Jared Richard Henshaw

                         ┌── Henry R. Henshawc1834-1909 
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Jared Richard Henshaw ───┤
B: c1860                 │
D: 1939                  │
                         └── Anna B. Percival
                             c1836-<1900
M: Susan Francis Shanks
   ├── Harry Thomas Henshaw (1888-1971) 1,2,3
   ├── (stillborn son) Henshaw (<1888-?) 1
   ├── Stephan Lewis Henshaw (1891-1972) 1,3
   └── Ethyl Mae Henshaw (1895-1983) 1,3,4

Jared Richard Henshaw     [ID 10955] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Jared Richard Henshaw5,6,7,8 [Richard J. Henshaw9,10].

Born about 1860, Buchanan County, Missouri.3,5,6,7,8,10  Jared was born on October 18, the exact year unknown,5 although census data shows it would have been 1859 or 1860.6,7,8  

He married Susan Francis Shanks, Jan 29 1885, Buchanan County, Missouri.5,11  Susan, daughter of George W. + Jane Shanks, was born about 1869, Missouri.2,3,8,10,12  

Susan was the daughter of George W. Shanks, a Union soldier who had walked guard duty in the prison where Jared's father had been held prisoner during the Civil War.5  

Richard Henshaw was shown in the 1887 list of taxpayers in Platte River, Jackson Township, Buchanan County, Missouri.9  He was again shown in the 1889 taxpayer list, same location.9  The same taxpayer lists also show brother John as well as an unidentified A.B. Henshaw9 (perhaps their mother or possibly brother Allen),13 and also an unidentified Fred Washington Henshaw of St. Joseph, Buchanan County (1890).9  

Richard Henshaw was shown in an 1888 city directory of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, where he was listed as a driver with "Gilpin & Bro.", with his residence at 433 N. 18th.14  Again in 1889 J. Richard Henshaw was shown in a St. Joseph city directory, where he was listed as a clerk with "Gilpin & Bro.", with his residence at 109 N. 16th.14  In 1890 Richard Henshaw was shown in the St. Joseph city directory, this time as a "dairyman" living at 117 N. 8th.14  Also listed in the St. Joseph city directories of 1887-1890 were brother Thomas Henshaw (also a dairyman of 117 N. 8th), brother John Henshaw, brother Allen Henshaw, a Mrs. Bridget Henshaw, and a Joseph A. Henshaw.14  

About 1902/1903 the family moved to Houston, Texas, but moved back to the St. Louis, Missouri area by 1904.1  

Jared and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 23 1910), 2729 Sheridan Ave., St. Louis, Missouri:3

Henshaw, James [sic] R., head-of-household, age 50, born in Missouri; father born in Missouri; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 25 years; occupation: private watchman, city police dept.; rented home.
Henshaw, Susan F., wife, age 41, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; first marriage, married 25 years; 4 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Harry T., son, age 21, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; occupation: embalmer, undertaking co.
Henshaw, Stephen L., son, age 18, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; occupation: clerk, drug store.
Henshaw, Ethel M., daughter, age 14, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Kellner, Ralph C., lodger, age 18, born in Missouri; father born in Missouri; mother born in Illinois; occupation: laborer, sewer digger.

Jared and Susan were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), Davis Township, Henry County, Missouri:8

Henshaw, Jared, head-of-household, age 60, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; rented home; farmer.
Henshaw, Susan F., wife, age 51 [or 57 - unclear], born in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Missouri.
Susan was also shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7-8 1920), staying with the family of son Stephen in St. Louis, Missouri:15
Henshaw, Susan, mother, age 58 [unclear], born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; married.

Jared and Susan were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), 2223 Gabler, Central Township, St. Louis County, Missouri:10

Henshaw, Richard J., head-of-household, age 70, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; first married at age 25; owned home ($1800 value); no radio in home; occupation: janitor, public school.
Henshaw, Susin F., wife, age 51, born in Missouri; father born in Indiana; mother born in Missouri; first married at age 16.
Henshaw, Susin, granddaughter, age 12, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Henshaw, Stephen, grandson, age 10, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; attended school.

Jared Richard Henshaw died 1939, Afton, St. Louis County, Missouri.1  

Widow Susan was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 19 1940), living in the household of son Harry, 5819 Staley Avenue, Gravois Township, St. Louis County, Missouri:2

Henshaw, Susan Frances, mother, age 71, born in Missouri; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; widow.

Susan died 1944, St. Louis County Hospital, St. Louis County, Missouri.1  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Harry Thomas Henshaw, Jr..
  2. 1940 census, Gravois Township, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T627-2150, ED 95-139, page 18A-B, line #80, household #369.
  3. 1910 census, 19th Ward, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T624-820, ED 303, page 136A, line #10, dwelling #147, family #210.
  4. California Death Records database; RootsWeb:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  5. Contribution from Ann Leone.
  6. 1870 census, Crawford Township, Buchanan County, Missouri; page 317A, line #1, dwelling #59, family #65.
  7. 1880 census, Green Township, Platte County, Missouri; roll T9-0710, ED 88, page 59A, line #36, dwelling #41, family #41.
  8. 1920 census, Davis Township, Henry County, Missouri; roll T625-921, ED 91, page 1B, line #90, dwelling #24, family #26.
  9. Graden, Debra, ed. "Buchanan County Taxpayers, 1887-1890"; Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
  10. 1930 census, Central Township, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T626-1225, ED 84, page 14A, line #22, dwelling #304, family #305.
  11. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Missouri.
  12. 1880 census, Jackson Township, Buchanan County, Missouri; roll T9-675, ED 78, page 490A, line #41, dwelling #42, family #44.
  13. Speculation.
  14. "St. Joseph, Missouri Directories, 1887-90". Provo, UT: Ancestry, 2000.
  15. 1920 census, 27th Ward, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T625-958, ED 559, page 9B, line #80, dwelling #186, family #192.


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