James Henshaw

                 ┌── William Henry Henshaw
                 │       ?-1948 
                 │
                 │
James Henshaw ───┤
B: 1884          │                           ┌── James Wormald
D: 1971          │                           │
                 └── Annie Wormald ──────────┤
                      1863-?                 │
                                             └── Elizabeth (Wormald)
M: Annie -
   ├── Dorothy M. Henshaw (c1910-) 1,2
   └── Walter Henshaw (1911-1990) 1,2

James Henshaw     [ID 17666] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 24 1884, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.1,2,3,4,5  

He married Annie -, about 1908.1,2  Annie was born about 1885, England.1  

James and Annie were shown in the 1917 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins agt h 13 Sycamore

James and Annie were shown in the 1918 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins agt h 13 Sycamore

On Sep 12 1918 James Henshaw, age 33, a naturalized citizen, registered for the World War I draft in Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  He declared he was born Sept 24 1884, and was then residing at 11 Sycamore St., Fairhaven where he was an insurance agent employed by Metropolitan Life in New Bedford.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Annie Henshaw of 11 Sycamore, Fairhaven.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light brown hair.3  

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 7 1920), 11 Sycamore Street, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:1

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 35, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1893, naturalized 1916; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: agent, insurance.
Henshaw, Annie, wife, age 35, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1893, naturalized 1916.
Henshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 10, born in Massachusetts; parents born in England; attended school.
Henshaw, Walter, son, age 8, born in Massachusetts; parents born in England; attended school.

James and Annie were shown in the 1921 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins agt h 11 Sycamore

James and Annie were shown in the 1926 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins N B h 11 Sycamore
also shown in the same 1926 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw Wm (Annie) opr h 315 Main
James' business was shown in the 1926 city directory of New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6
Insurance Agents
...
Henshaw James 18 Masonic bldg
and also listed as:
Henshaw James ins 558 Pleasant h at Fairhaven

James and family were shown in the 1928 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins N B h 11 Sycamore
Henshaw Dorothy M sten res 11 Sycamore
also shown in the same 1928 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw Wm H (Annie) opr h 127 Farm Field la

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), 11 Sycamore, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:2

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 45, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1892, naturalized; first married at age 23; owned home ($3500 value); radio in home; occupation: broker, insurance; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Annie, wife, age 45, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1900, naturalized; first married at age 23.
Henshaw, Dorothy M., daughter, age 20, born in Massachusetts; parents born in England; occupation: stenographer, [..unclear..] Co.
Henshaw, Walter, son, age 18, born in Massachusetts; parents born in England; attended school.

James and family were shown in the 1931 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins h 11 Sycamore Cli 8319M
Henshaw Dorothy M sten r 11 Sycamore
Henshaw Walter clk r 11 Sycamore
with his insurance business listed as:
Henshaw James ins 558 Pleasant R15 h at Fairhaven
Also shown in the same 1931 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw Wm H (Annie) h 127 Farm Field

James and family were shown in the 1932 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw Jas (Annie) ins h11 Sycamore Cli 8319M
Henshaw Dorothy M sten r11 Sycamore
Henshaw Walter clk r11 Sycamore
Also shown in the same 1931 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw Wm H (Annie) h127 Farmfield

James and Annie were shown in the 1937 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw Jas (Annie) ins NB h11 Sycamore
also shown in the same 1937 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw Wm H (Annie) h63 Farmfield

James and Annie were shown in the 1940 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw Jas (Annie) emp NB h11 Sycamore
Henshaw Walter emp Washington D C r11 Sycamore
also shown in the same 1940 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw Wm H (Annie) h63 Farmfield

James and Annie were shown in the 1941 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw Jas (Annie) ins NB h11 Sycamore
Henshaw Walter emp Washington DC r11 Sycamore
also shown in the same 1941 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw Wm H (Annie) retired h63 Farmfield

James and Annie were shown in the 1943 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw Jas (Annie) ins NB h11 Sycamore
Henshaw Walter emp Washington DC r11 Sycamore
also shown in the same 1943 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw William H (Annie) retired h63 Farmfield

James and Annie were shown in the 1945 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw Jas (Annie) ins NB h11 Sycamore
also shown in the same 1945 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw William H (Annie) retired h105 Farmfield

James and Annie were shown in the 1949 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins NB h11 Sycamore
also shown in the same 1949 Fairhaven city directory was:
Henshaw William H (Annie) retired h105 Farmfield
James' business was shown in the 1949 city directory of New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6
Henshaw James ins 558 Pleasant (315) res Fn

James and Annie were shown in the 1952 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins NB h11 Sycamore

James and Annie were shown in the 1955 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw James (Annie) ins NB h11 Sycamore

In 1971 James was still living in/near New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.4  

James Henshaw died Aug 9 1971, Taunton, Massachusetts.4,5,7

(photo)Photo: James Henshaw World War I draft registration card 3

Social Security information for James Henshaw: 014-28-7578


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts; roll T625-682, ED 26, page 45B-46A, line #98, dwelling #824, family #980.
  2. 1930 census, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts; roll T626-886, ED 185, page 15B, line #89, dwelling #329, family #311.
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. "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
  5. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  6. Massachusetts City Directories; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.


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