George M. Henshaw

                     ┌── (unknown) Henshaw
George M. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1866              │
D: ?                 │
                     └── Linna L. -
M: Leonora Meador
   ├── Marshall Brooke "Kelly" Henshaw (1889-1970) 1
   ├── Gladys Henshaw (1892-1985) 1,2
   └── Vera Henshaw (1895-) 1

George M. Henshaw     [ID 02286] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep - 1866, California.1,3,4  

He married Leonora Meador, Jan 8 1889, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.5,6  Leonora was born Sep - 1870, Texas.1,4  

Leonora was from Santa Rosa; George was from Vekolmine, Pinal County, Arizona.5  

George's marriage was reported in "The Sonoma Democrat" (Santa Rosa, California) on January 12, 1889:6,7

Yesterday in Santa Rosa, George M. Henshaw of Vikol Mine, Az. and Leonora Meador, of Santa Rosa, were united in marriage, Hymen's cords being gracefully interwoven by Rev. T.H.B. Anderson.  Mr./Mrs. Henshaw were students of Pacific Methodist College one year ago; but postponed graduation until yesterday.  They left the residence of Mrs. A.J. Hall on Beaver St., for San Francisco, under a shower of rice.  Blessings on the happy couple.

The following month, on February 2, 1889, George's marriage license was reported in "The Sonoma Democrat":4,8

Marriage Licenses:
George M. Henshaw, 22 & Leanora Meador, 20

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), 525 Neilsen Ave., Fresno, California:1

Henshaw, George M., head-of-household, age 33, born Sept 1866 in California; father born in Virginia; mother born in Illinois; married 11 years; occupation: book keeper; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Leonora, wife, age 29, born Sept 1870 in Texas; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; married 11 years; 3 children, 3 living; occupation: dressmaker.
Henshaw, Marshal B., son, age 10, born Nov 1889 in California; father born in California; mother born in Texas; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Gladys, daughter, age 7, born Aug 1892 in California; father born in California; mother born in Texas; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Vera, daughter, age 5, born Feb 1895 in California; father born in California; mother born in Texas.


  1. 1900 census, 1st Ward, Fresno, Fresno County, California; roll T623-86, ED 10, page 7B, line #73, dwelling #157, family #161.
  2. RootsWeb California Death Records database:
  3. 1880 census, Silver Road District, Los Nietos Township, Los Angeles County, California; roll T9-67, ED 30, page 321A, line #44, dwelling #88, family #91.
  4. The Sonoma Democrat, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, Feb 2 1889;
    posted Jan 21 2002 by Jeanne () to NEWSPAPER-ABSTRACTS-L.
  5. The Sonoma County Tribune, Healdsburg, California, January 12 1889;
    posted Jun 8 2001 by Jeanne () to NORCAL-L.
  6. The Sonoma Democrat, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, Jan 12 1889;
    posted Jan 19 2002 by Jeanne () to NORCAL-L.

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