Alta Belle Henshaw

                                                            ┌── Samuel Wesley Henshaw
                                                            │    1828-1903 
                            ┌── Henry Hanshaw ──────────────┤
                            │    1855-1941                  │
                            │                               └── Lydia Campbell
                            │                                    1834-1911 
Alta Belle Henshaw ─────────┤
B: 1894                     │                               ┌── Uriah Shewfelt
D: 1982                     │                               │
                            └── Anna May "Annie" Shewfelt ──┤
                                 1867-1937                  │
                                                            └── Margaret Jackson
M: Frederick Manuel Bennett

M: Walter Block

Alta Belle Henshaw     [ID 16801] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May - 1894, Michigan.1,2,3  (Apr 7 1894).4,5  (c1896).6  

She married Frederick Manuel Bennett.7,8  Frederick, son of James Bennett & Mary Ann Jackson, was born Apr 7 1886, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan.3,4,7,9,10,11  

Children:3,4,8,9,11,12

James E. Bennett, born Jun 13 1913, Michigan; died Feb 6 1996, Port Huron, Michigan.
Erie Alta Bennett, born Jan 7 1916, Port Huron, Michigan; died Jun 24 2005, Harlingen, Texas; married 1) Clifford Howard; 2) Margarito Vasquez.
Nellie Frida Bennett, born Apr 3 1918, Port Huron, Michigan; died Dec 20 1919, Port Huron, Michigan; buried Dec 22 1919, Lakeside Cemetery. 13,14
Frederick J. Bennett, born Sep 26 1920, Port Huron, Michigan; died Apr 21 1998, St. Clair County, Michigan; buried Lakeside Cemetery; married June H. Wilder. 15,16
Joseph Henry Bennett, born Apr 26 1923, Port Huron, Michigan; died Apr 2 1983, Port Huron, Michigan; buried Lakeside Cemetery. 17
Benjamin Defoe Bennett, born Nov 5 1926, Port Huron, Michigan; died Sep 23 1993, Port Huron, Michigan; buried Woodland Cemetery, Port Huron, Michigan; married Edna Basnaw. 18
George E. Bennett, born Sep 22 1928, Port Huron, Michigan; died Oct 5 2013, St. Clair County, Michigan; buried Kinney Cemetery, Wadhams, Michigan; married Agnes M. Basnaw. 19
Margaret Bennett, born Dec 20 1930, Michigan; died Feb 27 1966, Goodells, St. Clair County, Michigan; married Lambert McCombs.
Maryann Bennett, born c1935, Michigan; married Frank Farro.
Hazel Grace Bennett, born c1939, Michigan; married Richard Hart.

On Sep 12 1918 Frederick Manuel Bennett, age 32, registered for the World War I draft in Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan.  He declared he was born Apr 7 1886, and was then residing at 611 Division in Port Huron, occupied as a sailor.  He declared his nearest relative was Alta Bell Bennett of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, dark eyes, dark hair.7  

Alta and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), 611 Division Street, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan:3

Bennett, Fred, head-of-household, age 34, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; owned home (free); occupation: contractor.
Bennett, Alta, wife, age 26, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Bennett, James, son, age 6, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Bennett, Erie, daughter, age 4, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.

Alta and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), 4 Clairmont, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan:9

Bennett, Frederick M, head-of-household, age 43, born in Michigan; parents born in Canada; first married at age 26; owned home ($1500 value); no radio in home; occupation: business proprietor, retail grocery; not a war veteran.
Bennett, Alta B., wife, age 37, born in Michigan; father born in Canada; mother born in Michigan; first married at age 18.
Bennett, James E., son, age 16, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; occupation: sailor, steam boat.
Bennett, Erie A., daughter, age 14, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; attended school.
Bennett, Frederick J., son, age 10 [or 19? unclear], born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; attended school.
Bennett, Benjamen D., son, age 2 years 6 months, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Bennett, Joseph H., son, age 6, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Bennett, George E., son, age 1 year 6 months, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.

Alta and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 20 1940), 4 Clairmont St., Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan:12

Bennett, Fred, head-of-household, age 54, born in Michigan; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; owned home ($900 value); occupation: laborer, building contractor.
Bennett, Alta, wife, age 48, born in Michigan; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Bennett, Fred Jr, son, age 20, born in Michigan; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; occupation: janitor, bowling alley.
Bennett, Joseph, son, age 16, born in Michigan; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Bennett, Ben, son, age 14, born in Michigan; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Bennett, George, son, age 12, born in Michigan; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Bennett, Margaret, daughter, age 9, born in Michigan; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Bennett, Maryann, daughter, age 5, born in Michigan; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Bennett, Hazel Grace, daughter, age 1, born in Michigan.

On Apr 27 1942 Fred Manuel Bennett, age 56, registered for the World War II draft in Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan.  He declared he was born April 7 1886 in Port Huron, Michigan, and was then residing at 4 Clairmont St. in Port Huron, a self-employed spile [??] driver on river.  He declared his relative/contact was Arthur Hughes, 116 Clyde St. in Port Huron.  He was recorded as 5'10½" tall, 190 lbs., brown eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion.10  

Frederick died 1942, buried Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan.4,11  

She then married Walter Block.4,5,8  

Walter died 1972.4  

Alta Belle Henshaw died Mar 2 1982, Port Huron Hospital, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan; age 87.5,8,20

(photo)Photo: Alta Belle Henshaw obituary 4


Sources

  1. Contribution from Mark Purtle ().
  2. 1900 census, 7th Ward, Port Huron City, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T623-742, ED 103, page 10A, line #9, dwelling #218, family #219.
  3. 1920 census, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T625-795, ED 115, page 7B, line #74, dwelling #175, family #181.
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data "Jones Manning family tree" posted by "Jones Manning".
  5. Michigan, Deaths, 1971-1996; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1910 census, 7th Ward, Port Huron City, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T624-673, ED 115, page 129A, line #2, dwelling #179, family #181.
  7. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122624419.
  9. 1930 census, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T626-1025, ED 28, page 1B, line #98, dwelling #24, family #27.
  10. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=101786970.
  12. 1940 census, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T627-1816, ED 74-38, page 15B, line #50, household #339.
  13. Nellie Frida Bennett death certificate; Library of Michigan:
    http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p129401coll7/id/875450.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122643072.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102415799.
  16. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122631574.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=101882806.
  19. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=118397537.
  20. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122624403.


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