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Samuel HANDSHAW

Male 1856 - 1939  (82 years)


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  • Name Samuel HANDSHAW  [1, 2, 3
    Born 21 Jun 1856  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1876 
    Owned hotel & livery Zumbro Falls 
    Census 1880  Mount Pleasant, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Page 386A, Samuel Hanshaw 22 PA Farmer Parents PA, Eliza 20, Laura 1 PA 
    Census 2 29 Jun 1895  Guilford, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Samuel 38, Eliz 36, Laura 17, Jessie 15, Henry 13. 
    Census 1900  Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sheet 9 Page 69 #188 With Eliza M., Jesse & Wm. Hotelkeeper, rented home, all could read & write. Married 23 yrs 3 children 
    Census 2 14 Jun 1905  Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Handshaw, Samuel 49 born in PA, Parents born in PA; Eliza 47 born in MN, Parents born in NY England; Henry 21; Vina 24; Garadine 3; Lowell 1. Ward 1 
    Atlas & Farmers Directory 1915  Lake, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Call #M175 roll 8, 3 children - all living. Farm on map of Lake Township, total of 255 acres sections 15, 21 & 22  
    Census 1930 
    Lake City Hospital Hanshaw, Samuel, single 72 rents 
    Reference Number 47 
    Died 22 Mar 1939  , Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 82 
    • Cerebral Apoplexy, Hypertension, Senility. Death Register F, Page 156, Line 5
    Buried 25 Mar 1939  Lakewood Cemetery, Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Buried next to Eliza, but found no headstones. Lakewood Cemetery, Section A, Block 113, Lot 3, Grave 2. Lot is on corner.
    Person ID I47  Tree 1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2013 

    Father Benjamin HANDSHAW,   b. 4 Oct 1814, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1879  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth BATTORF,   b. 27 Dec 1822, , Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1858  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1840  Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • First Evangelical Lutheran Church
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza M. BOYCE,   b. Apr 1857, Gillford, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1905, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1877  Rock Elm, Pierce, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Laura HANDSHAW,   b. 1879, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1964, , , Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 85 years)
     2. Jesse J. HANDSHAW,   b. 03 Aug 1880, Zumbro Falls, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1973, Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Henry William HANDSHAW,   b. 10 Sep 1882, Gillfordt, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1954, , Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1905 Census Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota
    1905 Census Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota
    Handshaw, Samuel, Eliza and family including Jesse and Grace
    1905 census Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota
    1905 census Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota
    Jesse, Grace and Othneal

  • Notes 
    • Did not find Samuel in the 1920 census in Mazeppa, Mount Pleasant, Lake, Lake City, Zumbro, Zumbro Falls
    • Came to Minnesota from Pennsylvania at age 9.

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] 1900 Census U.S. Census; Online Images, Lake City Sheet 4 P. 69 #188.
      Wabasha County Samuel, hotelkeeper, rented a house, married 23 years; Eliza M., Jesse J. age 19, William H. age 17.

    2. [S84] Historical Reference Directory, Wabasha County #M175 Roll 7 1896.
      Lake City Handshaw, S. Hotel & Livery, Zumbro Falls 1876. Zumbro Falls Map - Handshaw's Livery Barn

    3. [S9] 1880 Census U.S. Census; Online Images, Mount Pleasant, Wabasha, MN Family History Library Film 1254635 NA Film No T9-0635 P 386A.
      Hanshaw, Samuel 22 farmer born in PA, Parents also born PA, Eliza wife 20 MN Father NY Mother England, Laura Daughter 1 MN.

    4. [S274] Minnesota, Territorial and State Census, 1849-1905, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - Minnesota Historical Society. Minnesota State Population Census Schedules, 1865-1905. St. Paul, MN, USA: Minnesota Historical Society, 1977. Microfilm. Reels 1-47 and 10;), ED 19, Lake City Ward 1, P. 459, June 14, 1905 (Reliability: 4).
      Handshaw, Samuel 49 born in PA, Parents born in PA; Eliza 47 born in MN, Parents born in NY England; Henry 21; Vina 24; Garadine 3; Lowell 1.

    5. [S274] Minnesota, Territorial and State Census, 1849-1905, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - Minnesota Historical Society. Minnesota State Population Census Schedules, 1865-1905. St. Paul, MN, USA: Minnesota Historical Society, 1977. Microfilm. Reels 1-47 and 10;), ED 19, Lake City Ward 1, P. 459, June 14, 1905 (Reliability: 3).
      Handshaw, Samuel 49 born in PA, Parents born in PA; Eliza 47 born in MN, Parents born in NY England; Henry 21; Vina 24; Garadine 3; Lowell 1.

    6. [S122] Obituary, Lake City Graphic V38 #30 G/5:4 Thursday March 30, 1939 (Reliability: 3).
      Samuel Handshaw Rites Held Here Saturday: Died at Age of 82. Funeral services were held for Samuel Handshaw, age 82 years, on Saturday, March 25, at the Roschen Funeral Chapel. Rev. John Hall of the Methodist church officiated and interment was made at the Lakewood Cemetery. Mr Handshaw was born in Pennsylvania, June 21, 1856 and came to Minnesota at the age of nine. He owned and managed a hotel at Zumbro Falls for a few years, then came to Lake City where he engaged in farming. His wife preceded him in death 30 years ago. He is survived by two sons, Jesse of Lake City and Henry of St. Paul, and also a daughter, whose address is unknown.



    7. [S110] Marriage Record, Pierce County, Wisconsin, Court House, Register of Deeds. Marriage Index and Record B, 1867-1891, Page 55 Number 89. Date of Registration 14 August 1877. Marriage Certificate Number 1081. (Reliability: 3), 27 Sep 2013.
      Samuel Handshaw, White, Farmer, Lived in Gilford, Minnesota, Born in Pennsylvania. Marriage was contracted 22 July 1877. Justice of the Peace Joseph Persons of Rock Elm, Wisconsin. Subscribing Witnesses were C & L Persons. Date of Certificate 22 July 1877, Father Benjamin Handshaw, Mother Elizabeth Handshaw.

      Eliza Boyce. Father David Boyce, Mother Mary Boyce.

      Marriage Certificate Number 1081. Marriage at William Oharra residence, Rock Elm, Wisconsin.
      Witnesses were William Oharra and Lean... Persons.
      I saw the Marriage Index and Record book along with the actual Marriage certificate. I did not find this record in the index. I do not have a copy of the Marriage Certificate.


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