Frank Andrews Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Oliver Henshaw
                                                      │    1767-1844 
                         ┌── William Henshaw ─────────┤
                         │    1804-1891               │
                         │                            └── Lydia Andrews
                         │                                           
Frank Andrews Henshaw ───┤
B: c1846                 │                            ┌── Jeremiah Wetherbee
D: 1935                  │                            │
                         └── Sarah Holden Wetherbee ──┤
                              1810-1881               │
                                                      └── Mercy Holden
M: Mary Slosson

Frank Andrews Henshaw     [ID 02597] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1846, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11  

On May 6 1864 Frank enlisted as a private in 12th Company, Massachusetts Infantry (unattached infantry regiment); mustered in May 16 1864; mustered out Aug 15 1864.  He served as a clerk stationed at Long's Point, Provincetown.  Distinguished Service.  He declared his residence as Cambridge, Massachusetts.12  

Frank was shown in the 1870 census (Jul 18 1870), living in what appears to have been a boarding/rooming house in Chicago, Illinois:3

Henshaw, Frank A., age 24, born in Massachusetts; book keeper; $1200 real estate.

He married Mary Slosson, about 1874.4,5,6,7  Mary was born about 1849, Pennsylvania.4,5,6  

Frank and Mary were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 9 1880), 103 Honore St., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:4

Henshaw, F. A., head-of-household, age 33, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; real estate agent.
Henshaw, Mary, wife, age 30, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; housekeeping.

Frank and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16-17 1910), 7719 [south] Peoria Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:5

Henshaw, Frank A., head-of-household, age 63, born in Massachusetts; father born in Vermont; mother born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 36 years; occupation: commercial real estate; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Miny S., wife, age 61, born in Pennsylvania; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 36 years; no children; occupation: none.
Lewis, Ella C., sister-in-law, age 55, born in Pennsylvania; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; widow; 1 child, 1 living; occupation: none.
Greenlaf [unclear], Helen L., boarder, age 69, born in New York; father born in Vermont; mother born in New York; widow; no children; occupation: none.
Rogers, Mary L., boarder, age 67, born in New York; father born in Vermont; mother born in New York; widow; 1 child, none living; occupation: none.

Frank and family were shown in the 1920 census, 5240 Dante Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:6

Henshaw, Frank A., head-of-household, age 74, born in Massachusetts; father born in Vermont; mother born in Massachusetts; owned home; real estate agent.
Henshaw, Mary S., wife, age 71, born in Pennsylvania; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania.
Lewis, Ellas C., sister-in-law, age 65, born in Pennsylvania; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; widow.

Mary died Dec 22 1923, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.8  

Widower Frank was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), living in the household of Mary's sisters at 8240 Blackstone Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:7

Lewis, Nellie, head-of-household, age 69, born in Pennsylvania; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; widow.
Slosson, Sara H., sister, age 74, born in Pennsylvania; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; single.
Henshaw, Frank A., brother-in-law, age 84, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; widower; occupation: proprietor, real estate; Civil War veteran.
Feldkirchner, Ruhamah, roomer, age 47, born in Iowa; father born in Iowa; mother born in Scotland; widow; occupation: nurse, homes.

Frank Andrews Henshaw died Dec 28 1935, Norwood Park, Cook County, Illinois; age 88.8  


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll M432-325, page 14, line #34, dwelling #215, family #243.
  2. 1860 census, 4th Ward, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll M653-508, page 511, line #32, dwelling #2477, family #3186.
  3. 1870 census, 10th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll M593-205, page 429, line #16, dwelling #899, family #1191.
  4. 1880 census, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T9-0194, ED 115, page 144C, line #27, dwelling #267, family #271.
  5. 1910 census, 32nd Ward, Tract AF15A, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T624-279, ED 1398, page 111A, line #15, dwelling #35, family #46.
  6. 1920 census, Ward 7, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T625-311, ED 553, page 3B, line #55, dwelling #58, family #60.
  7. 1930 census, 8th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T626-429, ED 371, page 14A, line #41, dwelling #196, family #239.
  8. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html.
  9. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Dean Pullen ().
  10. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Bradford P. Taylor ().
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Eugene James Weatherby ().
  12. American Civil War Soldiers; http://www.ancestry.com.


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