James Henshaw

                 ┌── John Henshawc1838-?    
                 │
                 │
James Henshaw ───┤
B: 1879          │
D: 1962          │
                 └── Elizabeth -
                     c1842-?    
M: Mary Williams
   ├── Mildred Henshaw (c1900-) 1,2
   ├── Arthur T. Henshaw (1903-1954) 1,2
   ├── David R. Henshaw (1905-1958) 1,2
   ├── Elizabeth Henshaw (c1909-) 1,2
   ├── James I. Henshaw (1913-1988) 2
   └── Chester Henshaw (1916-1971) 2,3,4,5

James Henshaw     [ID 11164] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul - 1879, Pennsylvania.6,7  (Jul 19 1875).8  (1876).1,2,4,9  

James was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 26 1900), living in (or staying in) a lodging house in Spangler, Cambria County, Pennsylvania:7

Henshaw, James, lodger, age 20, born July 1879 in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; single; occupation: coal miner.

He married Mary Williams, about 1900.1,3  Mary was born Nov 30 1879, Pennsylvania.1,9  

James and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), Jackson Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania:1

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 32, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; first marriage, married 10 years; occupation: miner, coal mine; rented home.
Henshaw, Mary, wife, age 30, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Wales; first marriage, married 10 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, Mildred, daughter, age 10, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Artha, son, age 7, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Rutherford, son, age 5, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Sarah, daughter, age 1, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
[.. plus one boarder ..].

On Sep 12 1918 James Henshaw, age 43, registered for the World War I draft in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born July 19 1875, and was then residing in Nanty Glo, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, occupied as a miner for the Springfield Coal Co. of Nanty Glo.  He declared his nearest relative was Mary Henshaw of Nanty Glo.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.8  

James and children were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 2 1920), Fifth Street, Nanty Glo, Cambria County, Pennsylvania:2

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 43, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; widower; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: miner, coal mine.
Henshaw, Mildred, daughter, age 19, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Arthur, son, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: miner, coal mine.
Henshaw, Rutherford, son, age 15, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: oiler, coal [..unclear..].
Henshaw, Elizabeth, daughter, age 11, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, James, son, age 7, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Chester, son, age 4 years 11 months, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

James and son were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), Nanty Glo, Cambria County, Pennsylvania:4

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 54, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; widower, first married at age 21; owned home ($1500 value); no radio in home; occupation: loader, coal mine; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Chester, son, age 14, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

Mary died Dec 28 1949, buried Pike Grace Brethren Church Cemetery, Mundys Corner, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.9  

James Henshaw died 1962, buried Pike Grace Brethren Church Cemetery, Mundys Corner, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.9  


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Jackson Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1324, ED 117, page 3A, line #44, dwelling #34, family #39.
  2. 1920 census, Nanty Glo, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1546, ED 211, page 49A, line #3, dwelling #746, family #861.
  3. Contribution from Karla Byman () citing: death certificate of Chester Henshaw.
  4. 1930 census, Nanty Glo, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2013, ED 93, page 17B, line #58, dwelling #289, family #297.
  5. Contribution from Karla Byman () citing: death certificate of Chester Henshaw.
  6. 1880 census, Houtzdale Borough, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1117, ED 279, page 440C-D, line #46, dwelling #94, family #95.
  7. 1900 census, Spangler, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1388, ED 102, page 25A, line #26, dwelling #377, family #409.
  8. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.


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