George W. Henshaw

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George W. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1843 
D: 1920 
M: Elizabeth Bowley
   ├── George W. Henshaw (c1869-1958) 1,2
   ├── John Bowley Henshaw (1871-1955) 1,3
   ├── Bessie Henshaw (1874-1940) 1,4,5
   ├── Mary E. Henshaw (1879-?) 1,4
   ├── Bertha Henshaw (1881-?) 4
   ├── Charles Henry Henshaw (1884-1967) 4
   └── Alice G. Henshaw (1885-?) 4

George W. Henshaw     [ID 20435] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 18 1843, Staffordshire, England.1,4,6,7  

He married Elizabeth Bowley4,7 [Elizabeth Bolley7], about 18654,7.  Elizabeth, daughter of John S. Bowley & Milicent Drake, was born Nov 1 1843, England.1,4,8  

George and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 3-5 1880), Nice Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:1

Henshaw, George, age 36, born in England; parents born in England; occupation: "Lastic Bandage".
Henshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 36, born in England; parents born in England; keeping house.
Henshaw, George W., son, age 11, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; attended school.
Henshaw, John B., son, age 9, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; attended school.
Henshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 5, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in England.
Henshaw, Mary, daughter, age 9 months, born Aug [1879] in Pennsylvania; parents born in England.

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), Nice Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:4

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 56, born Nov 1843 in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1855, U.S. resident 45 years, naturalized; married 35 years; occupation: elastic bandage; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Elizabeth B, wife, age 56, born Nov 1843 in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1847, U.S. resident 53 years; married 35 years; 8 children, 7 living.
Henshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 25, born Oct 1874 in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; occupation: looper, hosiery.
Henshaw, Mary E., daughter, age 20, born Aug 1879 in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; occupation: looper, hosiery.
Henshaw, Bertha, daughter, age 18, born June 1881 in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; occupation: looper, hosiery.
Henshaw, Charles Henry, son, age 17, born Feb 1883 in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Alice G., daughter, age 14, born Dec 1885 in Pennsylvania; parents born in England; attended school 10 months.
Living two houses away in 1900 was the family of son John.9  

George W. Henshaw died May 18 1920, 638 W. Johnson, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; age 76y 6m.6,7  

Elizabeth died Mar 1 1922, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; buried Ivy Hill Cemetery, Easton Road, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.8  


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1180, ED 429, page 140B, line #7, dwelling #52, family #55.
  2. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142132972.
  3. John Bowley Henshaw Social Security record.
  4. 1900 census, 21st Ward, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1463, ED 473, page 6B, line #65, dwelling #111, family #115.
  5. Bessie Henshaw death certificate.
  6. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=131688173.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=131687167.
  9. 1900 census, 21st Ward, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1463, ED 473, page 6B, line #73, dwelling #113, family #117.


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