John Handy Henshaw

                                                      ┌── John Handy Henshaw
                                                      │    1850-1924 
                       ┌── Richard Townsend Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1882-1938                 │
                       │                              └── Jessie Allen
                       │                                      ?-1886 
John Handy Henshaw ────┤
B: 1909                │                              ┌── Charles Fountain Venable
D: 1998                │                              │
                       └── Clara Ambler Venable ──────┤
                            1884-?                    │
                                                      └── Nannie Lewis Hocker
M: Alice Anita Stevens
   ├── John Handy Henshaw, Jr. (1934-2013) 1,2
   └── Weld Stevens Henshaw (1937-) 1,2

John Handy Henshaw     [ID 12710] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 7 1909, Norwood, Bergen County, New Jersey.2,3,4  (New York).5,6  

John attended St. Mark's School and Harvard University, from which he graduated in 1931.7  

He married Alice Anita Stevens1,7 [Anita Stevens4], Jul 29 19331,7, Christ Church, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut1,7.  Alice, daughter of Weld M. Stevens, was born Feb 17 1912, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut.2,3,4,7  

John and Alice's wedding was announced in the "New York Times" (New York, New York) on July 30, 19337 (see scan below).  

John and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 4 1940), 154 Riverway, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts:2

Henshaw, John H., head-of-household, age 30, born in New Jersey; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in New York City, New York; rented home ($80/month rent); occupation: assistant manager, plate glass company; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $2925 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Henshaw, Alice A., wife, age 28, born in Connecticut; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in New York City, New York.
Henshaw, John H Jr., son, age 6, born in New York; on Apr 1 1935 was living in New York City, New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Weld S., son, age 2, born in New York.
Stressinger, Priscilla, maid, age 20, born in Massachusetts; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Cambridge, Massachusetts; occupation: governess, private family; worked 36 weeks in 1939; $196 wages in 1939, plus other income.

Alice died Mar 3 1983, Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine; age 71.3,4,8,9  

Alice's obituary was published in the "New York Times" (New York, New York) on March 5, 19838 (see scan below).  

John Handy Henshaw died Mar 9 1998, Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine; buried Chase-Jameson Cemetery, Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine.3,4

(photo)Photo: John Handy Henshaw & Alice Anita Stevens wedding announcement "New York Times", Jul 30 1933 7

(photo)Photo: Obituary of Alice Anita Stevens "New York Times", Mar 5 1983 8

Social Security information for John Handy Henshaw: 135-07-0382

Social Security information for Alice Anita Stevens: 196-36-0352


Sources

  1. Obituary of John Handy Henshaw, Jr..
  2. 1940 census, 4th Ward, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll T627-1662, ED 15-185, page 3B, line #46, household #140.
  3. http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. "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
  5. 1920 census, Rye, Westchester County, New York; roll T625-1278, ED 168, page 3B, line #91, dwelling #45, family #46.
  6. 1930 census, Rye, Westchester County, New York; roll T626-1664, ED 337, page 1A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  7. "New York Times", Jul 30 1933; Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "New York Times", Mar 5 1983; Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Maine Death Index, 1960-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.


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