Adah Mae Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Hugh Hinshaw
                                                      │    1818-1898 
                        ┌── Anderson Corder Henshaw ──┤
                        │   c1849-<1899               │
                        │                             └── Jane Campbell
                        │                                  1820-1904 
Adah Mae Henshaw ───────┤
B: 1892                 │                             ┌── William C. Tanner
D: 1971                 │                             │
                        └── Sarah Jane Tanner ────────┤
                             1855-1906                │
                                                      └── Rebecca J. Cain
M: - Lester

M: Charles Calvin Reece

Adah Mae Henshaw     [ID 04425] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 31 18921,2,4,5,6,7 [18948], Stonefort, Saline County, Illinois1,2,4,5,6,7.  

Adah was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1900), living in the household of brother Milo, Stonefort, Williamson County, Illinois (census image very faded):8

Henshaw, May [unclear], sister, age 5, born [..unclear..] 1894 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

She married - Lester.1  

Child:

Carl Lester, born c1911. 1,5,6

She then married Charles Calvin Reece, Aug 23 1913, Wilson, Mississippi County, Arkansas.1,2,3,9  Charles, son of James William Reece & Ollie B. Cannada/Canady2,4,5,6,7,10, was born Apr 8 18902,4,5,6,7,10 [Apr 8 189111], Trimble, Dyer County, Tennessee2,4,5,6,7,10.  

Children:1

Hennriet Dor/Dortha Reece, born c1919, Arkansas; died May 6 1920, Mississippi County, Arkansas. 5,12
Mary Elizabeth Reece, born 1921, Arkansas; died 1983; married 1) -- Jordan; 2) Hollis Edgar Reed. 2,6,7,13
Helen Charlene Reece, born Jun 2 1923, Arkansas; died Dec 21 2014; married -- Williams. 2,6
Charles Calvin Reece, Jr., born Mar 10 1927, Wilson, Mississippi County, Arkansas; died Apr 16 2005, Wilton, New Hampshire; buried Elkins, New Hampshire; married Constance Thurston (children: Sally Reece, married Heintz Muri; Martha Reece, married Tony Wilson; Natalie Reece, married Jaime Guzman). 2,6,7,10,14,15

On Jun 5 1917 Charley C. Reece, age 26, registered for the World War I draft in Mississippi County, Arkansas.  He declared he was born April 8 1891 in Trimble, Tennessee, and was then residing in Wilson, Arkansas, a laborer employed by Lee Wilson & Co. of Wilson, with a dependent wife and two children.  He was recorded as slender, blue eyes, brown hair.11  

Adah and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), Golden Lake Road, Wilson, Mississippi County, Arkansas:5

Reece, Chas. C., head-of-household, age 29, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; rented home; occupation: engineer, rail road.
Reece, Ada, wife, age 27, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Reece, Dortha, daughter, age 1, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois.
Reece, Carl Lester, son, age 8, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois; attended school.

Adah and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Main Street, Golden Lake Township, Mississippi County, Arkansas:6

Reece, G.C., head-of-household, age 39, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 23; rented home ($20.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: engineer, Frisco Line; not a war veteran.
Reece, Ada, wife, age 37, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 21.
Lester, Carl, son, age 19, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois; occupation: surveyor, Lee Wilson Co.; not a war veteran.
Reece, Mary E., daughter, age 9, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Reece, Helen, daughter, age 7, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Reece, Calvin, son, age 3 years 3 months, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois.

Adah lived in Arkansas at least until 1935, where Charley was a railroad engineer; they then moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where Charley operated a derrick.1  

Adah and family were shown in the 1937 city directory of Memphis, Tennessee:16

Reese Chas C (Ada) lab Nickey Bros Inc h2530 Summer av
Reese Helen C student r2530 Summer av
Adah and family were shown in the 1938 city directory of Memphis, Tennessee:16
Reece Carl sta atndt r753 Court av
Reece Chas C (Ada) r753 Court av

Adah and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), 695 N. Sixth, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee:7

Reece, C.C., head-of-household, age 50, born in Tennessee; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Mississippi County, Arkansas; rented home ($12/month rent); occupation: derrick operator, junk yard; worked 47 weeks in 1939; $495 wages in 1939.
Reece, Ada M., wife, age 47, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Mississippi County, Arkansas.
Reece, Charles Jr., son, age 13, born in Arkansas; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Mississippi County, Arkansas; attended school.
Jordan, Mary E., daughter, age 19, born in Arkansas; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Mississippi County, Arkansas; widow; occupation: waitress, restaurant; worked 8 weeks in 1939; $64 wages in 1939.

Adah and family were shown in the 1940 city directory of Memphis, Tennessee:16

Reece Chas C (Ada M) derrick opr F Perlman & Co r695 N 6th
Adah and family were shown in the 1941 city directory of Memphis, Tennessee:16
Reece Chas C (Ada M) mach opr h618 N 5th
Reece Mary E r618 N 5th

Adah later moved to Washington, D.C., probably about 1941, where Charley maintained the steam heating system at Gallaudet College.1  

Adah and Charley were shown in the 1948 city directory of Washington, D.C.:16

Reece Chas C (Ada C) firemn Smoot Gravel h103 Ky av se
Adah and Charley were shown in the 1954 city directory of Washington, D.C.:16
Reece Chas (Ada M) firemn h630 A se

In 1963 Adah and Charley were living at 3436 78th Pl., North Forestville, Maryland.17  

Charles died Oct 2 1963, Leland Memorial Hospital, Riverdale, Prince George's County, Maryland; buried National Memorial Park, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia.1,10,17  

Charley's obituary was published in the "Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on October 3-4, 196317 (see scan below).  

Adah Mae Henshaw died Nov 25 1971, North Forestville, Maryland; buried National Memorial Park, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia.1,2  

Adah's obituary was published in the "Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on November 26, 197118 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: Adah Mae Henshaw & Charles Calvin Reece marriage license Mississippi County, Arkansas 2

(photo)Photo: Adah Mae Henshaw & Charles Calvin Reece 2

(photo)Photo: Adah Mae Henshaw obituary "Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.), Nov 26, 1971 2,18

(photo)Photo: Charles Reece obituary "Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.), Oct 3-4, 1963 17

Social Security information for Charles Calvin Reece: 412-01-9267


Sources

  1. Contribution from Sally Reece Muri ().
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "Reece Muri Family Tree" posted by "saremu" (Sally Reece Muri).
  3. Contribution from Linda L. White ().
  4. Marriage license.
  5. 1920 census, Wilson, Golden Lake Township, Mississippi County, Arkansas; roll T625-73, ED 156, page 1A, line #44, dwelling #11, family #12.
  6. 1930 census, Golden Lake Township, Mississippi County, Arkansas; roll T626-85, ED 24, page 1B, line #74, dwelling #14, family #15.
  7. 1940 census, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; roll T627-3961, ED 98-42, page 1B, line #52, household #14.
  8. 1900 census, Stonefort, Saline Township, Williamson County, Illinois; roll T623-354, ED 122, page 1A, line #45, dwelling #11, family #12.
  9. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. "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
  11. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122577257.
  14. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125428750.
  16. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. "Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.), Oct 3-4 1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. "Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.), Nov 26 1971; http://www.ancestry.com.


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