Judson William Henshaw

                          ┌── William Henshawc1817-<1900
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Judson William Henshaw ───┤
B: 1839                   │
D: 1926                   │
                          └── Rosette -
                              c1817-?    
M: Lucy A. Dawley
   ├── Mary Henshaw (c1864-c1872) 1,2
   ├── Frederick Henshaw (1866-1935) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Emma Henshaw (1867-1928) 1,2,3,4,6,7
   └── Ethelyn Henshaw (1880-1937) 2,4,6

Judson William Henshaw     [ID 14619] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 7 1839, Java, Wyoming County, New York.1,2,3,8,9,10,11,12,13  It appears that Judson and sister Mary were twins.  

He married Lucy A. Dawley, 1861, Titusville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.2,3,9  Lucy, daughter of John Dawley & Mary Frank, was born Oct 16 1843, New York.1,2,3,7,9  

Judson and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 27 1870), Polk County, Iowa:1

Henshaw, J, age 30, born in New York; brick mason; $80 real estate; $600 personal property.
Henshaw, Lucy, age 26, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Mary, age 6, born in New York.
Henshaw, Fred, age 4, born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Emma, age 2, born in Illinois.

Judson and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 23 1880), Altoona Township, Polk County, Iowa:3

Henshaw, Judson, age 40, born in New York; parents born in New York; brick mason.
Henshaw, Lucy, wife, age 36, born in New York; parents born in New York; housekeeper.
Henshaw, Fred, son, age 14, born in Illinois; parents born in New York; attended school; "maimed, crippled, bedridden or otherwise disabled".
Henshaw, Emma, daughter, age 12, born in Illinois; parents born in New York; attended school.

On Mar 31 1884 Judson W. Henshaw received a U.S. government patent for 160 acres of land in Hand County, Dakota Territory (now South Dakota).14,15  Note that Charles H. Henshaw #4828 also aquired land in Hand County in the same time period.  

Judson and family were shown in the 1885 Iowa state census, Altoona Township, Polk County, Iowa:4

Judson Henshaw, age 45, born in New York; occupation: mason.
Lucy Henshaw, age 41, born in New York.
Emma Henshaw, age 17, born in Illinois.
Fred Henshaw, age 19, born in Illinois; occupation: telegraph op[..unclear..].
Ethelyn Henshaw, age 4.

Judson and Lucy were divorced before 1895.7,8,11,13  

Judson was shown in the 1895 Iowa state census, living alone in Altoona Township, Polk County, Iowa:11

Judson W. Henshaw, age 55, born in New York.
Lucy was shown in the 1895 Iowa state census living with daughter Emma in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa:7
Lucy A. Henshaw, age 51, born in New York.
Emma Henshaw, age 27, born in Illinois.

Judson was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4-5 1900), living alone in Altoona, Polk County, Iowa:8

Henshaw, Judson, head-of-household, age 60, born Nov 1839 in New York; parents born in New York; divorced; occupation: carpenter; owned home (mortgaged).
Lucy and children were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), 1019 Walnut St., Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa:6
Henshaw, Lucy, head-of-household, age 56, born Oct 1843 in New York; parents born in New York; widow [sic]; 6 children, 3 living; occupation: dressmaker; rented home.
Henshaw, Emma, daughter, age 33, born Sept 1866 in Illinois; parents born in New York; single; occupation: school teacher.
Henshaw, Ethlyn, daughter, age 19, born Aug 1880 in Iowa; parents born in New York; single; attended school 9 months.

Judson was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), living alone in Clay Township, Polk County, Iowa:12

Henshaw, Judson W., head-of-household, age 70, born in New York; parents born in New York; widower; occupation: own income; rented home.

Lucy died Jul 6 1916, Allen Township, Warren County, Iowa; buried Jul 1916, Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa.2,9,16  

Judson was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2-3 1920), living alone in Altoona, Polk County, Iowa:13

Henshaw, Judson W., head-of-household, age 80, born in New York; parents born in New York; divorced; owned home; occupation: carpenter, house.

Judson William Henshaw died Feb 5 1926, Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa; buried Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa.2,9

(photo)Photo: Judson William Henshaw 17


Sources

  1. 1870 census, Altoona P.O., Beaver Township, Polk County, Iowa; roll M593-415, page 88, line #32, dwelling #185, family #174.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect (aka Ancestry "World Tree") data by "unknown".
  3. 1880 census, Altoona Township, Polk County, Iowa; roll T9-0360, ED 249, page 656C, line #15, dwelling #59, family #62.
  4. 1885 Iowa State Census, Altoona Township, Polk County, Iowa; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Contribution from Jim Greaves.
  6. 1900 census, Des Moines, Lee Township, Polk County, Iowa; roll T623-454, ED 95, page 7A, line #17, dwelling #111, family #134.
  7. 1895 Iowa State Census, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1900 census, Altoona, Clay Township, Polk County, Iowa; roll T623-453, ED 63, page 3B, line #97, dwelling #84, family #85.
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  10. 1850 census, Ellicott Township, Chautauqua County, New York; roll M432-485, page 66-67, line #38, family #411, dwelling #411.
  11. 1895 Iowa State Census, Altoona Township, Polk County, Iowa; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1910 census, Clay Township, Polk County, Iowa; roll T624-418, ED 66, page 80B, line #70, dwelling #100, family #101.
  13. 1920 census, Altoona, Polk County, Iowa; roll T625-507, ED 70, page 1B, line #72, dwelling #20, family #20.
  14. U.S. Bureau of Land Management - http://www.glorecords.blm.gov.
  15. Hand County, South Dakota Federal Land Records; USGenWeb Archives:
    ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/sd/hand/land/hand-gh.txt.
  16. http://iagenweb.org/warren/cemeteries/cm-carli.htm.
  17. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200350379042.


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