George Clyde Henshaw

                                                       ┌── Joseph Henshaw
                                                       │    1824-c1870
                        ┌── William Franklin Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1852-1886                 │
                        │                              └── Susannah Jane Dunn
                        │                                   1831-1894 
George Clyde Henshaw ───┤
B: 1877                 │                              ┌── Jacob Emery, Jr.
D: 1949                 │                              │
                        └── Catherine Olive Emery ─────┤
                             1853-1886                 │
                                                       └── Anne Foster
M: Susan Alma Johnston
   ├── Olive Elizabeth Henshaw (1897-1976) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Dorthy Margaret Henshaw (1899-1965) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Mary Miranda Henshaw (1901-1963) 1,3,4
   ├── George Dellmer Henshaw (1903-1946) 1,3,4,5,6
   ├── Charles Criswell Henshaw (1906-1957) 1,3,4,5,6
   ├── Forrest Merwin Henshaw (1909-1910) 1,3
   ├── Elverda Audine Henshaw (1911-1988) 1,3,6
   └── Alma Corral Henshaw (1914-1975) 3,5,6

George Clyde Henshaw     [ID 02816] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 25 1877, Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania.2,3,4,5,7,8  (George's gravestone shows a birthdate of May 25 1877,3 but this contradicts his death certificate which shows Aug 25 1877).3,5  

He married Susan Alma Johnston1,3,8 [Susie Alma Johnston3], Oct 7 18961,3,8 [Oct 17 18947], Youngstown, Trumbull County, Ohio1,3,8.  Susan, daughter of Stephen Criswell Johnson & Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hepler, was born Aug 2 1877, Forest County, Pennsylvania.2,3,4,5,6,7  

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20 1900), Forward Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania:2

Henshew, George, head-of-household, age 23, born Aug 1877 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 4 years; occupation: oil and [..unclear..]; rented home.
Henshew, Susan, wife, age 23, born Aug 1877 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshew, Olive E., daughter, age 2, born Aug 1897 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshew, Dora, daughter, age 1, born Jan 1899 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Johnston, Miranda, sister-in-law, age 15, born Aug 1885 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school 7 months.

George and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 2 1910), Bridge Street, Tionesta Burough, Forest County, Pennsylvania:4

Henshew, George, head-of-household, age 32, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 14 years; occupation: blacksmith, own shop; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshew, Susan, wife, age 33, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 14 years; 6 children, 5 living.
Henshew, Olive, daughter, age 12, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshew, Dora, daughter, age 11, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshew, Mary, daughter, age 8, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshew, George, son, age 6, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshew, Charles, son, age 3, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

In his younger years George was a blacksmith; the family lived over the blacksmith shop in Butler County, Pennsylvania.  As the business began to fail due to the introduction of automobiles, George began to work in the oil fields of Pennsylvania.  Shortly after daughter Olive was married in 1915, George moved the family "out west" to work in the oil fields of Texas.3  

George and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 13 1920), Ranger, Eastland County, Texas:6

Henshaw, G. C., head-of-household, age 42, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; owned home; occupation: driller, oil field.
Henshaw, Susie, wife, age 42, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, George, son, age 16, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Charles, son, age 13, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Elverda, daughter, age 8, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Alma, daughter, age 5, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

George's last place of residence was Skellytown, Carson County, Texas.3,5  He was an oil well driller.3,5  

George Clyde Henshaw died Oct 14 1949, at the home of his daughter Olive, 705 N. Frost, Pampa, Gray County, Texas; age 72y 1m 19d.3,5,9  Medical: George died at 6:20pm from a stroke due to arteriosclerosis.3,5  

Susan died May 17 1954, Highland General Hospital, Pampa, Gray County, Texas; age 76y 9m 15d.3,5,7,9  Medical: Susan died from arteriosclerosis as a result of adult-onset diabetes.3,5

(photo)Photo: George Clyde Henshaw with brother Dell 10

(photo)Photo: George Clyde Henshaw & Susan Alma Johnston 45th wedding anniversary, 1941 10

(photo)Photo: George Clyde Henshaw & Susan Alma Johnston 50th wedding anniversary, 1946 10

(photo)Photo: Children of George Clyde Henshaw & Susan Alma Johnston 10

(photo)Photo: Susan Alma Johnston with daughters 10


Sources

  1. Contribution from Georgann Hunter ().
  2. 1900 census, Forward Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1387, ED 74, page 14A, line #35, dwelling #271, family #271.
  3. Henshaw family notes and photos from Cindy Hills Melancon ()
  4. 1910 census, Tionesta Burough, Forest County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1347, ED 61, page 14B, line #77, dwelling #167, family #170.
  5. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1920 census, Ranger, Eastland County, Texas; roll T625-1797, ED 104, page 10A, line #39, dwelling #205, family #270.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  8. GEDCOM archives at http://www.kindredkonnections.com.
  9. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Photo courtesy of Cindy Hills Melancon.


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