Dorothea K. Henshaw

                                                   ┌── James Steuben Henshaw
                                                   │    1802-1872 
                       ┌── Delno Chancey Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1866-1937              │
                       │                           └── Almira Evans
                       │                               c1832-?    
Dorothea K. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1900                │
D: 1993                │
                       └── Mary Elizabeth Hoover
M: Ray O. Bowersox

Dorothea K. Henshaw     [ID 11804] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Dorothea K. Henshaw1,2 [Dorthea Henshaw3, Dorothy Henshaw4,5].

Born Sep 26 1900, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

She married Ray O. Bowersox, Nov 2 1929, Kalamazoo County, Michigan.3,6,8  Ray was born Mar 23 1908, Ohio.1,3,6,9,10  


Dorothy L. "Dotty" Bowerson; died Dec 22 2014, Cincinnati, Ohio; married Robert S. Vogt (children: Robert C. Vogt III, W. Gregory Vogt, James R. Vogt, Sarah L. Vogt). 11

Ray was a railroad worker.1  

Dorthea and Ray were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), 920 Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:6

Bowerson, Ray O, head-of-household, age 22, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 21; rented home ($25.00 rent); radio in home; occupation: clerk, railroad; not a war veteran.
Bowerson, Dorothey, wife, age 29, born in Illinois; parents born in Michigan; first married at age 29; occupation: social worker, city dept.

Dorthea was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 19-22 1940), living in (or staying in) a lodging house at 225 Strathmore, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan:7

Bowerson, Dorothea, lodger, age 39, born in Illinois; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; married [lined-through]; occupation: social work, WPA Employment; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1700 wages in 1939, plus other income.

Dorothea and Ray divorced Jun 26 1948, Genesee County, Michigan.8  Ray died Jul 3 1990, Bedford, Calhoun County, Michigan.1,9,10  

In 1993 Dorothea was living in/near Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.1  

Dorothea K. Henshaw died Mar 15 1993, Ohio; age 92.1,2  

Social Security information for Dorothea K. Henshaw: 364-46-0181

Social Security information for Ray O. Bowersox: 713-03-5186


  1. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  2. "Ohio Deaths, 1993-98";
  3. Contribution from Margaret E. Heath.
  4. 1910 census, 24th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T624-265, ED 1002, page 26B-27A, line #99, dwelling #44, family #68.
  5. 1920 census, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll T625-775, ED 160, page 9B, line #54, dwelling #139, family #205.
  6. 1930 census, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll T626-998, ED 21, page 13A, line #20, dwelling #306, family #353.
  7. 1940 census, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan; roll T627-1762, ED 33-56, page 16A, line #35, household #355.
  8. Michigan, Divorce Records, 1897-1952;
  9. Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996;
  10. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010;
  11. Obituary of Dorothy L. "Dotty" (Bowerson) Vogt; Clepper Funeral Chapel:

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