James Cooley Henshaw

                                                   ┌── (unknown) Henshaw
                                                   │              
                        ┌── Elias Cooley Henshaw ──┤
                        │                          │
                        │                          └── Mary -
                        │                                         
James Cooley Henshaw ───┤
B: 1855                 │                          ┌── James Dossett
D: 1917                 │                          │
                        └── Sarah Ann Dossett ─────┤
                             1833-1911             │
                                                   └── Tonzy (Tonsy/Thomy/Thompsy) Williams
M: May McKim
   ├── William F. Hanshaw (1891-) 1
   ├── Edith Roxe Henshaw (1895-1938) 1,2,3,4
   └── Ruby Pearl Henshaw (1902-) 2,5,6

James Cooley Henshaw     [ID 02314] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Cooley Henshaw3,7,8,9,10 [Cooley J. Henshaw1,10,11].

Born Feb 11 18553,8,12 [Feb - 18561], Illinois3,8,12.  

James was shown in the 1880 census, Clayton Township, Taylor County, Iowa, living in the household of his step-father J.J. Lawler:12

J.C. Henshaw, stepson, age 25, born in Illinois.

He married May McKim1,4,5 [May McKeen6], about 18891,4,5.  May was born May - 1869, Iowa.1  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 22 1900), Pennsylvania [street], Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa:1

Henshaw, Coolie J., head-of-household, age 44, born Feb 1856 in Illinois; father's birthplace unknown; mother born in Illinois; married 11 years; occupation: day labour; rented home.
Henshaw, May, wife, age 31, born May 1869 in Iowa; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; married 11 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, William F., son, age 8, born Dec 1891 in Iowa; father born in Illinois; mother born in Iowa; attended school 6 months.
Henshaw, Edith, daughter, age 4, born Sept 1895 in Iowa; father born in Illinois; mother born in Iowa.

May died before 1910.13  

Widower James was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), Washington Township, Taylor County, Iowa:13

Robey, Adolphus, head-of-household, age 30, born in Illinois; parents born in Pennsylvania; widower; occupation: farmer, general farming.
Hanshaw, Cooley, hired man, age 55, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Virginia; widower; occupation: laborer, farm.

In 1912 James was living in Bedford, Iowa.11  

James Cooley Henshaw died Dec 14 1917, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois; age 62.3,7,8  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Bedford, Bedford Township, Taylor County, Iowa; ED 115, page 20B, line #67, dwelling #395, family #400.
  2. Contribution from Karla J. Maki () citing:
    1910 census, Clayton Township, Taylor County, Iowa; page 31B.
  3. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Edith Roxe Henshaw marriage record.
  5. Ruby Pearl Henshaw birth record.
  6. Ruby Pearl Henshaw marriage record.
  7. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html.
  8. LDS FamilySearch; "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947":
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3DJ-HYY.
  9. Contribution from Karla J. Maki ().
  10. Contribution from Stuart Roll ().
  11. Contribution from Karla J. Maki () citing:
    obituary of sister Mary Jane Henshaw.
  12. Contribution from Karla J. Maki () citing:
    1880 census, Clayton Township, Taylor County, Iowa; roll #T9-366, page 172B, line 24.
  13. 1910 census, Washington Township, Taylor County, Iowa; roll T624-425, ED 142, page 191B, line #73, family #15.


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