Major Henshaw

                 ┌── Robert Henshaw
                 │    1864-1941 
                 │
                 │
Major Henshaw ───┤
B: 1901          │
D: 1978          │
                 └── Nora Moreland
                      1874-<1930
M: Ruth Mabray
   ├── Ervin A. Henshaw (1926-) 1,2
   ├── Pauline Frances Henshaw (1929-1995) 1,2
   ├── Paul Henshaw (1929-) 1
   ├── Betty Jane Henshaw (1932-) 2,3
   └── Geneva Arlene Henshaw (1941-) 3,4

Major Henshaw     [ID 12086] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Major Henshaw2,5 [Mather Henshaw6].

Born Apr 25 1901, Arkansas.2,5,6,7,8  (c1903).1  

He married Ruth Mabray.1,2  Ruth, daughter of - Mabray & - Shropshire, was born Jul 17 1906, Arkansas.2,5,8,9  (c1908).1  

Note that Major's brother Robert married Lillian Mabray.  

Major and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), Gilbert, Maricopa County, Arizona:1

Henshaw, Major, head-of-household, age 27, born in Arkansas; parents born in U.S.; first married at age 21; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: laborer, farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Ruth [or Beth - unclear], wife, age 22, born in Arkansas; parents born in U.S.; first married at age 18.
Henshaw, Ervin, son, age 3, born in New Mexico; parents born in Arkansas.
Henshaw, Paul, son, age 1 month [unclear], born in Oklahoma; parents born in Arkansas.
Henshaw, Pauline, daughter, age 1 month [unclear], born in Oklahoma; parents born in Arkansas.
Henshaw, George, brother, age 22, born in Arkansas; parents born in U.S.; single; occupation: laborer, farm.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of brother Robert.10  

Major and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 9 1940), 99 E. Highway, Olivehurst, Yuba County, California:2

Henshaw, Major, head-of-household, age 38, born in Arkansas; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Yuba County, California; owned home ($1000 value); occupation: wrecker, auto wrecking.
Henshaw, Ruth M, wife, age 33, born in Arkansas; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Yuba County, California.
Henshaw, Ervin A, son, age 13, born in New Mexico; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Yuba County, California; attended school.
Henshaw, Pauline F., daughter, age 10, born in Oklahoma; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Yuba County, California; attended school.
Henshaw, Betty J., daughter, age 7, born in California; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Yuba County, California; attended school.
Henshaw, Robert, father, age 75, born in Illinois; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Yuba County, California; widower.
Henshaw, Doss, brother, age 30, born in Arkansas; completed 2nd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Yuba County, California; divorced; occupation: wrecker, auto wrecking.
Henshaw, George G, brother, age 35, born in Arkansas; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Yuba County, California; single; occupation: common labor, ranch; worked 30 weeks in 1939; $450 wages in 1939.

Major was shown in the 1955 rural route directory of Marysville, California:4

Henshaw Major 1 box 1310
Major was shown in the 1957 rural route directory of Marysville, California:4
Henshaw Major 1 box 1310
Henshaw Wm E 1 box 1450
Major and Ruth were shown in the 1960 city directory of Marysville/Yuba City/Olivehurst, California:4
Henshaw Ervin A (Helen K; Longfellow Discount Store) h403 E 15th (M)
Henshaw Evelyn ofc sec Bartenders & Culinary Wkrs Union r64 Powerline rd (OH)
Henshaw Geneva A studt r941 Olivehurst av (OH)
Henshaw Harold J (Betty) slsmn Longfellow Discount House r702 Alicia av (M)
Henshaw Major (Ruth; Henshaw Used Cars) h941 Olivehurst av (OH)
Henshaw Used Cars (Major Henshaw) 941 Olivehurst av (OH)
Major and Ruth were shown in the 1974 city directory of Marysville/Yuba City/Olivehurst, California:4
Henshaw Geo G (Lillie V) retd h1898 10th Av (O)
Henshaw Major (Ruth) retd h1895 10th Av (O)
Henshaw Robt H (Cathy) lab Sunset Moulding h1852 Beverly Av (O)

In 1978 Major was still living in/near Olivehurst, Yuba County, California.5  

Major Henshaw died Oct 14 1978, Sutter County, California; age 77.5,7,8  

Ruth was shown in the 1980 city directory of Marysville/Yuba City/Olivehurst, California:4

Henshaw Cathy Mrs emp Mobile Home Mfg Co h1852 Beverly Av (O)
Henshaw Geo G & Lillie B; retd h1898 10th Av (O) 742-0397
Henshaw Robt & Cathy; emp Sunset Moulding Co h1852 Beverly Av (O)
Henshaw Ruth Mrs h1895 10th Av (O) 742-2979
Ruth was shown in the 1981 city directory of Marysville/Yuba City/Olivehurst, California:4
Henshaw Cathy Mrs emp Mobile Home Mfg Co h1852 Beverly Av (O)
Henshaw Geo G & Lillie B; retd h1898 10th Av (O) 742-0397
Henshaw Robt & Cathy; emp Sunset Moulding Co h1852 Beverly Av (O)
Henshaw Ruth Mrs h1895 10th Av (O) 742-2979

Ruth died Feb 2 1982, Sutter County, California; age 75.5,7,8  

Social Security information for Major Henshaw: 558-50-3836

Social Security information for Ruth Mabray: 555-70-8724


Sources

  1. 1930 census, Gilbert, Maricopa County, Arizona; roll T626-59, ED 71, page 5A, line #30, dwelling #84, family #93.
  2. 1940 census, Olivehurst, Marysville District, Yuba County, California; roll T627-367, ED 58-11, page 4B, line #69, household #82.
  3. California Birth Index, 1905-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. "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
  6. 1910 census, Powell Township, Craighead County, Arkansas; roll T624-47, ED 18, page 13B, line #65, dwelling #254, family #257.
  7. California Deaths, 1940-97; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  9. California, Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1930 census, Gilbert, Maricopa County, Arizona; roll T626-59, ED 71, page 5A, line #36, dwelling #85, family #94.


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