Wallace W. Henshaw

                                                  ┌── John A. Hinshaw
                                                  │    1824-1919 
                      ┌── Landa Watters Henshaw ──┤
                      │    1849-?                 │
                      │                           └── Polly L. Neal
                      │                                1829-1864 
Wallace W. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1885               │                           ┌── William Greenberry Dossey
D: 1953               │                           │
                      └── Mary C. Dossey ─────────┤
                           1849-?                 │
                                                  └── Agnes Curry
M: Fannie -
   ├── Wallace W. Henshaw, Jr. (1907-1979) 1,2
   ├── (daughter) Hinshaw (1909-) 1
   └── William Henshaw (c1910-) 2

Wallace W. Henshaw     [ID 12928] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 11 1885, Pleasanton, Atascosa County, Texas.1,3,4  

Wallace and brother Herbert were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), living in a boarding house in Atascosa County, Texas:3

Hinshaw, Wallace, boarder, age 15, born Jan 1885 in Texas; parents' birthplaces unknown; attended school 8 months.
Hinshaw, Herbert M., boarder, age 20, born Mch 1880 in Texas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Texas; occupation: salesman, groceries.

He married Fannie -, about 1906.1  Fannie was born about 1890, Texas.1  

Wallace and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 19-20 1910), Pecos County, Texas:1

Hinshaw, Wallace W., head-of-household, age 24 [unclear], born in Texas; parents born in Texas; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: foreman, ranch; rented home.
Hinshaw, Fannie, wife, age 20, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; first marriage, married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Wallace Jr., son, age 2, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.
Hinshaw, [..unclear..], daughter, age 6 months, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.

It appears that Fannie probably died before 1920.5  Sons Wallace and William were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 16 1920), adopted by William & Katherine Bird of Fort Stockton, Pecos County, Texas:2

Bird, Wm H., head-of-household, age 37, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Tennessee; rented home; occupation: undertaker, own shop.
Bird, Katherine M., wife, age 35, born in Texas; parents born in Oklahoma.
Hinshaw, Wallace W., adopted son, age 12, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; attended school.
Hinshaw, William, adopted son, age 10, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; attended school.

Widower Wallace and brothers were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Sanderson, Terrell County, Texas:6

Henshaw, G. Jesse, head-of-household, age 52, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; single; owned home ($2500 value); no radio in home; occupation: attorney at law, [..unclear..] ranch; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Jim D., brother, age 51, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; single; occupation: stationary engineer, water service; Spanish-American War veteran.
Henshaw, Robert R., brother, age 49, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; single; occupation: painter, own contractor; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Wallace W., brother, age 48 [unclear], born in Texas; parents born in Texas; widower; occupation: laborer, ranch; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Bill, nephew, age 19, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; single; occupation: stenographer, office.

In 1953 Wallace was still living in Sanderson, Terrell County, Texas:4

Wallace W. Henshaw died Jul 16 1953, St. Mary's Infirmary, Galveston, Galveston County, Texas; age 68y 6m 5d.4  


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Precinct 4, Pecos County, Texas; ED 195, page 288B, line #51, dwelling #266, family #266.
  2. 1920 census, Precinct 1, Fort Stockton, Pecos County, Texas; roll T625-1839, ED 160, page 13B, line #51, dwelling #251, family #268.
  3. 1900 census, Precinct 1, Atascosa County, Texas; ED 3, page 213A, line #91, dwelling #91, family #93.
  4. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Speculation.
  6. 1930 census, Sanderson, Precinct 1, Terrell County, Texas; roll T626-2399, ED 1, page 18B, line #97, dwelling #279, family #304.


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