Jesse Dowell Hanshaw

 1. Andreas Hanshuh 
 2.. Conrad Hanshew (?-1806) m Eva Elizabeth Seitz (1740-?)
 3... Jacob Hanshew (c1795-c1833) m Mary "Mina" Cameron (1797-1873)
 4.... Peter Hanshew (c1820-?) m Lourana Rakes (c1832-?)
 5..... Daniel H. Hanshaw (1855-1925) m Emma May Hinds (1869-1936)
 6...... Jesse Dowell Hanshaw (1893-1955)
 7.......  Dorothy Louise Hanshaw (1917-2004) 1,2,3,4,5,6
         +Thelma Riley (c1912-)
 7.......  Harold L. Hanshaw (1934-2010) 2,7,8
 7.......  Wanda M. Hanshaw (c1936-) 2,7
 7.......  Patricia A. Hanshaw (1939-) 2,7
Jesse Dowell Hanshaw     [ID 09266] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Jesse Dowell Hanshaw9 [Jess Dowell Hanshaw10, Jesse Bowell Hanshaw11].

Born Apr 25 1893, Proctorville, Lawrence County, Ohio.4,7,9,10,12,13,14,15  

16Jesse had a relationship with Thelma M. Robinson, with whom he had daughter Dorothy.  Jesse and Thelma were never formally married.17  Thelma, daughter of William R. Robinson & Charlotte Mandy, was born Aug 1 1899, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.3,4,18,19,20,21,22  

On Jun 5 1917 Jesse Dowell Hanshaw, age 24, registered for the World War I draft in Huntington, West Virginia.  He declared he was born April 25th 1893 in Proctorsville [sic], Ohio, and was then residing at 901 23rd St., Huntington, West Virginia where he had a wife and child, and was a boiler maker helper employed by Huntington Boiler Works.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, dark red hair.9  

Daughter Dorothy was raised by Thelma's parents,17 William R. & Charlotte/Sherlotta Robinson.  Thelma married a Lewis/Louis/Lou E. Kuntz.17,23,24  Thelma died May - 1984.17,22  

Daughter Dorothy was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), living with Thelma's parents, 901 23[rd street], Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia:3

Robinson, William R, head-of-household, age 50, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia; rented home; [..occupation unclear..].
Robinson, Sherlotta, wife, age 43, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Thelma Dorthea, granddaughter, age 2 years ? months [unclear], born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia.
Daughter Dorothy was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), living with Thelma's parents, 2773 Eleventh Avenue, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia:6
Robinson, William R., head-of-household, age 60, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia; first married at age 23; owned home ($6000 value); radio in home; occupation: proprietor, rubber stamping; not a war veteran.
Robinson, Charlotte, wife, age 55, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 17.
Hanshaw, Dorothy L., granddaughter, age 12, born in West Virginia; father born in Ohio; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.

Jesse was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 26-27 1920), living with his parents in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia:14

Hanshew, Jesse, son, age 26, born in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; married; occupation: [..unclear..], railroad.

Jesse was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), living with the family of his deceased brother Edgar, 202 38th Street, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, Jess D., brother-in-law, age 37, born in Ohio; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; single; occupation: carman, foundry co.; not a war veteran.

He married Thelma Riley, Apr 8 1933, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.11  Thelma was born about 1912, Lawrence County, Ohio.7,11  

At the time of their marriage Jesse was age 38 (born in Lawrence County, Ohio), and Thelma was age 21 (born in Lawrence County, Ohio), both residents of Cabell County, West Virginia.11  

Jesse and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 16 1940), 1938 3rd Avenue, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia:7

Hanshaw, Jesse D, head-of-household, age 47, born in Ohio; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($12/month rent); occupation: rivet [..unclear..], railroad car and foundry; worked 23 weeks in 1939; $230 wages in 1939.
Hanshaw, Thelma M, wife, age 27, born in Ohio; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Hanshaw, Harold L, son, age 6, born in West Virginia; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Hanshaw, Wanda M, daughter, age 4, born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Patricia A, daughter, age 8 months, born in West Virginia.

In 1942 Jesse Dowell Hanshaw, age 49, registered for the World War II draft in Clay County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born April 25 1893 in Lawrence County, Ohio, and was then residing at 214 1/2 Buffington St., Guyandotte, Cabell County, West Virginia.  He declared a contact relative was Mrs. Thelma Hanshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as 5'10" tall, 160 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion.15  

Jesse Dowell Hanshaw died Jun 26 1955, at his home, 407 Bridge Street, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; age 62y 2m 1d.10,25

(photo)Photo: Jesse Bowell Hanshaw marriage record 11

(photo)Photo: Jess Dowell Hanshaw death certificate Cabell County, West Virginia 10

Social Security information for [Thelma M. Robinson]: 234-16-8553


Sources

  1. Contribution from William Hanshaw.
  2. Harold L. Hanshaw obituary.
  3. 1920 census, 7th Ward, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T625-1951, ED 42, page 14B, line #56, dwelling #215, family #240.
  4. 1930 census, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T626-2529, ED 36, page 7B, line #74, dwelling #144, family #174.
  5. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1930 census, 5th Ward, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T626-2529, ED 19, page 11B, line #73, dwelling #246, family #272.
  7. 1940 census, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T627-4398, ED 6-30, page 17B, line #72, household #348.
  8. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930 - 2015; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Jess Dowell Hanshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2675983&Type=Death.
  11. Jesse Bowell Hanshaw marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10884965&Type=Marriage.
  12. 1900 census, Grant District, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T623-1756, ED 3, page 8B, line #85, dwelling #144, family #146.
  13. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 34, page 1A, line #30, dwelling #6, family #6.
  14. 1920 census, 3rd Ward, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T625-1950, ED 25, page 16B, line #81, dwelling #299, family #364.
  15. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Dorothy Louise Hanshaw Social Security application record.
  17. Contribution from Donna Long Edmond ().
  18. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T623-1762, ED 46, page 31A, line #33, dwelling #653, family #686.
  20. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T624-1678, ED 35, page 5B, line #77, dwelling #114, family #113.
  21. William Robinson & Charlotte Mandy marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12681590&Type=Marriage.
  22. "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
  23. 1930 census, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T626-2529, ED 20, page 6A, line #44, dwelling #133, family #146.
  24. 1940 census, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia; roll T627-4397, ED 6-16, page 62A, line #9, household #177.
  25. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; http://www.ancestry.com.


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