William Porter Henshaw

                                                               ┌── Edward Henshaw
                                                               │    1804-1832 
                          ┌── Thomas Philip Gatewood Henshaw ──┤
                          │    1829-1905                       │
                          │                                    └── Lucy Jane Coutts Frost
                          │                                         1808-1902 
William Porter Henshaw ───┤
B: 1864                   │                                    ┌── William Porter
D: 1922                   │                                    │
                          └── Mary Virginia Porter ────────────┤
                               1823-1902                       │
                                                               └── Mary Newman Henshaw
M: Marie Elmo Henshaw
   ├── Marie Porter Henshaw (1888-?) 1,2
   └── Leslie Todd Henshaw (1891-1969) 1,2

William Porter Henshaw     [ID 17724] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 26 1864, Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6  

He married Marie Elmo Henshaw, Jan 23 1888.1,2,5  Marie Elmo Henshaw, daughter of Thomas Elmore Henshaw & Sarah Ella Tod, was born Sep 12 1871, King and Queen County, Virginia.2  (Sep - 1872).1,5  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), 427 North Columbus Street, Alexandria, Virginia:1

Henshaw, William P., head-of-household, age 36, born Jan 1864 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 12 years; occupation: R.R. clerk; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Mary, wife, age 27, born Sept 1872 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 12 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Mary, daughter, age 11, born Sept 1888 in Georgia; parents born in Virginia; attended school 8 months.
Henshaw, Leslie, son, age 8, born Nov 1891 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Richardson, Josephine, servant, black, age 23, born May 1877 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; occupation: servant.

William and Marie were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), 50 R Street N.E., Washington, D.C.:5

Henshaw, William P., head-of-household, age 55, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: asst chief [..unclear..], government service.
Henshaw, Marie E., wife, age 48, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Virginia C., niece, age 28, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: clerk, gov't service.
Taylor, Eliza G., boarder, age 23, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: information clerk, gov't service.

William Porter Henshaw died Oct 29 1922.2  


  1. 1900 census, 3rd Ward, Alexandria, Virginia; roll T623-1733, ED 95, page 6A-B, line #50, dwelling #112, family #116.
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "Lenberg Family Tree" posted by "ronniyak".
  3. 1870 census, Orange Court House P.O., Madison District, Orange County, Virginia; roll M593-1669, page 308, line #1, dwelling #1418, family #1603.
  4. 1880 census, Barbour District, Orange County, Virginia; roll T9-1382, ED 117, page 216A, line #16, dwelling #252, family #270.
  5. 1920 census, Washington, D.C.; roll T625-211, ED 215, page 8A, line #46, dwelling #129, family #159.
  6. Henshaw family Bible record, 1761-1884; Library of Virginia, Bible Records:

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