Rupert O. Henshaw

                                                  ┌── Seth Burleigh Hinshaw
                                                  │    1837-1915 
                      ┌── Seth Burleigh Henshaw ──┤
                      │    1875-1927              │
                      │                           └── Mary Jane Rich
                      │                                1840-1918 
Rupert O. Henshaw ────┤
B: 1909               │
D: 1978               │
                      └── Eloise Saylor
                           1875-?    
M: Katherine A. Baker
   ├── Rupert O. Henshaw, Jr. (1929-2006) 1,2,3
   └── Saylor Irene Henshaw (c1932-) 2,3

Rupert O. Henshaw     [ID 17704] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 1 1909, Stockton, San Joaquin County, California.1,2,4,5  (May 1 1910).6,7  (May 1 1911).8,9  

On Feb 29 1928 Rupert and his mother arrived at the port of Honolulu on the S.S. Malolo, having sailed Feb 25 1928 from San Francisco:8

Henshaw, Eloise, age 53, born May 11 1875, Ottawa, Illinois; widow; address in the U.S.: Charleston, West Virginia.
Henshaw, Rupert, age 17, born May 1 1911, Stockton, California; single; address in the U.S.: Charleston, West Virginia.

On Mar 21 1928 Rupert and his mother arrived at the port of San Francisco on the S.S. Malolo, having sailed Mar 16 1928 from Honolulu:6

Henshaw, Eloise, age 53, born May 11 1875, Ottawa, Illinois; widow; address in the U.S.: Charleston, West Virginia.
Henshaw, Rupert, age 17, born May 1 1910, Stockton, California; single; address in the U.S.: Charleston, West Virginia.

On Nov 6 1928 Rupert and his mother arrived at the port of New York on the S.S. Southern Cross, having sailed Oct 18 1928 from Buenos Aires, Argentina:9

Henshaw, Eloise, age 52, born May 11 1875 in Ottawa, Illinois; widow; address in the U.S.: Charleston, West Virginia.
Henshaw, Rupert, son, age 17, born May 1 1911 in Stockton, California; single; address in the U.S.: Charleston, West Virginia.

He married Katherine A. Baker, about 1929.1,3  Katherine, daughter of Ashby + Lavenia Baker, was born about 1910, West Virginia.1,2  

Rupert and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 11 1930), living with Katherine's parents at 1586 Lee Street, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:1

Baker, Ashby Jr, head-of-household, age 59, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 27; owned home ($22000 value); radio in home; occupation: manager, coal mine stores; not a war veteran.
Baker, Lavenia, wife, age 58, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.
Baker, Kendall, son, age 26, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Maryland; occupation: salesman, furniture; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Katherine, daughter, age 20, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Maryland; first married at age 19.
Henshaw, Rupert O., son-in-law, age 20, born in California; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 19; occupation: clerk, brokerage; not a war veteran.
Baker, Parker, daughter, age 17, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Maryland; attended school.
Henshaw, Rupert, grandson, age 6 months, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in California [sic].

Rupert and family were shown in the 1930 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10

Henshaw John S (Josephine) sec-treas Henshaw Motor Car Co h1128 Neal av (SS)
HENSHAW MOTOR SALES, Frank C Sweeney Pres, Robt S Day V-Pres and Mgr, John Henshaw Sec-Treas, Jordan, Marmon and Roosevelt Motor Cars 814 Washington, Tel Cap 5023
Henshaw Rupert (Kath) clk Harris Upham & Co r1586 Lee
Rupert and family were shown in the 1932 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10
Henshaw Rupert O (Kath) h1586 Lee
Henshaw Seth B (Frances M) slsmn h215 Monongalia (WC)
Rupert and Katherine were shown in the 1934 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10
Henshaw John S (Josephine D) slsmn Capital Motor Sales h817 Myrtle av (SS)
Henshaw Rupert O (Kath A) h108 Michigan av apt 6

Rupert and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), 117 No. Orange Drive, Los Angeles, California:2

Henshaw, Sarah E., head-of-household, age 64, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Kentucky; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; widow; rented home ($100/month rent).
Henshaw, Rupert O, son, age 30, born in California; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; married; occupation: salesman, wholesale liquor.
Henshaw, Catherine, daughter-in-law, age 30, born in West Virginia; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; married.
Henshaw, Rupert Jr, grandson, age 10, born in West Virginia; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Henshaw, Irene, granddaughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.

In 1978 Rupert was living in/near Burbank, Los Angeles County, California.7  

Rupert O. Henshaw died Jan 26 1978, Los Angeles County, California.4,7  

Social Security information for Rupert O. Henshaw: 568-10-3523


Sources

  1. 1930 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2537, ED 48, page 7B, line #73, dwelling #152, family #158.
  2. 1940 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T627-406, ED 60-313, pages 6B (+61A), line #75 (+36), household #159.
  3. Obituary of Rupert O. Henshaw.
  4. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1920 census, Peiffer Precinct, Charleston District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 85, page 10B, line #86, dwelling #190, family #201.
  6. California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "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
  8. Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.


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