Coalfield Progress, Norton, VA

March 25, 1937

Hansonville Pioneer Dies At Illinois Home

Mrs. J. M. Allen received news Monday, March 15, of the death of her aunt, Mrs. R. P. Hanson, 92, at her home in Villa Grove, Ill.

Before her marriage she was Maria Shoemaker, a native of the Hansonville section, that community receiving its name from her husband's father.

Despite her advanced age, Mrs. Hanson continued to keep house until a year ago.