Arthur Cook Henshaw

                                              ┌── Julius Hinchozc1823-<1870
                       ┌── Henry T. Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1852-1916         │
                       │                      └── Sarah -
                       │                          c1829-?    
Arthur Cook Henshaw ───┤
B: 1875                │
D: ?                   │
                       └── Ellen Weed
                           c1852-?    
M: Mary Curtin

Arthur Cook Henshaw     [ID 02184] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 6 1875, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.1,2,3,4  

He married Mary Curtin5 [Effie G. Curtis1,3,6, Euphemia Curtis4], Oct 6 19085, Kings County, New York5.  Mary, daughter of B. Frank + Euphemia Curtis, was born about 1878, New York.1,4  

Arthur and Effie were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), 152 Sixth Ave., Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:1

Curtis, B. Frank, head-of-household, age 76, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 49 years; owned home (mortgaged).
Curtis, Euphemia, wife, age 72, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 49 years; 7 children, 5 living.
Curtis, Viola F., daughter, age 45, born in New York; parents born in New York; single.
Curtis, B. Lillian, daughter, age 43, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: teacher, public school.
Johnson, Edward P., son-in-law, age 42, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 17 years; occupation: salesman, auction room.
Johnson, Carrie E., daughter, age 41, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 17 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Johnson, Edna C., granddaughter, age 16, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Johnson, Vivian E.C., granddaughter, age 9, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Arthur C., son-in-law, age 34, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage; occupation: merchant, export dry goods.
Henshaw, Effie G., daughter, age 32, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage.

On Aug 24 1916 Arthur Cook Henshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born October 6th 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, and his father, Henry T. Henshaw, was born Dec 29 1852 in Brooklyn, New York and had then resided 63 years uninterruptedly in the Brooklyn from 1852 to 1916.  Arthur declared he was then residing in Brooklyn, New York, occupied as a salesman.  He declared he intended to depart Aug 31 1916 from the port of New Orleans, sailing on board the Suriname, intending to visit Central America for the purpose of business.  He was recorded as age 40, 5' 10" tall, brown eyes, grey hair, fair complexion, oval face, round chin, with a mustache.  His passport application was accompanied by a letter from Deering, Milliken & Co. of New York, "cotton goods manufacturers", affirming that Arthur was being sent to Central America on a business trip.3  

On Aug 29 1917 Arthur Cook Henshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born October 6th 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, and his father, Henry T. Henshaw, was born in Brooklyn, New York.  Arthur declared he was then residing at 152 6th Ave., Brooklyn, New York, occupied as a salesman.  He declared he intended to depart Sep 13 1917 from the port of New Orleans, sailing on board the Suriname, intending to visit Central America for the purpose of commercial business.  He was recorded as age 41, 5' 10" tall, brown eyes, gray hair, fair complexion, oval face, round chin, with a mustache.  His passport application was accompanied by a letter from The O'Brien Trading Corporation, "exporters and importers", affirming that Arthur was being sent on a "selling trip" to British Honduras, Honduras, Guatemala, Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.3  

On May 1 1918 Arthur Cook Henshaw and wife Effie C. Henshaw were issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born October 6th 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, and his father, Henry T. Henshaw, was born in Brooklyn, New York and died in Brooklyn June 21st 1916.  Arthur declared he was then residing at 152 6th Ave., Brooklyn, New York, occupied as an exporter, and that he had also resided in Central America from Aug 29 1917 to Dec 1917, his previous passport issued Aug 29 1917 and surrendered at New Orleans Dec 10 1917.  He declared he intended to depart from the port of San Francisco or Seattle, sailing on board "the first steamer possible", intending to visit [..unclear..], Manchuria via Japan, and China for the purpose of "commercial business connected with the" [..unclear..] "branch office of The O'Brien Trading Corp of which I am vice president".  He was recorded as age 42, 5' 10" tall, brown eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion, oval face, round chin, with a mustache.3  

On Oct 2 1918 Arthur Cook Henshaw, age 42, registered for the World War I draft at the American Consulate in Peking [Beijing], China.  He declared he was born October 6 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, and his then-permanent address was 152 Sixth Ave., Brooklyn, New York, where he was employed as a Secretary for C.B. Hayward & Co. of New York.  He declared he was married, with a dependent wife.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, white hair.2  

On Mar 17 1919 Arthur Cook Henshaw and his wife Effie C. were issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born October 6th 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, and his father, Henry T. Henshaw, was born in Brooklyn, New York and had died June 21st 1916.  Arthur declared he was then residing at 152 6th Ave., Brooklyn, New York, occupied as an exporter, and that he had also resided in China from July [unclear] 28 1918 to Nov 1918, his previous passport issued May 1 1918 and surrendered at San Francisco.  He declared he intended to depart Apr 10 1919 from the port of Vancouver, sailing on board the Empress of Russia, intending to visit Hong Kong, Singapore, Java and Manilla for the purpose of commercial business.  He was recorded as age 43, 5' 10" tall, brown eyes, grey hair, ruddy complexion, oval face, round chin, with a mustache.  His passport application was accompanied by an affidavit from C. B. Hayward & Co. Inc. affirming that Arthur was being sent to "sell for export" "cotton piece goods".3  

On Mar 2 1921 Arthur Cook Henshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born October sixth 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, and his father, Henry T. Henshaw, was born in Brooklyn, New York and had "died in Brooklyn 1916".  Arthur declared he was then residing at 152 6th Ave., Brooklyn, New York, occupied as an exporter.  He declared he intended to depart Mar 15 1921 from the port of New York, sailing on board the Santa Marta [or Maria?], intending to visit Columbia, Venezuela, and British & Dutch West Indies for the purpose of commercial business.  He was recorded as age 45, 5' 10" tall, brown eyes, grey hair, ruddy complexion, oval face, round chin, with a mustache.  His passport application was accompanied by a letter from the president of C. B. Hayward & Co. Inc.3  

Arthur and Effie were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 6 1940), 99 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:4

Henshaw, Arthur C, head-of-household, age 64, born in New York; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($65/month rent); occupation: asst. manager, textile clothing exporter; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $2000 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Euphemia, wife, age 61, born in New York; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.

Mary died Sep 25 1941, Kings County, New York; age 63.7,8

(photo)Photo: Arthur Cook Henshaw 1916 passport photo 3

(photo)Photo: Arthur Cook Henshaw 1917 passport photo 3

(photo)Photo: Arthur Cook Henshaw and wife Effie 1918 passport photo 3

(photo)Photo: Arthur Cook Henshaw and wife Effie 1919 passport photo 3

(photo)Photo: Arthur Cook Henshaw 1921 passport photo 3


Sources

  1. 1910 census, 9th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T624-960, ED 186, page 4A-4B, line #46, dwelling #39, family #80.
  2. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1940 census, Brooklyn, New York, Kings County, New York; roll T627-2578, ED 24-1251A, page 6A, line #3, household #120.
  5. New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. "New York Times" (New York, New York), Oct 9 1908;
    Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "New York Times" (New York, New York), Sep 26 1941;
    Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.


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