Flora Rebecca Henshaw

                                                          ┌── Samuel Preston Henshaw
                                                          │    1813-1884 
                         ┌── Charles Willoughby Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1852-1920                   │
                         │                                └── Julia Ann Margaret Hunsicker
                         │                                     1813-1903 
Flora Rebecca Henshaw ───┤
B: 1895                  │                                ┌── George F. Glaize
D: 1978                  │                                │
                         └── Flora Bell Glaize ───────────┤
                              1855-1928                   │
                                                          └── Harriett Susan Rinker
M: Howard William Boltz

Flora Rebecca Henshaw     [ID 01701] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Flora Rebecca Henshaw1,2,3,4,5,6 [Flossie Henshaw2].

Born Jun 14 1895, Middleway, Jefferson County, West Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10  

She married Howard William Boltz, Jan 28 1920, Duffield, Jefferson County, West Virginia.1,2,7,11,12  Howard, son of William M. Boltz & Mary Isador Gruber, was born Dec 15 1893, Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, West Virginia.1,2,6,7,8,10,13,14,15,16  

Howard was a World War I veteran.10,17  

Children:2,7,10,18,19,20,21

Howard William Boltz, Jr., born Nov 8 1920, Jefferson County, West Virginia; died Aug 18 2004, Martinsburg, West Virginia; buried Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg, West Virginia; married 1) Florence Hope Sigler/Siegler, May 26 1945; 2) Anne Bell -- (children: Rebecca C. and Mary Lee Boltz). 6,8,22,23,24,25
Helen Marie Boltz, born Nov 22 1922, Martinsburg, West Virginia; died Jan 21 2014, Rochester, New York; buried White Haven Memorial Park, 210 Marsh Road, Pittsford, Monroe County, New York; married 1) Robert Warren King, Jun 28 1947 (children: David Christian King and Philip Warren King); 2) Robert Daniel Murphy. 7,11,26
Gene Bell Boltz, born Feb 15 1927; married George Hunter Hott.
Ann/Anne Henshaw Boltz, born Jun 29 1928; married Willis Wyatt Howdershell [Willis Wayne Howdershill], Jan 27 1951, Martinsburg, West Virginia. 11
Bruce Donald "Donald" Boltz, born Oct 5 1929, Martinsburg, West Virginia; died Dec 15 2013, Fairfax, Virginia; married 1) Juanita Elliott; 2) Martha Miller.
Paul Nelson Boltz, born Feb 26 1931; married Mary Elizabeth Tabler.
Dorothy Rebecca Boltz, born Mar 10 1938; married 1) Alvin Laromore; 2) Forrest Coyle.

Flossie and Howard owned and operated Boltz Hardware in Martinsburg, West Virginia.  They were married 58 years.2  

Flossie and Howard were shown in the 1927 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27

Boltz Howard W (Flora H) slsmn Sites Hdw Co Inc h449 Winchester av
Flossie and Howard were shown in the 1929 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Howard W (Flora H) clk Sites Hdw Co r449 Winchester av

Flossie and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), 449 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, West Virginia:10

Boltz, Howard W., head-of-household, age 36, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 26; rented home ($25 rent); no radio in home; occupation: salesman, hardware; World War I veteran.
Boltz, Flora R., wife, age 34, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 24.
Boltz, Howard W. Jr., son, age 9, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Boltz, Helen M., daughter, age 7, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Boltz, Gene B., daughter, age 3, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Boltz, Anna H., daughter, age 1 year 11 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Boltz, Bruce D., son, age 6 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Flossie and Howard were shown in the 1932 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27

Boltz Howard W (Flora H) slsmn h449 Winchester av
Flossie and Howard were shown in the 1934 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Howard W (Flora H) clk Thos N Taylor h449 Winchester av
Flossie and Howard were shown in the 1937 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Howard W (Flora H) slsmn Taylor's Cash Hdw h449 Winchester av
Flossie and family were shown in the 1939 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Helen M student r449 Winchester av
BOLTZ HOWARD W (Flora H; Boltz's Hardware), h449 Winchester av
Boltz Howard W jr clk Boltz's Hardware r449 Winchester av
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE (Howard W Boltz), Martinsburg's Newest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel 515-W

Flossie and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 13 1940), 449 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, West Virginia:21

Boltz, Howard W., head-of-household, age 43, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented home ($25.00/month rent); occupation: merchant, retail hdw; worked 52 weeks in 1939.
Boltz, Flora R., wife, age 40, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Boltz, Howard Jr., son, age 19, born in West Virginia; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: clerk, retail hdw; worked 14 weeks in 1939.
Boltz, Helene M., daughter, age 17, born in West Virginia; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Boltz, Gene Bell, daughter, age 13, born in West Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Boltz, Ann H., daughter, age 12, born in West Virginia; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Boltz, Bruce D., son, age 10, born in West Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Boltz, Paul N., son, age 9, born in West Virginia; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Boltz, Rebecca D., daughter, age 2, born in West Virginia.

Flossie and family were shown in the 1942 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27

Boltz Ella R r502 Winchester av
Boltz Helen M student r449 Winchester av
BOLTZ HOWARD W (Flora H; Boltz's Hardware), h449 Winchester av
Boltz Howard W jr welder r449 Winchester av
Boltz Mary I (wid Wm M) h502 Winchester av
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE (Howard W Boltz), Martinsburg's Newest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel 515-W
Flossie and family were shown in the 1945 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Ella R r449 Winchester av
Boltz Gene clk Frank S Emmert & Son r502 Winchester av
Boltz Helen M tchr r502 Winchester av
BOLTZ HOWARD W (Flora H; Boltz's Hardware), h449 Winchester av, Tel 1409-J
Boltz Howard W jr USN r502 Winchester av
Boltz Mary I (wid Wm M) h449 Winchester av
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE (Howard W Boltz), Martinsburg's Newest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel 515-W
Flossie and family were shown in the 1947 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Anne H student r502 Winchester av
Boltz Ella R r449 Winchester av
Boltz Gene B student r502 Winchester av
Boltz Helen M tchr r502 Winchester av
BOLTZ HOWARD W (Flora H) (Boltz's Hardware), h449 Winchester av, Tel 1409-J
BOLTZ HOWARD W JR (Florence H), Boltz's Hardware, h1043 Winchester av, Tel 667-R
Boltz Mary I (wid Wm M) h449 Winchester av
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE (Howard W Boltz), Martinsburg's Newest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel 515-W
Flossie and family were shown in the 1949 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Anne H student r502 Winchester av
Boltz B Donald clk Boltz's Hdw r502 Winchester av
Boltz Ella R r449 Winchester av
Boltz Gene B tchr r502 Winchester av
BOLTZ HOWARD W (Flora H) (Boltz's Hardware), h502 Winchester av, Tel 1409-J
BOLTZ HOWARD W JR (Florence H), With Boltz's Hardware, h1043 Winchester av, Tel 667-R
Boltz Mary I (wid Wm M) h449 Winchester av
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE (Howard W Boltz), Martinsburg's Newest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel 1925-W
Flossie and family were shown in the 1950 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Anne H studt r502 Winchester av
Boltz B Donald studt r502 Winchester av
Boltz Ella R r449 Winchester av
BOLTZ HOWARD W (Flora H) (Boltz's Hardware), h502 Winchester av, Tel 6833
BOLTZ HOWARD W JR (Florence H), With Boltz Hardware, h417 Winchester av, Tel 6380
Boltz Mary I (wid Wm M) h449 Winchester av
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE (Howard W Boltz), Martinsburg's Newest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel 6942
Flossie and family were shown in the 1951 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Ella R r449 Winchester av
BOLTZ HOWARD W (Flora H) (Boltz's Hardware), h502 Winchester av, Tel 6833
BOLTZ HOWARD W JR (Florence H), With Boltz Hardware, r1043 Winchester av
Boltz Mary I (wid Wm M) h449 Winchester av
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE (Howard W Boltz), Martinsburg's Newest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel 6942

On Jun 3 1955 Flossie and Howard arrived at the Port of New York, on the Q.T.E.V. "Queen of Bermuda", having sailed, First Class, May 27 1955 from New York, New York, via Bermuda:

Boltz, Howard, born in West Virginia.
Boltz, Flora, born in West Virginia.

Flossie and family were shown in the 1957 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27

Boltz Dorothy R studt r510 S Queen
Boltz Ella R r449 Winchester av
BOLTZ HOWARD W (Flora H) Pres Boltz's Hardware Inc, h510 S Queen, Tel AMherst 7-6833
BOLTZ HOWARD W JR (Florence H), V-Pres Boltz's Hardware Inc, r1006 Grant pl, Tel AMherst 3-5485
Boltz Paul N clk r510 S Queen
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE INC, Howard W Boltz Pres, Howard W Boltz Jr V-Pres, Martinsburg's Oldest and Largest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel AMherst 7-6942
Flossie and family were shown in the 1960 city directory of Martinsburg, West Virginia:27
Boltz Dorothy R studt r510 S Queen
Boltz Howard W (Flora H) pres-treas Boltz's Hdw Inc h510 S Queen
Boltz Howard W jr (Florence H) v-pres-sec Boltz's Hdw Inc h1006 Grant pl
Boltz Paul N ofc wkr r510 S Queen
BOLTZ'S HARDWARE INC, Howard W Boltz Pres-Treas, Howard W Boltz Jr V-Pres-Sec, Martinsburg's Oldest and Largest Hardware, Davis Paints, Oils, Sporting Goods, Kitchen Furnishings and Electrical Supplies, "No Parking Trouble," 500 Winchester av, Tel AMherst 7-6942

Flora Rebecca Henshaw died Sep 22 1978, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia; buried Green Hill Cemetery, East Burke Street, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia.2,6,7,8  

Howard died Aug 23 1988, buried Green Hill Cemetery, East Burke Street, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia.6,7,8

(photo)Photo: Flora Rebecca Henshaw gravestone Green Hill Cemetery 6

(photo)Photo: Howard William Boltz gravestone Green Hill Cemetery 6

(photo)Photo: Marriage of Helen Marie Boltz "The Morning Herald" (Hagerstown, Maryland), Monday, June 30 1947 28

Social Security information for Flora Rebecca Henshaw: 233-86-5813

Social Security information for Howard William Boltz: 234-01-9388


Sources

  1. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  2. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  3. 1900 census, Middleway, Middleway Precinct, Jefferson County, West Virginia; roll T623-1761, ED 45, page 6A, line #1, dwelling #81, family #81.
  4. 1920 census, Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia; roll T625-1952, ED 71, page 4B, line #57, dwelling #11, family #12.
  5. Flora Rebecca Henshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1453930&Type=Birth.
  6. http://www.findagrave.com.
  7. Contribution from Candace King ().
  8. "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
  9. 1910 census, Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia; roll T624-1682, ED 55, page 230A, line #39, dwelling #205, family #307.
  10. 1930 census, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T626-2526, ED 11, page 23B, line #95, dwelling #490, family #562.
  11. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Flora Rebecca Henshaw marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10726569&Type=Marriage.
  13. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Howard William Boltz birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2693576&Type=Birth.
  16. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. History of Berkeley County, West Viginia; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. Obituary of Bruce Donald Boltz; "The Washington Post", Dec 17-19 2013:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx?pid=168601796.
  19. Obituary of Howard W. Boltz, Jr.; "The Republican" (Oakland, Maryland), Oct 29 2004; United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. Obituary of Howard W. Boltz, Jr.; "Sherwood Voice" (Sherwood, Arkansas), Oct 29 2004; United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. 1940 census, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T627-4393, ED 2-11, page 12B, line #75, household #246.
  22. Howard William Boltz, Jr. marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12515560&Type=Marriage.
  23. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  24. U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949; http://www.ancestry.com.
  25. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006; http://www.ancestry.com.
  26. Obituary of Helen Boltz King Murphy; "Rochester Democrat And Chronicle", Jan 26 2014:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/democratandchronicle/obituary.aspx?pid=169274705
    http://www.anthonychapels.com/obituaries/Helen-Murphy-2/#!/Obituary.
  27. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  28. "The Morning Herald", Jun 30 1947; http://www.ancestry.com.


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