Hiram Smith Henshaw

                       ┌── Hiram S. Henshaw
                       │    1846-?    
                       │
                       │
Hiram Smith Henshaw ───┤
B: 1887                │
D: 1957                │
                       └── Sarah Ann Jones
                            1851-?    
M: Hannah Schneider
   ├── Verna Henshaw (c1912-) 1,2,3,4
   └── Eileen Henshaw (c1916-) 1,2,3,4

Hiram Smith Henshaw     [ID 12644] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 27 1887, McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.1,2,5,6,7  (Feb 28 1887).8  (Mar - 1886).9  

He married Hannah Schneider, about 1910.1,2,10  Hannah, daughter of George/John Schneider & Louise Weiseman, was born Oct 1 1890, Staunton, Illinois.10,11  (c1889).1,2,6  

On Jun 5 1917 Hiram Smith Henshaw, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Franklin County, Illinois.  He declared he was born Feb 27 1887 in McAllister [sic], Oklahoma, and was then residing in Sesser, [Franklin County,] Illinois, with a dependent wife and two children, employed as a coal miner at Sesser Coal Co.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, light brown eyes, light brown hair.5  

Hiram and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 13 1920), Glen Carbon, Edwardsville Township, Madison County, Illinois:1

Henshaw, Hiram, head-of-household, age 32, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Wales; rented home; occupation: coal miner.
Henshaw, Hanna, wife, age 30, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany.
Henshaw, Verna [unclear], daughter, age 8, born in Illinois; father born in Oklahoma; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Eileen, daughter, age 3 years 9 months, born in Illinois; father born in Oklahoma; mother born in Illinois; attended school.

Hiram and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), 410 North Center Street, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois:2

Henshaw, Hiram, head-of-household, age 43, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Wales-England; first married at age 23; rented home ($15 rent); radio in home; occupation: miner, coal mines; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Hannah, wife, age 41, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany; first married at age 21.
Henshaw, Verna, daughter, age 18, born in Illinois; father born in Oklahoma; mother born in Illinois; occupation: stenographer, electric office.
Henshaw, Eileen, daughter, age 14, born in Illinois; father born in Oklahoma; mother born in Illinois; attended school.

Hiram and Hannah were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 8 1940), 107 S. Guernsey St., Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois:6

Henshaw, Hiram, head-of-household, age 53, born in Oklahoma; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; owned home ($1750 value); occupation: miner, maintenance man; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1500 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Henshaw, Hannah, wife, age 50, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town.

On Apr 27 1942 Hiram Smith Henshaw, age 55, registered for the World War II draft in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.  He declared he was born Feb 27 1887 in McAlister [sic], Oklahoma, and was then residing at 107 S. Guernsey, Collinsville, Illinois, employed by Collinsville Coal Corp.  He declared his relative/contact was Anna Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as 5'8" tall, 150 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion.7  

In 1949 Hiram and Hannah were living in Los Angeles, California.12  

Hiram and Hannah were shown in the 1952 city directory of Alhambra, California:13

Henshaw Hiram S (Hannah S) custdn PS (Alh) h520b N Garfield av
...
Henshaw Hiram S custdn Alhambra High Sch r Monterey Park
Hiram was shown in the 1954 city directory of Alhambra, California:13
Henshaw Hiram S custdn Alhambra Sch r Monterey Park Calif

In 1957 Hiram was living at 109 South Guernsey, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.8  

Hiram Smith Henshaw died Jul 2 1957, St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri; age 70.8  

Hiram's obituary was published in the "Edwardsville Intelligencer" (Edwardsville, Illinois) on Wednesday, July 3, 19578 (see scan below).  

Hannah died Apr 19 1962, Maplewood, St. Louis County, Missouri; buried Sunset Hill Cemetery.11  

Hannah's obituary was published in the "Edwardsville Intelligencer" (Edwardsville, Illinois) on Thursday, April 19, 196211 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: Hiram Smith Henshaw obituary "Edwardsville Intelligencer", Jul 3 1957 8

(photo)Photo: Hannah Schneider Henshaw obituary "Edwardsville Intelligencer", Apr 19 1962 11


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Glen Carbon, Edwardsville Twp, Madison County, Illinois; roll T625-389, ED 48, page 11B, line #97, dwelling #90, family #95.
  2. 1930 census, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois; roll T626-541, ED 24, page 6A, line #45, dwelling #144, family #159.
  3. Obituary of Hiram Smith Henshaw.
  4. Obituary of Hannah Schneider.
  5. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1940 census, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois; roll T627-849, ED 60-30, page 3A, line #20, family #65.
  7. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "Edwardsville Intelligencer", Jul 3 1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1900 census, Township 6, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; roll T623-1851, ED 81, page 8A, line #34, dwelling #142, family #149.
  10. "Edwardsville Intelligencer", Dec 6 1937; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "Edwardsville Intelligencer", Apr 19 1962; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. "Edwardsville Intelligencer", Jun 7 1949; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.


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