William Edward Henshaw

                                                     ┌── Pleasant J. Henshaw
                                                     │    1837-1921 
                          ┌── William O. Henshaw ────┤
                          │   c1860-?                │
                          │                          └── Mary C. Sharp
                          │                              c1833-?    
William Edward Henshaw ───┤
B: 1884                   │
D: ?                      │
                          └── Elizabeth "Bettie" -
                               1863-?    
M: Fannie Frances -
   ├── Earl R. Henshaw (1905-1982) 1,2,3
   ├── Fannie Henshaw (c1907-) 1,2
   ├── Kate L. Henshaw (c1909-) 1,2
   ├── Annie E. Henshaw (c1913-) 2
   ├── Ruby P. Henshaw (c1915-) 2,3
   ├── Mary L. Henshaw (1919-) 2,3
   ├── William Ellis Henshaw (1921-1998) 3
   └── Marvin W. Henshaw (c1924-) 3

William Edward Henshaw     [ID 16612] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Edward Henshaw4 [William Ellis Henshaw5].

Born Jan 9 1884, Louisa County, Virginia.2,5,6,7  (Jan 9 1883).4  (c1885).1  (c1882).3  

He married Fannie Frances -, about 1904.1,4,5  Fannie was born about 1884, Virginia.1  

William and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), Cuckoo District, Louisa County, Virginia:1

Henshaw, William E., head-of-household, age 25, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 6 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Fannie C., wife, age 26, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 6 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Earl, son, age 5, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Fannie, daughter, age 3, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Kate, daughter, age 1, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

On Sep 12 1918 William Edward Henshaw, age 35, registered for the World War I draft in Louisa County, Virginia.  He declared he was born Jan 9 1883, and was then residing in Buckner, Louisa County, Virginia where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Fannie Frances Henshaw of Buckner.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, dark hair.4  

William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 14 1920), Jackson District, Louisa County, Virginia:2

Henshaw, William E., head-of-household, age 36, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home (free); cannot read or write; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Fannie F., wife, age 36, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Earl R., son, age 14, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school; occupation: farm laborer, home farm.
Henshaw, Francis E., daughter, age 13, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Kate L., daughter, age 11, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Annie E., daughter, age 7, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Ruby P., daughter, age 5, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mary L., daughter, age 9 months, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

William and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Buckner Highway, Jackson District, Louisa County, Virginia:3

Henshaw, W.E., head-of-household, age 48, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 21; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Fannie F., wife, age 39, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Early R., son, age 25, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; occupation: log cutter, saw mill; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Ruby P., daughter, age 14, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mary L., daughter, age 11, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Willie E., son, age 8, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Marvin [unclear] W., son, age 6, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.

On Apr 27 1942 William Ellis Henshaw, age 58, registered for the World War II draft in Louisa County, Virginia.  He declared he was born Jan 9 1884 in Louisa, Virginia, and was then residing in Buckner, Louisa County, Virginia where he was a farmer.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. Fannie Francis Henshaw of Buckner.  He was recorded as 6'2" tall, 181 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion.5  


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Cuckoo District, Louisa County, Virginia; roll T624-1634, ED 75, page 1A, line #22, dwelling #7, family #7.
  2. 1920 census, Jackson District, Louisa County, Virginia; roll T625-1894, ED 83, page 8B, line #66, dwelling #148, family #152.
  3. 1930 census, Jackson District, Louisa County, Virginia; roll T626-2449, ED 5, page 1A, line #43, dwelling #12, family #12.
  4. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Contribution from Cheryl Holzbach ().
  7. 1900 census, Jackson Township, Louisa County, Virginia; roll T623-1716, ED 65, page 4B, line #55, dwelling #45, family #46.


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