George Henshall

                      ┌── John Henshallc1805-1880 
                      │
                      │
George Henshall ──────┤
B: 1848               │                    ┌── John Percival
D: 1918               │                    │
                      └── Fanny Percival ──┤
                           1810-1868       │
                                           └── Mary (Percival)
M: Ida Medora Bramell
   ├── Joseph B. Henshall (1870-?) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Maggie Henshall (c1872-1881) 1,2
   ├── George Henshall (1873-?) 1,5
   ├── George Leon Henshall (1878-1928) 1,2,3,5,6,7
   └── Benjamin Harold Henshall (1886-1969) 1,3,6,7

George Henshall     [ID 10854] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov - 1848, Manayunk, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.3,8  (Nov 17 1847).2,7,9,10,11  

Baptised May 1 1848, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.9  

He married Ida Medora Bramell, about 1868.1,3,7  Ida, daughter of Joseph + Margaret Bramell, was born Oct - 1850, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2,3,5  

George and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 1870), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (census page almost unreadable):4

Henshall, George, age 22.
Henshall, Ida M., age 20.
Henshall, Joseph B., age 2 months.

George and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), 178 East Avenue, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey:2

Henshall, George, age 33, born in New Jersey; parents born in New Jersey; machinist.
Henshall, Ida, wife, age 30, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Henshall, Joseph, son, age 11, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania [sic]; attended school.
Henshall, Maggie, daughter, age 8, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania [sic]; attended school.
Henshall, George, son, age 2, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania [sic].
Fusman, Sallie, boarder, age 18, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; single.

George and family were shown in the 1895 New Jersey state census, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey:6

George Henshall, age 20 to 60.
Ida Henshall, age 20 to 60.
George L. Henshall, age 5 to 20.
B. Harold Henshall, age 5 to 20.
Percy Henshall, 5 years of age or under.

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 13 1900), 178 East Avenue, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey:3

Henshall, George, head-of-household, age 51, born Nov 1848 in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; married 32 years; occupation: machinist; owned home (free).
Henshall, Ida, wife, age 49, born Oct 1850 in Pennsylvania; father born in England; mother born in Pennsylvania; married 32 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshall, Joseph, son, age 30, born Nov 1870 in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; single.
Henshall, George L., son, age 22, born Apr 1878 in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: bookkeeper.
Henshall, Harold, son, age 14, born May 1886 in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; attended school 10 months.
Henshall, Percival, grandson, age 9, born June 1890 in New Jersey; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in New Jersey; single; attended school 10 months.
Haskell, Elsie, servant, age 22, born 1888 in New Jersey; parents born in New Jersey; single; occupation: servant.

George and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 22 1910), Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey:7

Henshall, George, head-of-household, age 63, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; first marriage, married 42 years; occupation: mechanic, machine; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshall, Ida, wife, age 61, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; first marriage, married 42 years; 5 children, 3 living.
Henshall, George Jr., son, age 32, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: manager, theatrical.
Henshall, B. Harold, son, age 23, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: teacher.
Henshall, Percy, grandson, age 19, born in New Jersey; parents born in New Jersey; single; occupation: mechanic, machine.

George attended St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Bridgeton, New Jersey, and was a member of East Lake Castle, No. 20, Ancient Order Knights of the Mystic Chain.12  

Ida died May 15 1918, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey; buried May 18 1918, Broad St. Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey.5,8  

George Henshall died Dec 4 1918, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey; buried Dec 9 1918, Broad St. Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey.5,8  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Mary Bramell Henshall Kurtz.
  2. 1880 census, 2nd Precinct, 1st Ward, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey; roll T9-775, ED 74, page 132B, line #5, dwelling #202, family #206.
  3. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey; roll T623-960, ED 122, page 15B-16A, line #98, dwelling #374, family #393.
  4. 1870 census, Ward 19 District 58, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1404, page 193B, line #27, family #318.
  5. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Andrea Batcho ().
  6. 1895 New Jersey state census, 4th Ward, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey; page 41, line #18, dwelling #306, family #312.
  7. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey; roll T624-875, ED 101, page 12A, line #23, dwelling #307, family #307.
  8. Contribution from Mary Bramell Henshall Kurtz, citing: cemetery records.
  9. Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1850 census, Manayunk Borough, Lower Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; roll 808, page 137, dwelling #229, family #271.
  11. 1860 census, Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; roll M653-1144, page 681, line #31, dwelling #1356, family #1431.
  12. 'A Souvenir of Bridgeton, N.J. "the metropolis of southern New Jersey": its religious and educational advantages, public government ...', 1895, by William B. Kirby; http://www.ancestry.com.


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