Robert Edwin Henshaw

                                                 ┌── George A. Henshaw
                                                 │    1829-?    
                         ┌── Robert Hy Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1861-?             │
                         │                       └── Zuriah Edwards
                         │                           c1836-<1900
Robert Edwin Henshaw ────┤
B: 1900                  │                       ┌── Frank Joseph Kalsch
D: 1963                  │                       │
                         └── Elisabeth Kalsch ───┤
                             c1881-<1930         │
                                                 └── Christina Karl
M: Marion Isabelle Meigs
   ├── Robert Edwin Henshaw, Jr. (1922-2010) 1
   ├── Roger Lee Henshaw (1924-1988) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Donald Meigs Henshaw (1927-2003) 1,2
   └── David Henshaw (c1933-) 2,3

M: Priscilla -

Robert Edwin Henshaw     [ID 15192] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Robert Edwin Henshaw5,6 [Robert Edward Henshaw7,8].

Born May 6 1900, New York.1,7,8,9,10,11,12  

He married Marion Isabelle Meigs, about 1922.1,4,5  Marion, daughter of Edwin Smith Meigs & Julia Margaret Allard, was born May 23 1902, Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont.1,4,12,13,14,15,16  

Robert and his cousin were shown in the 1923 city directory of Elizabeth, New Jersey:17

Henshaw Robert h 223 Mellon pl
Henshaw Robert E h 839 Livingston rd
Robert and his father were shown in the 1924 city directory of Plainfield, New Jersey:17
Henshaw Robert, broker, (NY), h Ayres av, NP
Henshaw Robert, jr., clerk, h Ayres av, NP
Robert and his father were shown in the 1925 city directory of Plainfield, New Jersey:17
Henshaw Robert, broker, (NY), h Ayres av, NP
Henshaw Robert, jr., clerk, h Ayres av, NP

Robert and family were shown in the 1930 census (May 5 1930), 585 Ayres Avenue, North Plainfield, Somerset County, New Jersey:1

Henshaw, Robert, head-of-household, age 30, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 22; rented home ($60 rent); radio in home; occupation: broker, custom house; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Marion, wife, age 27, born in Vermont; parents born in Vermont; first married at age 19.
Henshaw, Robert, son, age 7, born in Vermont; father born in New York; mother born in Vermont; attended school.
Henshaw, Roger, son, age 5, born in New Jersey; father born in New York; mother born in Vermont; attended school.
Henshaw, Donald, son, age 3, born in New Jersey; father born in New York; mother born in Vermont.
Henshaw, Robert Sr., father, age 69, born in New York; parents born in New York; widower; occupation: broker, custom house.

Robert and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 14 1940), 2829 Merrick St., Miami, Dade County, Florida:2

Henshaw, Robert, head-of-household, age 38, born in New York; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Union County, New Jersey; rented home; occupation: clerk; worked 32 weeks in 1939; $2000 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Henshaw, Maria, wife, age 37, born in Vermont; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Union County, New Jersey.
Henshaw, Roger, son, age 15, born in New Jersey; completed 2 years of high school; attended school.
Henshaw, Donald, son, age 13, born in New Jersey; completed 7th grade; attended school.
Henshaw, David, son, age 7, born in New Jersey; completed 2nd grade.

On Sep 16 1942 Robert E. Henshaw, born 1900 in New York, enlisted at Camp Blanding, Florida as a private in the U.S. Army.  He declared he had three years of high school and was separated, with dependents.  He was recorded as 5'11" tall, 135 lbs.18  CPL. 56 SEV SQ AIR CORPS USA8

Robert and Marion divorced, 1945, Dade County, Florida.6  

Marion and children shown in the 1945 Florida state census, 2829 SW 38th Ct., Dade County, Florida:19

Henshaw, Marion I, age 42, born in Vermont, New York; high school education; occupation: nurse.
Henshaw, Roger, age 20, born in New Jersey; occupation: marines.
Henshaw, Robert, age 22, born in Vermont; 2 years of college; occupation: air corps.
Henshaw, Donald, age 18, born in New Jersey; one year of high school; occupation: navy.
Henshaw, David, age 12, born in New Jersey; school.

Marion and children were shown in the 1947 city directory of Miami, Florida:17

Henshaw Marion I Mrs clk Victoria Hosp r2829 SW 38th ct (CGr)
Henshaw Robt student r2829 SW 38th ct (CGr)
Henshaw Roger L clk Pan Am Air r2829 SW 38th ct (CGr)

Marion died Aug 22 1977, Dade County, Florida; age 75.12,14  

He then married Priscilla -.11  Priscilla was born about 1903, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.11  

Robert and Priscilla were shown in the 1945 Florida state census, 2449 NW 41st St., Dade County, Florida:11

Henshaw, Robert, age 45, born in New York, New York; college education; occupation: health officer.
Henshaw, Priscilla, age 42, born in Chicago, Illinois; 1 year of college; occupation: housewife.

Robert and Priscilla were shown in the 1947 city directory of Miami, Florida:17

Henshaw Robt E (Priscilla) sanitation ofcr Co Dept of Health r2449 NW 41st st

Robert Edwin Henshaw died Feb 25 1963, Dade County, Florida; buried Sectoon 12 Site 5088, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.7,8,12,14  

Social Security information for Robert Edwin Henshaw: 262-20-6333

Social Security information for Marion Isabelle Meigs: 263-24-6660


Sources

  1. 1930 census, North Plainfield, Somerset County, New Jersey; roll T626-1384, ED 20, page 18A-B, line #50, dwelling #382, family #437.
  2. 1940 census, Miami, Dade County, Florida; roll T627-632, ED 69-121, page 1B, line #42, household #10.
  3. Contribution from Todd Williams Henshaw.
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by "twh2107".
  5. Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. 1910 census, Roselle Park Borough, Union County, New Jersey; roll T624-911, ED 107, page 50A, line #5, dwelling #394, family #448.
  10. 1920 census, Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey; roll T625-1070, ED 99, page 18A, line #1, dwelling #351, family #406.
  11. 1945 Florida state census, Prescinct 37, Dade County, Florida; S1371, roll 7, page 56, line 48.
  12. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  13. Ancestry Family Tree data "Morse Family Tree" posted by "vmetscher".
  14. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1910 census, 1st Ward, Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont; roll T624-1617, ED 0225, page 3A, line #20, dwelling #59, family #62.
  16. 1920 census, 3rd Ward, Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont; roll T625-1875, ED 91, page 5B, line #98, dwelling #109, family #120.
  17. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta); http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. 1945 Florida state census, Prescinct 107, Dade County, Florida; S1371, roll 13, page 19, line 29.


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