Preston Hanshaw

 1. Samuel Hanshaw (1786-<1847) m Eve - (c1786-?)
 2.. (unknown) Hanshew  m Jemima - (c1814-?)
 3... Preston Hanshaw (1846-1918)
      +Letta Harmon (c1843-1877)
 4....  Celia A. Hanshaw (1870-1949) 1,2,3
 4....  Richard Hanshaw (1870-1953) 2
 4....  Ellen Henshaw (c1875-?) 2
 4....  Mary Elizabeth Henshaw (1875-1977) 2,3,4
      +Indiana - (1865-?)
Preston Hanshaw     [ID 08480] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Preston Hanshaw5 [Preston Handshaw6, Press Hanshew7, Ballard Preston Hanshaw1,5, Ballard Henshaw2].

Born Jun - 1846, Tazwell County, Virginia.1,2,3,7,8  

He married Letta Harmon5 [Lettie Harmon3,5, Letitia Harmon3,6], May 2 18695, Lawrence County, Ohio5.  Letta was born about 1843, Tazwell County, Virginia.3  (c1849).1  

Ballard and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 20 1870), Lawrence County, Ohio:1

Hanshaw, Ballard, age 23, born in Virginia; works on farm; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Letitia, age 21, born in Virginia; keeps house; cannot read or write.
Hanshaw, Celia, age 1, born in Ohio.
Living next door on one side in 1870 was the family of widowed sister Ellenor;9 Living next door on the other side was the family of brother Richard;10 one more house away was the family of brother David.11  

Letta died Mar 2 1877, Lawrence County, Ohio; age 34.3  

Widower Ballard and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), Fayette, Lawrence County, Ohio, living with his widowed sister Ellean and her children:2

Henshaw, Ballard, age 32, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widowed; farm laborer.
Henshaw, Cecilie, daughter, age 9, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Richard, son, age 8, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Ellen, daughter, age 5, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mary E., daughter, age 4, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia.
Henigar, Ellean [unclear], sister, age 44, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow; keeping house.
Henigar, Cecil, nephew, age 18, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; works at home; attended school.
Henigar, William, nephew, age 13, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; laborer; attended school.
Henigar, Lottie, niece, age 8, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; attended school.

He then married Indiana -, 1892.3,7  Indiana was born Sep - 1865, West Virginia.3,7  

Preston and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), in Mingo County, West Virginia:7

Hanshew, Press, head-of-household, age 53, born June 1846 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 8 years; occupation: fireman [..unclear..]; rented home; cannot read or write.
Hanshew, Indiana, wife, age 34, born Sept. 1865 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 8 years; no children.
Hanshew, Florence, granddaughter, age 12, born Apr. 1888 in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; attended school 2 months; cannot read or write.
Boarding next door in 1900 was brother David.12  

Preston Hanshaw died Mar 9 1918, Lundale, Logan County, West Virginia; age 71.3  

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


Sources

  1. 1870 census, Ironton P.O., Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll M593-1231, page 319, line #39, dwelling #375, family #375.
  2. 1880 census, Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll T9-1039, ED 86, page 100A, line #1, dwelling #236, family #237.
  3. Patrick Steele genealogy database: http://www.steelegenealogy.20m.com.
  4. Contribution from Patrick Steele () citing:
    1880 census, Fayette, Lawrence County, Ohio.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  6. Lawrence County Marriage Index, Book 9, Apr 1866 - Jul 1869; pg 520
    "The Lawrence Register": http://lawrencecountyohio.com/marriages/marriages/9/brides_hk.htm.
  7. 1900 census, Harvey District, Mingo County, West Virginia; roll T623-1766, ED 89, page 9A, line #15, dwelling #159, family #169.
  8. 1850 census, Tazewell County, Virginia; roll 979, page 259, dwelling #608.
  9. 1870 census, Ironton P.O., Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll M593-1231, page 320, line #2, dwelling #376, family #376.
  10. 1870 census, Ironton P.O., Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll M593-1231, page 319, line #35, dwelling #374, family #374.
  11. 1870 census, Ironton P.O., Fayette Township, Lawrence County, Ohio; roll M593-1231, page 319, line #30, dwelling #373, family #373.
  12. 1900 census, Harvey District, Mingo County, West Virginia; roll T623-1766, ED 89, page 9A, line #26, dwelling #160, family #170.


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