George Franklin Henshaw

                                                            ┌── Julius Hinchozc1823-<1870
                           ┌── Jonathan Longmeyer Henshaw ──┤
                           │    1859-1917                   │
                           │                                └── Sarah -
                           │                                    c1829-?    
George Franklin Henshaw ───┤
B: 1888                    │                                ┌── Adam Fries
D: 1983                    │                                │
                           └── Fredricka Freisa ────────────┤
                                1863-?                      │
                                                            └── Fredrica (Fries)
M: Alice F. Thorn
   ├── Alice F. Henshaw (1916-2012) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Gloria F. Henshaw (c1922-2004) 2,3,4,5
   └── George Franklin "Bud" Henshaw, Jr. (1923-2016) 2,3,4,5

M: Mary Rawlians

George Franklin Henshaw     [ID 17898] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 8 1888, New York, New York.1,2,5,6,7,8,9,10  

He married Alice F. Thorn, about 1913.1,2,5,9  Alice was born about 1889, New York.1,2,5  

On Jun 5 1917 George Franklin Henshaw, age 28, registered for the World War I draft in Manhattan, New York, New York.  He declared he was born Sept 8 1888 in New York, New York, and was then residing at 710 W. 179th, New York, where he had a wife & child and was an "arch. draughtsman" employed by Taylor & Levi.  He claimed an exemption due to dependent wife & child.  He was recorded as 5' 8 1/2" tall, medium build, blue eyes, blonde hair.8  

George and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), Manhattan, New York, New York:1

Henshaw, Alice, wife, age 31, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, George F., head-of-household, age 32, born in New York; parents born in New York; rented home; occupation: [..unclear..], architect.
Henshaw, Alice, daughter, age 3, born in New York; parents born in New York.

George and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5-7 1930), Blanche Ave., Norwood, Bergen County, New Jersey:2

Henshaw, George F., head-of-household, age 41, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 24; owned home ($15,000 value); no radio in home; occupation: architect & supt.
Henshaw, Alice F., wife, age 41, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 24.
Henshaw, Alice F., daughter, age 13, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Gloria F., daughter, age 8, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, George F. Jr., son, age 6, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York; attended school.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of sister Harriet.11  

George and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 15 1940), Norwood, Bergen County, New Jersey:5

Henshaw, George F., head-of-household, age 51, born in New York; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($8500 value).
Henshaw, Alice F., wife, age 50, born in New York; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, Gloria F., daughter, age 18, born in New York; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, George F. Jr., son, age 16, born in New Jersey; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Thorn, Clara F., mother-in-law, age 78, born in New York; completed 8 years of grade school; widow; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.

On Apr 26 1942 George Franklin Henshaw, age 53, registered for the World War II draft in Bergenfield, Bergen County, New Jersey.  He declared he was born Sept. 8 1888 in New York City, New York, and was then residing at 907 Blanch Ave., Norwood, Bergen County, New Jersey (mailing address: Box 25, West Norwood, New Jersey).  He was employed by Foster Wheeler of 165 Broadway, New York City.  He declared his contact person was Alice F. Henshaw of West Norwood, New Jersey.  He was recorded as 5'9" tall, 180 lbs., blue eyes, blonde hair, light complexion.9  

He then married Mary Rawlians.12  

In 1983 George was still living in/near Norwood, Bergen County, New Jersey.10  

George Franklin Henshaw died Jan 16 1983.10,12  

George's obituary was published in the "New York Times" (New York, New York) on January 18, 1983:12

HENSHAW -- George F.  On Jan. 16, 1983, of Norwood, N.J.  Beloved husband of Mary Rawlians Henshaw and the late Alice F. Henshaw; devoted father of George F. Jr., Alice Henshaw Jones and Gloria H. Baker; dear brother of Harriet Wamser.  Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.  Funeral service Thurs, 10 A.M. at The Presbyterian Church of Norwood, Norwood, N.J.  Cremation private.  Viewing hours Wed 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at The Moritz Funeral Home, 348 Closter Dock Road, Closter, N.J.  Donations to the Norwood Public Library or the Norwood Volunteer Ambulance Corp would be appreciated.

Social Security information for George Franklin Henshaw: 057-05-4744


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Manhattan District 23, New York, New York; roll T625-1228, ED 1524, page 5A, line #15, dwelling #72, family #114.
  2. 1930 census, Norwood Borough, Bergen County, New Jersey; roll T626-1315, ED 175, page 4B, line #67, dwelling #93, family #94.
  3. Obituary of Alice F. Henshaw.
  4. Obituary of George Franklin Henshaw.
  5. 1940 census, Norwood, Bergen County, New Jersey; roll T627-2312, ED 2-250, page 61B, line #42, household #70.
  6. 1900 census, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T623-1109, ED 644, page 20A, line #16, dwelling #245, family #335.
  7. 1910 census, 12th Ward, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T624-1026, ED 675, page 2B, line #92, dwelling #22, family #41.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. "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
  11. 1930 census, Norwood Borough, Bergen County, New Jersey; roll T626-1315, ED 175, page 4B, line #72, dwelling #94, family #95.
  12. Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.


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