
  18. 1910 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T624-1202, ED 82, page 11A, line #1, dwelling #198, family #198.
  19. 1870 census, Ironton P.O., Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll M593-1231, page 319, line #30, dwelling #373, family #373.
  20. 1870 census, Ironton P.O., Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll M593-1231, page 319, line #39, dwelling #375, family #375.
  21. 1870 census, Ironton P.O., Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll M593-1231, page 320, line #2, dwelling #376, family #376.
  22. 1900 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; ED 68, page 69B, line #71, dwelling #49, family #50.
  23. 1900 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; ED 68, page 69B, line #64, dwelling #47, family #48.
  24. "The Lawrence Register": http://www.wwd.net/user/historical.
  25. Contribution from Jackie L. Wolfe.
  26. 1920 census, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T625-1400, ED 104, page 10B, line #85, dwelling #201, family #205.
  27. 1920 census, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T625-1400, ED 104, page 10B, line #80, dwelling #200, family #204.


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