Harriet Z. Henshaw

                                                         ┌── Julius Hinchozc1823-<1870
                        ┌── Jonathan Longmeyer Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1859-1917                   │
                        │                                └── Sarah -
                        │                                    c1829-?    
Harriet Z. Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1897                 │                                ┌── Adam Fries
D: 1996                 │                                │
                        └── Fredricka Freisa ────────────┤
                             1863-?                      │
                                                         └── Fredrica (Fries)
M: William Jacob Wamser

Harriet Z. Henshaw     [ID 18200] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 29 1897, New York.1,2,3  (Oct - 1897).4  

She married William Jacob Wamser, Aug 11 1920, Manhattan, New York, New York.2,5  William was born Jul 7 1896, New York, New York.2,3,6  


Irene D. Wamser, born c1923, New Jersey. 2

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

Wamser, William J., head-of-household, age 34, born in New York; father born in Germany; mother born in New York; first married at age 24; owned home ($12,000 value); no radio in home; occupation: broker, cotton.
Wamser, Harriet Z., wife, age 32, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 22.
Wamser, Irene D., daughter, age 7, born in New Jersey; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Fredricka, mother-in-law, age 66, born New York; parents born in Germany; widow.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of brother George.7  

On Apr 26 1942 William Jacob Wamser, age 45, registered for the World War II draft in Bergenfield, Bergen County, New Jersey.  He declared he was born July 7 1896 in New York City, New York, and was then residing at 901 Blanch Ave., Norwood, Bergen County, New Jersey, employed by the "West Nyack Trap Rock Co. Inc." of West Nyack, Rockland County, New York.  He declared his relative contact was Harriet Wamser of 901 Blanch Ave., Norwood.  He was recorded as 5'9" tall, 185 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion.6  

William died Apr - 1978.3  

In 1996 Harriet was living on/near Hilton Head Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina.3  

Harriet Z. Henshaw died Dec 22 1996.3  

Social Security information for Harriet Z. Henshaw: 057-38-7345

Social Security information for William Jacob Wamser: 056-10-3925


  1. 1910 census, 12th Ward, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T624-1026, ED 675, page 2B, line #92, dwelling #22, family #41.
  2. 1930 census, Norwood Borough, Bergen County, New Jersey; roll T626-1315, ED 175, page 4B, line #72, dwelling #94, family #95.
  3. "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
  4. 1900 census, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T623-1109, ED 644, page 20A, line #16, dwelling #245, family #335.
  5. Italian Genealogical Group, New York City Groom Index:
  6. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1930 census, Norwood Borough, Bergen County, New Jersey; roll T626-1315, ED 175, page 4B, line #67, dwelling #93, family #94.

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