George Chapin Henshaw

                                                     ┌── Andrew Burnham Henshaw
                                                     │    1806-1885 
                         ┌── Jerome Joshua Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1847-1899              │
                         │                           └── Persis Spaulding
                         │                                1809-1858 
George Chapin Henshaw ───┤
B: 1874                  │
D: ?                     │
                         └── Helen Bennent
                             c1849-?    
M: Emma M. Wheeler
   ├── Melvin Chapin Henshaw (1897-1966) 1,2,3
   ├── Gordon Frank Henshaw (1900-1964) 2,3
   └── Wesley G. Henshaw (1912-1993) 3,4,5,6

George Chapin Henshaw     [ID 04896] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 7 18744,7 [about 18768, Sep - 18691, about 18732,3], Buffalo, Erie County, New York4,7.  

He married Emma M. Wheeler, about 1896.1,2,7  Emma was born May - 18711,2,3 [about 18734], New York1,2,3.  

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), 1450 Clinton, Buffalo, Erie County, New York:1

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 30, born Sept 1869 in New York; parents born in New York; married 4 years; occupation: paper hanger; rented home.
Henshaw, Emma, wife, age 29, born May 1871 in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Canada [?unclear]; married 4 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Melvin, son, age 3, born April 1897 in New York; parents born in New York.

George and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26 1910), 29 Saxon [unclear] St., Buffalo, Erie County, New York:2

Henshaw, George C., head-of-household, age 36, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 14 years; occupation: paper hanger, house; rented home.
Henshaw, Emma M., wife, age 38, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 14 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Melvin C., son, age 13, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Gordon F., son, age 9, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.

On Sep 12 1918 George Chapin Henshaw, age 44, registered for the World War I draft in Buffalo, Erie County, New York.  He declared he was born Sept. 7 1874, and was then residing at 29 Saxon [unclear] Ave. in Buffalo, employed by the Erie R.R. Co. in Buffalo.  He declared his nearest relative was Emma M. Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, dark brown hair.7  

George and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), 29 [..street unclear..], Buffalo, Erie County, New York:3

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 47, born in New York; parents born in New York; rented home; occupation: air brakeman, railroad.
Henshaw, Emma, wife, age 48, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Melvin, son, age 22, born in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: policeman, city.
Henshaw, Gordon, son, age 19, born in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: machinist, railroad.
Henshaw, Wesley, son, age 7 years 5 months, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.

George and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), 58 Hobart St., Buffalo, Erie County, New York:4

Henshaw, George C., head-of-household, age 55, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 21; rented home ($35 rent); no radio in home; occupation: decorating, wallpaper store; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Emma M., wife, age 57, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 22.
Henshaw, Wesley G., son, age 17, born in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: clerk, wholesale dry goods store.


Sources

  1. 1900 census, 11th Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T623-1027, ED 80, page 6A, line #21, dwelling #89, family #104.
  2. 1910 census, 9th Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T624-943, ED 80, page 19B, line #76, dwelling #246, family #288.
  3. 1920 census, 11th Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T625-1102, ED 89, page 7A, line #27, dwelling #108, family #135.
  4. 1930 census, 7th Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T626-1423, ED 90, page 5B, line #92, dwelling #54, family #70.
  5. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Obituary Index:
    http://index.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/record_detail.asp?id=518586.
  6. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1880 census, 1st Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T9-827, ED 112, page 299C, line #3, dwelling #50, family #97.


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