James Oscar Henshaw

                                                     ┌── John Hinshaw
                                                     │    1792-?    
                              ┌── George Henshaw ────┤
                              │    1828-?            │
                              │                      └── Patsey Booths
                              │                           1791-c1850
James Oscar Henshaw ──────────┤
B: 1882                       │                      ┌── John Alexander Fennell
D: 1949                       │                      │
                              └── Mary Ann Fennell ──┤
                                   1839-?            │
                                                     └── Sarah Howell
M: Teler -

M: Carrie Elizabeth Singleton

James Oscar Henshaw     [ID 13439] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Oscar Henshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Oscar Hinshaw6, Oscar Henshaw7, Osker Hinshaw8].

Born Oct 20 18821,2,3,4,5,6 [about 18798, about 18777, about 18849], Blaine, Tennessee1,2,3,4,5,6.  

Oscar was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1900), living in the household of brother Alonzo in Grainger County, Tennessee:6

Hinshaw, Oscar, brother, age 18, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; day laborer.

He married Teler -7 [Telia -10], about 19107.  Teler was born Sep 18 188610 [about 18887], Tennessee10.  

Oscar and Teler were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1910), living (or staying) in a boarding house at 1643 Isabella Avenue, Mountain View, Knox County, Tennessee:7

Parker, Wyley, head-of-household, age 33, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 14 years; occupation: driver, oil wagon; rented home.
Parker, Mattie, wife, age 31, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 14 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Parker, Clyde, son, age 11, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee..
Henshaw, Oscar, boarder, age 44, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 0 years; occupation: proprietor, grocery store.
Henshaw, Teler, boarder, age 22, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 0 years; no children; occupation: sew buttons, pants factory.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of brother Alonzo.11  

Teler died Aug 29 1913, buried Union Cemetery, Knox County, Tennessee.10  

On Sep 12 1918 James Oscar Henshaw, age 36, registered for the World War I draft in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.  He declared he was born October 20, 1882 and then resided at 128 Burtrand, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, where he was employed as a "can oiler".  He declared his nearest relative was brother "Mr. Lonzo Brel Henshaw" of 1239 E. Main, Knoxville.  He was recorded as medium height, stout, brown eyes, brown hair.1  

James and nephew Mongo were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), living in (or staying in) a boarding house at 128 Bertrand St., Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee:4

Hanshaw, James O, boarder, age 37, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single; occupation: laborer, railroad.
Hanshaw, Mongo, boarder, age 23, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single; occupation: clerk sales, retail groceries.

He then married Carrie Elizabeth Singleton2,9 [Carolyn Elizabeth Singleton5], about 19222,9.  Carrie, daughter of Philander/Russell Singleton & Sarah Ackridge2,5,9,12, was born Oct 9 18862,5,9,12 [Nov - 188513,14,15], Blount County, Tennessee2,5,9,12.  

James and Carrie were shown in the 1926 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16

Henshaw Jas O (Carrie S) car inspr So Ry r 1671 Mabry av
James and Carrie were shown in the 1927 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16
Henshaw J Oscar (Carrie S) oiler So Ry r 1671 Mabry av
James and Carrie were shown in the 1928 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16
Henshaw J Oscar (Carrie S) oiler So Ry r 1671 Mabry av
James and Carrie were shown in the 1930 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16
Henshaw J Oscar (Carrie S) car oiler So Ry r 1671 Mabry av

James and Carrie were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 11 1930), 1671 Mabry St., Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee:9

Henshaw, J. Oscar, head-of-household, age 46, born in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in North Carolina; first married at age 38; rented home ($16 rent); no radio in home; occupation: oiler, railroad; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Carrie E., wife, age 43, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 35.
Living two houses away in 1930 was the family of sister Addie.17  

James and Carrie were shown in the 1931 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16

Henshaw Jas O (Carrie S) oiler So Ry r 1671 Mabry av
James and Carrie were shown in the 1932 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16
Henshaw Jas O (Carrie S) car oiler So Ry r 1671 Mabry av
James and Carrie were shown in the 1933 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16
Henshaw Jas O (Carrie S) pkr So Ry r 1671 Mabry av
James and Carrie were shown in the 1935 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16
Henshaw Jas O (Carrie S) car oiler So Ry r 1671 Mabry av
James and Carrie were shown in the 1938 city directory of Knoxville, Tennessee:16
Henshaw J Oscar (Carrie S) car oiler So Ry r 1671 Mabry av

James and Carrie were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 9 1940), 1671 Mabry Ave., Knoxville, Knox County, Tennesse:5

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 57, born in Tennessee; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented home ($11/month rent); occupation: oiler, Southern Ry; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1269 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Carolyn E, wife, age 53, born in Tennessee; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.

In 1949 James and Carrie were still living at 1671 Mabry St., Knoxville, Tennessee.2  

James Oscar Henshaw died Oct 21 1949, Jefferson City Hospital, Grainger County, Tennessee; age 67.2,3  

In 1950 Carrie was living with her sister Flora Singleton at 1645 Mabry St., Knoxville, Tennessee.2  

Carrie died Mar 4 1950, East Tennessee Baptist Hospital, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee; age 63.2,12

(photo)Photo: Carrie Elizabeth Singleton gravestone Mount Moriah Cemetery 12

Social Security information for James Oscar Henshaw: 704-12-9559


Sources

  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. "Grainger County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, Vol. II, South of Clinch Mountain", compiled 1985 by Clarence McGinnis & Stella Grace McGinnis, Morristown, TN, in the Tennessee State Library/Archives. Contributed by Robert Worley.
  4. 1920 census, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T625-1749, ED 103, page 18B, line #65/67, dwelling #360, family #397.
  5. 1940 census, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennesse; roll T627-3957, ED 97-53, page 3B, line #63, household #56.
  6. 1900 census, Civil District 7, Grainger County, Tennessee; ED 22, page 77A, line #1, dwelling #24, family #27.
  7. 1910 census, Mountain View, District 2, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T624-1508, ED 105, page 118A, line #28, dwelling #28, family #28.
  8. 1880 census, 7th Civil District, Grainger County, Tennessee; roll T9-1257, ED 98, page 456C, line #17, dwelling #248, family #259.
  9. 1930 census, 12th Ward, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T626-2258, ED 29, page 14A, line #16, dwelling #277, family #302.
  10. Burials in Union Cemetery, Knox County, Tennessee; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tn/knox/cemeteries/unionh-z.txt.
  11. 1910 census, Mountain View, District 2, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T624-1508, ED 105, page 118A, line #33, dwelling #29, family #29.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com.
  13. 1900 census, Civil District 11, Blount County, Tennessee; roll T623-1558, ED 22, page 11A, line #27, dwelling #185, family #193.
  14. 1910 census, Civil District 2, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T624-1508, ED 105, page 17A, line #40, dwelling #11, family #11.
  15. 1920 census, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T625-1749, ED 80, page 26A, line #50, dwelling #453, family #595.
  16. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. 1930 census, 12th Ward, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T626-2258, ED 29, page 14A, line #7, dwelling #275, family #300.


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