James Nicholas Henshaw

                                                     ┌── James Geary Henshaw
                                                     │    1815-1889 
                          ┌── Frederick C. Henshaw ──┤
                          │    1854-1936             │
                          │                          └── Elizabeth Ann Kridler
                          │                               1818-1902 
James Nicholas Henshaw ───┤
B: 1885                   │
D: 1969                   │
                          └── Romina C. Souverain
M: Ina Ruth -

James Nicholas Henshaw     [ID 18027] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 19 1885, Kansas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

He married Ina Ruth -, about 1916.4,5  Ina was born about 1896, Missouri.4,5  

On Sep 7 1918 James Nicholas Henshaw, age 32, registered for the World War I draft in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  He declared he was born November 19th 1885, and was then residing at 1522 Lawn, Kansas City, Missouri where he was a salesman employed by the Blair Milling Co. of Atchison, Kansas.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Ina Ruth Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, slender, blue eyes, brown hair.3  

James and Ina were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 16-17 1920), living or staying in a boarding house at 1222 Locust St., Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:4

Henshaw, James N., roomer, age 34, born in Kansas; parents born in Ohio; occupation: cook, restaurant.
Henshaw, Ina Ruth, wife, age 23, born in Missouri; father born in South Carolina; mother born in Virginia; occupation: office work, Bradsten Mfc. Co.

James and Ina were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), living with his parents at 1522 Lawn Ave., Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:5

Henshaw, Fred C., head-of-household, age 75, born in New York; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Germany; first married at age 22; owned home ($4000 value); no radio in home; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Romma, wife, age 72, born in Ohio; father born in France; mother born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 19.
Henshaw, James N., son, age 44, born in Kansas; father born in New York; mother born in Ohio; first married at age 31; occupation: collector, roofing house; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Ina, daughter-in-law, age 34, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; first married at age 21; occupation: book keeper, roofing house.

Ina died May - 1940, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.8  

In 1969 James was living in/near Creighton, Cass County, Missouri.6  

James Nicholas Henshaw died Jun - 1969, buried Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Cass County, Missouri.6,7  

Social Security information for James Nicholas Henshaw: 496-01-0464


  1. 1900 census, Fremont Township, Lyon County, Kansas; roll T623-487, ED 75, page 9B, line #63, dwelling #180, family #181.
  2. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas; roll T624-445, ED 51, page 2A, line #24, dwelling #31, family #32.
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1920 census, 6th Ward, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T625-926, ED 96, page 9B, line #75, dwelling #47, family #66.
  5. 1930 census, 12th Ward, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T626-1200, ED 189, page 3A, line #25, dwelling #51, family #48.
  6. "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
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. Contribution from Alice Daniels (), citing:
    Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1955.

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