Burt Henshaw

                                                    ┌── Joseph M. Henshaw
                                                    │    1794-1869 
                    ┌── Horace Levi Henshaw ────────┤
                    │    1839-1918                  │
                    │                               └── Polly Wheeler
                    │                                    1800-1887 
Burt Henshaw ───────┤
B: 1877             │                               ┌── Allen Holmes
D: 1954             │                               │
                    └── Abigail M. "Abbie" Holmes ──┤
                         1843-1901                  │
                                                    └── Elizabeth (Holmes)
M: Amanda Luderer
   └── Caroline Henshaw (c1904-) 1,2

M: Virginia M. Clar

Burt Henshaw     [ID 04865] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Burt Henshaw1,3,4,5,6 [Bert Henshaw2,7,8].

Born May 30 18773,9,10,11,12,13 [May 30 18784,5,6,8, about 18812], New York3,9,10,11,12,13.  

During the Spanish-American War Burt served as a private in Company C, 65th New York Infantry, U.S. Army, serving from Jun 13 1898 to Nov 19 1898.9,10,11,12,14  

Burt was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), living in the household of brother Jay Allen Henshaw in Buffalo, Erie County, New York:8

Henshaw, Bert, boarder, age 22, born May 1878 in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: clerk, railroad office.

He married Amanda Luderer, about 1901.1,4  Amanda was born about 1885, New York.2,13  

Burt and Amanda were shown in the 1916 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15

Henshaw Burt (Amanda) bkpr Barrett Mfg Co h 318 38th F'field

On Sep 12 1918 Burt Henshaw, age 40, registered for the World War I draft in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.  He declared he was born May 30th 1878, and was then residing at 330 38th Street, Ensley, Jefferson County, Alabama, occupied as a traffic manager employed by The Barrett Co. of Fairfield, Jefferson County, Alabama.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Amanda Henshaw, of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, slender, brown eyes, black hair.6  

Burt and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), 330 38th Street, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Alabama:2

Henshaw, Bert, head-of-household, age 39, born in New York; parents born in New York; rented home; occupation: clerk, steel plant.
Henshaw, Amanda, wife, age 35, born in Michigan; father born in New York; mother born in Austria; occupation: music teacher, at home.
Henshaw, Caroline, daughter, age 16, born in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Michigan; attended school.

Burt and Amanda were shown in the 1927 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15

Henshaw Burt (Amanda) traffic mgr Barrett Mfg Co h330 38th (Ffield)

Burt and Amanda were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama:13

Henshaw, Burt, head-of-household, age 52, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 23; owned home ($10,000 value); no radio in home; occupation: traffic clerk, coal tar m[..unclear..]; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Lurline [unclear], wife, age 45, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 17; occupation: teacher, music.

Burt and Amanda were shown in the 1930 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15

Henshaw Amanda Mrs mus tchr 2632 Bush blvd (Ens) r do
Henshaw Burt (Amanda) traffic mgr Barrett Co h2632 Bush blvd (Ens)
Amanda was also shown separately in 1930 in the commercial directory:15
Henshaw Amanda Mrs (piano) 2632 Bush blvd (Ens)
Burt and Amanda were shown in the 1931 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15
Henshaw Amanda Mrs mus tchr 2632 Bush blvd (Ens) h do
Henshaw Bert (Amanda) traffic mgr The Barrett Co h 2632 Bush blvd (Ens)
Amanda was shown in the 1932 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15
Henshaw Amanda Mrs (piano) 2632 Bush blvd (Ens)
Burt was shown in the 1935 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15
Henshaw Burt traffic mgr Barrett Co r501 w 12th

He then married Virginia M. Clar, Jul 21 1940, Jefferson County, Alabama.16  

Burt and Virginia were shown in the 1941 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15

Henshaw Burt (Virginia M) r1401 Pike rd (Ens)
Burt was shown in the 1942 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15
Henshaw Burt r1425 Pike rd (Ens)
Burt and Virginia were shown in the 1949 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:15
Henshaw Burt (Virginia) r1425 Pike rd (Ens)

Virginia died Aug 13 1951, Jefferson County, Alabama.17  

Burt Henshaw died Oct 24 1954, Pinellas County, Florida; buried Oct 26 1954, Section 19 Row 5 Site 18, Bay Pines National Cemetery, 10,000 Bay Pines Blvd. North, Bay Pines, Florida.4,9,10,11,12,18  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. 1920 census, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Alabama; roll T625-22, ED 173, page 8A, line #17, dwelling #178, family #195.
  3. 1880 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll T9-0826, ED 79, page 79C, line #7, dwelling #130, family #131.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by James Sergent ().
  5. Ancestry Family Tree data "Henshaw/Eichners" posted by "jfnette".
  6. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  8. 1900 census, 17th Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T623-1029, ED 131, page 11A, line #11, dwelling #186, family #239.
  9. U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. http://www.cem.va.gov/nchp/baypines.htm.
  12. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1930 census, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama; roll T626-29, ED 95, page 58B, line #96, dwelling #631, family #722.
  14. U.S., Spanish American War Volunteers, 1898; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta); http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Alabama Deaths, 1908-59; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. Florida Death Index, 1936-1998; http://www.ancestry.com.


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