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Dear Ms. Cassidy,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
We searched the National Archives Catalog and located a series titled Emergency Passport Applications , 1877 - 1907 in the General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59). The records are available on National Archives Microfilm Publication No. M1834 but digital images have not been added to the Catalog. For access and/or copies of M1834, you may contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also searched the Catalog and located the Population Schedules for the 1900 Census, Population Schedules for the 1910 Census, Population Schedules for the 1920 Census and Population Schedules for the 1930 Census but digital images have not yet been added to the catalog.
Therefore, we searched Ancestry and located a 1903 passport record for John Harrison Hansbrough. In the census records for Hansbroughs living in Washington DC, we located three households with the surname Hansbrough: (1) a John and Georganna Hansbrough in the 1900 census, both born in the mid 1830s in Virginia and lists them as the parents to eight children; (2) a William and Violet Hansbrough in the 1880, 1900, 1910 and 1920 census records; and (3) a Reuben and Katherine in the 1900 census and the 1910 census in Washington DC; According to the 1900 census, Ruben was born in Virginia in 1846 and an Andrew Hansbrough in the 1900 census was born in 1864 also in Virginia.
We also located an 1892 city directory record for William Hansbrough. You may want to search city directory records as a way to narrow your search for Hansbroughs in Washington DC.
To view these records on Ancestry, there may be a fee. Or you may view the records online at one NARA's facilities for free via ALIC. For the nearest NARA location, please consult our web page at https://www.archives.gov/locations/. Many of the records are also available on FamilySearch for free.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!
Dear Becca, thank you very much! Lots to work with.