George Bridges Henshaw

                                                       ┌── William Henshaw
                                                       │    1804-1891 
                          ┌── William Oliver Henshaw ──┤
                          │   c1835-1896               │
                          │                            └── Sarah Holden Wetherbee
                          │                                 1810-1881 
George Bridges Henshaw ───┤
B: 1867                   │
D: 1901                   │
                          └── Josephine Bridges
                              c1832-c1893
M: Grace Ellen Raymond
   ├── Raymond Henshaw (1897-1972) 1

M: Edith Scott
   ├── Josephine Henshaw (1899-) 1,2,3
   └── Scott Henshaw (c1901-) 2,3

George Bridges Henshaw     [ID 15940] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1867, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,4,5,6  

George was a physician.1,7  

He married Grace Ellen Raymond8 [Grace Alice Raymond6], Jun 27 18958, Shepard Memorial Church, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts8.  Grace, daughter of Charles Emmons Raymond.8  

George's marriage was reported in the "Cambridge Chronicle" (Cambridge, Massachusetts) on Saturday, June 29, 1895:8

HENSHAW-RAYMOND.
  

The wedding of a highly respected young Cambridge couple took place Thursday evening at the Shepard Memorial church.  The bride was Miss Grace Ellen Raymond, daughter of Mrs. Charles Emmons Raymond, of 357 Harvard street, and the bridegroom, Dr. George Bridges Henshaw, a graduate of Harvard college and the medical school.  The church was tastefully decorated with ferns, palms and flowers.  The ceremony was performed at 7:30 by Rev. Dr. McKenzie.  The bride, who was given away by her cousin, Mr. Walter Raymond, wore white duchesse satin, with pearl trimmings and carried lillies of the valley.  The bridesmaid, Miss Ethel M. Raymond, sister of the bride, wore pink fallie, with bodice of spangled lace over white satin, and carried Catharine mermet roses.  Mrs. William H. Young, of Brookline, was best man.  The ushers were Messrs. H. Chouteau Dyer, of St. Louis, Charles L. Garrison, Dr. John Dennett, Dr. B. Hicks Metcalf and Frank Perkins, of Boston, Herbert H. White, Raymond L. Whitman and Norman H. White, of this city.  At the close of the ceremony a brilliant reception was held at the home of the bride.  There was a very large attendance of guests and the couple were tendered a host of very hearty congratulations.  The parlors and halls were profusely decorated with palms, ferns and leaves, and music was furnished by the Symphony orchestra.  Dr. and Mrs. Henshaw will pass the summer at Fox Island, Maine, and in the fall will make their home in this city.

Grace died about a year after they were married.9  

He then married Edith Scott, Aug 1 1898, Rochelle Park, New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York.1,10  Edith, daughter of Louis H. + Frances M. Scott, was born Oct - 1870, Illinois.1,2  (c1872).3  (c1867).11  

George's marriage was reported in the "Cambridge Chronicle" (Cambridge, Massachusetts) on Saturday, August 6, 1898:10

HENSHAW -- SCOTT.
  

Dr. Geo. Bridges Henshaw, of 1131 Massachusetts avenue, was united in marriage Monday evening, Aug. 1, to Miss Edith Scott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Scott, of Rochelle park, New Rochelle, N. Y.  The ceremony took place at the bride's home in the presence of a company of the immediate families and friends.  On Tuesday Dr. and Mrs. Henshaw were in the city for a brief time, preparatory to their sailing from Boston on the following day by the steamer "Lancastrian," of the Leyland line.  They are to remain abroad until about Oct. 1st, visiting the cathedral towns of England and making a short trip to Paris before their return.  Many Cambridge friends will welcome them when they return to this city, where Dr. Henshaw is very well known socially and professionally.  During his absence his office and practise will be in charge of Dr. P. F. Kelleher, who has been house surgeon at the Boston City hospital for the past two years.

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), 113 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:1

Henshaw, George B., head-of-household, age 33, born May [or Mar - unclear] 1867 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; married 1 year; occupation: physician; rented home.
Henshaw, Edith S., wife, age 29, born Oct 1870 in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Mexico; married 1 year; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Raymond, son, age 3, born Feb 1897 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Henshaw, Josephene, daughter, age 7 months, born Oct 1899 in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Illinois.
[.. plus two lodgers and two servants ..]

George Bridges Henshaw died Dec 19 1901, New Rochelle, New York; age 34.2,6,12  George was thought to have died from poisoning contracted from the wallpaper in his house.6  

George's death was reported in the "Cambridge Chronicle" (Cambridge, Massachusetts) on Saturday, December 28, 19016 (see scan below).  

George B. Henshaw's will was probated in 1902 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.12  

After George died, his son by his first wife, Raymond, was adopted by his sister, Mabel Josephine (Henshaw) Greenman.12,13  

Widow Edith and children were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), living with her parents at 38 Guion St., New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York:2

Henshaw, Edith S., daughter, age 39, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Mexico; widow; 2 children, 2 living; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Josephing, grandchild, age 10, born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Scott, grandchild, age 9, born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Illinois; attended school.

Widow Edith and children were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 15-16 1920), living with her widowed father and family at 38 Guim St., New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York:3

Scott, Lewis H., head-of-household, age 72, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; widower; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: secretary, mining co.
Henshaw, Edith S., daughter, age 48, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Mexico; widow; occupation: private secretary, private home.
Scott, Dora, daughter, age 46, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Mexico; single; occupation: manager, business office.
Scott, Charles F., son, age 44, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Mexico; single; occupation: elec. engineer, [..unclear..].
Scott, Grace, daughter, age 36, born in Mexico; father born in Ohio; mother born in Mexico; single.
Scott, Marion, daughter, age 28, born in New York; father born in Ohio; mother born in Mexico; single.
Henshaw, Josephine, granddaughter, age 20, born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, L. Scott, grandson, age 18, born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Illinois; attended school.

Widow Edith was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 1930), living with her siblings at 38 Guion Street, New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York:11

Henshaw, Edith, sister, age 63, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Mexico; widow, first married at age 31; occupation: secretary, private.

(photo)Photo: Death of George B. Henshaw "Cambridge Chronicle", Saturday, Dec 28 1901 6

(photo)Photo: Death of George B. Henshaw "Cambridge Tribune", Saturday, Dec 28 1901 9


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T623-656, ED 678, page 9B, line #52, dwelling #63, family #66.
  2. 1910 census, New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York; roll T624-1091, ED 94, page 271A, line #39, dwelling #8, family #8.
  3. 1920 census, 4th Ward, New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York; roll T625-1278, ED 136, page 4B, line #54, dwelling #62, family #72.
  4. 1870 census, West Roxbury, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; roll M593-637, page 398-399, line #40, dwelling #836, family #985.
  5. 1880 census, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T9-0544, ED 446, page 324C, line #7, dwelling #178, family #183.
  6. Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Library:
    http://cambridge.dlconsulting.com/cgi-bin/cambridge?a=d&d=Chronicle19011228-01.2.75.
  7. Newspaper report on the death of Oliver B. Henshaw.
  8. Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Library:
    http://cambridge.dlconsulting.com/cgi-bin/cambridge?a=d&d=Chronicle18950629-01.2.46.
  9. Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Library:
    http://cambridge.dlconsulting.com/cgi-bin/cambridge?a=d&d=Tribune19011228-01.2.13.
  10. Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Library:
    http://cambridge.dlconsulting.com/cgi-bin/cambridge?a=d&d=Chronicle18980806-01.2.63.
  11. 1930 census, 4th Ward, New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York; roll T626-1663, ED 275, page 9B, line #88, dwelling #83, family #210.
  12. Middlesex County, Massachusetts Probate Index, 1871-1909; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Richard O. Greenman ().


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