Harry William Henshaw

                         ┌── Frank Sevey Henshaw
                         │    1864-?    
Harry William Henshaw ───┤
B: 1891                  │
D: 1980                  │
                         └── Ella -
M: Rosalie V. Gallington
   ├── Dorothy May Henshaw (1922-) 1,2,3
   ├── Nellie Juanita Henshaw (1925-) 1,2,3
   ├── Acey Locke Henshaw (1927-2014) 1,2,3,4
   └── Harry Lander Henshaw (1927-) 2,3

Harry William Henshaw     [ID 10199] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 18 1891, Taylor, Williamson County, Texas.3,5,6,7,8,9  

He married Rosalie V. Gallington, about 1917.3,4  Rosalie, daughter of George Gallington & Lenora Mendola, was born about 1898, near Marshall, Harrison County, Texas.2,3,8  

On Jun 5 1917 Harry William Henshaw, age 26, registered for the World War I draft in Fayette County, Texas.  He declared he was born October 18th 1891 in Taylor, Texas, and he was then residing in LaGrange, Texas where he was married and a mechanic employed by Texas Motor Co. of LaGrange.  He claimed no exemption "except support of wife".  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, light brown hair.7  

Harry and Rosalie were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7 1920), La Grange, Fayette County, Texas:8

Henshaw, Harry, head-of-household, age 28 [unclear], born in Texas; parents born in England; rented home; occupation: mechanic, auto.
Henshaw, Rosalie, wife, age 22, born in Texas; parents born in United States.

Harry and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), 1215 Welch Avenue, Houston, Texas:3

Henshaw, Harry W., head-of-household, age 38, born in Texas; parents born in England; first married at age 25; rented home ($30 rent); radio in home; occupation: mechanic, automobile; veteran.
Henshaw, Rosalee V., wife, age 32, born in Texas; father born in Italy; mother born in Texas; first married at age 19.
Henshaw, Dorothy M., daughter, age 8, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; attended school.
Henshaw, Nellie J., daughter, age 4, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.
Henshaw, Harry L., son, age 2, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.
Henshaw, Acey L., son, age 2, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.

This family also lived in Bel Air, Texas.2  

In 1980 Harry was living in/near Mabank, Kaufman County, Texas.9  

Harry William Henshaw died Sep 17 1980, Kaufman County, Texas.9,10  

Social Security information for Harry William Henshaw: 466-01-2711


  1. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. Contribution from Ron Gallington ().
  3. 1930 census, Houston, Harris County, Texas; roll T626-2349, ED 115, page 211A-B, line #47, dwelling #197, family #228.
  4. Harris County, Texas, Births - 1927; USGenWeb Archives.
  5. 1900 census, 1st Ward, Laredo, Webb County, Texas; roll T623-1678, ED 105, page 8A, line #43, dwelling #144, family #147.
  6. 1910 census, Justice Precinct 1, Harris County, Texas; roll T624-1561, ED 42, page 85B, line #70, dwelling #364, family #365.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1920 census, La Grange, Fayette County, Texas; roll T625-1803, ED 52, page 4B, line #91, dwelling #106, family #106.
  9. "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
  10. Texas Deaths, 1964-98; http://www.ancestry.com.

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