Freeman Thomas Henshaw

                                                       ┌── Thomas Henshaw
                                                       │    1846-1912 
                          ┌── John Thomas Henshaw ─────┤
                          │    1873-?                  │
                          │                            └── Emma Sherman
                          │                                 1853-1922 
Freeman Thomas Henshaw ───┤
B: 1899                   │                            ┌── Amos Freeman Washer
D: 1938                   │                            │
                          └── Bertha Arabella Washer ──┤
                               1876-1941               │
                                                       └── Margaret Lillie E. Dennis
M: Lydia E. Kossman
   ├── Ralph Carl Henshaw (1923-2002) 1,2
   └── Robert E. Henshaw (c1927-2014) 1,2,3

Freeman Thomas Henshaw     [ID 20156] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 14 1899, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.1,4,5,6,7,8  (Mar 14 1898).9  

On Sep 12 1918 Freeman Thomas Henshaw, age 19, registered for the World War I draft in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born March 14th 1899, and was then residing at 1108 Diamond Ave., Scranton, a laborer employed by the Scranton Steam Pump Co.  He declared his nearest relative was his mother, Bertha Henshaw, of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.6  

He married Lydia E. Kossman, about 1922.1,3  Lydia was born about 1898, Pennsylvania.1,2  

Freeman and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 11 1930), 1113 Blair Avenue, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania:1

Henshaw, Freeman T., head-of-household, age 31, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 23; rented home ($25 rent); radio in home; occupation: laborer, express co.; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Lydia E., wife, age 32, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Switzerland; first married at age 24.
Henshaw, Ralph C., son, age 7, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Robert E., son, age 3 years 3 months, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Freeman Thomas Henshaw died Nov 23 1938, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; age 39y 8m 9d.8  

Widow Lydia and sons were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 5 1940), 1123 Diamond Avenue, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania:2

Henshaw, Lydia, head-of-household, age 42, born in Pennsylvania; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widow; rented home ($18/month rent); occupation: cloth folder, underwear mill..
Henshaw, Ralph, son, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Henshaw, Robert, son, age 13, born in Pennsylvania; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.


Sources

  1. 1930 census, 2nd Ward, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2051, ED 11, page 27B-28A, line #99, dwelling #39, family #46.
  2. 1940 census, 2nd Ward, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; roll T627-3682, ED 71-13, page 6A, line #8, household #97.
  3. Robert E. Henshaw obituary.
  4. 1900 census, 2nd Ward, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1420, ED 52, page 3B, line #96, dwelling #47, family #50.
  5. 1910 census, 21st Ward, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1360, ED 134, page 1B, line #52, dwelling #8, family #8.
  6. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1920 census, 2nd Ward, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1579, ED 110, page 10B, line #67, dwelling #171, family #201.
  8. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1944; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. John Thomas Henshaw naturalization petition.


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