Fidelia V. Henshaw

                                                ┌── Levi Henshaw
                                                │    1769-1843 
                          ┌── Charles Henshaw ──┤
                          │    1813-1892        │
                          │                     └── Ann McConnell
                          │                          1778-1839 
Fidelia V. Henshaw ───────┤
B: 1841                   │                     ┌── Thomas Beall
D: 1917                   │                     │
                          └── Ann Beall ────────┤
                               1822-1851        │
                                                └── Elizabeth Dunn
M: Abraham Willis Gorrell

Fidelia V. Henshaw     [ID 13189] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 12 18411,2,3,4,5 [about 18446], Missouri1,2,3,4,5.  

She married Abraham Willis Gorrell1,7 [Willis Gorrell7], Nov 12 18611,7, Alexandria, Clark County, Missouri1,7.  Abraham, son of William B. Gorrell & Isabella Jane Henshaw1,2,5,6, was born Jan 28 18351,2,5,6 [about 18324,8,9], Berkeley County, Virginia1,2,5,6.  Fidelia and Abraham were first cousins.  

Children:1,4,5,6,10

Charles Lee Gorrell, born Nov 19 1862, Indiana; died Apr 26 1940, buried Kohoka City Cemetery; married 1888, Ida May Louge (Oct 6 1863 - Nov 19 1936). 2
Thornton William Gorrell, born 1865, Indiana; died Jun 25 1939, buried Bluff Springs Cemetery; married Eliza Etta -- (Aug 4 1866 - Jun 20 1933). 2
Isabelle Anna "Belle" Gorrell, born Jun 1868, Indiana; married c1909, Charles H. Smith.
Willis Parke Gorrell, born Nov 20 1870, Indiana; died Nov 17 1923, buried Bluff Springs Cemetery; married Mabel Clare Buttz (Feb 23 1873 - May 4 1959). 2
Harry Burkit Gorrell, born Aug 1879, Missouri; died 1960; married Nannie J. Boulware, Nov 1 1902, Clark County, Missouri. 11

Fidelia and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 14 1870), Indianapolis, Indiana:4

Gurrell, A Willis, age 38, born in Virginia; [..unclear..]ware dealer; $45,000 real estate; $3,000 personal property.
Gurrell, Fidelia, age 28, born in Missouri; keeps house.
Gurrell, Charles, age 8, born in Indiana; attended school.
Gurrell, Thornton, age 5, born in Indiana.
Gurrell, Belle, age 2, born in Indiana.
Gospo, Caroline, age 17, born in Ohio; domestic servant; parents foreign-born.
Living next door in 1870 was the family of Abraham's sister Mary Ann Henshaw (Gorrell) Hunt.12  

Fidelia and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 8 1880), Clay Township, Clark County, Missouri:6

Gorrell, Willis, age 45, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Gorrell, Fidelia V., wife, age 36, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; keeping house.
Gorrell, Charles L., son, age 17, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Missouri; farmer.
Gorrell, Thornton W., son, age 14, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Missouri; farmer; attended school.
Gorrell, Isabela A., daughter, age 11, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Gorrell, Willis P., son, age 9, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Gorrell, Harry, son, age 10 months, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Missouri.

Fidelia and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), Clay Township, Clark County, Missouri:5

Gorrell, Abraham, head-of-household, age 65, born Jan 1835 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 38 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Gorrell, Fidelia V., wife, age 58, born June 1841 in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; married 38 years; 6 children, 5 living.
Gorrell, Belle A., daughter, age 31, born June 1868 in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Missouri; single.
Gorrell, Willis P., son, age 29, born Nov 1870 in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: farm laborer.
Gorrell, Harry B., son, age 20, born Aug 1879 in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: farm laborer.
Banks, Mary, servant, age 18, born Mar 1882 in Missouri; father born in Missouri; mother born in Iowa; single; occupation: servant.
Living three houses away in 1900 was the family of cousin Massey Ann.13  

Abraham died Sep 27 1900, buried Bluff Springs Cemetery, Clay Township, Clark County, Missouri.1,2  

Widow Fidelia was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16-18 1910), living with daughter Isabelle Anna on College Street, Canton, Lewis County, Missouri:10

Gorrell, Fidelia V., head-of-household, age 68, born in Missouri; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Maryland; widow; 5 children, 4 living; occupation: own income; owned home (free).
Smith, Anna I., daughter, age 42, born in Indiana; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Missouri; first marriage, married 1 year; no children.
Smith, Charles H., son-in-law, age 45, born in Missouri; father born in Maryland; mother born in Virginia; first marriage, married 1 year; occupation: salesman, dry goods store.

Fidelia V. Henshaw died May 8 1917, buried Bluff Springs Cemetery, Clay Township, Clark County, Missouri.1,2  


Sources

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Michele Cragg ().
  2. Posting Aug 17 2005 by Robert Hartman () to the Clark County, Missouri message board,
    citing: "Cemetery Inscriptions of Clark County, Missouri" by Wilma Dunlap and Wilma Walker:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/gMB.2ACI/377.1.1.1.2.
  3. 1860 census, Alexandria, Vernon Township, Clark County, Missouri; pg 824, line #13, dwelling #111, family #111.
  4. 1870 census, 8th Ward, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; roll M593-339, page 499, line #6, dwelling #326, family #350.
  5. 1900 census, Clay Township, Clark County, Missouri; roll T623-848, ED 18, page 1A, line #19, dwelling #4, family #4.
  6. 1880 census, Clay Township, Clark County, Missouri; roll T9-681, ED 35, page 118C, line #6, dwelling #75, family #75.
  7. Posting Aug 17 2005 by Robert Hartman () to the Clark County, Missouri message board,
    citing: "Marriage Records of Clark County, Missouri", Volume I, by Wilma Dunlap and Wilma Walker:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/gMB.2ACI/377.1.1.1.2.
  8. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, line #30, dwelling #1493, family #1524.
  9. 1860 census, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; roll M653-279, page 351, line #15, dwelling #628, family #628.
  10. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Canton, Lewis County, Missouri; roll T624-792, ED 53, page 140A, line #30, dwelling #66, family #69.
  11. Posting Aug 17 2005 by Robert Hartman () to the Clark County, Missouri message board,
    citing: "Marriage Records of Clark County, Missouri", Volume III, by Wilma Dunlap and Wilma Walker:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/gMB.2ACI/377.1.1.1.2.
  12. 1870 census, 8th Ward, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; roll M593-339, page 499, line #3, dwelling #325, family #349.
  13. 1900 census, Clay Township, Clark County, Missouri; roll T623-848, ED 18, page 1A, line #33, dwelling #7, family #7.


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