George Henshaw

                  ┌── James Hanshawc1835-?    
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George Henshaw ───┤
B: 1868           │
D: 1931           │
                  └── Ann -
                      c1840-?    
M: Carrie Meehan
   ├── Alma E. Henshaw (1897-) 1,2,3
   ├── Willis J. Henshaw (1900-1918) 1,2
   ├── Harley Henshaw (1902-1905) 4
   ├── Ernest A. Henshaw (c1906-) 2,3,5,6
   └── Alice Marie Henshaw (1908-1944) 2,3,7

M: Margaret -

George Henshaw     [ID 12630] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 6 1868, New York, New York.1,2,8,9,10,11  

He married Carrie Meehan12,13 [Caroline Mehan1], May 27 189612,13, Cook County, Illinois12,13.  Carrie, daughter of - + Alice Mehan, was born Jan - 1879, Illinois.1,2,3,5,6  

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), 1497 Fillmore, "West Town", Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:1

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 31, born Sept 1868 in New York; parents' birthplaces unknown; married 4 years; occupation: painter, house; rented home.
Henshaw, Caroline, wife, age 21, born Jan 1879 in Illinois; father born in Ireland; mother born in New York; married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Elma, daughter, age 2, born Sept 1897 in Illinois; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Willis, son, age 1 month, born April 1900 in Illinois; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois.
Mehan, Alice, mother-in-law, age 54, born Oct 1845 in New York; parents born in America; widow; 3 children, 3 living.

George and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), 2454 Fairfield Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:2

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 41, born in New York; parents born in England; first marriage, married 14 years; occupation: agent, teamster union; rented home.
Henshaw, Carrie, wife, age 31, born in Illinois; father born in Ireland; mother born in New York; first marriage, married 14 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, Alma E, daughter, age 12, born in Illinois; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Willis J, son, age 9, born in Illinois; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Ernest A, son, age 4, born in Illinois; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Alice M, daughter, age 2, born in Illinois; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois.
McGeean, Annie, servant, age 37, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany; married, married 0 years; no children.

George and Carrie apparently divorced or separated.11  Carrie remarried to a Lee Crawford.3,5  

Carrie and family were shown in the 1920 census, 1116 Pishwaukee St., Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois:3

Crawford, Lee, head-of-household, age 39, born in Illinois; father born in United States; mother born in Illinois; rented home; occupation: laborer, condensed milk factory.
Crawford, Carrie, wife, age 40, born in Illinois; father born in Ireland; mother born in New York.
Henshaw, Alma, step-daughter, age 22, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Ernest, step-son, age 14, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Alice, step-daughter, age 11, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.

Carrie and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 19 1930), Bonus Township, Boone County, Illinois:5

Crawford, Lee, head-of-household, age 50, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 38; rented home; radio in home; occupation: laborer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Crawford, Carrie, wife, age 51, born in Illinois; father born in Northern Ireland; mother born in New York; first married at age 17.
Henshaw, Ernest, step-son, age 24, born in Illinois; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois; single; occupation: laborer, advance wood worker, wood mfg. co.; not a war veteran.
Crawford, LeRoy, son, age 9, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.

Carrie was widowed.6  

Carrie and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 1940), 723 Jefferson, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois:6

Crawford, Carrie, head-of-household, age 61, born in Illinois; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Illinois; rented home ($36/month rent); $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Crawford, LeRoy, son, age 19, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Illinois; single.
Henshaw, Earnest, son, age 34, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Illinois; single; occupation: truck driver, transport company; worked 26 weeks in 1939; $380 wages in 1939.

Carrie died Apr 9 1965, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois; buried Marengo City Cemetery, North East Street, Marengo, McHenry County, Illinois.14  

He then married Margaret -.9,11  Margaret was born about 1884, Norway.9,10  

George and Margaret were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7 1920), 4737 Waveland Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:9

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 52, born in New York; parents born in England; rented home; occupation: painter, house.
Henshaw, Margaret, wife, age 36, born in Norway; parents born in Norway; naturalized.

George and Margaret were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), 3701 Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:10

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 61, born in New York; parents born in England; first married at age 28; rented home ($60/month rent); radio in home; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Margaret, wife, age 46, born in Norway; parents born in Norway; immigraged 1891, naturalized; first married at age 35; occupation: none.
[.. plus three boarders ..].

George Henshaw died Nov 13 1931, 3701 Fullerton, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; age 63.11,15,16  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, 12th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T623-260, ED 379, page 10A, line #18, dwelling #84, family #168.
  2. 1910 census, 28th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T624-273, ED 1224, page 12A, line #15, dwelling #157, family #254.
  3. 1920 census, Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois; roll T625-299, ED 5, page 7B, line #69, dwelling #408, family #428.
  4. Speculation.
  5. 1930 census, Bonus Township, Boone County, Illinois; roll T626-406, ED 7, page 6B, line #80, dwelling #151, family #151.
  6. 1940 census, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois; roll T627-912, ED 101-21, page 62B, line #74, household #477.
  7. Alice Marie Henshaw death record.
  8. 1870 census, 18th Ward (2nd enum), New York, New York; roll M593-1040, page 59A, line #3, dwelling #442, family #E22.
  9. 1920 census, 27th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T625-340, ED 1659, page 8B, line #95, dwelling #131, family #172.
  10. 1930 census, 36th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T626-468, ED 1217, page 8A, line #8, dwelling #112, family #162.
  11. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. State of Illinois; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900;
    http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp.
  13. Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47637378.
  15. Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47637379.


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