Olive Elizabeth Henshaw

                                                      ┌── William Franklin Henshaw
                                                      │    1852-1886 
                           ┌── George Clyde Henshaw ──┤
                           │    1877-1949             │
                           │                          └── Catherine Olive Emery
                           │                               1853-1886 
Olive Elizabeth Henshaw ───┤
B: 1897                    │                          ┌── Stephen Criswell Johnson
D: 1976                    │                          │
                           └── Susan Alma Johnston ───┤
                                1877-1954             │
                                                      └── Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hepler
M: Arthur Dorr Hills

Olive Elizabeth Henshaw     [ID 02817] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 4 1897, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,5,6  

She married Arthur Dorr Hills, Feb 8 1915, Tionesta, Pennsylvania.7  Arthur was born Jul 7 1891, Friendship, New York.1,2,5,6  


Forest Nelson Hills, born Mar 1918, Kansas. 2,5,6
Doris Alma Hills, born Feb 1920, Texas. 2,6
Carl Hills, born c1924, Oklahoma. 6

Shortly after Olive was married, her father moved his family "out west" to work in the oil fields of Texas.  He was successful and so urged Olive and Arthur to follow.  So Olive and Arthur moved from Friendship, New York to Ranger, Texas, sometime between the birth of their son Forest in 1918 and the birth of daughter Doris in 1920.2  

Olive and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 19 1920), Ranger, Eastland County, Texas:5

Hills, Arthur D., head-of-household, age 28, born in New York; parents born in New York; owned home; occupation: driller, oil wells.
Hills, Olive E., wife, age 22, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Hills, Forest N., son, age 2, born in Kansas; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania.

Olive and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), 328 South First, Seminole County, Oklahoma:6

Hills, Arthur, head-of-household, age 38, born in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 23; rented home ($35 rent); radio in home; occupation: driller, oil well; not a war veteran.
Hills, Olive, wife, age 32, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 17.
Hills, Forest, son, age 12, born in Kansas; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hills, Dora, daughter, age 10, born in Texas; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hills, Carl, son, age 6, born in Oklahoma; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

Arthur died Dec 25 1973, Pampa, Gray County, Texas.1,2  

Olive Elizabeth Henshaw died Mar 12 1976, Pampa, Gray County, Texas.1,2,7  Medical: Olive died from congestive heart failure.2

(photo)Photo: Olive Elizabeth Henshaw as a child, with siblings 8

(photo)Photo: Olive Elizabeth Henshaw with mother and sisters 8

Social Security information for Olive Elizabeth Henshaw: 464-44-8729

Social Security information for Arthur Dorr Hills: 453-07-6279


  1. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  2. Henshaw family notes and photos from Cindy Hills Melancon ()
  3. 1900 census, Forward Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1387, ED 74, page 14A, line #35, dwelling #271, family #271.
  4. 1910 census, Tionesta Burough, Forest County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1347, ED 61, page 14B, line #77, dwelling #167, family #170.
  5. 1920 census, Ranger, Eastland County, Texas; roll T625-1797, ED 105, page 12A, line #42, dwelling #209, family #223.
  6. 1930 census, Wewoka, Brown Township, Seminole County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1930, ED 32, page 3A, line #42, dwelling #55, family #56.
  7. GEDCOM archives at http://www.kindredkonnections.com.
  8. Photo courtesy of Cindy Hills Melancon.

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