James Henshaw

                 ┌── John Henshawc1861-?    
James Henshaw ───┤
B: 1893          │
                 └── Marie E. Hasley
M: Flora -
   ├── Elmer Charles Henshaw (1924-2001) 1
   └── Joseph H. Henshaw (1930-) 1

James Henshaw     [ID 18706] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 22 1893, Derbyshire, England.2,3,4  (c1895, Scotland).1  

On Jun 5 1917 James Henshaw, age 23, registered for the World War I draft in York County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born Dec 23 1893 in Keystone, [..unclear..] county, England (alien), and was then residing at 487 Salem Ave., York, York County, Pennsylvania and was single.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, dark hair.3  

He married Flora -, about 1917.1  Flora was born Dec 4 1896, Pennsylvania.1,5  

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), York Township, York County, Pennsylvania:1

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 35, born in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; immigrated 1908, naturalized; first married at age 21; owned home ($6000 value); radio in home; occupation: truck driver, steel plant; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Flora, wife, age 34, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 20.
Henshaw, Elmer, son, age 6, born in Pennsylvania; father born in Scotland; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Joseph H., son, age 0 months, born in Pennsylvania; father born in Scotland; mother born in Pennsylvania.

Flora died Apr - 1982.5  

Social Security information for Flora -: 188-03-7282


  1. 1930 census, York Township, York County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2166, ED 126, page 3B, line #80, dwelling #69. family #71.
  2. Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1945; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1920 census, 9th Ward, York, York County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1669, ED 132, page 20B, line #91, dwelling #474, family #480.
  5. "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

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