Amos M. Henshaw

                       ┌── Amos Miller Henshawc1836-1879 
                       │
                       │
Amos M. Henshaw ───────┤
B: 1866                │                          ┌── John Long
D: 1957                │                          │
                       └── Sarah Elizabeth Long ──┤
                           c1847-1911 
M: Martha Laura Adwell
   ├── Millard Elmer Henshaw (1895-1925) 1,2
   ├── Cecil Lloyd Henshaw (1897-1985) 1,2
   ├── Vivian Henshaw (c1901-) 2
   ├── Marie I. Henshaw (c1902-) 2
   └── Laurie Henry Henshaw (1904-1984) 2,3,4

Amos M. Henshaw     [ID 12262] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Amos M. Henshaw1,2,5 [A. Hinshaw6].

Born Dec - 1866, California.1  (1867).2,5,6,7,8  

He married Martha Laura Adwell1,3 [Matty Adwell2, Mattie Adwell5,9], about 18931,3.  Martha was born Feb 24 1873, Washington.1,4,5  (c1876).2  

Amos and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), Big Canyon Precinct, Nez Perce County, Idaho:1

Henshaw, Amos M., head-of-household, age 33, born Dec 1866 in California; father born in Iowa; mother born in Missouri; married 6 years; occupation: stock raiser.
Henshaw, Adwell [unclear] M., wife, age 27, born Feb 1873 in Washington; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; married 6 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Millard E., son, age 4, born Dec 1895 in Washington; father born in Ohio [sic]; mother born in Indiana [sic].
Henshaw, Cecil L., son, age 2, born Sept 1897 in Washington; father born in Ohio [sic]; mother born in Indiana [sic].
Henshaw, William H., brother, age 36, born Apr 1864 in California; father born in Iowa; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: stock raiser.

Amos and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 9 1910), Russell Precinct, Nez Perce County, Idaho:2

Henshaw, Amos M., head-of-household, age 41, born in California; father born in United States; mother born in Missouri; first marriage, married 17 years; occupation: farmer, own farm; owned farm (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Matty, wife, age 34, born in Washington; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 17 years; 6 children, 5 living.
Henshaw, Millard, son, age 14, born in Washington; father born in California; mother born in Washington; attended school.
Henshaw, Cecil L., son, age 12, born in Washington; father born in California; mother born in Washington; attended school.
Henshaw, Vivian, son, age 9, born in Idaho; father born in California; mother born in Washington; attended school.
Henshaw, Marie I., daughter, age 8, born in Idaho; father born in California; mother born in Washington; attended school.
Henshaw, Laurie, son, age 7, born in Idaho; father born in California; mother born in Washington; attended school.

Amos and family were shown in the 1927 city directory of Yakima, Washington:9

Henshaw Amos M (Martha L) farmer h 108 S 7th
Henshaw Cecil L (Leona L) cook Bell's Cafeteria h 514 5th av N
Henshaw Emma Mrs wtrs Bell's Cafeteria h 306 4th av N
Henshaw Leona L Mrs wtrs Bell's Cafeteria h 514 5th av N
Henshaw Lowrie H (Emma) cook Bell's Cafeteria h 306 4th av N

Amos reportedly left his wife.10  

Amos was shown in the 1930 census (May 13 1930) living in the household of brother Henry in Eagle Point, Jackson County, Oregon:7

Henshaw, Amos, brother, age 62, born in California; parents born in United States; widower; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; not a veteran.

Mattie and son were shown in the 1930 city directory of Yakima, Washington:9

Henshaw Emma Mrs cash Hotel Toppenish Koffee Shoppe r Hotel Toppenish
Henshaw Laurie H (Emma) (Hotel Toppenish Koffee Shoppe) r Hotel Toppenish
Henshaw Mattie Mrs asst mgr Hotel Toppenish Koffee Shoppe r Hotel Toppenish
also shown in 1930 Yakima, Washington as:9
Henshaw Cecil L (Leona) cook Bell's Cafeteria h 708 N 3d
Henshaw Mattie L r 312 N 7th
Mattie and sons were shown in the 1933 city directory of Bellingham, Washington:9
Henshaw Cecil clk Home Market Fountain r 1110 Forest
Henshaw Laurie H (Emma) (Home Market Fountain) h 1110 Forest
Henshaw Mattie L Mrs disp Home Market Fountain r 1110 Forest
Mattie and sons were shown in the 1934 city directory of Bellingham, Washington:9
Henshaw Cecil cook r 1221 High
Henshaw Laurie H (Emma) (Home Market Fountain) h 1463 Iron
Henshaw Mattie L Mrs disp Home Market Fountain r 1221 High
Mattie and son were shown in the 1938 city directory of Bellingham, Washington:9
Henshaw Cecil L (Olga A) cook h 920 Garden
Henshaw Laurie H (Emma) mgr Blue Moon Grill r 211½ E Holly
Henshaw Mattie A (wid Amos) r 211½ E Holly
Henshaw Olga A Mrs opr PT&TCo h 920 Garden
Mattie and son were shown in the 1939 city directory of Bellingham, Washington:9
Henshaw Laurie H (Emma) (Blue Moon Grill) h 1144½ State
Henshaw Mattie A r 1144½ State
Mattie and son were shown in the 1940 city directory of Bellingham, Washington:9
Henshaw Laurie cook Puget Sound Cafe r 1244 State
Henshaw Martha A (wid Amos M) h 1244 State

Amos was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 17 1940) "River Road #1 on Map", Resse Creek Township, Jackson County, Oregon:8

Henshaw, Amos M, head-of-household, age 73, born in California; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Soap Lake, Douglas County, Washington; widower; rented home (free).
Living next door in 1940 (probably on the same property) was brother Henry.11  

Martha and son were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 5 1940), 1244 State Street, Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington:4

Henshaw, Mary L, head-of-household, age 67, born in Washington; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; divorced; rented home ($20.00/month rent); $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Henshaw, Lauri H, son, age 28, born in Idaho; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; widower; occupation: cook, restaurant; worked 20 weeks in 1939; $400 wages in 1939.

Amos M. Henshaw died May 5 1957, Jackson County, Oregon; buried Butte Falls Cemetery, Butte Falls, Jackson County, Oregon.5,12  

Mattie was shown in the 1951 city directory of Seattle, Washington:9

Hefshaw [sic] Mattie (wid Amos) h609 Boren av apt 2
Mattie was shown in the 1954 city directory of Renton, Washington:9
Henshaw Mattie L (wid Amos) h520 N Burnett
Mattie was shown in the 1959 city directory of Renton, Washington:9
Henshaw Mattie (wid Amos) h1003 1st av N apt 105

Martha died Dec 26 1961, buried Hillside Cemetery, Issaquah, King County, Washington.5  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Big Canyon Precinct, Nez Perce County, Idaho; roll T623-234, ED 82, page 5A, line #13, dwelling #104, family #107.
  2. 1910 census, Russell Precinct, Nez Perce County, Idaho; roll T624-226, ED 229, page 335A, line #41, dwelling #149, family #151.
  3. Birth record for Laurie Henry Henshaw.
  4. 1940 census, Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington; roll T627-4368, ED 37-21, page 3B, line #74, household #67.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com.
  6. 1880 census, 3rd District, Columbia County, Washington Territory; ED 53; page 160A-B, line #47, dwelling #294, family #324.
  7. 1930 census, Eagle Point, Jackson County, Oregon; roll T626-1944, ED 23, page 3A, line #6, dwelling #65, family #67.
  8. 1940 census, Resse Creek Township, Jackson County, Oregon; roll T627-3362, ED 15-88, page 4B, line #56, household #69.
  9. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Contribution from Sara Jane Henshaw.
  11. 1940 census, Resse Creek Township, Jackson County, Oregon; roll T627-3362, ED 15-88, page 4B, line #57, household #70.
  12. Oregon Death Index, 1903-98; http://www.ancestry.com.


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