Charles Willoughby Henshaw

                                                                 ┌── Hiram Henshaw
                                                                 │    1771-1845 
                              ┌── Samuel Preston Henshaw ────────┤
                              │    1813-1884                     │
                              │                                  └── Mary McConnell
                              │                                       1777-1842 
Charles Willoughby Henshaw ───┤
B: 1852                       │                                  ┌── Peter Hunsicker
D: 1920                       │                                  │
                              └── Julia Ann Margaret Hunsicker ──┤
                                   1813-1903                     │
                                                                 └── Eve Schmidt
M: Flora Bell Glaize
   ├── Samuel Smith Henshaw (1884-1958) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Charles Glaize Henshaw (1886-1886) 4,5,6
   ├── Edith May Henshaw (1887-1973) 1,2,3,4,5,7
   ├── George Hunter Henshaw (1889-1889) 4,5
   ├── Charles Calvin Henshaw (1890-1956) 1,2,3,4,5,8
   ├── Annie Susan Henshaw (1891-1985) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Flora Rebecca Henshaw (1895-1978) 1,2,3,4,5,8,9
   └── Mary Julia Henshaw (1897-1967) 1,2,3,4,5,8

Charles Willoughby Henshaw     [ID 01694] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 25 18521,2,3,4,5,8,10,11, Middleway, Jefferson County, West Virginia1,2,3,4,5,8,10,11 [Inwood, West Virginia7].  

Charles started in school at the little stone schoolhouse in Gerrardstown, West Virginia.  In 1873 he received a diploma in bookkeeping from a business school in Brucetown, Virginia.  In 1874 he received an academic diploma from Loanok Institute in Brucetown.4,5  

When he was twenty, Charles went to live with his aunt Rebecca Hunsicker in Jefferson County.  He had studied medicine and was ready to enter the University of Pennsylvania when aunt Rebecca pleaded with him to stay with her as long as she lived and she would compensate him accordingly.  After her death and settlement of the estate, all that was left for him were some pieces of silver and weaving equipment that had been brought from Germany by his great grandfather.4,5  

He married Flora Bell Glaize1,2,3,4,5,10,12 [Flora Isabelle Glaize5,12], Jun 9 18841,2,3,4,5,10,12, Walton, Indiana1,2,3,4,5,10,12.  Flora, daughter of George F. Glaize & Harriett Susan Rinker2,4,10,11,12,13,14,15, was born Aug 17 18552,4,10,11,12,13,14,15 [about 18653,8], Frederick County, Virginia2,4,10,11,12,13,14,15.  

Charles and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), Middleway, Jefferson County, West Virginia:2

Henshaw, C.W., head-of-household, age 48, born Mar 1852 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 16 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Flora B., wife, age 44, born Aug 1855 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 16 years; 8 children, 2 living [sic].
Henshaw, Samuel S., son, age 15, born Oct 1884 in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school 10 months.
Henshaw, Edyth M., daughter, age 12, born July 1887 in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, C. Calvin, son, age 9, born July 1890 in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Anna S., daughter, age 8, born July 1891 in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Flora R., daughter, age 4, born June 1895 in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mary J., daughter, age 2, born June 1897 in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Spade, Branson, servant, age 23, born Jan 1877 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: farm laborer.
Boggs, May C., servant, age 58, born Feb 1841 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: servant.
Spade, Katie J., cousin, age 35, born Mar 1865 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: servant.

Charles and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 9 1910), Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia:3

Henshaw, C.W., head-of-household, age 58, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 26 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Flora, wife, age 45, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 26 years; 8 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Smith, son, age 26, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; occupation: laborer, home farm.
Henshaw, Edith, daughter, age 23, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Carolton, son, age 19, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; occupation: laborer, home farm; attended school.
Henshaw, Susan, daughter, age 16, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Rebeca [unclear], daughter, age 14, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary, daughter, age 12, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Bogg, Catherine, boarder, age 76 [unclear], born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; occupation: none.

Charles and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia:8

Henshaw, Chas. W., head-of-household, age 68, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Flora Bell, wife, age 64, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Calvin, son, age 28, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; occupation: farmer.
Henshaw, Flora Rebeca, daughter, age 23, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mary Julia, daughter, age 21, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.

Charles Willoughby Henshaw died Jul 15 1920, Middleway, Jefferson County, West Virginia.4,5,10,11  

Flora died Sep 17 1928, Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia; age 73.16,17  


Sources

  1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  2. 1900 census, Middleway, Middleway Precinct, Jefferson County, West Virginia; roll T623-1761, ED 45, page 6A, line #1, dwelling #81, family #81.
  3. 1910 census, Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia; roll T624-1682, ED 55, page 230A, line #39, dwelling #205, family #307.
  4. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  5. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  6. Charles W. Henshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1458933&Type=Birth.
  7. Edith May Henshaw birth certificate>.
  8. 1920 census, Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia; roll T625-1952, ED 71, page 4B, line #57, dwelling #11, family #12.
  9. Contribution from Candace King ().
  10. Contribution from Candace McCarthy King ().
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Carolyn Montgomery ().
  12. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  13. 1860 census, District 5, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M653-1347, page 614, line #27, dwelling #2621, family #2568.
  14. 1870 census, Gainsborough Subdivision 180, Frederick County, Virginia; roll M593-1648, page 33, line #2, dwelling #109, family #109.
  15. 1880 census, Gainsborough District, Frederick County, Virginia; roll T9-1366, ED 43, page 363C, line #35, dwelling #26, family #26.
  16. Flora Bell Henshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=3781488&Type=Death.
  17. Flora Bell Henshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=22068&Type=Death.


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