Jacob Henshaw

Jacob Henshaw
B: 1856 
D: ?    
M: 
   ├── James F. Henshaw (1888-?) 1

M: Theresa Carroll
   ├── Edna Henshaw (1895-) 1,2
   ├── Raymond Francis Henshaw (1897-1971) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Walter Joseph Henshaw (1897-1975) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Irene Henshaw (1899-) 1,2,3,4
   └── Harold Henshaw (c1910-) 1,2,4,5

Jacob Henshaw     [ID 12340] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul - 1856, New York.1,2,4,5  

He married ---.  (name of first wife currently unknown).  

Jacob was shown in the 1882 city directory of New York, New York:6

Henshaw Jacob, driver, h 16 Gansevoort
Jacob was shown in the 1883 city directory of New York, New York:6
Henshaw Jacob, driver, h 16 Gansevoort
Jacob was shown in the 1884 city directory of New York, New York:6
Henshaw Jacob, driver, h 148 Charles
Jacob was shown in the 1886 city directory of New York, New York:6
Henshaw Jacob, driver, h 245 W. 10th
Jacob was shown in the 1888 city directory of New York, New York:6
Henshaw Jacob, driver, h 205 W.10th

He then married Theresa Carroll2,4 [Teresa Peters3], about 18942,4.  Theresa was born Jul - 1866, New York.1,2,4,7  

Theresa had been previously married to a -- Carroll, by whom she had a daughter, Gertrude, born Aug 9 1892, New York, New York.1,2,8  Jacob had also been previously married.2  

Jacob and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), 430 Central Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey:1

Henshaw, Jacob, head-of-household, age 43, born July 1856 in New York; parents born in Germany; married 6 years; occupation: trolley car inspector; rented home.
Henshaw, Teresa [unclear], wife, age 33, born July 1866 in New York; father born in Ireland; mother born in Germany; married 6 years; 6 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, James, son, age 11, born Oct 1888 in New Jersey; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Gertrude, daughter, age 7, born Aug 1892 in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Edna, daughter, age 5, born Apr 1895 in New Jersey; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Raymond, son, age 2, born June 1897 in New Jersey; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Walter, son, age 2, born June 1897 in New Jersey; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Irene, daughter, age 11 months [unclear], born June 1899 in New Jersey; parents born in New York.

Jacob and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19 1910), 460 131st Street West, Manhattan, New York City, New York:2

Henshaw, Jacob, head-of-household, age 53, born in New York; parents born in Germany; second marriage, married 15 years; occupation: superintendent, railroad; rented home.
Henshaw, Theresa, wife, age 42, born in New York; father born in Germany; mother born in Ireland; second marriage, married 15 years; 7 children, 7 living.
Henshaw, Edna, daughter, age 14, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Walter, son, age 12, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Raymond, son, age 12, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Irene, daughter, age 10, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Harold, son, age 0 months, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Carroll, Gertrude, step-daughter, age 17, born in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: model, hat store.

Jacob was shown in the 1910 city directory of New York, New York:6

Henshaw Jacob supt h460 W131st
Jacob and sons were shown in the 1916 city directory of New York, New York:6
Henshaw Jacob gen supt 2d av R R Co h460 W131st
Henshaw Raymond F clk r460 W131st
Henshaw Walter J clk r460 W131st

Jacob and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 29 1920), 460 West 131st Street, New York City, New York:4

Henshaw, Jacob, head-of-household, age 63, born in New York; parents born in Germany; rented home; occupation: purchasing agent, railroad.
Henshaw, Theresa, wife, age 53, born in New York; father born in Germany; mother born in Ireland.
Henshaw, Walter, son, age 22, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York; single; occupation: telographer, telegraph co.
Henshaw, Raymond, son, age 22, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York; single; occupation: chauffer, motor co.
Henshaw, Irene [unclear], daughter, age 20, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York; single; occupation: stenographer, law office.
Henshaw, Harold, son, age 10, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; attended school.

Jacob and family were shown in the 1925 city directory of New York, New York:6

Henshaw Irene sten 466 W131st
Henshaw Jacob clk 460 W131st
Henshaw Raymond J police h460 W131st
Henshaw Walter J clk r460 W131st

Theresa died before 1930.5  

Jacob and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), New York City, New York:5

Henshaw, Yacob, head-of-household, age 73, born in New York; parents born in Germany; widower; rented home ($50 rent); radio in home; occupation: [..unclear..] agent, [..unclear..] R.R. Corp.; not a war veteran
Henshaw, Raymond, son, age 33, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: New York policeman, N.Y.P.D.; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Harold, son, age 20, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: clerk, stock market.

This might be the Jacob Henshaw shown in the 1870 census, Buffalo, New York, age 5 (so born about 1865), born in New York, son of Gottlieb and Helen Henshaw, both born in Prussia.9  

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Sources

  1. 1900 census, Precinct 2, 12th Ward, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey; roll T623-980, ED 168, page 12A, line #34, dwelling #161, family #232.
  2. 1910 census, 12th Ward, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T624-1025, ED 645, page 8A, line #45, dwelling #16, family #161.
  3. New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1920 census, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T625-1209, ED 967, page 27B, line #92, dwelling #49, family #792.
  5. 1930 census, Manhattan, New York City, New York; roll T626-1563, ED 882, page 5A, line #39, family #103.
  6. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. New York City Births, 1891-1902; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Speculation.


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