John Grant Henshaw

                      ┌── William Hinshaw
                      │    1808-1885 
                      │
                      │
John Grant Henshaw ───┤
B: 1874               │
D: 1958               │
                      └── Nancy Reynolds
                          c1833-1909 
M: Lucy May Frezell
   ├── Ann Bernice Henshaw (1896-1979) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Jacob D. Hinshaw (1898-) 1
   ├── Ray Henegar Henshaw (1901-1970) 2,3,4,5
   ├── George Marcus Henshaw (1905-1940) 2,3
   ├── Ernestine Henshaw (1909-1996) 2,3,5,6,7,8
   ├── William Pat Henshaw (1916-1966) 2,3,5,6,7,9
   └── John Lynton Henshaw (1919-1948) 3,4,5,9

John Grant Henshaw     [ID 12789] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

John Grant Henshaw3,8,9,10 [John G. Hinshaw1, General J. Grant Hinshaw11].

Born Jul 27 1874, Tennessee.1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10,11  

He married Lucy May Frezell, about 1895.1,2,3,9  Lucy, daughter of - Frezell & - Willis, was born Dec 13 1875, Tennessee.1,2,3,4,5,8,9  

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Greene County, Tennessee:1

Hinshaw, John G., head-of-household, age 25, born Jul 1874 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; married 5 years; farmer; owned farm.
Hinshaw, Lucy M., wife, age 24, born Dec 1875 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; married 5 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Anna B., daughter, age 3, born Oct 1896 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Jacob D., son, age 2, born May 1898 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of sister Louisa Hinshaw.12  

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 28 1910), Collin County, Texas:2

Henshaw, John G, head-of-household, age 35, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 14 years; farmer, farm; rented farm.
Hinshaw, Lucy M, wife, age 34, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 14 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, Annie B, daughter, age 13, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hinshaw, Rhea H, son, age 9, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hinshaw, Georg M, son, age 5, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Ernestine, daughter, age 8 months, born in Texas; parents born in Tennessee.

On Sep 12 1918 John Grant Henshaw, age 44, registered for the World War I draft in McKinney, Collin County, Texas.  He declared he was born July 27 1874, and was then residing in McKinney, Texas, a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Lucy Henshaw of McKinney.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.10  

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 23 1920), Springdale Township, Washington County, Arkansas:3

Henshaw, J.G., head-of-household, age 45, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; owned home; occupation: farmer.
Henshaw, Lucy, wife, age 44, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Milstead, Bernice, daughter, age 23, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; widow.
Henshaw, Ray, son, age 19, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, Marcus, son, age 14 [or 12 - unclear], born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Henshaw, Earnestine, daughter, age 10, born in Texas; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Henshaw, William Pat, son, age 3 years 1 month, born in Texas; parents born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, John, son, age 2 months, born in Arkansas; parents born in Tennessee.
Milstead, Bonnie Fay, grand-daughter, age 3 years 10 months, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Tennessee.

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), Visalia, Tulare County, California:5

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 55, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 21; rented home ($20 rent); no radio in home; occupation: carpenter, general.
Henshaw, Lucy, wife, age 54, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 20.
Henshaw, Ray, son, age 29, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: painter, general.
Henshaw, Pat, son, age 13, born in Texas; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Henshaw, John Jr, son, age 11, born in Arkansas; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Dunaway, Winfield, son-in-law, age 20, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; first married at age 19; occupation: clerk, cigar.
Dunaway, Earnestine, daughter, age 20, born in Texas; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 20.

John and family registered to vote for the general election of Nov 4 1930 in Visalia, Tulare County, California:13

Henshaw, Mrs. Lucy M. -- Housewife ........ Box 253 -- Rep.
Henshaw, Ray H. -- Painter ................ Box 253 -- Rep.
Henshaw, John G. -- Carpenter ............. Box 253 -- Rep.

John was shown in the 1933 city directory of Fresno, California:14

Henshaw John rt 2 bx 138
John was shown in the 1934 city directory of Fresno, California:14
Henshaw John rt 2 bx 138
John was shown in the 1935 city directory of Fresno, California:14
Henshaw John rt 2 bx 138
John was shown in the 1936 city directory of Fresno, California:14
Henshaw John rt 2 bx 158

John and family registered to vote for the general election of Nov 3 1936 in Vinland Precinct, Fresno County, California:13

Henshaw, Ray H. -- Farmer .............. 2/158, Kerman -- Rep
Henshaw, John -- Farmer ............. 2/158, Kerman -- Rep
Henshaw, Mrs. Lucy M. -- Housewife ...... 2/158, Kerman -- Rep

John was shown in the 1937 city directory of Fresno, California:14

Henshaw John rt 2 bx 158
John was shown in the 1938 city directory of Fresno, California:14
Henshaw John rt 2 bx 158
John was shown in the 1939 city directory of Fresno, California:14
Henshaw John rt 8 bx 348

John and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 13 1940), Highway #133, Visalia Township, Tulare County, California:4

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 65, born in Tennessee; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Kerman, Fresno County, California; rented farm ($10/month rent).
Henshaw, Lucy, wife, age 64, born in Tennessee; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Kerman, Fresno County, California.
Henshaw, Ray, son, age 39, born in Tennessee; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Camino, Placer County, California; divorced; occupation: civil [..unclear..], contractor.
Henshaw, John, son, age 19, born in Texas; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Kerman, Fresno County, California; occupation: laborer, farm; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $600 wages in 1939.
Eddings, Bernice, daughter, age 43, born in Tennessee; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Bellville, St. Clair County, Illinois; occupation: new worker, mgr, restaurant.
Eddings, Ernest, son-in-law, age 54, born in Missouri; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Bellville, St. Clair County, Illinois; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.

John and family registered to vote for the general election of Nov 5 1940 in Ivanhoe Precinct, Tulare County, California:13

Henshaw, John G. -- Carpenter ......... Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
Henshaw, Mrs. Lucy -- Housewife ....... Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
Henshaw, Ray H. -- Painter ............ Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
Henshaw, John Lynton -- Laborer ........ Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.

John and Lucy were shown in the 1941 city directory of Fresno, California:14

Henshaw John (Lucy M) rt 8 bx 348
John and Lucy were shown in the 1942 city directory of Fresno, California:14
Henshaw John (Lucy M) rt 8 bx 348

John and family registered to vote for the general election of Nov 3 1942 in Ivanhoe Precinct, Tulare County, California:13

Hensaw, John G. -- Carpenter .......... Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
Henshaw, Mrs. Lucy -- Housewife ....... Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
Henshaw, Ray -- Painter ............... Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
Henshaw, John Lynton -- Laborer ........ Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
John and family registered to vote for the general election of Nov 7 1944 in Ivanhoe Precinct, Tulare County, California:13
Henshaw, John G. -- Carpenter .......... Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
Henshaw, Mrs. Lucy -- Housewife ....... Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.
Henshaw, Ray -- Painter ............... Rt. 2, Visalia -- Rep.

John and Lucy were shown in the 1944 city directory of Fresno, California:14

Henshaw John (Lucy M) rt 8 bx 348

Lucy died Mar 1 1948, Tulare County, California; age 72.8,9,15  

John Grant Henshaw died May 25 1958, Alameda County, California; age 83.8,9,15  John's California death record shows his mother's maiden name as Reynolds,8,9

(photo)Photo: John Grant Henshaw gravestone Visalia Public Cemetery 15

(photo)Photo: Lucy May Frezell gravestone Visalia Public Cemetery 15


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Civil District 7, Greene County, Tennessee; roll T623-1573, ED 35, page 1B, line #80, dwelling #18, family #18.
  2. 1910 census, Justice District 1, Collin County, Texas; roll T624-1539, ED 1, page 12A, line #10, family #162.
  3. 1920 census, Springdale Township, Washington County, Arkansas; roll T625-84, ED 153, page 11A, line #221, dwelling #223, family #130.
  4. 1940 census, Visalia Township, Tulare County, California; roll T627-361, ED 54-82, page 8B, line #51, household #191.
  5. 1930 census, Visalia, Tulare County, California; roll T626-226, ED 80, page 7A, line #20, dwelling #175, family #185.
  6. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. California, Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1880 census, 7th Civil District, Greene County, Tennessee; roll T9-1258, ED 49, page 116D, line #13, dwelling #228, family #230.
  12. 1900 census, Civil District 7, Greene County, Tennessee; roll T623-1573, ED 35, page 1B, line #76, dwelling #17, family #17.
  13. California, Voter Registrations, 1900-1968; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com.


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