Charles Alonzo Henshaw

                                                  ┌── Thomas Hinshaw
                                                  │    1802-1877 
                          ┌── Nathan Hinshaw ─────┤
                          │    1842-1907          │
                          │                       └── Hannah Piggott
                          │                            1801-1866 
Charles Alonzo Henshaw ───┤
B: 1865                   │                       ┌── Jesse Jones
D: 1948                   │                       │
                          └── Rachel Emma Jones ──┤
                               1846-1920          │
                                                  └── Mary Haworth
M: Mary Jane Benbow
   ├── Charles LeRoy Henshaw (1884-1956) 1,2
   ├── Carrie Henshaw (1885-?) 2

M: Melinda Canard
   ├── Thomas Henshaw (1897-) 2

M: Sarah Jane Glasco
   ├── Jesse Henshaw (1895-1935) 2,3,4,5
   ├── Charles Henshaw (1900-) 2,4
   ├── Andrew Henshaw (1901-1974) 2,5
   ├── James Walter Henshaw (1903-1985) 2,3,5
   ├── Robert Fulton Henshaw (1905-1956) 2,3,5,6,7
   ├── Lilly M. Henshaw (c1907-) 5
   ├── Albert Clinton Henshaw (1909-1978) 3,5,8
   ├── Lee Cruse Henshaw (1911-1969) 3,6,9
   ├── Benjamin Franklin Henshaw (1912-1981) 9,10

M: Myrtle Mae Harrison
   ├── Stella M. Henshaw (1918-2000) 2,9,11,12
   ├── Cecil Woodroe Henshaw (1920-1994) 9,13,14
   ├── Geraldine Henshaw (1922-) 2,9,11
   ├── Gladys Henshaw (1925-) 2,11,13
   ├── Lincoln Julius "Tiny" Henshaw (1927-1988) 9,13,15,16
   └── Leslie Alonzo Henshaw (1929-) 2,11,13

Charles Alonzo Henshaw     [ID 02000] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Charles Alonzo Henshaw4,5,17,18,19 [Alonzo Hinshaw20,21, Alonzo Henshaw9,22, Charles Lon Henshaw23, Lon Henshaw3].

Born Nov 15 18658,13,17,18,19,23,24 [Nov - 18664], Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana8,13,17,18,19,23,24.  

He married Mary Jane Benbow.1,25  Mary was born Jul 5 18681,25, Missouri1,25 [North Carolina26, Indiana27].  

Charles and Mary were apparently divorced.  Mary remarried c1898 to Newell/Newel Menifee Scott.1  Newell had been previously married Nov 21 1878 to a Malissa Wadley.28  Mary and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), Sapulpa, Creek Nation, Indian Territory (Oklahoma):1

Scott, Newell M., head-of-household, white, age 40, born Nov 1859 in Mississippi; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Alabama; married 2 years; occupation: farmer; owned home (free).
Scott, Mary J. [initial unclear], wife, white, age 31, born July 1868 in Missouri; parents born in North Carolina; married 2 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Charles L., step-son, white, age 16, born May 1884 in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; attended school 6 months.
Daughter Carrie was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 13 1900), Chilocco Indian Industrial School, Newkirk Township, Kay County, Oklahoma:29
Henshaw, Carrie, Indian, age 14, born Sept 1885 in Kansas; [father's birthplace blank]; mother born in Kansas; attended school 7 months.
Mary and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 4 1910), Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma:26
Scott, Newel M., head-of-household, age 49, born in Mississippi; parents born in Kentucky; second marriage, married 13 years; occupation: farmer, general work; owned home (free).
Scott, Mary J., wife, age 41, born in North Carolina; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; second marriage, married 13 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Colbert, Jesse, granddaughter, age 3, born in Oklahoma; father born in Texas; mother born in Kansas.
Newel was also shown in the 1910 census (May 6 1910), living in the household of stepson Charles in Depew Township, Creek County, Oklahoma:30
Scott, Newel F., step-father, age 50, born in Mississippi; parents born in U.S.; second marriage; occupation: farmer, labor.
Mary and Newel were shown in the 1920 census (Mar 15-16 1920), Shannon Township, Creek County, Oklahoma:27
Scott, Newell N. [unitial unclear], head-of-household, age 60, born in Mississippi; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Alabama; owned home (free); occupation: farmer.
Scott, Mary J., wife, age 42, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina.
Mary died before Apr 10 1930.31  

He then married Melinda Canard2 [Malinda Canard32].  Melinda was of American-Indian descent2,3 (one-quarter Creek by blood).32  

Melinda died in childbirth of a second child, which also died.2  Son Tom was then raised by his maternal grandparents.2  

He then married Sarah Jane Glasco4,6,19 [Sarah J. Glascoe33, Serrah Glasco5, Sally Glasco10,24], Dec 9 18974,6,19, McHerweath, Indian Territory4,6,19.  Sarah, daughter of William Lafette Glasco & Sarah Rosanna Yaws4,5,34, was born Jul - 18764,5,34 [Aug 3 187719,33, Aug 3 188024], Bastrop County, Texas4,5,34.  

Sarah had a son, Jesse Glasco, who was born about two years prior to their marriage, who was adopted by Charles and became Jesse Henshaw2 (Jesse's biological father is uncertain - he might have been Charles Alonzo Henshaw himself).  

Charles and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jul 4 1900), Creek Nation, Indian Territory:4

Henshaw, Charles A., head-of-household, white, age 33, born Nov 1866 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 3 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Henshaw, Sarah, wife, white, age 23, born July 1876 in Texas; parents born in Texas; married 3 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Jessie, son, white, age 5, born May 1895 in Indian Territory; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas.
Henshaw, Charles, son, white, age 2 months, born Mar 1900 in Indian Territory; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas.

Charles and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 4 1910), Bearden Township, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma:5

Henshaw, C. A., head-of-household, age 44, born in Indiana; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Ohio; second marriage, married 14 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Henshaw, Serrah, wife, age 34, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; first marriage, married 14 years; 8 children, 6 living; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Jessie, son, age 13, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas; attended school.
Henshaw, Andrew, son, age 8, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas; attended school.
Henshaw, Walter, son, age 6, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas.
Henshaw, Robert, son, age 4, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas.
Henshaw, Lilly, daughter, age 2, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas.
Henshaw, Albert, son, age 1, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas.

Sarah died Mar 13 1914, Okemah, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma; buried Rock Creek Cemetery, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.3,19,24  

He then married Myrtle Mae Harrison.3  Myrtle was born Apr 6 189524 [about 18949, about 189213], Texas24 [Oklahoma13].  

In 1920 Alonzo was still living in Oklahoma.22  

Charles and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 28 1930), Hickory Ridge Township, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma:9

Henshaw, Alonzo C., head-of-household, age 61, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; first married at age 47; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farming; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Myrtle, wife, age 36, born in Texas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Texas; first married at age 22.
Henshaw, Lee C., son, age 19, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas; occupation: farm laborer, farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Benjamin F., son, age 17, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas; attended school; occupation: laborer, farm.
Henshaw, Stella, daughter, age 12, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas; attended school.
Henshaw, Cecil W., son, age 10, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas; attended school.
Henshaw, Jeraldine, daughter, age 8, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas; attended school.
Henshaw, Lincoln J., son, age 4, born in Oklahoma; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas.
Living next door in 1930 was son Robert with his wife;35 one more house away was son Albert with his wife.36  

Charles and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 15 1940), Hickory Ridge Township, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma:13

Henshaw, C.A., head-of-household, age 74, born in Indiana; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; rented farm ($3/month rent).
Henshaw, Myrtle, wife, age 48, born in Oklahoma; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Henshaw, Cecil, son, age 19, born in Oklahoma; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; occupation: laborer, farm; worked 32 weeks in 1939; $108 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Gladys, daughter, age 14, born in Oklahoma; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Henshaw, Lincoln, son, age 12, born in Oklahoma; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Henshaw, Lesley, son, age 11, born in Oklahoma; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.

Charles fathered a total of 21 children.3  

Charles Alonzo Henshaw died Feb 23 1948, Okemah, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma; buried Rock Creek Cemetery, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.8,19,23,24  

Myrtle died May 2 1956, buried Rock Creek Cemetery, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.24,37  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Sapulpa, Creek Nation, Indian Territory; roll T623-1853, ED 53, page 6B, line #53, dwelling #116, family #125.
  2. Contribution from Jo (Henshaw) Shelton.
  3. Contribution from Shelia deCordova ().
  4. 1900 census, Creek Nation, Indian Territory; roll T623-1854, ED 65, page 6B, line #85, dwelling #107, family #109.
  5. 1910 census, Bearden Township, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1265, ED 135, page 94A, line #29, dwelling #154, family #154.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Oklahoma.
  7. Robert Fulton Henshaw death certificate.
  8. Contribution from Arthur Worrell () citing:
    pedigree of Alan Rule Keeling of Austin TX.
  9. 1930 census, Hickory Ridge Township, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1917, ED 8, page 5B, line #74, dwelling #89, family #91.
  10. Contribution from Paul Graham Agnew, Jr..
  11. Obituary of Stella M. (Henshaw) Lancaster.
  12. Obituary of Stella M. (Henshaw) Lancaster; The Shawnee News-Star, Jul 1 2000:
    http://www.onlineshawnee.com/stories/070100/obi_070100.shtml.
  13. 1940 census, Hickory Ridge Township, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma; roll T627-3316, ED 54-8, page 8B, line #47, household #131.
  14. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  15. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Pari Ann (Eden) Bell ().
  16. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by James R. Peters ().
  17. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  18. Contribution from Barb Roberts citing:
    1880 census, Sterling Township, Rice County, Kansas.
  19. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Curt Ericson ().
  20. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  21. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  22. Contribution from Barb Roberts citing: funeral jacket for
    Rachel Emma Jones Hinshaw, Knell Funeral Home, 308 W. Chestnut, Carthage, Missouri.
  23. "OKBits": burials, Rock Creek Cemetery, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgenweb/cemetery/cem-online/rockcreek.htm.
  24. Burials, Rock Creek Cemetery, Okfuskee County, OK; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~okokfusk/cemindex/rockcrk2.htm.
  25. Ancestry "World Tree" data by Shelly Sanders ():
    http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/person.aspx?tid=4198814&pid=-1634361382.
  26. 1910 census, Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1249, ED 52, pafe 36B, line #82, dwelling #181, family #229.
  27. 1920 census, Shannon Township, Creek County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1460, ED 50, page 16B, line #78.
  28. LDS IGI, citing: Marriage records, 1873-1922; index to marriage records, 1873-1953, Tate County, Mississippi; Circuit Clerk.
  29. 1900 census, Newkirk Township, Kay County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1338, ED 94, page 3B, line #37.
  30. 1910 census, Depew Township, Creek County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1249, ED 40, page 47A, line #32, dwelling #144, family #149.
  31. 1930 census, Olive Township, Creek County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1900, ED 35, page 5B, line #68, dwelling #84, family #84.
  32. Dawes Commission Index, 1898-1914; http://www.ancestry.com.
  33. 1880 census, Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas; roll T9-1290, ED 10, page 94C, line #27, dwelling #189, family #189.
  34. Posting Aug 31 2000 by Shelia deCordova () to Okfuskee County, OK Queries:
    http://cgi.rootsweb.com/~genbbs/genbbs.cgi/USA/Ok/Okfuskee/336.
  35. 1930 census, Hickory Ridge Township, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1917, ED 8, page 5B, line #82, dwelling #90, family #92.
  36. 1930 census, Hickory Ridge Township, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1917, ED 8, page 5B, line #84, dwelling #91, family #93.
  37. Speculation.


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